Assistant Manager / Manager, Global Markets Risk

Assistant Manager / Manager, Global Markets Risk

Hong Leong Bank
5-8 years
Not Specified

Job Description

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Job Description:
  • Implement best practices in market risk management functions as well as monitor key market risk controls and ensure compliance at all times with both internal policies/procedures and regulatory guidelines and take prompt action to address non-compliance.
  • Identify and assess the risk arising from treasury activities across various asset. He/she is accountable in policing and providing rigorous safeguards against those risk exposures and maintaining high level of controls.
  • Responsible for periodic risk reporting to Management and regulators.
  • Ensure all market risk policies review are completed within agreed timeline.
  • Responsible for measuring loss vulnerability under stressed market conditions through stress test and reverse stress testing.
  • Review the backtest results on VaR model and conduct investigation on outliers as well as highlight any areas of concern if any.
  • Support enhancements and upgrades of the Bank's Treasury system, which includes updating of new risk factors and conduct testing for any new upgrades.
  • Perform gaps analysis and initiate recommendations on risk reporting and monitoring processes and procedures to ensure effectiveness and consistency with that of Head Office as well as undertake corrective actions promptly to reduce non-compliance incidents and severity.
  • Spearhead market risk projects such as continuous enhancement of processes and procedures as well as risk reporting in market risk management.
  • Supervise, train and develop team members through on-the-job training to ensure team members are able to perform the task assigned as well as aware of new market developments, new or changes in internal guidelines, policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Promote career development and create a conducive working environment for teamwork and growth.

  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree or relevant professional qualification in Finance, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Banking or similar discipline. Other relevant professional qualifications such as CBRP (AICB), FRM and PRM would be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in a banking institution in market risk or in a dealing capacity.
  • A broad knowledge across financial products and asset classes and an elementary understanding of market risk management across interest rates, foreign exchanges, commodities and equities would be an added advantage.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, strong analytical skills, accustomed with the various financial products and services including treasury structured products.
  • Strong knowledge in MUREX system would be an added advantage.
  • Pay rigorous attention to detail, be meticulous, accurate and able to interpret and analyse data/information and identify key issues.
  • Strong interaction and be able to maintain effective working relationships with key business units, support units and management in carrying out market risk functions.
  • Be flexible and cope with changing priorities in a high pressure working environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Bloomberg and Refinitiv. Knowledge in Microsoft Excel VBA and other programming would have an added advantage.

About Hong Leong Bank
We are a leading financial institution in Malaysia backed by a century of entrepreneurial heritage. Providing comprehensive financial services guided by a Digital-at-the-Core ethos has earned us industry recognition and accolades for our innovative approach in making banking simpler and more effortless for our customers. Our digital and physical offerings span across a vast nationwide network in Malaysia, strengthened with an expanding regional presence in Singapore, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Cambodia, and China.
We seek to strike a balance between diversity, inclusion and merit to achieve ourmission of infusing diversity in thinking and skillsets into our organisation.Candidatesare assessed based on merit and potential, in line with our mission to attract and recruit the best talent available.Expanding on our 'Digital at the Core' ethos, we are progressively digitising the employee journey and experience to provide a strong foundation for our people to drive life-long learning, achieve their career aspirations and grow talent from within our organisation.
Realise your full potential at Hong Leong Bank by applying now.

Hong Leong Bank ('HLB') stands proudly as a leading financial services institution based in Malaysia, providing a wide range of comprehensive and innovative financial solutions across the region. These services are delivered through both digital and traditional means, via online and mobile banking, as well as our digital branch concept to provide customers with an efficient and seamless experience aided by technology.As the service and financial landscape changes rapidly with the ever-increasing use of technology, staying attuned to customers needs and desires becomes even more critical to HLB's operations. To stay ahead of these dynamic changes, the Bank has adopted the approach of reimagining banking by embedding digital considerations and customer centricity in every aspect of our operations, from products and services as well as customer care and engagement.HLB's ethos of being Digital-At-The-Core powered by customers-at-the-forefront will continue to lead us to innovate offerings in line with our aspiration of being a highly digital and innovative financial services organization.

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