9 days ago

Risk Manager Operations

SIX Securities Services AG

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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.

Risk Manager Operations

In this role you ensure that market and credit risks are adequately managed, monitored and controlled for the risk taking activities of SIX x-clear Ltd, the Swiss Central Counter Party (CCP). You monitor and escalate key matters of risk as well as get in contact with bank customers and other CCPs to reduce, mitigate or eliminate risk with reference to day-to-day risk management.

  • Proactively monitor, manage and control market and credit risks of daily risk management operations with reference to margin call execution, collateral management, securities buy-in activities, risk management system calibration and securities set up as well as end-of-day reconciliation processes
  • Ensure compliant and lossless processing and documentation of business transactions in the field of risk management operations
  • Lead and support efforts to identify and mitigate risks within assigned area(s) of responsibility as well as maintain internal control process documentation
  • Initiate and monitor SIX x-clear's roll-over repo transactions and investigate with regards to x-clear's cross-border and in-house settlement transactions
  • Execute netting and apply haircut regime across SIX Securities division
  • Coordinate regulatory reporting and represent SIX x-clear risk management operations with regards to ongoing projects and initiatives
  • Develop and strengthen relationships with business partners and risk control functions
  • Degree in economics or related discipline
  • At least 3 years of work experience, preferably in an international environment
  • Knowledge of the securities markets, post-trade processing and clearing as well as settlement infrastructure is a strong advantage
  • Strong process mapping, data collection and analytical skills
  • Excellent inter-personal skills with a highly developed customer service orientation
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of internal staff and external contacts
  • Very independent working style and ability to set priorities
  • Very good command of English and German
Sibylle Ischer
Human Resources
+41 58 399 24 24