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Knab
Knab was founded in 2012 because we wanted to do things differently. Simpler, smarter and more advantageous for our customers. Because we believe we can help everyone maximize their financial affairs. "Feel at ease when it comes to your finances. Every day." By combining smart technical solutions with a healthy dose of human intelligence, we create financial services that really meet your needs. Add to that some of the sublime personal service from our employees and you end up with something that's truly unique to the world of finance. From banking to insurances, we've got your back!

All our colleagues have one thing in common: we each try to help customers maximize their money matters seamlessly and proactively. We're open minded, positive and committed to our customers. So, you gain control over your financial affairs.

Daily tasks

Are you passionate about problem solving and coming up with pragmatic solutions while at the same time optimizing and automating recurring processes within a small innovative bank? As a Junior Quantitative Liquidity Manager you will be responsible for optimizing our liquidity planning and cash management. Further the role will initially include at least the following:

  • Preparing decision-making, policies and analyses for senior management;
  • Performing impact analyses of business cases and investment proposals on available liquidity;
  • Executing on the hedging strategy to manage our foreign currency (FX) exposure
  • Taking on daily cash management and reporting tasks
  • Staying up-to-date with latest changes in regulations and markets related to liquidity management;
  • Improving our models and tools for reporting, projecting and stress testing purposes; and
  • Collaborating with stakeholders within the wider Aegon organization.

Team
The Asset and Liability Management & Modelling (ALM&M) team's goal is to deliver on Knab's strategy by optimizing the balance sheet of Knab. We do this by ensuring that the interest rate risk, liquidity risk and FX positions of Knab are managed within the boundaries set in the strategies for those risks whilst not losing sight of the profitability of the bank. ALM&M is constantly trying to optimize the bank's balance sheet under internal- and external constraints.
We believe in assigning ownership instead of tasks and, as a result, everyone within the ALM&M team gets the chance to own and be in the lead of a focus area within our team.

Profile

  • Completed a MSc. in (Quantitative) Finance, Econometrics, Mathematics, Physics or similar academic programs;
  • Preferably around 2 years of relevant working experience;
  • Experienced with Excel. Any programming experience is a bonus;
  • Clear communication and strong interpersonal skills (clearly formulate a perspective, show critical thinking etc.);
  • Structured way of working, able to stay in control in a hectic and demanding environment;
  • Self-starter with the ability, agility and motivation for self-learning; and
  • Excellent control of the English language, both written and verbally. Dutch is a bonus.

What we offer

  • Agile, innovative and international working environment;
  • The option to join the Technical Development Program. This talent program is a joint effort with our parent company Aegon
  • Opportunity to quickly increase responsibilities and get helicopter-view in banking industry;
  • Ample internal and external learning- and training possibilities;
  • Opportunity to get exposure to leadership team relatively quickly;
  • 26 vacation days a year + 2 days of work-life balance leave (based on a 40 hour work week) and 1 day for volunteer work;

Once we get back into the office:

  • All-you-can-eat lunch, with high-quality food for a nominal price; and
  • Spacious and open office, with our own bar and a game room with a pool table, foosball etc.

Work with us
If you come to work with us, Knab will become a significant part of your life. Therefore, we make sure the ambiance is just as exciting as your job. Check the benefits!

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Application procedure

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2. Intake (phone)
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3. First interview
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4. Case
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6. Third interview
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7. Offer
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8. Pre-employment screening
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9. Whoo! New job!
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