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Market Risk Officer (Ref. 1370)

Bank J. Safra Sarasin AG


Market Risk Officer (Ref. 1370)

Market Risk Officer (Ref. 1370)

Bank J. Safra Sarasin Ltd is a leading sustainable private bank, offering all the advantages of the Swiss banking environment together with dynamic and personalised advisory services focusing on opportunities in international financial markets. The Bank provides a high level of services and expertise when acting as investment advisor and asset manager for private and institutional clients. Financial strength, excellent client services and outstanding quality are therefore key elements of its corporate philosophy.

J. Safra Sarasin's most valuable capital is its employees. They are essential to the success of the organisation, now and in the future. Their technical expertise, professional qualifications and social skills are highly valued by the Group's clients, management and business partners. The success of J. Safra Sarasin depends on the enthusiasm and commitment of every one of its employees worldwide.


General Counsel


Market Risk Officer (Ref. 1370)


Basel, CH

Function/Position objectives

You are responsible for the identification, measurement and monitoring of the Groups risk exposure in its Trading and Treasury activities. With ad-hoc analyses and the production of regular reportings you will provide the stakeholders with the relevant information in the management of their risk positions. In all your activities, you collaborate closely with the colleagues in the Risk and the Trading & Treasury department.


  • Production and analysis of periodical reports for the Trading and Treasury department and the management.
  • Identification, monitoring and reporting of risks implied in the banks activities (Trading, Treasury).
  • Review and validation of valuation models for financial instruments.
  • Reconciliation tasks ensuring the data integrity of the reported results.
  • Development and maintenance of the reporting tools.
  • Preparing analyses and reports for different committees.
  • At least a Master's university degree in economics/finance/mathematics or equivalent.
  • 2-5 years of professional experience preferably in the banking industry (risk, finance).
  • Solid banking risk and finance background, very good knowledge of financial instruments including derivatives and structured products, experience with risk models and valuation of financial products.
  • Very good knowledge of a bank's balance sheet and profit and loss elements.
  • Very good command of English (spoken and written), German would be appreciated.
  • Analytical and critical thinker with perfect command of Microsoft Excel, experience with VBA for Excel and SQL would be appreciated.
  • Permanent full time position based in Basel, available immediately or with short notice period, regular travels between Basel, Geneva and Zurich to be expected.