RISK MANAGER - Contract

  • Salary: GBP450 - GBP550 per day
  • Location: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Company: JCW Search

On behalf of a medium sized brokerage firm, JCW have been engaged to source a Risk Manager to work on a 6-month temporary basis. The successful candidate will be working as a member of the Risk Team to maintain control of credit, liquidity and market risks facing the firm.

On behalf of a medium sized brokerage firm, JCW have been engaged to source a Risk Manager to work on a 6-month temporary basis.

The successful candidate will be working as a member of the Risk Team to maintain control of credit, liquidity and market risks facing the firm.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Calculating pre-trade margin requirements
  • Verification of payments and adjust electronic platforms accordingly
  • 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
  • In volatile market conditions, if immediate confirmations are not received, action is taken (on consultation with the Finance Director) to liquidate positions, or place stop loss orders in the market(s)
  • 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.

Experience required:

  • Understanding of Reuters and Bloomberg
  • A good knowledge of electronic platforms (ISV's) to implement trading limits and pre-trade risk management i.e. CGQ, TT. FIDESSA, PATS, ICE, FASTFILL, CME Clearport, Flextrade
  • Working knowledge of GMI
  • Expert knowledge of F&O, CFD's, currency pairs, ETD's
  • 10 years financial products and market experience

For more information or to apply, please contact

  • Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance & Audit Recruitment
  • Visit us at our website www.jcwresourcing.com