Treasury Risk Manager - Citibank Nigeria
Citibank Nigeria Limited
Lagos
5d ago
source : BetaJob

Job Details

Job Background / Context

  • Treasury Risk Management is the team in charge of ensuring that Citi stays within the appropriate Risk Appetite levels of Liquidity, Interest Rate, and Investments Risk.
  • TRM is part of the 2nd line, and provides effective and credible challenge to the 1st line.

    Job Purpose

  • Regional TRM Support
  • As part of a new team, this person will help to ensure a sound and robust second line oversight, a consistent implementation of policies and procedures across a designated region, an optimization of the use of resources, and facilitating effective communication :
  • Will provide support to the regions with focus on Liquidity (with some dedication to IRRBB and Investments)
  • Will work with other TRMs so that all processes and their controls are supported by the required documentation and evidence (including credible and effective challenges)
  • Will liaise with the global and regional teams to facilitate consistency, standardization and completeness of controls and challenges
  • Will assist in providing deliverables in internal audits and regulatory exams.
  • Liquidity :

  • Work with local TRM teams to complete the annual Liquidity assessments, and manage the supporting documentation
  • Coordinate the annual assessments presentation and discuss the reviews with the regional / global teams
  • Review the Liquidity & Funding Plans and the Contingency Funding Plans
  • Participate in the reviews of Assumptions and New Product proposals
  • Review the Cash Flow projections, Intraday Liquidity and Collateral monitoring for effectiveness of controls
  • Review Treasury Risk reports, exposures, limits and escalate any issues identified
  • Review compliance of Markets Treasury units with local regulatory requirements
  • Review the Transfer Pricing process, residual risk and New Products proposals
  • Work in the assessment of Interest Rate Risk.
  • Investments :

  • Review the Risk Appetite and Risk Assessments
  • Review the New Products proposals.
  • Treasury Risk Controls :

  • Coordinate the design, test and update of the regional TRM controls
  • Gather and review the evidence tested
  • Review and update the matrix with the new regulatory requirements, new activities and process improvements
  • Provide independent risk challenge on the first line’s management of Treasury Risk
  • Assist in relevant audits, regulatory inspections and reviews.
  • Others :

  • Provide independent risk challenge on the first line’s management of Treasury Risk
  • Assist in relevant audits, regulatory inspections and reviews.
  • Qualifications

  • 2-5 years relevant experience
  • Degree in a quantitative or financial discipline.
  • Knowledge of financial instruments, risk metrics and Market Risk Management
  • Proficient quantitative skills including mathematics involved in risk estimation and modelling
  • Knowledge of statistical concepts and experience in performing data analysis
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter, flexible, innovative and adaptive
  • Ability to work collaboratively and with people at all levels of the organization
  • Work collaboratively with regional and global partners in other functional units; ability to navigate a complex organization
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills and capability to handle multiple projects at one time
  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Excel / VBA, Word, PowerPoint) and SQL
  • Development Value :

  • The role will enable the successful candidate to demonstrate independent thought, task / project management skills, ability to implement changes, also meeting senior members of Country / Cluster business teams, Finance, Technology in addition to other areas of Risk Management.
  • Knowledge / Experience :

  • Minimum 7 years of post-qualification experience, ideally 7-10 years of experience within risk management, treasury or support functions with exposure to balance sheet, financial products, financial / risk analysis
  • General understanding of treasury products securities, derivatives, and a broad mix of underlying asset classes
  • Knowledge of market risk / IRRBB / liquidity models and regulatory framework will be an advantage
  • Prior work experience in the regional markets
  • Knowledge of key regional languages would be preferred
  • Education :

  • Bachelor’s / University degree or equivalent experience.
  • Skills :

  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Project management skills
  • Team player with proven ability to drive changes.
  • Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Business or related fields
  • Postgraduate degree in a quantitative or financial discipline would be an added advantage.
  • Competencies :

  • Self-motivated and self-starter
  • Proactive approach to issue resolution
  • Ability to work in groups and flexibility in addressing a number of tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to negotiate and resolve conflicts.
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