Senior Risk Officer – Commodities

Location
London
Salary
£70K-£80K + Bonus & Benefits
Posted
28 Mar 2018
Closes
28 Apr 2018
Ref
C125
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Travel
None

A leading Commodities firm based in London, are looking for a Senior Risk Officer to join their Risk team of five. The role will maintain control of credit, liquidity & market risks. Please note the team work on a shift pattern between the hours of 7am-9pm – shift patterns are 7am-4pm, 8am-5pm, 9am-6pm & 1pm-9pm.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Calculating pre-trade margin requirements
  • Monitor in real time the exposure and sensitivity of customers’ positions to fluctuations in market variables, reacting efficiently to these changes with relevant margin calls using ION Risk Informer
  • Verification of payments and adjust electronic platforms accordingly
  • Adhere to the Risk Management Framework
  • Assessing client electronic trading platform limits/leverages against account value
  • Distributing margin calls for cash and credit clients
  • Maintain Risk control ensuring all accounts maintain their margins at all times
  • Allocate margin rates to CFD’s and haircuts to collateral based on pre-defined criteria
  • Assess financial impact of EFS/EFP’s/AA/Post if’s on the firms Balance Sheet
  • Ad-hoc projects as required

Job Requirements:

  • At least 10 years Risk (credit, liquidity & market) experience from within a similar commodities business
  • Strong knowledge Option Pricing Components & Exchange Traded Derivatives
  • Excellent IT skills required


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