Electronic Trading Risk Manager - VP Level

Posted 17 June 2022
Salary£100000 - £120000 per annum
LocationCity of London
Job type Permanent
Contact NameNefino Joannides

Job description

Our client of ours, a large Investment bank is looking for an Electronic Trading Risk Manager at a VP Level.

Overview of the role and key responsibilities:

    • Identifying and categorising the risks associated with electronically traded flow.
    • In coordination with the business, technology and control partners establish and/or validate that oversight exists for all identified risks.
    • Ensuring risk oversight feeds into the appropriate governance model.
    • Reviewing intraday trading limits structure/controls and establishing/validating limit setting logic where necessary.
    • Development of metrics and identification of key performance metrics quantifying the effectiveness of the risk framework.
    • Reviewing electronically traded flow in the context of system capacity constraints and the operational environment.
    • Reviewing the use of trading algorithms and the associated risk & control framework.
    • Developing a uniform standard for the use of trading algorithm controls taking account trading requirements and market impact.
    • Working with Technology to identify and manage control risks.
    • Conduct compliance and operational risk assessments of the Electronic Trading, incorporating review of external loss events to assess control effectiveness.
    • Provides independent review and challenge of the Risk & Control Self-Assessment system.
    • Leads the efforts and/or contributes to monitoring and testing coverage plans and related metrics for the Electronic Trading platform.
    • Monitor and test the effectiveness of the Electronic Trading platforms compliance and operational risk controls.
    • Identify aggregate, report, and escalate compliance and operational risks, issues and control enhancements.
    • Identify compliance and operational risk training needs, provide subject matter expertise to support development of training curriculum.
    • Provides consultation to business leaders in preparations for regulatory exams and audits.
    • Inspect those commitments made regarding actions in response to Matters Requiring Attention ("MRAs") and other actions are completed.
    • Escalate regulatory relations concerns to Compliance and Operational Risk Executive.

To be suitable and able to apply for this position you will require the below.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent degree.
  • Experience in same arena or relevant risk management experience.
  • Knowledge of FICC products and market structure.
  • Understanding of trade processing systems, technology, and /or infrastructure.
  • Experience covering an Equities and / or FICC Electronic Trading business and have familiarity with the tools, services, marketing and other offerings of such business.
  • Quantitative and/or risk management skills/experience nice to have but not essential.

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