Market Risk Manager

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 superb personal service from our employees and you end up with something that's truly unique to the world of finance!

 

In a nutshell

In a rapidly changing banking landscape, Knab is always on the move to keep up with market demands and customer expectations. Our Market Risk Management (MRM) team is at the core of this mission by monitoring and challenging the interest rate and liquidity risk positions of Knab as well as adherence to relevant regulation. Here's more about who we are and what we do: 

 

The Team

The MRM team is the vigilant guardian of Knab's financial stability. We are the second line of defense, working in tandem with the business to ensure that market risks are understood, manageable, and well-controlled. Our team brings together the best of both worlds - technical expertise and human intelligence. 

 

The Role

As a member of the MRM team at the mid-level, your responsibilities will encompass an in-depth understanding of market risk management, including: 

  • Advanced Risk Monitoring: Dive deep into monitoring and analyzing interest rate risk (IRRBB) and liquidity risk, providing comprehensive insights to enhance our understanding of risk exposure and identify nuanced trends and patterns. 
  • Representation: Act as a prominent representative of our team in internal meetings and committees, contributing to the alignment of risk management strategies with the broader goals of the organization. 
  • Ownership: Take the lead in essential activities, including model updates, risk analysis, and reviews, managing and mitigating complex risk scenarios and providing impactful recommendations. 
  • In-Depth Understanding: Develop a profound understanding of potential impacts related to IRRBB and liquidity risks, actively advising on well-informed decisions to effectively address potential risks. Coach juniors on these  
  • Coaching: Handover knowledge and coach junior team members on specific tasks such as reporting, policy updates, methodology updates and reviews 
  • Continuous Improvement: Lead initiatives for enhancing and evolving our market risk management function, using your expertise to drive innovative improvements. 
  • Infrastructure Oversight: Oversee and support the market risk infrastructure in Ambit Focus, taking a lead role in enhancing and maintaining this critical system.  

In a dynamic and innovative team, ownership and collaboration are paramount. We empower our team members to lead focus areas and work closely with other teams across the bank to drive innovation and success. 

 

Your Profile

In our dynamic and innovative team, we are looking for a candidate with the following qualifications: 

  • A university degree in a quantitative discipline, preferably you hold a risk certification (e.g. FRM) 
  • 5+ years of proven working experience in risk management or Treasury, with expertise in interest rate risk  
  • Skills in R, Python, and SQL, reflecting your involvement in complex risk analysis.  
  • Strong problem-solving abilities, a proactive approach, and the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders. 

Your experience will be pivotal in the team, and your ability to tackle complex challenges will be a key aspect of your role as a medior market risk manager. 

 

Work with us!

Should you feel you don't tick all boxes of the above profile, yet you are enthusiastic about the role and a strong communicator, don't hesitate to get in touch with us and let's have a conversation. We are open to have a discussion with you to ensure you can excel based on your skills in your new role. 

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.

 

Diversity Statement

Come as you are. Knab is an open workplace with positive vibes. We are inclusive of all nationalities, races and genders. We feel comfortable to bring our authentic whole selves to work and like you to do so too. 

If you have any questions regarding this role or the process, please feel free to reach out to us! 

 

We do not collaborate with third parties to fulfil this role. 

Get in contact

Do you want more information? Please contact us.

Aoife Hayton



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