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Credit Risk Controller

Job Title: Credit Risk Controller
Contract Type: Full time / Flexi-time
Location: Admiralty
Salary: To be discussed and negotiable based on experience
Start Date: as soon as possible
Duration: permanent
REF: #A711
Contact Name: Marie
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

An international bank is looking for a Credit Risk Controller to join their Risk Management Financial Markets team. 


  • Responsible for the monitoring and compliance of the front office with Counterparty Credit risk appetite and policies for financial market products. This task includes:
    • Use existing credit control systems to insure compliance with approved limits, identify and research limit excesses and ensure appropriate reporting of any excesses.
    • Timely, well-articulated and accurate records of trade violations/approvals of excesses.
    • Seek approval and execute movements of limit allocations among products and within groups
    • Maintain the counterparty limit records of the financial market counterparties as approved by relevant committees, authorities.
    • participate in testing/implementation of enhancements to credit systems
    • Contribute to and maintain Policies and Procedures
  • Maintain and continuously improve the organisation, processes, procedures and monitoring systems in order to deliver high standards of data quality and efficiency.
  • Advise and work closely with the regional credit approval and business functions where required.
  • Active participation and contribution to the Global Credit Control community.
  • Other duties as required (e.g. RM FM Business Continuity co-ordination).

skills required:

  • Minimum 5yrs exposure to financial market products, credit policies ideally within a risk management capacity.
  • Tertiary qualifications in a technical field e.g. finance, science and/or economics.
  • Prior experience of Credit Risk Policies and systems, ideally in a financial market context.
  • Product knowledge of linear IR derivatives, foreign exchange, money market, fixed income and vanilla option products.
  • Knowledge of Financial Market documentation such as ISDA/CSA
  • Prior experience with trading systems eg. Kondor+, Bloomberg.

flexibilty: flexibilty in the hours is possible; working with trading hours. 5 days per week.