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Market Risk Analyst

  •  Posted:  Wed. 12 Jan, 2022
  •  Expires:  31, Jan 2022
Job Type
Risk Analysis

Job Summary

The Ideal candidate would oversee computation of market risk regulatory capital using Standardized Approach (Basel II/III) and preparation/coordination Basel III regulatory reports.

Job Description

Job Description

·Preparation of market risk reports to ALCO, MRC, and BRMC

·Computation of market risk regulatory capital using Standardized Approach (Basel II/III) and preparation/coordination Basel III regulatory reports

·Provide relevant data and participate in the Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process (ICAAP) and Internal Liquidity Adequacy Assessment Process (ILAAP) of the Bank

·Perform macroeconomic review and formulate economic outlooks for the Bank

·Conduct risk and return analysis on Treasury portfolios and banking book

·Daily review of trading blotters to ensure compliance to internal and regulatory limits/policies

·Preparation of daily Market Risk dashboard

·Liquidity gap, re-pricing gap & net interest income (NII) sensitivity analysis

·Development and validation of internal models for seamless market risk identification, monitoring, management, and reporting.

·Support the implementation and enforcement of market risk policies & procedures in the Bank, while participating in the annual and periodic review of market risk & related policies

·Attend to other tasks as may be assigned by Head, Market Risk or Senior Management.


Job Experience

Technical Competencies   

·Excellent knowledge of financial markets and products

·Good knowledge and interpretation of financial and balance sheet risks & opportunities

·Proficiency in the use of MS office tools

·Good understanding of economic variables/trends and regulatory/monetary policies

·Market risk management best practices and methodologies

·Understanding of basel II/III accords & practices

·Ability to interpret balance sheet gaps/risks and relate it to various economic perspectives/scenarios with high level of accuracy


Behavioral Competencies

·Strong Communications skills(written and oral) with strong business and customer focus

·Excellent numerical and analytical skills

·People management

·Accuracy and attention to detail

·Excellent time management and organisational skills

·Interpersonal skills

·Willingness to learn

·Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines


Minimum Qualifications

·An excellent academic background (preferably a numerical discipline);

·Minimum of Four (4) years banking experience, part of which must have been spent within a Risk, Market Research, Treasury and Finance function.

·Professional Qualification: Any of FRM, PRM, CFA, ACA, ACCA will be an added advantage (preferably FRM, PRM, or CFA) 



company details

Wema Bank

Wema Bank is the pioneer of Africa’s first fully digital bank, ALAT, and one of Nigeria’s most resilient banks. With decades of experience in the business of banking, the Bank has remained innovative in delivering value to its stakeholders. The publicly quoted Nigerian company has successfully built a legacy of trust and resilience that has won it the loyalty of its customers. The Bank is constantly introducing products and services tailored to the needs of its customers at every stage of their lives. It is a proud partner to more than one million individuals, families and businesses across Nigeria, helping them to achieve their personal and financial goals.

Wema Towers, 54 Marina, Lagos Island, Lagos

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