Risk Assistant Job Description

Risk Assistant Job Description

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Risk assistant provides subject matter expert advice to internal and external audience for risk management topics including financial markets operations, product valuation methods, scenario based risk analysis and risk reporting standards.

Risk Assistant Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Serve as departmental Information Technology liaison with IT Department for equipment/technology upgrades/changes
Manage the day-to-day office operations, including maintaining office supplies, printing supplies and client correspondence documentation
Ensure that work completed draws appropriate conclusions that are properly reflected in recommendations and reports
Perform analysis of Economic Capital (EC) and Stress Testing calculations
Establishing a consolidated view of R&C internal control framework
Managing Risk & Control Assessments and any BRCM specific activities and testing
Taking ownership of or support other ad-hoc R&C initiatives and cost drivers/efficiencies
Implementing Global risk initiatives as per the Global Head BRCM
Performing FIM certification exercise with all staff bi-annually
Managing the closure of all regional audit points

Risk Assistant Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Risk Assistant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PRM, FRM, CISSP, CMA, CISM, CISA, CFA, HBM, TASBO, SSL

Education for Risk Assistant

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Employers hiring for the risk assistant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Finance, Business, Economics, Statistics, Engineering, Mathematics, Management, Education, Accounting, Computer Science

Skills for Risk Assistant

Desired skills for risk assistant include:

Financial services industry
MS Office
Finance
Operations
Preferably in the Wealth and Investment Management areas
Technology
Archer
External market
Financial markets
Partial differential equations and numerical analysis

Desired experience for risk assistant includes:

Accuracy/quality control – must demonstrate accuracy & thoroughness and monitor own work to ensure quality
Assisting in the management of audits
You will be responsible for assisting the business units in their risk assessment, updating risk scorecards monitor their BCP implementation status
General comfort level with Internet/Intranet
Ability to develop presentations and spreadsheets, for managers as directed
Handle confidential data and matters in a discreet and professional manner

Risk Assistant Examples

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Risk Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of risk assistant. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for risk assistant
  • Negotiate insurance, general Indemnification, and risk of loss provisions in contracts with vendors, landlords and customers
  • Provide backup and assistance to Head of Risk Management-North America
  • Participate in valuation methodology-related issues
  • Devise and maintain innovative valuation techniques for a wide range of modeled products
  • Ensure fair value principles are appropriately enacted
  • Develop calculations for model deficiency and/or model uncertainty fair value adjustments in response to model review findings and documentation
  • Provide technical assistance and support on current market valuation issues
  • Coordination of complex logistics for client meetings
  • Complex calendar management and travel coordination
  • Expense report tracking and processing
Qualifications for risk assistant
  • Credit Limit Excesses for Financial Institutions
  • Portfolio compressions with FIs for limit and capital efficiency
  • Ongoing portfolio monitoring and review of MtM and Potential Future Exposure measures
  • Treasury product programs and process flow diagrams
  • Review and approval of derivative trades
  • Constant monitoring and ensuring compliance with service standards
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Risk Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of risk assistant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for risk assistant
  • General office correspondence within and outside of the organization
  • Constant multitasking with competing priorities and tight deadlines
  • Serve as primary point of contact for department calls including answering, screening and initiating telephone calls
  • Utilizing Microsoft Word, create documentation and letters in Word
  • Utilizing Microsoft Excel, create and revise complex spreadsheets, reports and tabular information
  • Utilizing Microsoft PowerPoint, prepare confidential presentation materials
  • Utilizing Microsoft Outlook, assist in maintaining the daily and monthly schedules of professionals involving the unique needs of an Executive Committee Member
  • Make complex travel arrangements and accommodations including preparing and reviewing itineraries and handling changes without advanced notice
  • Coordinate schedules, arrange meetings in-house and off-site for the Risk Management leadership team
  • Prepare and submit expense reports for professionals through the Concur system
Qualifications for risk assistant
  • Efficient execution of Traded Credit Risk Management responsibilities
  • Ability to work together with Senior Executive Assistant and London Risk Management Executive Assistant to ensure the CRO & Risk Management team are fully supported
  • Excellent business software skills to include Excel and PowerPoint
  • Opportunities to learn about risk analysis and Stress Testing, quickly develop Excel, database (SQL), and SAP Business Objects knowledge
  • Must have prior or current work experience as an Executive Assistant or comparable level of experience as a Senior Administrative Assistant
  • 4+ years relevant experience in an executive support capacity
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Risk Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of risk assistant. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for risk assistant
  • Assist with data entry and maintenance in firm technology and tools
  • Learn, utilize and support systems and applications used by the Risk Management department including Internal Audit, Business Continuity and Information Security
  • Attend select meetings to record notes and prepare meeting minutes or summarize meeting content
  • Responsible for oversight of departmental facilities, including ordering supplies and other duties
  • Review and complete documentation of scoping, process understanding, risk & control identification, control evaluation and observations in company audit toolkit
  • Provide complete, accurate and timely information to clients for reporting
  • Interacting with all levels of management internal and external contacts
  • Coordinate domestic and international travel for team members
  • Submit forms and expenses related to travel
  • Monitor monthly travel budget
Qualifications for risk assistant
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with an ability to effectively communicate at all levels of management
  • Ability to work independently in a very fast paced environment with only general supervision
  • Track record of handling confidential information
  • Advanced PC skills with demonstrated expertise with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must be professional and courteous at all times, with a concern for maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Undergraduate degree and / or relevant professional or Industry qualifications
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Risk Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of risk assistant. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for risk assistant
  • Assist with file and record maintenance of all underlying and pipeline hedge fund investments
  • Assist with document assembly and distribution for FRM meetings
  • Assist with PowerPoint presentations and ad hoc excel spread sheet construction for the team
  • Code/approve invoices in Agresso
  • Assist with all internal systems and reporting requirements
  • Organize mailings and deliveries
  • Serve as backup to other assistants as necessary
  • Coordinate systems efficiency projects for MR team
  • Support business planning and regulatory activities through the production of impairment and capital forecasts
  • Presentation of reporting packs to senior stakeholders
Qualifications for risk assistant
  • Effective interpersonal skills and proven ability to apply sound judgment
  • Previous experience supporting a senior level manager
  • SQL and/or SAS MI development skills
  • Capacity to deliver report accurately within allocated timescale
  • Work effectively with internal stakeholders and external parties including regulators
  • Provision of analysis and understanding across wider portfolio management team in support of business, growth initiatives and financial planning
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Risk Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a risk assistant. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for risk assistant
  • Diary management and admin support for the Global Head of Operational Risk and 4 Division Directors
  • Co-ordination of training sessions and forums
  • Assisting with creating & formatting documents, policies & presentations
  • Organise annual conference and team events
  • Independently manage leaders' calendar and prioritize meetings
  • Manage strong relationships with other administrative assistants including ELT assistants in order to help influence, prioritize and schedule high priority meetings
  • May read and respond to emails and requests on behalf of the leader
  • Maintain the department's Business Continuity Plan
  • Supporting the delivery of the bank's strategy and objectives in compliance with license requirements both internally and externally
  • Leading the on-going development and embedding of the organisations risk appetite from a business / control perspective
Qualifications for risk assistant
  • Financial derivatives restructures
  • Novations (Give-Ins and Give Ups)
  • Strong PC skills (proficient knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) PowerPoint-savvy, Excel-savvy - must be able to make updates in team presentations
  • Proficient in use of firm wide tools for organizing Travel & Entertainment, EURC, ordering supplies
  • Achieved an upper second class honours or above within a relevant degree (Economics / Mathematics / Statistics)
  • Deep understanding of the Basel principles, the credit life cycle and profit and loss change

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