Senior Risk Officer- Market/Credit- Brokerage- London

Job Title: Senior Risk Officer- Market/Credit- Brokerage- London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000 per annum
Reference: BBBH17410_1516130638
Contact Name: Charlotte Emms
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 16, 2018 19:23

Job Description

Twenty Financial Services are currently recruiting for a Senior Risk Officer for an Investment Brokerage Company in London.

The person filling the role will manage the firm's market, credit and liquidity risk with a focus on their metals function.


  • Assess and monitor customers' positions in regards to rises and falls in market variables, reacting efficiently to these changes with relevant margin calls using the ION Risk Informer tool
  • Distribute margin calls for cash and credit clients
  • Sustain effective Risk control by ensuring accounts are continuously upholding their margins
  • Allocate margin rates to CFD's and haircuts to collateral
  • Assess the effect that Exchange for Swaps and Exchange for Physicals have on the Balance Sheet
  • Be responsible for taking immediate action in placing stop loss orders or liquidating positions in the markets when necessary
  • Maintain risk management and control policies and processes, adhering to the firm's Risk Management Framework

Key Skills

  • Extensive market, credit and liquidity risk experience ideally from another brokerage firm
  • Extensive financial products and markets background
  • Strong knowledge of metals, exchange traded derivatives (ETD), futures and options
  • Experience with Bloomberg, Reuters and strong Excel or VBA
  • Experience and knowledge around electronic platforms for pre-trade risk management /implementations of trading limits (CGQ, TT. FIDESSA, PATS, ICE, FASTFILL, CME Clearport, Flextrade)
  • Working knowledge of GMI