Operational and counterparty risk officer


City of London


02 June 2017

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A well known investment management firm in the heart of London are seeking an Operational and Counterparty Risk Officer to join their team. With 13 offices worldwide, over 300 staff and executing an independent structure, they are able to focus 100% on their clients rather than shareholders.


This role is mainly to manage the expansion of the businesses Operational Risk Framework, assist in the development of the Counterparty Risk Framework and further implement a suitable risk culture inside the organisation.

You will protect the inventiveness value of the company through identification of both financial and non-financial risks. The approach is targeted towards guaranteeing on-going identification, observing and mitigation of the Operational and Counterparty risks by evolving techniques and frameworks that best suit the organisation and its specific set of conditions.


•Assist in the proposal and further growth of the Operational Risk Frameworks Help manage the Counterparty Risk Framework Manage the operational and counterparty risk metrics so the business can measure and observe risk exposures versus risk desire Be able to uphold the broker ‘on-boarding’ process Support the ICAAP method for the company across Europe Measure and calculate counterparty risk exposures through client folders and create frequent reports for management


•Degree level educated, Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and/or Professional Risk Manager (PRM) qualifications, or equivalent, would be an advantage Fluency in English and French speaking would be an advantage Qualified risk manager from a financial services background, preferably within asset management and from a current risk management orientated role Experienced in counterparty risk management, covering Prime Brokerage, ISDA and risk monitoring
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