Risk Management

Risk Management

Selby Jennings: A Specialist Talent Partner for Risk Management in Hong Kong

Selby Jennings stands at the forefront as a leading specialist talent partner for the financial sciences & services sector in Hong Kong. Our global Risk Management team operates from offices across three continents, delivering comprehensive solutions tailored to the specific demands of Hong Kong's dynamic market.

For nearly two decades, our clients and candidates in Hong Kong have relied on us, finding assurance that their specialist Risk Management recruitment process is in expert hands. With the emergence of advanced risk management software driving the demand for niche talent, companies face increasing challenges in recruiting, onboarding, and retaining these specialized professionals.

Our strategic approach spans from streamlining processes and upskilling workforces to embracing cutting-edge flexible work models. We guide enterprise leaders in Hong Kong on optimal timing and decision-making strategies. Furthermore, we offer expert insights to Risk Management professionals, assisting them in benchmarking benefits packages and salaries while providing unwavering support throughout their career journeys.

Whether you seek to secure the very best Risk Management talent for your organization or you are a skilled professional in search of exciting Risk Management job opportunities in Hong Kong, Selby Jennings' Risk Management team excels in connecting exceptional talent with industry-leading clients. Trust us as your go-to partner for success in navigating the dynamic landscape of Risk Management in Hong Kong's financial sphere.

Benefits of working with Selby Jennings team

We are a specialist talent partner. Among the many benefits of working with Selby Jennings’ global g team are:

Experience

We have nearly 20 years of experience as a leading Banking recruiter in financial sciences & services.

​Network

A vast, global network of the best, in-demand professionals, working with the world’s largest financial institutions to innovative fintech start-ups and beyond.​

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Our award-winning talent specialists offer bespoke, tailored guidance on the latest hiring trends and industry news to help you achieve your goals.

At Selby Jennings, we believe in fostering long-term partnerships based on trust, integrity, and mutual success. We strive to provide personalized solutions tailored to your specific requirements, offering flexible options to accommodate your preferences. Whether you need to fill critical positions quickly or are seeking strategic talent acquisition solutions, we have the resources and expertise to deliver results. Submit your vacancy to us today.

Take the first step towards overcoming your talent shortage today by completing the form. Our team looks forward to speaking with you to explore how we can partner with your organization to meet your recruitment needs efficiently and effectively.

Risk Management Jobs

Operational Risk Analyst

Operational Risk Analyst Location: Chicago, IL Compensation: 70-90k base A leading asset manager in Chicago is looking to bring on an Analyst to their Operational Risk Group. Ideal candidates have 1+ year of experience and are familiar with vendor risk management principles. In this role you will conduct firmwide risk assessments and aid in the development of a plan to monitor, report, and mitigate the firm's risk exposures. Additionally, you will be responsible for supporting the implementation and continuous improvement of the firm's Third Party Risk Management framework. Responsibilities: Conduct risk assessments to support the firm's Operational Risk Management framework Work closely with senior leadership to identify and accurately report risks, as well as develop a plan for remediation Collaborate with cross functional teams to ensure that adequate plans are in place to minimize risk exposures Support the development and maintenance of Third Party Risk Management policies and procedures Requirements: 1+ year of experience in Operational Risk or another related role Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, Economics, or another related field Familiarity with Vendor Risk Management principles Proficiency in Excel Excelled written and verbal communication skills

US$70000 - US$90000 per year
Chicago
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Quantitative Trader

We are spearheading the greenfield build-out of a Quant Research and Trading Team for a ~$6B AUM quantitative hedge fund focused on multi-asset systematic strategies. This team will be sitting in their Boston office focused on short term to medium frequency (intraday to weekly) strategies. Responsibilities: Work with central risk book team focused on global equity trading operations Forecasting intraday stock returns by developing models using both internal and external factors Researching quantitative and behavioral finance literature Collaborate cross-functionally with other departments (strategy, development, and other quantitative researchers) Create detailed models which can be applied to trading in real time Requirements 5+ years of experience in trading research with emphasis on execution Prior Quantitative Trading or Research experience working on Alpha Generation for intraday to weekly strategies Hands on programming experience with Python, R or similar language Familiarity with machine learning models and statistical packages such as PyTorch, TensorFlow, Scikit-learn, etc. Masters degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Engineering, Physics, or similar Role will be located in Boston and require in-person work with hybrid working flexibility

US$200000 - US$250000 per year + + Bonus and Benefits
Boston
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Model Risk Audit Director - Insurance

Description: My client is looking for a model risk management audit director to lead the planning, execution and oversight of the annual audit plan by leveraging experience in designing audits of actuarial models, such as Property and Casualty (P&C), ensuring compliance with SR 11-7, ASOP 56, and other regulatory frameworks. The ideal candidate will have experience supervising a specialized audit team with expertise across insurance and/or banking, providing technical guidance on actuarial methods and engaging in deep-dive audits of model performance and governance. Responsibilities: 8 years of audit, insurance, banking, information technology or related experience 3 years of management experience Experience performing internal audits or external audits in a regulatory environment Expert knowledge of model governance protocols, and managing model risk effectively to align with regulatory standards

US$185000 - US$215000 per year
Charlotte
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Middle Office Operations Analyst - OTC

A multi-asset, strategy Hedge Fund spanning Volatility, Fundamental Equities, Quant, and Macro and Fixed Income is looking to onboard a Middle Office Specialist with a strong background in OTC trading products and associated settlement platforms spanning interest rate swaps, interest rate swaptions, CDS, CDX, CDX Options, futures & options & credit experience. Responsibilities: Provide real-time support for OTC trading desks by confirming and validating trades accurately and promptly. Resolve trade discrepancies and discrepancies in a timely manner, collaborating with trading desks and counterparties. Confirm OTC trades with counterparties using platforms such as ICELink, MarkitWire, and/or Traiana to ensure all confirmations are accurate and complete. Perform daily reconciliations of trade positions, cash, and collateral with counterparties and internal systems. Investigate and resolve any breaks or discrepancies in a timely manner. Collaborate with trading desks, counterparties, and the Treasury department to optimise collateral usage and mitigate risks. Work closely with risk management teams to ensure accurate reporting and monitoring of market, credit, and operational risk associated with OTC trading products. Identify opportunities for process improvements and automation to enhance operational efficiency. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement changes and optimise workflows. Qualifications: 3 years' experience within Middle Office Operations focusing on OTC Trading Products, settlements and paltforms. Strong understanding of trade life-cycle, confirmation, settlement and reconciliation prcoesses. Experience covering interest rate swaps, interest rate swaptions, CDS, CDX, CDX Options, futures & options & credit experience.

Negotiable
City of London
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Middle Office Analyst - Gas, LNG & Coal

Summary: My client is an Global Commodity Trading House who are the worlds largest buyer of LNG and in the top 5 for energy traded products (Coal, Gas, Power) with a platform to trade across all key markets (North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia). They are looking to onboard a Middle Office Analyst to further strengthen the London team across LNG, Gas and Coal portfolios. Responsibilities: Carryout an in depth risk assessment (ad hoc) and the ongoing monitoring of operational risk indicators. Ensure the continued collaboration and communication with the traders, senior management and the risk teams - reporting your findings and recommendations of the key risk and control indicators from the operational risk reviews. Production of daily P&L reports and consolidation of all trade book reports, ensuring its precision, consistency and integrity Resolving queries from traders or other departments relating to P&L impacting topics Raising queries to traders when proposed booking changes or business practices are unclear Bringing awareness and understanding to the impacts of deal changes or bookings to different departments, considering how it will impact them Validation of physical commodity (LNG, Gas and Coal) and derivative deal entries ensure an accurate valuation within our ETRM Establish adequate risk management processes, resources and infrastructure to identify, measure and provide proper monitoring, reporting and management of risks relating to the company's commercial activities. Understanding and ability to calculate the impacts of IR and FX on P&L, working with the Treasury team to ensure the impacts are expected and hedges are correct or executed when required Requirements: A degree in Quantitative Finance, Mathematics, Physics, or other science disciplines. 3+ years experience working in an oil & gas trading company, Risk Consulting, banking or finance sector - within Middle Office or Trade Control Strong level of knowledge and practical experience using VBA Programming, Matlab and Excel. knowledge of LNG, Gas, Power or Coal - physical and financial Knowledge and understanding of control processes in a trading and regulatory environment.. Ability to understand and apply risk management concepts, including stress-testing, value-at-risk, liquidity adjusted VaR and scenario analysis. Strong understanding of options, mathematics and how they are priced. Ability to communicate ideas and findings fluently in English (written and spoken). Ability to work in a rapidly changing and result driven environment, with the determination to learn and show resilience.

Negotiable
City of London
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Treasury Director and Pricing Agencies

Responsibilities Capital Regimes Expertise: Develop a deep understanding of various capital regimes, including regulatory requirements, PMIERs (Private Mortgage Insurer Eligibility Requirements), rating agencies' guidelines, and economic factors. Focus on reporting, forecasting, and crafting capital solutions that achieve compliance and optimize capital efficiency and financial performance. Capital Strategies and Planning: Formulate capital strategies across the firms legal entities. Manage capital planning, including capital allocations, return of capital strategies (dividends, share repurchase programs), and maintaining a robust balance sheet. Minimize the cost of capital while optimizing the overall structure. Ratings Management: Set ratings objectives and develop strategies. Foster strong relationships with rating agencies. Ensure alignment with overall business objectives. Debt Transactions and Market Monitoring: Run, monitor, and report on debt transactions. Stay informed about market conditions and economic trends that may impact capital markets. Requirements Experience: A minimum of 7 years of direct experience working with rating agencies. Background: Strong background in capital management or Treasury is essential. Problem-Solving: Ability to independently solve complex b

US$200000 - US$200001 per year
Raleigh
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SVP - Compliance Audit

Senior Vice President, Compliance Audit Location: Salt Lake City, UT Compensation: 160-220k base I am currently working with a Top American Bank that is looking to add a SVP to their Compliance IA group which will sit out of their Salt Lake City office. Ideal candidates have 8+ years of experience within Internal Audit and have a strong skillset across compliance - legal, regulatory, core, or financial crimes. In this role, you will manage a team that will be responsible for the planning and execution of audit testing to help support and improve the firm's compliance controls. Responsibilities: Manage audit engagements surrounding regulatory, legal, and financial crimes compliance, as well as control room functions Review the results of risk assessments and ensure that they are compliant with regulatory requirements Communicate audit findings with senior management and develop plans to mitigate and prevent risks Requirements: 8+ years of experience in internal audit, preferably in transaction banking Experience managing a team and overseeing audit processes Knowledge of AML/BSA (preferred) Strong written and verbal communication skills Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or another related field

US$160000 - US$225000 per year
Salt Lake City
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Senior IT Audit Associate

Senior IT Auditor Location: NYC or Chicago Compensation: 100-120k base I am currently working with an International Bank that is looking to bring on a Senior Audit Associate with a focus on IT Audit their team in New York or Chicago. Ideal candidates have 3+ years of experience within IT Audit and are familiar with testing logical access management, business continuity, cybersecurity governance, and SDLC/DevOps. In this role you will be participating in a variety of engagements alongside senior team members and aiding in the development of the remediation plan for control gaps and deficiencies identified in audit engagements. Responsibilities: Contribute to audit engagements from end to end, from planning and scoping to execution Work closely with senior leadership and industry stakeholders to identify control gaps and develop plans for remediation Engage in quarterly and annual risk assessments Requirements: 3+ years of experience in IT Internal Audit, ideally within the context of Financial Services Bachelor's degree in Finance, Information Technology, Economics, Accounting or another related field Familiarity with IT infrastructure and application controls, as well as ITGCs Knowledge of applicable regulations Strong written and verbal communication skills

US$100000 - US$120000 per year
New York
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Audit Manager, Data Quality

Audit Manager, Data Quality Location: Dallas, Charlotte, Tampa Compensation: 140-180k base I am currently working with a large financial services firm to grow out their Audit team by adding an Audit Manager to their Data Quality team. This role can sit out of Dallas, Tampa or Charlotte on a hybrid work model. Ideal candidates for this role have 6+ years of experience in Internal Audit and possess in-depth knowledge of Critical Data Identification. Additionally, the team is looking for a candidate that is well versed in data lineage and mapping, as well as conducting data quality assessments. In this role, you will be responsible for acting as an AIC for numerous Audit engagements surrounding Data and Information Management. Responsibilities: Act as an AIC, overseeing numerous concurrent audits primarily surrounding data and information management Mentor and oversee audit staff on a project by project basis Share audit finding with senior Leadership and identify areas where risk can be mitigated Review data from numerous sources to ensure that audit testing is comprehensive Requirements: 6+ years of experience in Audit, expertise in data mapping and data lineage Familiarity with Critical Data Identification Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Finance, Business or another related field Excellent written and verbal communication skills

US$160000 - US$180000 per year
Dallas
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Manager - Credit Risk Modelling and Analytics

The Role Manager - Credit Risk Modelling and Analytics Location Madrid, Spain Job Summary Join a distinguished boutique consulting firm specializing in risk, finance, and strategy. Utilize your expertise in the financial services industry to deliver innovative solutions and sustainable strategies. Collaborate in a dynamic, international team environment while participating in challenging projects with leading financial institutions. Key Responsibilities You develop, validate, and manage credit risk models, under IRB and IFRS9 You apply strong analytical skills to quantitative topics You utilize relevant MS Office applications and coding languages (e.g., Excel, Python, SQL) Key Requirements Minimum 5 years of experience in financial industry, particularly in credit risk or financial regulation Proficiency in current regulatory requirements related to the IRB approach Excellent analytical and quantitative skills Fluent in English and Spanish; German is a plus Strong independent work ethic and quick adaptability Willingness to travel within Europe

Negotiable
Madrid
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(Associate) Treasury Operations

Actively working with a rapidly expanding Broker Dealer Company, a prominent player in the financial services industry specializing in brokerage and investment solutions. Renowned for facilitating the buying and selling of diverse financial instruments, they have earned a reputation for providing clients with expert guidance and a wide range of investment opportunities. The company is dedicated to helping investors navigate the complexities of financial markets and make informed decisions to achieve their financial goals. As the company continues to grow, they are seeking to hire a Treasury Operations or Broker Dealer professional with a FINRA 99 license to manage and further develop the team. Responsibilities: Strategically manage the treasury approach to optimize returns while adhering to defined risk and regulatory guidelines. Lead, mentor, and support the Treasury Operations team to foster professional growth. Collaborate with the Data team to forecast growth, assess ideal asset allocations, and report key business metrics related to the sweep program. Monitor and report on key performance indicators (KPIs) within Treasury Operations. Oversee the daily movement of customer funds in the brokered sweep program and between various products and entities. Conduct daily cash reconciliation of customer funds within the brokered sweep program, using a proprietary algorithm for optimal distribution among bank partners. Requirements: 7+ years of experience in operations and treasury roles within fintech startups, asset management firms, or large banks. Active FINRA licenses, with a preference for candidates holding at least two of the following: SIE, Series 99, Series 27, and a commitment to obtaining any missing licenses within the first 60 days of employment. Knowledge of SEC/FINRA Broker Dealer regulations (e.g., 15c3-1 Net Capital rules, 15c3-3 Customer Reserve rules) is a plus.

Negotiable
New York
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IT Audit Director

Director IT Audit Location: Dallas, TX or Charlotte, NC Compensation: 160-200k base I am currently working with a large financial services firm to grow out their Audit team by adding an IT Audit Team to their office in Dallas or Charlotte. Ideal candidates for this role have 8+ years of experience in the IT audit space, specifically covering ITGCs, network security, and technology infrastructure and platforms. Responsibilities: Plan and oversee of the entirety of the annual IT Audit plan Act as a SME, interacting and assisting business leaders and stakeholders as needed Mentor and oversee audit staff with the execution of the annual IT Audit plan Ensure that audit plan is comprehensive - Covering business risks associated with information security Requirements: 8+ years of experience in IT Audit Strong people management skills Familiarity with relevant regulations/standards (NIST, COBIT, etc.) Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Finance, Business or another related field Excellent written and verbal communication skills

US$160000 - US$200000 per year
Dallas
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