MBAER Bank - The Swiss Merchant Bank

The Bank with a Soul


Credit/Risk officer (m/f) 80 - 100%

Would you like to participate in the growth of a small global merchant bank? Do you feel motivated by new challenges and does an entrepreneurial spirit drive you?

The Risk Office manages a variety of risks proactively. In addition, it acts as a risk consultant to the Front Office and develops credit solutions for clients. The Risk Office is responsible to assess risks and takes control where necessary. With your skills, you will contribute to a small and specialized team with short decision-making paths.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Managing and developing the Bank wide risk framework, with main focus on credit risks
  • Contribution to the further development of the risk management
  • Pro-actively highlight areas of risk and reduce or escalate it accordingly
  • Daily monitoring and discussion of credit, market, liquidity and operational risks
  • Validation of client transactions
  • Various stress tests in the area of liquidity, interest rate and credit risks etc.
  • ICS monitoring and reporting
  • Preparation of credit applications and reviews
  • Close interaction with relationship managers, internal departments and outsourcing partners
  • Participation in client meetings

Your experience

  • 7+ years of experience in credit risk in a (small) international bank and/or similar organisation
  • Deep understanding and experience of risk mitigating and structuring techniques as well as financial products
  • Strong knowledge of international and Swiss banking regulatory frameworks
  • Evidence of successful creation of an international loan book
  • Know-how in the corporate, commodity and trade finance industry is an asset
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical know-how combined with IT affinity
  • Emphatic and motivating personality and leader
  • Solution oriented, precise, hands-on and forward looking
  • Ability to work under time pressure and independently
  • Willing to go the extra-mile and help build a top-notch merchant bank
  • Ready to handle new challenges in a fast growing bank

Your education

  • Academic degree and/or higher education such as CFA, FRM, CIIA
  • Education in banking, corporate and trade finance, mathematical and/or IT education and related experiences is an advantage
  • German and English mandatory. Other languages are an advantage

What we offer

With us, you can expect a strong team spirit and an uncomplicated, collegial and entrepreneurial environment in which your skills are valued and you can implement your ideas directly and quickly. MBaer Merchant Bank is well located in Zurich Enge and offers an appealing working environment. The bank offers modern employment conditions, attractive remuneration and above-average social benefits.

If you have any questions please contact Etienne Marrel, Risk Officer:

+41 44 265 15 42


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