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Market Risk Officer

About Us


ABN AMRO Clearing is a global firm that provides an integrated suite of financial services to professional trading participants in the global financial market. Our core service offering consists of execution, clearing, financing, stock borrowing and lending, settlement and custody.


Role Purpose


The purpose of this role is to monitor client portfolios and markets to identify potential risks in their positions. You will use your analytical ability to contribute to constant improvement in our approach to risk management by becoming a trusted advisor on markets and market risk to relevant stakeholders. 


Role Responsibilities


  • Perform risk analysis on client portfolios to verify appropriate collateral requirements including deep-dives into individual positions
  • Assess and approve deals and transactions that involves fund outflow or significant counterparty risk
  • Communicate with clients to ensure risk limit violations are corrected in a timely manner
  • Work with the Quantitative Modelling team to understand the methodology and technology used in the Risk System and perform acceptance testing whenever changes take place 
  • Work with Credit Risk Officer on periodic review on clients’ profile, history and behaviour   
  • Analyse new products, prospective clients and new markets and identify the possible impacts
  • Regular reporting to management on identified risks, actions taken and results achieved. 


Role Requirements


  • Tertiary qualification in Risk Management or a related discipline
  • 3-5 years work experience in a Risk Management/Finance role
  • An understanding of financial products, including equities, options, and futures
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Data visualisation skills, particularly in Tableau
  • Programming experience in Python would be advantageous 


What we offer


ABN AMRO fosters a working environment for people who want to contribute to a culture of excellence. We make a difference with our expert employees, who are driven by a desire to continue developing.  We attract people who take their job and their talents very seriously, and in return we give employees the responsibility and the scope to excel in their role.  You will be working with a group of people who have the same drive and vision, but whose backgrounds and experience are as diverse as those of our clients. 


We are looking for an exceptional candidate who has a professional approach, excellent communication skills and is motivated. In return, we will offer you an attractive remuneration package, and the opportunity to work in a progressive and innovative working environment. If this is what you are looking for, please apply and outline in your cover letter how your experience fits the above criteria. We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds so that we can continue to build a bank in which all sorts of talented individuals work together. 

Equal opportunities for all
The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.
Disclaimer external recruitment agencies
External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. In addition, a recruitment agency can only submit a resume when invited by a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join the search for a right candidate. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of ABN AMRO BANK N.V. In this case, ABN AMRO will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

Sydney, N/A, AU

Job Posting Date:  21-Sep-2021
Requisition ID:  58541

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