Risk Cap New

Junior Risk Associate

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  13 Feb, 2021
  • Job Ref:  KMP-57389

Job Description

Company Profile
RiskCap International Ltd was established in 2013 and is considered a leader in the field of governance, risk and compliance – providing outsourced and customised solutions to the finance industry. With offices in the UK and Malta, RiskCap currently services various financial institutions including fund managers, funds, both local-based and international, accumulating over €6 billion in assets, as well as other payment institutions, EMIs, banks, investment firms and insurance firms.

RiskCap is looking for a highly motivated individual for the role of Junior Risk Associate within our risk management team. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to join a company with immense growth potential and significant career growth prospects.

Role and Responsibilities
The Junior Risk Associate will be part of team and shall:

  • Assist the Head of Risk with the implementation of risk management frameworks;
  • Provide analysis on different classes in order to understand key risks to be communicated with senior management;
  • Monitor investment restrictions on a regular basis;
  • Assist with the analysis for escalation senior management;
  • Prepare and draft risk reports covering market risk, counterparty risk and liquidity risk;
  • Communicate the risk exposures and maintain relationships with senior management;
  • Contribute to helping clients minimize or eliminate financial risks that could be detrimental towards their business goals.

The candidate shall have:

  • An academic qualification in banking, risk, economics, finance, mathematics or relevant field of study at a Malta Qualification Framework (MQF) Level 6 or better;
  • Strong team player;
  • The ability to multi-task, meet strict deadlines and produce high-quality work;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent financial analysis skills with advanced Microsoft Excel;
  • Fluency in financial industry practices and professional standards;
  • Knowledge of EU and local regulations is considered an asset;
  • Ability to listen actively and to work on one’s initiative as necessary;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Remuneration and Benefits
We offer remuneration in line with the experience of the position. Other benefits include flexible working arrangements, private health insurance and parking.