Manager or Senior Manager Financial Risk Management

Location
Zurich
Salary
Competitive + benefits
Posted
06 Sep 2017
Closes
06 Oct 2017
Job Type
Risk, Risk Management
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Travel
None

We are looking for a motivated, committed person who is passionate about providing high quality advisory and audit services in the area of Asset Liability Management (ALM), covering liquidity risk, interest rate risk in the banking book, currency risks and treasury topics to our diverse financial service clients, working in a dynamic team environment.

Responsibilities & Profile

Your responsibilities

  • Analyze and challenge processes in the area of ALM, relevant regulatory requirements (Basel, FINMA, etc.) and market practice
  • Advise and provide practical support for our clients in the area of ALM and related regulatory requirements
  • Develop tailor-made solutions on complex projects, using an innovative approach
  • Assess whether firms in the financial services industry comply with these regulatory requirements through a risk based audit approach (including risk assessment, process and risk management analysis and testing of internal controls)
  • Lead teams and projects
  • Build strong trusting relationships with our clients and internally
  • Support the development of our services


Your profile

  • Graduated with a relevant degree (for example, banking and finance, financial mathematics, accounting or economics with a focus on finance)
  • Deep analytical skills, coupled with an open and curious mind, problem solving ability and a solution focused attitude
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to build long lasting relationships and team orientated
  • Independent, proactive working style, with a willingness to learn and develop through working on a diverse range of projects
  • Interested in getting to know new financial market topics and able to pick up new things quickly
  • 5-10 of years professional experience, particularly in banking (preferred) or in a consulting firm focusing on risk management, risk governance, regulatory rules and reporting
  • Liquidity risk management skills a strong asset
  • Project and team leading skills
  • Business-fluent in English (essential) with German or French language skills also beneficial
  • Excellent knowledge of the Microsoft Office software suite


Benefits

  • Targeted career development and internal and external attractive training and further education options
  • Possibilities for global and Switzerland-wide mobility across all sectors and locations
  • 25-30 days of leave, option for compensation of overtime (with the exception of management staff); management staff receive an additional 4 to 6 days of leave
  • Maternity leave of 16 weeks, paternity leave of 5 days and free advice from the external family service


KPMG as an employer Your future team

We are a young and fast growing specialized team consisting of risk and treasury specialists who work with numerous financial services clients to provide a suite of risk management services. Our clients include internationally and regionally active banks, private banks, wealth managers and investment banks. All of these institutions have to deal with a wide array of financial and non-financial risks, and compliance with multiple regulations. Our services include auditing or advising clients to help them identify, measure, manage and monitor their risks and meet regulatory requirements and expectations.

About KPMG

KPMG is one of the leading financial audit and advisory services firms in the world. Its international network makes it possible for KPMG to offer clients clear and consistent solutions locally thanks to cross-border know-how. KPMG Switzerland advises both internationally active firms and regionally active SMEs. In addition to quality and industry knowledge, one thing is key for us: client proximity. Together with our clients and organised around their needs, we develop tailor-made solutions in the audit, tax and advisory fields, within the framework of the rules of independence.