Senior Counterparty FI Credit Risk Role

Global financial services firm specializing in bond trading - Midtown

Posted 775 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Other
  • Employment type
    Full-time
  • Industry
    Banking
  • Job ID
    3513416

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Job description

My client is a global financial services firm specializing in bond trading and looking to hire a senior Counterparty Credit Risk FI candidate. The position is based in New York and reports to Global Chief Risk Officer. The role is to assess and manage the credit risk of financial institutions which the firm transacts business.  The successful candidate will have strong counterparty credit analysis skills in banks, broker-dealers and investment advisors. Product knowledge should encompass a full range of cash products including mortgage-backed securities, repo, stock loan and futures as well as cash equities.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Senior member of the Global Risk Management credit group responsible for banks, broker-dealers and investment advisors.
  • Responsible for all facets of client base from credit assessment at on boarding, credit reviews, monitoring of trade activity to interaction with sales and trading personnel on limit exception requests.
  • Delegated authority to approve Credit and Counterparty exposures
  • Identify potential credit exposure or risk factors in existing/new products and businesses and integrate into the risk framework
  • Credit reviews of new counterparties and maintenance/monitoring of credit exposures in ongoing businesses
  • Other special analytical projects that may be required on a one-off basis
  • Interact with Senior Management and key Dealing/Trading/Banking Staff.
  • Train and mentor junior analysts

 

Desired Skills and Experience

Requirements

  • 7-10 years experience within the credit/risk department of an investment bank / financial institution
  • A strong understanding of counterparty credit with an emphasis on financial institutions
  • Must have a clear understanding of and experience in various products (equities, fixed income, repo stock loan/borrow) and an ability to analyze and assess the accompanying credit risks
  • Able to work in a high volume environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Master’s degree in finance or other comparable professional qualification such as a CFA preferred.

About this company

Global financial services firm specializing in bond trading

Huxley Associates is an international recruitment consultancy operating in Europe, North America, South America, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. We provide bespoke recruitment services and job vacancies to the following sectors: * Accountancy * Banking & Finance * Banking Technology * Energy & Natural Resources - Commodities; Oil & Gas; Power Generation * Engineering * Human Resources * Insurance * IT * Telecommunications * Sales & Marketing * Supply Chain Inspired by our candidates, we pro-actively seek rewarding job opportunities that will empower them to progress in their careers. Creating talent pools based on each candidate's technical expertise and cultural suitability, we only match professionals to those roles that meet their criteria. Trusted by our clients, we are on hand to deliver the best people available to meet their recruitment needs. We work hard to understand each of our clients' businesses and become an integral part of their resourcing set-up, helping to recruit the skilled professionals who are vital to their development plans.

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