Our client, who focused on the global trading and marketing of molasses and related globally is looking for an experienced Financial and Commercial Risk Manager to join its team.
Reporting into the Group Finance Director, this newly created post will be based in London 3-4 days per week to begin with, but more flexibility will be offered once you are fully on-boarded after a couple of months
The Commercial / Finance and Risk Manager will come from either a trading, accountancy or finance background and be used to working with a multitude of different departments in the UK and Europe.
With experience of all finance, credit, and trading risk, you will be used to working in a multi-location environment and be used to monitoring and assessing risk and reporting to Risk Committee and Board Level.
To be considered for the Commercial and Financial Risk Management role you must:
Have a minimum of three years’ experience in a similar Risk Management role
Experience working with insurance policies
Have the ability to develop strong internal and external relationships
Possess good research skills
Be able to provide cover for the Trading Financial Controller in respect of foreign exchange forward contracts
You will be expected to take on the following responsibilities and tasks
Maintain and ensure compliance with the Group’s Credit and Trading Risk policy
Produce weekly information pack for the Trading Risk Committee and chair weekly meetings
Process requests from traders which require TRC approval
Maintain database of current TRC approvals, and ensure that action is taken ahead of the expiry of each approval
Co-ordinate and assist with the development, maintenance and testing of business continuity plans
Maintain and update the group risk registers
Assist the IT team in managing the group’s response to cyber security risks
Manage the group’s relationship with its insurance broker
Be the main point of contact in respect of all insurance queries, claims, renewals, and the group’s
relationship with its credit insurance brokers.
You will be taking responsibility for the production of debtor reports for the trading and subsidiary business and ensure timely collection of the group’s receivables
This role will encompass all commercial and finance risk across all divisions, and you will also be responsible for the definition of the Group Control Standards, together with the Group Finance Director and Group Financial Controller, and update as appropriate
If you are looking for a role for ultimate responsibility of Financial and Commercial risk and are happy to work within a small head office team, then please get apply today.
You will be rewarded with an excellent basic salary and a raft of excellent benefits including a 20% Bonus, car allowance and generous benefits package.