Financial Risk Manager

£55000 - £65000 per annum
09 Sep 2021
16 Sep 2021
Pippa Rothery
Job Title
Financial Risk
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Financial Risk Manager

Salary: £55,000 - c£65,000

Location: Hull


Are you a qualified ACA/ACCA accountant ideally with an Assurance background looking for a new challenge? This role represents an excellent opportunity to join a forward thinking company in Hull offering both part remote working and flexible hours when in the office.


This is a newly created role to sit within the finance team of this innovative organisation.
*The successful candidate will have ownership of the company risk register and support senior management with the development of the business enterprise risk management policies
*Own the procedures and control frameworks around trading and treasury activities, including hedge accounting, whilst maintaining responsibility for the business trade capture tool that is used monitor the commodity positions on a real-time basis
*Act as the main day-to-day contact point with the front office traders and will work closely with the Commercial team, producing insightful risk reporting and analysis
*This role will provide the primary liaison with the Group Treasury Department of the company parent group
*Provide input and be a member of the weekly Financial Risk Committee and be an active member and coordinate the activities of the company Risk Management Committee
*Responsible for ensuring that all treasury management activities (including any authorised use of swaps, hedges and banking transactions) are properly performed in a timely and effective manner in accordance with the business and its parent group's treasury management policies
*The role will also advise senior management on FX risk transactions


*You will be an ACA/ACCA qualified accountant preferably trained in professional practice and ideally with an Assurance background
*An exceptional communicator at all levels you are capable of forming strong working relationships with colleagues both locally and within the wider area of the business
*It is highly desirable to have a detailed understanding of basic derivative transactions, including OTC and exchange traded products and the associated control environments, an understanding of hedging, position limit and liquidity management
*Previous experience of leading improvement programmes will be beneficial
*You will have first class investigative and analytical skills combined with sound commercial awareness
*Most of all you are really seeking a challenging role to stretch your current skills and experience with a company who always remember that work/life balance is important


My client is innovative and operating in a leading edge sector. Based in Hull they work with a collaborative approach throughout the business where employees are valued and rewarded accordingly.


£55,000 - c£65,000 + a generous selection of attractive benefits + some remote home working available and flexible working hours when office based + 25 days holiday plus bank holidays. Free car parking is available when in the office.


*Edwards & Pearce is a professional recruitment consultancy with specialist divisions managed by experts in their own area of recruitment
*Established in 1998
*Employ approx 30 staff
*2 offices in Doncaster & Hull
*Edwards & Pearce operates according to a strict ethical code and aims to offer both candidates and clients the highest levels of professionalism and customer service
*Edwards & Pearce has an enviable client base including plc's, blue chip organisations and SME's , global FMCG manufacturing, the public sector, charities and the Big 4 accountancy firms achieving preferred supplier status with many clients
*From the 2 offices based in Yorkshire, Edwards & Pearce successfully recruit for not only local, regional and national clients but has also undertaken and filled international assignments
*It is the policy of Edwards & Pearce to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, colour, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law