Chief Risk Officer

Chief Risk Officer

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    Risk Management

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    Tom Harvey

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Recruiting on behalf of a commodities trading house specialising in Oil Derivatives, for an experienced CRO to join their business. This role will have oversight of firm-wide risk, and should have previous experience in strategic risk management, as well as strong financial modelling skills. The firm focuses on proprietary trading and market making, so some exposure either within this space or with a background in hedge funds would be well suited.


Key Responsibilities;

  • Fully responsible for oversight of firm’s trading risk management
  • Design liquidity monitoring approach
  • Lead communication of trading risk with clearing bank
  • Manage risk tolerances, limits and allocation internally (Haircut levels)
  • React to the changing environment and point out any risks involved in this changing environment
  • Design strategy for regulatory requirements (e.g. Basel IV leverage ratio)
  • Design strategy for alternative financing
  • Lead risk committee discussions
  • Optimise margining and cost of lending
  • Manage traders’ positions and risk limits