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LOCATION

Cape Town

RISK ANALYST

The Risk Analyst will be responsible for performing duties to protect the firm against financial losses, both actual and potential.

Responsibilities

Producing and circulating of daily margin calls and coordinating solutions to resolve outstanding margin calls

  • Producing analysis that measures and monitors credit, operational, liquidity, counterparty credit and market risks and working to mitigate identified risks
  • Establishing, monitoring and reporting on Key Risk Indicators and risk controls
  • Implementing corrective action plans to mitigate risks
  • Working closely with Risk Managers to support them in their roles
  • Applying and entrenching the GPP Risk Management Framework and Policy
  • Assessing of new client strategies, credit and financial strength
  • Liaising with the Prime and Clearing ops teams and assisting with client queries where necessary
  • Reviewing and handling client payment requests
  • Presenting to the Executive Risk Committee, and participating in team and related project meetings
  • Participating in ad hoc projects
  • Managing own deliveries against set delivery plans and setting timelines, identifying obstacles to delivery and taking appropriate action where required
  • Representing the values of GPP, displaying professional conduct and adhering to required technical standards
  • Improving personal capability and professional growth

Requirements

  • Experience of financial services and an understanding of GPP’s products and client types
  • Excellent verbal and written communication both with clients and internal stakeholders
  • Strong analytic ability
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Work with autonomy with support of team manager
  • Critical thinking and investigative mindset
  • Delivery of excellent customer service at all times
  • Ability to plan and organise workload within tight deadlines

Our commitment

Over and above a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer a challenging and rewarding working environment where every employee is part of the team. You will be encouraged to make a tangible difference towards our overall strategy and be rewarded for your achievements. If you're the kind of person that wants to push your own personal boundaries and explore what is possible, then we'd very much like to hear from you.

Contact [email protected] for the full job specification, including details of rewards and benefits. Applications can also be forwarded to [email protected].