US Liquidity Risk Manager

Our client, a Leading Bank, is looking for a US Liquidity Risk Manager to join their growing team.

Job: US Liquidity Risk Manager  
  • The US GRM-Balance Sheet Risk (US GRM-BSR) group provides independent and effective on-site monitoring, controlling and communication on the nature and extent of all material liquidity risk and banking book market risk (non-trading market risk, interest rate risk in the banking book [IRRBB]) across the client’s Combined US Operations (CUSO), which includes the client’s US branches and agencies, the client’s Intermediate Holding Company and its material entities. The group is relied up to ensure the implementation of and compliance with risk management policies and procedures.
  • The incumbent will support the Lead, US Liquidity Risk Management and the Head, US GRM-BSR in the oversight of the liquidity risk across the client’s CUSO as part of the Group Risk Management (GRM) mandate and will develop and promote a “Best of Class” risk oversight environment.
  • The role involves providing complex analytical support for managing risk across large portfolios of assets and liabilities, along with the associated risk factors. The complexity exists at both the client’s CUSO level and within individual legal entities.
  • Assist in the continued development and enhancement of the liquidity risk management framework and controls for US Operations as required by Regulation YY (US Enhanced Prudential Standards) 
  • Assist in the independent risk management assessment of US funding and liquidity management functions and evaluate the effectiveness of liquidity risk management strategies based on quantitative and qualitative analytics, including (but not limited to):
    • Methods and models used to manage liquidity (e.g., cash flow projections, Internal Liquidity Stress Tests, LCR, NSFR computations, etc.);
    • The Contingency Funding Plan; and
    • Funds Transfer Pricing
  • Assist in the establishment and monitoring of liquidity limits.
  • Assist in the review and assessment of the liquidity impact of new products and business lines on the liquidity of the client’s CUSO relative to established liquidity risk tolerance.
  • Assist in the independent risk management assessment of 1LOD (Corporate Treasury, Central Funding Group, Investor & Treasury Services) activities and evaluate the effectiveness of liquidity risk management strategies based on quantitative and qualitative analytics.
  • Utilize the Bank’s liquidity risk measurement platforms to support risk analytics.
  • Implement risk analysis tools to allow for deeper understanding of risk drivers and changes.
  • Understand and quantify the impacts from model and parameter assumptions (quantitative and qualitative) employed within the liquidity risk management framework.
  • Analyze and use complex and sophisticated data to prepare high level reports of observations, and recommendations based on findings.
  • Assist in the development and enhancement of consolidated reporting that includes additional sensitivity measures and stress testing, with consistent aggregation and integration across business lines, legal entities, etc.
  • Monitor activities and exposures to ensure adherence to approved policies and limits.
  • Regularly review existing policies and limits, proposing updates and revisions where necessary.
  • Ensure risk reporting is timely and accurate and changes in risk are properly investigated and understood
  • Ensure a strong control environment by aligning data management, methodology and quantitative models.
  • Provide insight on key risks and exposures versus market trends and potential events to identify and provide insight on emerging risk exposures.
Basic Qualifications (Legislative Requirement)
  • Minimum 2+ years’ experience in the financial services sector
  • Bachelor’s Degree.
Other Required Qualifications:
  • Knowledge and experience in liquidity risk management at a large financial institution.
  • Knowledge of and experience with US bank regulations for liquidity, capital and interest rate risk management.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong understanding of risks in the financial services sector, effective risk management approaches and global risk issues.
  • Strong record of work experience in the financial service industry with good exposure to operational processes, financial products, credit and/ or risk management activities.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and in an organized manner, with attention to detail, prioritize, and handle multiple work streams
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical, organizational, written and oral communication skills
  • Good personal computing skills, with knowledge of MS Office programs
  • Intellectual curiosity, global and strategic mindset with ability to think conceptually
  • Diplomatic and an effective consensus builder. Strong interpersonal skills with ability to develop and maintain relationships across business platforms and control functions of the client, as well as with external counterparts
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work with changing priorities in a dynamic team environment.
  • Assist in the independent review and challenge of liquidity stress test assumptions; development and maintenance of liquidity risk policies, procedures and guidelines; and other second line responsibilities as required to ensure an effective Liquidity Risk Framework in the region
  • The work environment is based on an office or trading floor, thus little physical effort is required
  • The office environment can be a high stress environment that requires quick turnaround and decision making