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Citigroup Head of Global Finance Market Risk, Director/SVP (Hybrid) in London, United Kingdom

This role is for a Risk Manager, located in New York or London, to oversee the market risks associated with the Global Markets Finance business globally.

The Global Markets Finance business is responsible for Firm Financing and Client Financing activity spanning the universe of fixed income securities in which Citi is a market maker. This includes securities such as G10 sovereign, supranational and agency debt; global corporate debt and emerging market debt; a wide variety of global asset-backed securities including MBS, consumer ABS, CLOs and CDOs; and related ETFs (“Fixed Income ETFs”).

The successful candidate must be able to build effective relationships with front office and other groups as well as risk colleagues, challenge assumptions, be comfortable with quantitatively complex issues, willing to work at the detailed level and be a producer of high quality and insightful output. It is vital that the candidate should have and develop further a very good technical knowledge of fixed income financing products as well as market risk approaches.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Be accountable for the identification and evaluation of market risks generated by the Global Markets Finance business. Identification of ‘top risks’ and outlier stress events. Working on and performing ad-hoc scenarios.

  • Communication with trading desks.

  • Candidate must be very comfortable discussing repos and synthetic financing products (bond forwards, TRSs, structured financing) and their risks and building spreadsheets to analyze risk and market data, portfolio risks and individual trades.

  • Working with others to ensure that the reported exposures are correct and cover the main drivers of risk and potential P/L; identification and resolution of any data issues.

  • Ensuring limits are properly set and monitored accurately. Contribute to the development or production of metrics used to satisfy regulatory requirements and stress testing processes.

  • Periodic preparation of information material and presentation to senior management and regulators. Ability to speak as needed on market events.

  • Review and validate assumptions in risk models used by underlying business units and analyse the impact of model changes.

  • Work closely with Financial Control, Price Verification and the Model Validation groups within the organization to ensure that the proper controls are in place.

  • Help with reviews of new business proposals including risk limits setting and monitoring and ensuring risks can be fully captured within the firm’s systems.

  • Further develop the market risk framework for the business.

Experience / Competencies:

  • Proven, relevant experience in financing markets with good knowledge of the markets, products and risk.

  • Good quantitative level of experience with rate products and their risks.

  • Experience with portfolio risk measurement techniques including VAR and stress testing.

  • Strong relationship management and liaison with business people of all levels. But must be willing to challenge as needed, particularly front office.

  • Must be dedicated to information integrity and to producing high quality and insightful output and hitting deadlines where applicable. Must be prepared to go into as much detail as is required to resolve issues. Must be capable of working very productively using time very efficiently.

  • Good presentation and communication skills.

  • Bachelor level degree, Masters or PhD can be useful. Familiarity with financial or statistical modelling is beneficial.

  • Strong experience and facility with Excel including VBA and add-in functions, ideally with experience of using financial pricing functions. Python and/or Business Intelligence experience not required, but useful.

Job Family Group:

Risk Management

Job Family:

Market Risk

Time Type:

Full time

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