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Financial Risk Manager



SIX operates the infrastructure underpinning the Swiss financial sector and offers a comprehensive range of services around the world in the fields of securities trading and settlement, financial information and payment transactions.

Financial Risk Manager

We drive the transformation of the financial markets. That's why we invest in bright minds, in their ideas, knowledge and development. We do that by combining our best sides.

If you would like to find out why stability makes us so agile, why experience makes us so curious and why empathy makes us so impactful, apply now for the position of

Financial Risk Manager


80-100 %


You will play an important role in shaping the key processes for managing SIX's financial risks. As part of the CRO organization and thus the "Second Line of Defense", you will further develop the concepts of credit, market and liquidity risk management, thereby making a significant contribution to the stability and security of the Swiss financial market infrastructure. The size of the organization allows a high visibility and versatility of the role and contact with internal and external stakeholders and regulators.

What You Will Do

  • Elaboration and further development of Financial Risk Management concepts and directives to ensure best market practice and regulatory compliance
  • Development and implementation of measures to improve the stability of the Swiss financial market infrastructure ("Recovery & Resolution")
  • Assessing credit ratings and granting credit limits to banks and financial institutions as well as preparing credit decisions for higher authorities within SIX
  • Further development of the Default Management processes within the scope of the periodic process review and testing (default management procedures)
  • Preparation of ad hoc analyses, presentations of results for the decision-making bodies and supervisory authorities as well as leading smaller projects in the area of the financial risk management and in cooperation with the first line of defense (risk management operations, treasury, etc.)

What You Bring

  • University degree in economics (Uni, FH) or equivalent; a master in finance is an advantage
  • At least 3 years of practical work experience in the financial risk area
  • Very good analytical and conceptual thinking, as well as goal and result-oriented working methods
  • Excellent ability to deal and communicate with different stakeholders
  • Very good English language skills, spoken and written; German language is a plus

If you have any questions, please call Roman Gantenbein +41 58 399 25 27.

For this vacancy we only accept direct applications.

Diversity is important to us. Therefore, we are looking forward to receiving applications regardless of any personal background.