Saxo Bank

Banking & Finance


Junior Analyst at Saxo Bank

Expires in 4 days

About the job:

Junior NFRM Analyst for the Trading Department.
Do you have an analytical mindset? do you like to take responsibility? do you like to make an impact? And are you up for a challenge?

Saxo Bank is looking for a Junior Analyst to support driving our Non-Financial Risk Management (NFRM) framework, a newly established function within the Trading Department at our headquarter in Hellerup.At Saxo we aspire to be a non-hierarchical, purpose-driven organization where it is not about entitlement; it is about impact – no matter where you sit in the organization. A good idea is always taken seriously and you can truly make a difference. So if you match the Saxo spirit which encourages creative thinking and a high level of individual initiative and integrity where you will be offered large responsibility, then this job may very well be for you!

The NFRM function is the first line of defense with the role to support, strengthen & guide the business units within Trading for forward looking and effective non-financial risk management, with the aim to mature the risk discipline and the understanding of non-financial risks. We seek to activate the benefits of learnings from non-financial risk events and risk & control assessment in order to enhance communication & business decisions not just within the Trading Department but across all departments & functions in Saxo Bank.

As our new Analyst, you will engage and work alongside highly experienced Saxo professionals, mainly within the Trading department, hence an interest in and knowledge of the financial markets, products, risk management, law & regulation is essential. The Trading department is covering all areas of trading, from product development, ownership of products & services and the critical core trading systems, risk modelling & technology, market relationships, credit risk & collateral management, connectivity - to handling of real time client & market risk as well as the technical risks associated with a state-of-the-art fin-tech company. Therefore, you must enjoy working in a dynamic environment, have a flair for and interest in numbers & how IT systems work.
You will also develop and maintain various reports using VBA, SQL, Python and/or Power BI, which provides the team & organization with important information, hence knowledge of and interest in coding is a plus.

Your Profile:

You will be part of a dynamic and ambitious environment, where you are given responsibility and expected to perform well under pressure which will give you a solid and valuable experience for your future career. As a person you come across as an excellent communicator with a passion for what you do. You have a strong sense of quality and a will to succeed.
Further we are looking for a candidate with the following qualifications:

  • You have finalized/is finalizing your MSc from CBS, KU, ITU or similar business school/university
  • You have demonstrated outstanding achievements in academic activities
  • Analytical and technical mind with a strong interest in financial markets
  • Interest in and understanding of IT
  • Independent, accurate and reliable work ethics with a detail-oriented approach
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills in our corporate language, English
  • Interest and knowledge of VBA, SQL, Python and Power BI

Function`s main tasks:

  • Support the implementation and maintenance of NFRM framework across the Trading department`s business units
  • Act as the liaison between the business units and 2nd line NFRM on all matters within Trading
  • Assist & support the business process owners to identify and assess risk exposures in their processes
  • Provide training on risk awareness and risk culture to colleagues
  • Keep oversight of & support Management with all Risk & Control matters & reporting
  • Coordinate periodic Vendor/Outsourcing reporting
  • Coordinate Business Continuity Management activities and periodic testing
  • Engage with stakeholders and build skilled collaborative relationships across all business areas within Saxo Bank

More information:

Contact person: Lone K. Pærregaard (+45 5159 5265)
Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and with expected start date Sep. 1st. 2022.

We offer:

The COO organisation is responsible for building, constantly developing and improving the full digital value chain that we deliver to our clients and partners. This is done in close collaboration with the Saxo Experience Office and supports the bank in always providing a world-class digital Saxo experience in an efficient, stable and scalable way.

At Saxo IT and the business are integrated, ensuring end-to-end ownership. We are organized based on what we want to do for our clients rather than on subject matter expertise. Within COO you will work together with people from different disciplines, but all with the same goal in mind: making a positive difference for our clients.

The COO umbrella includes the following departments: Operations, Security & Financial Crime Prevention, Trading and our ‘Backbone’ consisting of Enterprise Architecture, Infrastructure, Data Platforms, Workplace Service Management, DevOps Lifecycle Management and IT Business Management.

We aspire to be a non-hierarchical, purpose-driven organisation. At Saxo, it is not about entitlement; it is about impact – no matter where you sit in the organisation. A good idea is always taken seriously and you can truly make a difference.
When you work here, you become a Saxonian. Obviously you will get an attractive compensation package. But we also invest in your personal development and offer you large responsibility from day one. We encourage an open feedculture and a supportive team environment. If you show a collaborative spirit, drive and passion, your learning curve will be steep and your (international) career opportunities with Saxo immense.

At Saxo we don’t just offer a job – we offer an opportunity to invest in your future!

How to apply:
Click the Apply button to create an account and upload your resume (and a short motivation). We look forward to getting to know you better!