Treasury Risk Analyst urgently wanted: APPLY HERE
About us, purpose, experience and qualifications
FirstRand believes that its people are its single most important resource and will not operate in a sector unless it has people who are right for that market and who share FirstRand’s business values. We recruit self-starters who have a passion for what they do. We empower them, hold them accountable and reward them appropriately. We value diversity in our people, particularly for the way that this contributes to innovative thinking. If you think you will flourish in our environment, and you believe you have the necessary skills and competencies for the position advertised, then we are looking for you! All suitably qualified candidates will be considered. Appointments will be made in line with the Bank’s EE Strategy.
To effectively analyse asset and liability data or outputs and align it to stakeholder requirements.
experience and qualifications
Degree in finance / economics / statistics or accounting would be a preference
2+ years of banking experience
Understanding of treasury risk (interest, liquidity and market risk) would be preferred
Knowledge of risk management principles and philosophy
Knowledge of risk systems/software used in managing related risks (domestic and within foreign entities)
Knowledge of financial and accounting processes
Custodian mind set at all times
Uphold highest professional standards
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, willingness to challenge status quo
Ability to work using own initiative but also successfully within a team (encourage collaboration)
Attention to detail and able to provide quality assurance
Strong interpersonal, written and verbal presentation skills
Hunger to develop own knowledge/skills in the risk arena
Flexibility and adaptability to changing requirements/environment
Able to work across different levels of the organisation
Ability to analyse and interpret large volumes of data and identify drivers of underlying risk
Work well under pressure
Assist risk manager in setting up and reviewing risk metrics and procedures and help ensure that they are in line with best practice
Provide support for key risk-based project deliverables
Have understanding of source data to verify the information presented in the report
Analyse risk data and present results in the form of a report, interpreting and converting data into a simplified form
Provide commentary on the analyses
Keep abreast of regulatory changes regarding regulatory reports
Ensure that sufficient processes are in place to measure new products/trades/counterparties that are introduced
Assist with project plans to develop and improve risk reporting initiatives
Assist with implementation of appropriate, standardised, risk reporting to risk committee(s)
Have sufficient understanding of relevant frameworks and/or policies.
Analyse effectiveness of the control environment
Act speedily to resolve problems, queries and complaints
Have understanding of published directives where appropriate and help ensure that outputs are compliant.
Assist project streams to ensure that any new (or additional) reporting requirements are addressed
Assist in the internal and external audit process
Assist with relevant financial statement disclosures (as it pertains to ALM risks)
Develop and maintain relationships across segments
Develop and maintain relationship with risk management teams across all jurisdictions.
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