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

Please note that all application to Switzerland based vacancies and all communication with Swiss clients is handled by our Swiss Partners, Accurity GmbH, Bahnhofstrasse 11, 8302 Kloten. Albert Cliff is responsible for screening, initial interview and selection only.

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