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Executive Director - Risk and Controls

  • Location

    New York

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

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  • Contact:

    Jerry Breitzman

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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  • Startdate:

    ASAP, 2021


We are currently partnered with a leading multinational bank in search of an Executive Director - Risk and Controls. This individual would be a part of the 1LoD risk team and would work to build and enhance a risk infrastructure surrounding Sales and Trading. 

This team is in a build-out mode. This is a brand new team where you'd be able to come in on day 1 and drive change. This is for someone looking to take on a challenge with an entrepreneurial mindset as the individual will be relied upon to kick start new business initiatives. Furthermore, you'd be expected to build out a team of your own (5-10 people). This role reports to both the Head of Sales and Trading and the Head of Risk and Controls

Job Duties

  • Be the SME for implementing various control measures for the Sales and Trading Vertical
  • Provide guidance between Front Office, 2LoD Risk, and Internal Audit teams
  • Execute 1LoD risk measures, risk assessments, and report on upcoming/newly identified risks
  • Ensure compliance between the front office and applicable laws
  • Lead team of 5-10 individuals


  • 15+ years of experience
  • Series 7 and 24 preferred
  • Management experience
  • Fixed income experience
  • Excellent communication skills