March 12, 2019
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ARM Life Plc is recruiting for fulltime Risk Analyst.

Job Details

 

ARM is a leading group of companies situated in Nigeria with branches scattered across the country. Arm Life is the insurance subsidiary of Asset & Resource Management Company Ltd (ARM). Its parent company, ARM is one of the largest non bank financial services firms in Nigeria with a focus on asset management of quoted equities and fixed income securities.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Risk Analyst

Location:
 Lagos

Job Summary

  • Assisting in identifying, analyzing, managing and preventing risks in the Firm’s existing and new businesses, products, operating models and developing/enhancing controls to prevent risk.
  • Assisting in managing enterprise-wide risks through the design and implementation of business-specific frameworks and best practice policies and procedures.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Engage in day-to-day identification, measurement and reporting of risk positions.
  • Continuous identification of likely risk areas and recommending remedial actions to address such exposures.
  • From time to time, work with the Internal Audit team to assess compliance of the business unit with corporate policies, internal procedures, and key regulations governing unit's activities.
  • Review audit reports to identify risk areas across the organisation.
  • Assist businesses in defining relevant business practices, both at the strategic and operational levels, that would assist businesses in carrying out their operations in a manner that supports them staying within defined risk appetite.
  • Ensure prompt reporting of risk exposures/positions and provide advice on possible resolution of critical issues.
  • Prepare monthly asset and liability management reports and periodic ALCO related report and data analysis from time to time.
  • Monitor credit risk exposures and provide periodic credit risk reports.
  • Generate and disseminate market & investment risk position reports including compliance exception reports.
  • Carry out operational risk management analysis and resolution, as may be required from time to time.
  • Facilitate strategic risk assessment sessions with key business units and compile risk register and risk matrix for dissemination to attendees.
  • Design and review risk policies and framework.
  • Ensure smooth implementation of defined risk policies.
  • Ensure continuous improvement to risk policies, procedures and methodologies.
  • Engage in risk management training, workshops, town hall meetings and other form of risk awareness sessions for staff members.
  • Prepare necessary risk disclosure reports, such as IFRS 7 reports, as well as other reports that might be required by key stakeholders from time to time.
  • Prepare risk reports for individual risk areas as well as aggregated position for internal stakeholders, such as Senior Management and Unit Heads.

 

    Job Requirements

    Min Required Experience:

    1 year(s)

    Min Qualification:

    Bachelor's Degree/HND

    Desired Courses:

    Not Specified

    Other Requirements:

    Requirements
    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Between One (1) to three (3) years of relevant experience in the financial services sector.
    • First degree in Business, Accounting or other finance related discipline.
    • A professional qualification or a master’s degree would be an added advantage.

    Competency and Skills Requirements:

    • Knowledge of the local and global financial service industry dynamics including regulations, legislations and operating environment.
    • Understanding of risk and return, indicators and risk management techniques as well as trading and pricing derivatives.
    • Ability to apply technical aspects of financial services regulation to practical business scenarios.
    • Knowledge of market risk concepts; knowledge of financial, systems and process audit.
    • Good financial accounting and budgeting skills.
    • Understanding of non-bank financial service operations, policies and procedures.
    • Problem solving and analytical abilities inclusive of statistics, data analysis and technical skills
    • Experience with automated financial systems, including a general ledger and financial reporting software (such as Oracle, Bloomberg, Hi-port etc)
    • Good knowledge of MS Excel as an analytical tool and other MS Office Applications, including macro driven processes
    • Integrity and good decision-making ability.
    • Exceptional attention to detail.
    • Good communication, interpersonal, presentation and facilitation skills.
    • Self motivated with a strong drive, and commitment to achieving agreed objectives.

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    About Arm Life Plc

    • Type: Private
    • Headquarters: 22, Funsho Williams Avenue, Alaka, Surulere, Lagos.

    ARM Life formerly CrystaLife Assurance Plc. is the insurance subsidiary of Asset & Resource Management Company Ltd (ARM).Its parent company, ARM is one of the largest non-bank financial services f...Know More about Arm Life Plc

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