Senior Manager, FX and Commodity Risk Management

Location: Nashville, TN
Date Posted: 01-02-2015
The Kemp Group ( focuses on accounting and financial positions because that is what we know best. Founded by a CPA, we have built a team of experienced search consultants comprised of current and former CPAs, controllers, cost accountants, credit managers, accounting managers, tax managers and big 4 auditors.
The Kemp Group is currently working with a manufacturing client to fill a Senior Manager, FX and Commodity Risk Managementposition located in Nashville TN. The position has the following responsibilities:
  • Responsible for developing FX and commodity hedging strategies, as well as the trading of derivatives
  • Measure, analyze, monitor, and influence exposure management across the corporation.
  • Manage of market risk (FX, commodity) and counterparty risk.
  • Seek and facilitate efficient risk/return decisions
  • Reduce volatility in operating performance and ensure that the company's market risk exposure is transparent to senior management.
  • Set consistent framework for market risk across the company in partnership with key stakeholders
  • Enhance global market risk policies, procedures and corporate governance
  • Identify and assess exposure, build mitigation plans and ensure compliance with internal controls
  • Manage, evaluate and mitigate financial risk, including foreign exchange (balance sheet and forecasted cash flow) and commodity
  • Complete execution of all financial derivatives for the corporation
  • Manage election and requirement of ASC 815 (FAS 133) hedge accounting, and ensure accurate accounting and settlement of derivative transactions
  • Support managing banking counterparty relationships from a market risk standpoint
  • Partner with control functions (Finance, Procurement, Risk, Operations) to leverage reports, processes and systems
  • Enhance risk reporting and analytics capabilities. Communicate risk management requirements to businesses and advise them on risk matters impacting their businesses
  • Drive financial planning cycle for key macroeconomic indicators
  • Provide market risk support in M&A and divestiture deals
  • Partner with Legal function on regulatory matters (e.g., Dodd-Frank)
  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, accounting, or economics
  • 7+ years of in depth experience in market risk (FX, commodity)
  • •Preferred experience at a Fortune 500 global multinational
  • ASC 815 (FAS 133) hedge accounting experience
  • Strong project management skills; ability to gain consensus among diverse stakeholders and drive initiatives to completion
  • Strong analytical, organizational and communication skills
  • Comfort working with complex financial products
  • Passion and curiosity for financial markets
  • Knowledge of Treasury management system and Bloomberg
Qualified and interested candidates should forward their resume in Microsoft Word format to The Kemp Group at
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