Financial Risk Manager


Our client is looking to hire a Financial Risk Manager to join their team in Cardiff on a Permanent basis.

Ref: 48984

  • Location: Cardiff
  • Category: Risk
  • Type: Permanent


Key Duties:

  • Providing oversight and assurance of the modelling, monitoring and reporting of financial risks as well as supporting the development of policies, procedures and risk appetites in the first line.
  • Embedding a methodology for ongoing monitoring reviews, including planning, testing and reporting phases.
  • Supporting the oversight, challenge and reporting of key financial risk exposures.
  • Overseeing the timely and accurate reporting of risk events ensuring appropriate mitigating actions are developed.
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge of PRA, EBA & Basel developments around financial risk and communicating them to the business
  • The ability to produce and present high-quality focused material for risk committees and to senior management is essential, along with strong communication and effective negotiation skills
  • Effectively build and maintain collaborative relationships with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels across the business and have the ability to challenge business stakeholders objectively

Qualifications required:

  • A relevant professional qualification and working knowledge of accounting practices

Experience required:

  • Have knowledge of financial risk methodologies, principles and internal controls preferably within financial service
  • Appropriate combination of technical expertise in fields such as capital, liquidity, interest rate risk management, stress testing, auditing and finance
  • Solid experience in financial risk management
  • Knowledge of Basel III is required, and an understanding of Solvency II would be an advantage


Steve Stubbings

Executive Director

T: +44 (0)203 867 9821

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