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Credit & Liquidity Risk Manager

Date:  21-Jul-2022
Job ID:  6591
Company: Alpiq Services CZ

Praha, CZ

Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full-time position
Job Level:  Experienced professionals
LinkedIn:  #LI-SFCZ

Risk Management is a functional unit that supports Alpiq’s Business Units Trading, International and Switzerland with the monitoring and management of their market, credit, liquidity and business risks.
In this role you will report to the Head of Credit & Liquidity Risk Management. You will work in an international team with the responsibility to monitor and manage the credit and liquidity risks from our trading, origination and energy sales business all over Europe.

Your responsibilities:

  • Financial analysis of counterparties with rating assignment 
  • Enforcing compliance with credit and liquidity risk limits 
  • Development of credit and liquidity risk systems and processes 
  • Risk assessment using Credit VaR, MtM, Positions 
  • Daily risk reporting 
  • Support of contract and collateral negotiations 
  • Liquidity and collateral monitoring and steering
  • Consulting business units within Alpiq Group on risk identification as well as mitigation measures 
  • Group wide coordination of credit risk issues


Your qualification:

  • Master degree in Finance
  • Experience in similar position (3-5 years) 
  • Highly developed analytical skills 
  • Ability to read, analyse, and interpret financial data 
  • Knowledge of accounting principles as well as basic legal rules 
  • Familiarity with energy and/or financial markets products 
  • Advanced computer skills (Excel functions including pivot tables, VB, potentially SQL, potentially Phyton/R) 
  • Attention to detail with the ability to handle multiple assignments effectively and efficiently 
  • Written and spoken ability to communicate in English 
  • Diploma in the area of risk management or financial analysis would be appreciated 


What's also important to us:

Alpiq Services CZ is an important shared service center of the Swiss Alpiq group and provides high quality services in areas such as IT, finance, scheduling or risk management. It has constantly grown in the last few years and is comprised of highly qualified, experienced and certified specialists. Due to these high requirements and expectations, it’s important to us, to use contemporary and attractive employment conditions to attract the best talent. At Alpiq Services CZ, we offer the following benefits: 

  • Annual leave of 5 paid weeks
  • 10 days of "sickdays" (fully paid sick leave)
  • Year-end recognition in a value of one gross monthly salary
  • Annual package to Cafeteria account set but functional level
  • 500 CZK monthly contribution to Cafeteria for relaxing activities
  • 2000 CZK monthly contribution for private pension insurance
  • Financial loyalty reward provided every 5th year with the company
  • Referral bonus 15.000 CZK as a reward for recommending new colleague
  • Free language courses (English, German, Czech)
  • Flat rate meal programme with an average value of 1.200 CZK per month
  • Free refreshment in the office (soft drinks, fruits)
  • Voluntary social and sports activities
  • Informal dress code
  • International environment with more than 20 nationalities
  • Pleasant working atmosphere & environment in the very downtown of Prague 1 (metro Můstek and Národní třída – walking distance up to 5 minutes)

Diversity and Inclusion

At Alpiq, we believe in the power of diverse teams. We pay great attention to keeping our recruiting process free of any discriminatory bias and we actively use diversity as a selection criteria, when personal and functional requirements are met. We always strive to create an inclusive company culture, and an example of this is, that we try to offer part-time solutions for candidates who match our requirements. Is that important to you and are you really keen on a role, that is only posted as full time? If yes, then please reach out to us and we will check if we can find a solution that works for both sides.

Data protection and process

At Alpiq, data protection is an important topic. Please pay close attention to the corresponding disclaimer, which appears in the online application form and explains in detail, what we do with your data. In regards to the recruiting process, we want to keep it as fair and transparent as possible. Even though we try to consider candidate needs individually, we are not always able to avoid standard communication, due to the high number of applications. Therefore, we kindly ask for your understanding. For more information about our recruiting process and some useful tips and tricks on how to apply, please follow this link

So are you ready to apply? Or do you need more information about Alpiq Group -> go to the website here.

Daniel Strádal



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