Senior Risk Appetite Manager (Groupwide), VP Senior Risk Appetite Manager (Groupwide), VP …

Credit Suisse
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 May 20
Credit Suisse
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 May 20
Credit Suisse
Senior Risk Appetite Manager (Groupwide), VP
We Offer
A department which values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and is committed to realizing the firm's D&I ambition which is an integral part of our global Conduct and Ethics Standards.

This role is an outstanding opportunity to personally shape and manage the risk appetite of Credit Suisse Group, its Divisions and Subsidiaries. You will have the chance to build a vast network and have exposure to senior partners across the bank. As part of the Group Risk Appetite Team which is embedded in the broader Enterprise Strategic Risk department you will in particular be responsible for:

  • Based on Business Strategy and Financial Plan assess CS Group's risk affordability and risk appetite for scenario and economic risk capital metrics
  • Allocating risk appetite from Credit-Suisse Group to legal entities/ branches and divisions. Challenging risk appetite partners on their requested level of risk appetite
  • Coordinating with senior partners (i.e. Divisional/LE CROs, Finance & Business) explaining risk metric movements and drivers of the various models used within Risk; explain risk model linkage to capital, earnings, limit setting and the risk appetite process
  • Researching and developing appropriate methodologies and processes to establish Risk Appetite for CS
  • Run ad-hoc risk analytics for risk appetite and related areas based on senior management requests
  • Preparing high quality presentations and analysis for a diverse audience from senior management, to senior risk management committees and non-risk forums
  • Preparing of various regulatory submission material on Risk Appetite Framework to FINMA, Fed and other supervisory colleges
  • Managing the risk appetite framework maintenance, ensuring the framework is up to date and aligned with all internal and external regulations

You Offer

  • A degree-level education (or equivalent) in a numerate field. Professional or post-graduate qualifications within a meaningful field i.e. ACA/ACCA, CFA, FRM would be an added advantage
  • Detailed understanding of broad risk measurement frameworks, including Market Risk (e.g. VaR) or Credit Risk management as it applies to Private/Retail Banking or to Investment Banking advantage
  • Confident to independently develop and run analytical analysis on new topics, thereby showing enthusiasm to acquire new skills and know-how
  • Detailed knowledge of Internal Capital Models such as Stress Testing frameworks
  • Understanding of balance sheet accounting consolidation/non-consolidation rules, firm-level financial ratios and typical strategic financial objectives/targets
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with proficiency in English, and experience in producing formal high quality documentation under tight timelines
  • Ability to operate autonomously, to drive multiple projects/tasks forward in parallel and to produce an end state product that can be presented to senior management with minimal required revision
  • Exhibit excellent partner management, negotiation and interpersonal skills to ensure that task owners deliver on their commitments
  • Self-starter, hardworking individual with excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Experience within a risk department of a large bank or a consultancy firm
  • Understands the value of diversity in the workplace and is dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture in all aspects of working life so that people from all backgrounds receive equal treatment, realize their full potential and can bring their full, authentic selves to work. This should be further elaborated on in your application.

Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success. Credit Suisse is committed to providing equal employment opportunities, regardless of ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, civil partnership, marital or family status, pregnancy, disability or any other status that is protected as a matter of local law.