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Risk Manager, Market Risk Oversight

Westpac Banking Corporation Sydney, Australia
Posted 5 days ago Permanent Competitive
Risk Manager, Market Risk Oversight
Job Description

  • Permanent
  • Sydney I Hybrid Working
  • Traded Market Risk Oversight

How will I help?

This role will see you interface with a range of stakeholders to provide oversight and analysis of traded market risk activity in the Financial Markets business. You will also provide consultancy on market risk-related issues and engage with the business to improve market risk management capability. You will be supporting the development and maintenance of a robust and sustainable market risk management framework.

What's in it for me?

You'll play a significant part of the future of a business that has been around for 200 years. Our purpose is to create better futures together. So, we'll back you in the development of your career, internal career prospects, and flexible working. You'll also keep learning to grow, backed by a fantastic team of people with a can-do, supportive structure. Whatever shape your family takes, we offer generous paid and unpaid parental leave for your nominated primary and support carers. This includes leave to organise adoptions, surrogacy, and foster care arrangements. And we continue to pay your super contributions while you take all the time you need to get your new family settled.

What do I need?
  • At least 5 years' experience in risk and financial services - with experience related to traded market risk.
  • Proficiency in market risk concepts such as sensitivity measures, VaR and stress testing.
  • An understanding of interest rate and FX derivative products and the pricing of such products, counterparty credit risk, margining and CCPs would all be advantageous.
  • A demonstratable interest in financial markets - particularly interest rate and FX markets.
  • Knowledge of Australian market risk regulation - particularly APS116.
  • End User experience in Front Office system solutions (i.e.,Murex) is desirable.
  • Technical knowledge of any of the following would be desirable: Python, SQL, VBA, R.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong numerical skills. A degree in a quantitative field and certifications (CFA, FRM) would be highly regarded.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a collaborative approach - comfortable with engaging across multiple stakeholders, building effective relationships and working with others to achieve shared goals.

What is it like to work there?

We aim to provide one big, supportive team to help us achieve our purpose of creating better futures together. As well as competitive remuneration and a great culture, joining the Westpac family means you will get some of the best banking, wealth and insurance benefits in the market.

We back our employees by helping them work towards industry-recognised qualifications, using online learning, training modules and career planning tools for you to grow with us. We will even pay you to do volunteer or community work.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are proud to have created a culture and work environment that values diversity and flexibility - and champions inclusion.

How do I apply?

Start here. Just click on the APPLY or APPLY NOW button.

Do you need reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process?

At Westpac we are committed to providing a supportive culture and creating inclusive and accessible workplaces, branches, products and services for our customers, employees, and community.

We can provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability and/or neurodiversity. If you require an adjustment to be made during the recruitment process at any stage, please call 1800 655 592 Option 1.2 or email talentacquisition@westpac.com.au
Job ID  300001570796643
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