Risk Executive (Trading)

Job Summary:

The core responsibility of the Risk Executive (Trading) is to monitor the market risk of the trading department portfolio and maintain a strong risk control on the trading desks. The staff primary responsibility is to produce P&L for each trading desk, substantiate the P&L numbers, verify anomalies in P&L for reporting to Head of Trading. In addition, the staff would review and enforce pre-set risk controls on the traders.


  • Perform daily P&L reconciliation
  • Investigate any reconciliation issues
  • Provide daily report on P&L variance to Head of Trading and Risk Manager
  • Ensure that Trading system risk parameters are set in accordance to authorised limits
  • Conduct routine stress test on Trading system risk parameters
  • Performed compliance reporting to Internal and External counterparts
  • Accurate and timely submission of monthly department P&L and trading positions to the senior Finance Manager


  • Flair for numbers, strong analytical skills with an eye for details
  • Well organized with good time management abilities to meet daily schedule
  • Proficient in MS Excel and MS Office
  • Proficient in MS Excel (VBA), Python or R to run analysis on large datasets preferred
  • Understanding of the index product types and the product valuation methodology preferred