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Foreign Exchange Risk Associate - Middle Office

Company: East West Bancorp, Inc.
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:


For more than 45 years, East West Bank has served as a pathway to success. With over 120 locations across the U.S. and Greater China, we are the premier financial bridge between the East and West. Our teams of experienced, multi-cultural professionals help guide businesses and community members on both sides of the Pacific looking to explore new markets and create new opportunities, and our sustained growth and expertise in industries like real estate, entertainment and media, private equity and venture capital, and high-tech help build sustainable businesses and expand our associates' potential for career advancement.

Headquartered in California, East West Bank (Nasdaq: EWBC) is a top performing commercial bank with an exclusive focus on the U.S. and Greater China markets. With total assets over $52.2 billion, we're ranked among the top 25 largest banks by asset size in the United States. And since 2010, we have been recognized by Forbes magazine as one of "America's Best Banks." With a strong foundation, and enterprising spirit and a commitment to absolute integrity, East West Bank gives people the confidence to reach further.


East West Bank is seek a Junior FX Risk Analyst. The primary role of FX Risk Analyst is to support daily Risk management function of FX Business. This position will be required to further develop a foundation of both FX industry knowledge, and will also be required to operationally understand Risk Management in related to FX Business.


  • To prepare daily FX Risk Control tasks and Reports and ensure that all current control processes are in adherence to the Bank's audit and operational risk management guidelines
  • To assist and perform daily FX Risk Control functions with Supervisory guidance
  • To ensure that FX Risk & Administration functions of FX Risk Management Department are effective and efficient so that each operational staff performs in terms with strategic and operational plan objectives i.e. customer first, accuracy, simplicity and ownership
  • To participate and manage FX business Projects in related to any systems, regulatory requirements changes, new FX products and controls
  • Perform other duties as assigned including ad-hoc request from internal and external regulatory or customers


  • BA/BS degree in related field (Banking & Finance, Financial Engineering)

  • FX Derivative Products knowledge

  • Previous experience in Foreign Exchange or Banking industry

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong end user computing skills e.g. Excel (Advanced), Powerpoint, Word and VBA programming

  • 1-2 years functional/professional experience

Keywords: East West Bancorp, Inc., Pasadena , Foreign Exchange Risk Associate - Middle Office, Other , Pasadena, California

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