Senior Manager, Liquidity & Market Risk Management
Canadian Western Bank
Richmond Hill, CA
8d ago

CWB Financial Group (CWB) is not your typical bank we take a deeply personalized approach to our business and in our core values.

Taking the time to understand our clients’ goals and aspirations allows us to use a full-picture view in the type of support, guidance and service needed to help them cultivate a successful financial future.

Integrated Risk Management (IRM) is a corporate risk management department that reports directly to the Chief Risk Officer of the CWB Group.

  • Oversight accountabilities include Operational and Market Risk Management as well as ownership of economic forecasting, stress testing conditional credit modeling;
  • risk adjusted pricing oversight and the annual ICAAP exercise.

    Our employees are more than just numbers we are proud of the welcoming and open culture that invests in our people. We are seeking a Senior Manager, Liquidity and Market Risk Management position to develop methodology and measure risk of interest rates and liquidity.

    You will develop and maintain interest rate risk and credit spread models in addition to owning the risk reporting process.

    CWB Financial Group is a diversified financial services organization providing specialized service in banking, trust and wealth management.

    Since 1984, we’ve grown from a single branch operating in Edmonton, Alberta, to a western-based, federally regulated financial institution with a national presence.

  • The opportunity to make a difference - our culture thrives on idea-sharing, collaboration and the ability to create impact.
  • Rewarding, enterprising and engaging atmosphere where you will be able to see your contributions at work.
  • Understanding balance : We know our people have places to go, people to see and good times to have when they’re not at work and we support that.
  • An award-winning benefits packages that includes 100% company-funded health coverage (dental, vision and prescriptions), health care spending account, a flexible wellness program and CWB Balance Day (extra day off with pay!).
  • Company ownership : every employee has the opportunity to be an owner with our employee share purchase plan (ESPP).
  • Competitive salary and pay for performance incentives.
  • Continual learning opportunities and professional development training to grow your talent and realize your aspirations and potential.
  • Masters or Ph. D in quantitative finance, financial engineering or a related field
  • Professional designation in CFA and / or FRM are assets
  • Minimum 5-8 years of professional experience working in quantitative risk management of large financial institutions.
  • Extensive experience in financial modelling with R, Matlab, SAS.
  • Hands on experience in leading the development of quantitative methodologies for financial institutions.
  • Experience in presenting highly technical concepts and detailed results to senior management.
  • Experience in behavioral modelling for banking products (loan commitments, prepayment behavior, non-maturity deposit modeling)
  • Experience in liquidity risk management at a large financial institution
  • Experience in bank’s balance sheet forecast and funding plan at a large financial institution
  • Experience working with QRM
  • Develop interest rate and liquidity models to measure the Bank’s risk, reflecting prevailing market volatility and pricing
  • Develop credit spread models for measuring risk in portfolio changes in credit spreads and capturing correlations with interest rates
  • Report and analyze exposure to risk and work with senior leadership and the Treasurer to explain results
  • Implement second line accountabilities and provide oversight and challenge to implementation of first line accountabilities by the Treasury function
  • Develop a framework for measuring the risk return trade-off of changing the net duration position and provide regular reporting to support strategic decision making
  • Assess and quantify Economic Capital for Market Risk and develop stress test scenario’s
  • A strong knowledge of financial engineering as well as interest rate and term structure modelling is required for this role.
  • Proven ability in preparing clear and concise technical documentation for complex financial models.
  • Hands on methodology development and calibration experience with interest rate and credit spread models.
  • Ability to work with quantitative and qualitative data, analysis and reporting using databases and spreadsheets.
  • Experience in business and / or technical writing with clear and concise written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated strong conceptual and critical thinking skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to conceptualize complex and highly technical issues and commutate them effectively
  • Advanced interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Highly organized and a strong attention to detail
  • Independently motivated and able to take the initiative to progress projects
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a collaborative work environment
  • CWB Financial Group is an equal opportunity employer. We are motivated by the new perspectives diversity can bring to our workforce.

    Inclusion and advocacy for a diverse organization can bring excellence at all levels of our business. Regardless of race, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or any other factors unrelated to job performance, we are looking for difference makers.

    We are committed to providing equitable treatment to all employees and job applicants.

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