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Senior Capital & Liquidity Risk Manager



London, UK
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024
We're looking for an experienced Risk or Treasury manager to join our team and provide our 2nd Line of Defence oversight for capital, liquidity and market risks.
The successful candidate will be part of our Risk function and will provide expert independent oversight of capital, liquidity and market risks arising from the activities of Zopa Bank, working closely with Treasury and Finance but maintaining an independent and questioning mind set to ensure that those functions are appropriately addressing key risks to the Bank.

A day in the life:

  • Ensure the Bank’s Capital, Liquidity and Market Risk framework is clearly established and documented via policies and standards that are agreed, well understood and embedded in business activity
  • Contribute to the development of the Bank’s risk appetite for capital, liquidity, market and other components of financial risk
  • Provide independent oversight and input on the Bank’s ICAAP, ILAAP and other regulatory documents
  • Review Treasury and Finance reporting and interpretations providing independent assessments of appropriateness and accuracy
  • Review adequacy of Treasury and Finance reporting and monitoring of capital, liquidity and market risk and provide reporting to ALCO, the Risk Management Committee and the Board Risk Committee where appropriate
  • Maintain knowledge and awareness of regulatory and business changes and ensure processes capture future regulatory and business developments
  • Provide 2nd line oversight to ensure process risks and controls are being appropriately identified and monitored by the 1st line, and that there is sufficient segregation of duty in cash management and Treasury processes

About you:

  • You have experience as a Risk manager or Treasury professional with an understanding of the retail banking sector and products and with experience in a role specifically focused on capital or liquidity risk
  • Have a technical understanding of capital, liquidity, market and other financial risks
  • You have previously been involved in the ICAAP and/or ILAAP development
  • You're a team player with good collaboration skills and able to work closely with other finance and business areas, product and technology teams in a flexible way
  • Have an excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to summarise complex regulatory concepts in a clear and concise way to senior stakeholders
  • Possess strong analytical and intellectual skills – you're able to engage with complex ideas and initiatives and to come up with clear recommendations and course of actions