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Associate Risk Analyst/Risk Analyst

Employer:
The Treasury
Job Category:
Accounting & finance
City/Town:
Wellington - Wellington
Region:
Wellington
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
03-Aug-2018
Closing Date:
19-Aug-2018
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Job Description

Fantastic opportunity to make a real contribution and showcase your skills and potential

  • Keen to apply your technical risk management and/or financial markets knowledge/skills?
  • Are you passionate about risk and looking to grow your career?
  • Be part of a supportive, enthusiastic and high performing team

 

The Treasury is the New Zealand Government's lead economic and financial advisor. Our vision is to be a world-leading Treasury working towards higher living standards for New Zealanders.

The Financial Operations directorate within the Treasury manages complex risks on the Crown's balance sheet and is responsible for managing the Government's borrowing needs. We also provide corporate treasury-type services to departments and Crown entities as well as managing risks related to funding, credit, cash flows and market conditions.

Within Financial Operations, the Risk Policy team has responsibility for the management of Financial Operations middle office risk and compliance function. We have an exciting opportunity for a talented and skilled Risk Analyst to join our team and be responsible for maintaining a high standard of financial risk valuation and measurement across portfolios.

About You

This role would suit either an early in career finance and/or risk professional or an exceptional graduate with high capability and a strong track record of performance. You may be currently working in a risk management/middle office function in the banking/financial markets sector or within the public sector. You will be curious, enjoy learning and are passionate about growing your career in risk. Your exceptional analytical and problem solving abilities will be coupled with highly developed oral and written communication skills.

In addition to your technical risk management and/or financial markets skills you will have:

  • Experience and/or a strong understanding of risk management, financial markets, or a Treasury role
  • Great interpersonal skills and an ability to work constructively as part of a team
  • High standards of professional conduct and integrity, including ethical standards relevant to financial markets
  • A postgraduate qualification in finance, economics, or other appropriate discipline
  • You may also have completed Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and/or Financial Risk Manager (FRM) study (desirable but not essential).

 

The Role

  • Ensure accurate valuation and measurement of financial risks across portfolios
  • Assist in the development, and implementation, of risk measurement techniques and policies to ensure effective risk management of Financial Operations assets and liabilities
  • Contribute to building an effective risk management culture in Financial Operations and across the Treasury, and
  • Conduct proactive and effective management of relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

 

In return we offer:

  • A lively and supportive team environment with interesting issues to address, working on projects that will have an impact of the lives of New Zealanders
  • A collaborative work environment where you will interact with a range of people, within the directorate, in the wider Treasury and external stakeholders
  • A commitment to providing work and training opportunities that support your development and career aspirations.

 

The Treasury values diversity and we encourage a positive work/non-work balance with flexible work arrangements.

Applications close - 19 August. All applications must be made online.

Please see the attached Job Description for further detail and for more information please contact Katie Phillips, Acting Head oof Risk Policy -katie.phillips@treasury.govt.nz

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