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Risk Manager - Electronic Trading Solutions

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London

Posted Jul 29, 2022 - Requisition No. 105930

Buy-side and sell-side professionals strive to achieve the best execution across multiple asset classes. The Bloomberg Professional service provides trading solutions and sophisticated analytics to meet these needs, all on a single platform.
Bloomberg Electronic Trading Solutions (ETS) trading platforms are supported with Enterprise solutions to provide end-to-end workflows. This way, clients can stage, monitor, trade, allocate and perform TCA on their trades directly from the Bloomberg Terminal for each asset class, whilst seamlessly interacting with our buy-side and sell-side Order Management Systems AIM, TOMS and SSEOMS.

What’s the role?

The Electronic Trading Solutions Risk Team is recruiting for a dynamic professional with operational risk experience to join our team. The candidate will need to be very familiar with operational processes, testing controls and enjoy identifying opportunities to develop and strengthen controls through the testing undertaken.  The candidate will be part of a global team focused on ensuring that the Governance, Risk and Control Frameworks are operating effectively. This includes an active role in the continuous improvement of the operating control environment.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Run the control testing program across the regulated venues operated by Bloomberg in the Electronic Trading space
  • Participate in independent reviews of the operating model whilst identifying and escalating any and all remediation requirements resulting from recommendations
  • Formally analyse functional and support gaps, identify risks, propose solutions, and manage execution
  • Measure the Risk Framework against agreed risk appetite and tolerance levels
  • Partner with Business and Technology to deliver efficiency and control improvements through process analysis, collaboration, design, and implementation
  • Provide operational support for senior business managers and supporting groups within Core Product
  • Working closely with the CRO, Risk Committee, other executive and non-executive committee members across the business in shaping a high-achieving, well-controlled organisation which can achieve growth targets safely
  • Participate in independent reviews of the operating model whilst identifying and escalating any and all remediation requirements resulting from recommendations
  • Formally analyse functional and support gaps, identify risks, propose solutions, and manage execution

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a consistent track record of academic success
  • 3+ years of previous experience with a financial institution working in a ops risk role
  • Proven experience in control testing and assessment activities
  • Knowledge of the regulatory environment and key regulatory regimes, including basic understanding of EU, UK or APAC regulatory landscapes
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to influence and motivate others
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills, with the ability to analyse complex information
  • Success in managing third party vendors and outsourced services
  • Strong financial services and products acumen
  • Basic understanding of financial and strategic planning

*Please note we use years of experience as a guide but we certainly will consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary for the role.

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match! We'll get in touch with you to let you know what the next steps are.
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