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This is a new and exciting opportunity to join an established and growing UK corporate banking client. Reporting to the CFO, provide first line responsibilities and control of the bank’s Balance Sheet strategy, the day to day management of own funds and the control of prudential risks

Role Description

  • Support the CFO in providing first line strategic management and control of the firm’s Balance Sheet with direct responsibility for prudential risk management; including capital, liquidity, market and interest rate risks
  • Ensuring the optimisation of current and future Balance Sheet usage across businesses, while maintaining prudent structural liquidity, appropriate market risk positioning and an adequate quality and quantity of capital
  • Maintain a strong control environment and in compliance with both internal and regulatory requirements through daily monitoring of liquidity and capital consumption
  • As a key member of the firm’s ALCO, and working closely with the firm’s Treasury/Trading desk as well as Regulatory Reporting and the Risk departments, determining, monitoring and reporting the firms risk appetite, policy and procedures for liquidity and liquidity risk management, funding, capital planning, interest rate risk and broader market risk
  • Responsibility for determining strategic decision making and investment decisions of the firm’s own funds, hedging strategy, cash flow forecasting
  • Supporting and advising the Business, providing solutions to mitigate financial, liquidity and interest rate risks generated by the Business, as well as developing new products and solutions
  • Responsibility for the strategic funding of the firm’s operations as well as capital planning
  • Responsible for the annual refresh of the ILAAP, Recovery and Resolution plans as well as relevant stress testing, scenario analysis and monitoring
  • Support the CFO and directors in their interaction with the Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA) on the firm’s prudential risks, as well as with the rating agencies
  • Support the development and maintenance of the risk management framework and risk appetite limits relating to capital, liquidity, market and interest rate risks
  • Working with the Regulatory and second line Risk teams, undertake prudential regulatory surveillance reviews and provide reports on new and emerging prudential regulation relevant to the bank. Advise the business on the potential impact of changing prudential regulation

Role Requirements

  • Candidate’s should have experience of working within a UK bank supporting treasury, balance sheet and prudential risk management activities, ideally in a first line capacity
  • The successful candidate will have a recognised accounting or treasury qualification
  • Experience of international banking and payment services would be an advantage
  • Experience of leading and managing the development of ILAAP and recovery plan documents
  • The successful candidate will be commercial, highly numerate, analytical and a proven track record of governance and control within risk appetite and the prudential risk framework
  • The successful candidate will be able to influence and partner with the Business, Regulatory and Risk departments; strong communication and presentational skills and an ability in synthesising the complex into concise messaging for senior management, ALCO and the Board
  • Have an understanding of, and able to interpret, prudential regulation issued by the PRA relating to capital, liquidity, market risk and interest rate risk. Have an understanding of the PRA’s Supervisory Framework
  • Have a familiarity with regulatory reporting requirements relating to prudential risk, including liquidity, capital, market risk and interest rate risk

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