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Discipline
Marketing / Communication / PR
Location
Amsterdam
Division
Risk & Compliance
Hours per week
40 hours

BinckBank, part of Saxo Bank, is looking for a Quantitative Risk Analyst, to strengthen its Capital & Liquidity (C&L) and Financial Risk Management (FRM) functions. If your dream is to work at an innovative, dynamic and global financial institution and you want to help the Bank manage its capital, liquidity and financial risks, then we would like to meet you!

The Role
The main goal of this role is to help BinckBank cope with all types of stresses, remain resilient and manage its capital, liquidity and financial risks in a prudent and efficient manner. You will help both C&L and FRM functions. C&L's main tasks are determining, analysing, reporting and advising on BinckBank's capital and liquidity positions, requirements and adequacies. FRM's main tasks are maintaining the FRM framework and ensuring that all the financial risks remain within the targets. Both C&L and FRM advise on the new developments, regulations, products and their impact on BinckBank. Our primary stakeholders are the local Supervisory Board, Executive Board, ALCO, Global Risk & Capital Management, and the regulatory authorities.

You will be responsible for:

  • the stress testing and maintaining the capital and liquidity adequacy models
  • preparing and maintaining C&L and FRM dashboards, you will also play a part in making analyses and preparing reports for certain risk and management committees
  • supporting the C&L Manager with the planning, coordination and preparation of BinckBank's ICAAP, ILAAP and Recovery Plan
  • supporting the FRM Manager in validating various risk and investment models and formulating risk opinions on different products and services

You will report to the C&L Manager but will also work closely with the FRM Manager and other colleagues in the Risk & Capital Management department. In addition, on a day-to-day basis you will be in contact with other departments both locally and globally.

Your Profile
A suitable candidate for this position is expected to currently work or have worked in a similar role. We are also looking for:

  • A completed university degree in finance/ economics/ business administration/ or any other related field, preferably supplemented with a CFA and/or FRM
  • A minimum of 3 years and a maximum of 5 years of relevant work experience in a financial institution or financial consultancy firm
  • Good knowledge of relevant laws and regulations; experience with preparing/ monitoring financial risk parameters
  • Practical knowledge on stress testing, financial modelling, model validation, ICAAP, ILAAP, Recovery Plan or ALM

To be successful in this role you must have/be:

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, ability to identify and analyse risks
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Proactive with good communication and excellent writing skills
  • Fluency in English, both orally and in writing
  • Good command of Excel, preferably also VBA and Python
  • Available full time

Furthermore, the candidate should be already based in The Netherlands and/or have a valid work permit.

The Department
Both C&L and FRM are part of the Risk & Capital Management (RCM) department. RCM is an independent second line of defence function and the head of the department reports to the CFRO of BinckBank and to the Saxo Group CRO.

Our role is to monitor both financial and non-financial risks of BinckBank. We work independently in identifying, assessing, monitoring, reporting these risks and also in advising on mitigating them. The department consists of Capital & Liquidity, Financial Risk Management, Operational Risk Management, Information Risk Management and Risk Governance functions.

Our Offer
We aspire to be a non-hierarchical, purpose-driven organization. At BinckBank it is not about entitlement, it is about impact, no matter where you sit in the organization. A good idea is always taken seriously and you can truly make a difference.

When you work here, you become part of the Saxo family. We invest in your personal development and offer you large responsibility from day one. We encourage an open feedback culture and team efforts. If you show a collaborative spirit, drive and passion, your learning curve will be steep and your (international) career opportunities with Saxo immense.

We offer a good salary, in addition to a premium-free pension and 27 vacation days. You work in a modern office with a view of the 'Zuidas', right next to the NS Station RAI, with a company canteen. We also think about your fitness: free sports (boat camps, kickboxing, cycling, running, yoga) with the BootCamp club, and sponsored fitness. And of course: Friday afternoons with free drinks and snacks in our bar!

Apply
Please apply as soon as possible if you find this position interesting. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the right candidate is found. We would like to receive your CV and a short motivation in which you indicate why this position suits you completely.

About Saxo Bank
We believe access to global capital markets is not only for the privileged few. Our vision is to enable people to fulfill their financial aspirations to make an impact. That's why we use the power of technology to give clients what they need, when they need it in a user-friendly and personalized experience. We aim to deliver the world's most user-friendly and personalized trading and investment platform experience, which gives our clients exactly what they need to make more informed investment decisions.

As a fintech pioneer founded in 1992, we focus on clients, quality, speed of innovation and use of disruptive technology. Headquartered in Denmark, we employ more than 2,000 people across 60 different nationalities globally. We have offices in key financial centers around the world including London, Amsterdam, Singapore, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Sydney, Gurgaon, Tokyo and Paris.

Do you want to work for an extremely ambitious organization at the cutting edge of banking and technology? You'll be joining a company that:

  • Ambitious and driven in improving the Saxo Experience and exceed our clients' expectations
  • Always invests in the future
  • Builds unrivalled platforms for seasoned and experienced investors and wholesale clients that provide real-time access to global capital markets
  • Consistently wins the highest accolades for our platforms, products and service

So, if you're up for the challenge of breaking down barriers in global financial markets, we're always looking for ambitious and enthusiastic people who share our passion for clients, technology and innovation and can bring new perspectives to our diverse team.

At Saxo we don't just offer a job - we offer an opportunity to invest in your future! For more on our story, culture and identity, please read the Saxo Bank Foundation, written by our CEO and founder Kim Fournais.

Application process

1. Application
The first step for this dream job starts with your application. Respond via the online application form.
2. First interview
We would like to get to know you better in a personal conversation. We may do this conversation via skype. It is an important conversation, which focuses on your substantive knowledge.
3. Second interview
You made a good impression during the first conversation and therefore we consider it important that you speak to more people from our organization. We would like you to convince a director, HR or any other stakeholder within the organization of your qualities
4. Offer
Of course, after all interviews you would like to start with us. But a salary is also important. We will make you an appropriate offer.
5. Pre-employment screening
An important part of this procedure is a check on your ID, diploma and a code of conduct. This is necessary to work with us.
6. Contract
Once your pre-employment screening has started, we will send you your contract and our manual. Of course, we want everything to be well laid down and that you know what to expect from us.
7. Hired
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