Monday, November 12, 2012

Head of Risk - NYC

Title: Head of Risk (840-003-811)
Location: New York, NY
Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Summary:
  • Leading publicly traded institutional electronic trading platform seeks a Head of Risk to oversee enterprise risk on a global basis, including operational and credit risk as well as Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.

Responsibilities:
  • Chair the firm's Risk Committee and oversee comprehensive, enterprise risk management program
  • Responsible for setting/implementing corporate-wide risk strategy
  • Proactively identify risks associated with changing business priorities/new products/etc.
  • Implementation of programs/solutions and enhancing existing programs
  • Monitoring of programs and reporting on results to management/outside auditors/board of directors
  • Work closely with external auditors to implement effective SOX program
  • Ensure controls/testing plans are relevant and complete and strengthen plans where needed
  • Regularly review/update SOX narratives based on changes to the business/new products/etc.
  • Responsible for enhancing internal review programs
  • Responsible for counterparty credit
  • Oversee establishment of sound credit control policies/procedures
  • Chair firm's Credit Committee
  • Interface with business management on credit control matters
  • Review/sign off on new/amended counterparty credit limits
  • Oversight of Technology Security Manager, Internal Control Audit Manager and Credit Analyst

Requirements:
  • Broad background in risk management on an enterprise level
  • Exposure to technology risk and security
  • Public company experience required
  • International experience and understanding of international risk areas is a plus
  • Experience with counterparty risk/credit analysis
  • Exposure to operational risk, including financial controls
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley regulations/requirements
  • Knowledge of technology risks/corporate systems security/data privacy/personally identifiable information/etc.
  • Experience directing control evaluations/testing methodologies
  • Counterparty credit/trading risk experience
  • Knowledge of antifraud internal controls
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills: must be comfortable presenting to executive management/outside auditors/audit committee of the board/entire board of directors
  • Good leadership/delegation skills
  • High degree of integrity/ethics/values

If you are interested in this opening, please email us a copy of your resume as an MS Word attachment.
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Matthew Weller
BCI - Financial Services Recruiting
10 S. Wacker Dr., Suite 1250
Chicago, IL 60606
312-460-8111 x101
mweller@brokerageconsultants.com
www.brokerageconsultants.com

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