Junior Risk Manager

  • Location: Zurich, Switzerland
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Organization: Trading Company

Our client is one of the world’s leading Financial Trading Company who currently are looking for a Risk Manager to join their Zurich team.


  • Proactively monitor, manage and control market and credit risks of daily risk management operations with reference to margin call execution, collateral management, securities buy-in activities, risk management system calibration and securities set up as well as end-of-day reconciliation processes
  • Ensure compliant and lossless processing and documentation of business transactions in the field of risk management operations
  • Lead and support efforts to identify and mitigate risks within assigned area(s) of responsibility as well as maintain internal control process documentation
  • Initiate and monitor Company-clear’s roll-over repo transactions and investigate with regards to x-clear’s cross-border and in-house settlement transactions
  • Execute netting and apply haircut regime across Securities division
  • Coordinate regulatory reporting and represent Company x-clear risk management operations with regards to ongoing projects and initiatives
  • Develop and strengthen relationships with business partners and risk control functions


  • Degree in economics or related discipline
  • At least 3 years of work experience, preferably in an international environment
  • Knowledge of the securities markets, post-trade processing and clearing as well as settlement infrastructure is a strong advantage
  • Strong process mapping, data collection and analytical skills
  • Excellent inter-personal skills with a highly developed customer service orientation
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of internal staff and external contacts
  • Very independent working style and ability to set priorities
  • Very good command of English and German
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