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Global Head of Financial Risk

Employer
eFinancialCareers
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Director/Head of Finance
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About the role:

Global Head of Financial Risk

This is an opportunity to join as a Leader in the Risk Function, your mission
will involve:
• Leading, mentoring and hiring to further build Risk management teams.
• Developing and leading second line risk management for financial risks
covering liquidity, market, credit risks and prudential risks.
• Developing the risk appetite framework for financial risks at group level, as well as
supporting regional risk teams in adapting the framework for regional entities.
• Provide advisory support to the first line to ensure appropriate KRIs are developed
and monitored which are aligned to RAS
• Lead the second line stress testing framework for financial risks and responsible for
ensuring risks are adequately captured in our capital and liquidity assessment.
• Streamlining and embedding financial risk assessment for new product
development
• Be an SME lead for financial risk for first line at group level for financial risks
• Support the business with identification of control gaps and engage proactively
and constructively with senior stakeholders to ensure appropriate prioritisation to
matters
• Chair and manage financial risk committee at group
• Ultimately building a strong global financial risk function with regional delegated
roles and responsibilities to support the group objective
• Own and develop policies, procedures and training related to financial risk
management

The experience, background and competencies needed to succeed in this role:

• We’re looking for someone that is passionate about payments, fintech and good
governance, with an eye on the future.
• You have a deep understanding of financial risks, specifically having a strong
liquidity risk understanding is important.
• You’ve shown that you can roll up your sleeves, execute and get into the details
with the first line teams to get things done.
• Understanding of regulations in at least one tier 1 market such as; US, UK, AU or EU
on capital and liquidity requirements would be valuable.
• You have a progressive and practical approach to risk management and have the
ability to use data and metrics to help us measure and manage risk effectively.
• You are an accomplished relationship builder and adept at stakeholder
management.

The leadership framework includes the key attributes of impactful leaders at the company.
Leading at this company, like a lot of other things, is quite unique. The teams and individuals have the autonomy to make impactful decisions for their customers. Their leads empower the
team to deliver impact and champion the company culture.

★ LEAD - Define the direction and empower your team to work interdependently to
achieve goals in an autonomous environment.
★ DELIVER - Make sure the team is data-driven to make the most impact for
customers.
★ DEVELOP - Create an environment focused on the ongoing development of your
team through knowledge sharing and feedback.
★ NURTURE - Build a culture where your team can have maximum impact by being
and challenging themselves.

We’re also people without judgement or prejudice, too. We want
to work with the best people, no matter their background. So if
you’re passionate about learning new things and keen to join
my client's mission, you’ll fit right in.
And because we believe that diverse teams build better
products, we’d especially love to hear from you if you’re from an
under-represented demographic.

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