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Assistant Risk Manager

The Business

Join us in Leopardstown as an Assistant Risk Manager

  • Joining our Invoice Finance team as part of the Commercial Banking Division, you'll provide working capital solutions to SMEs and corporate clients across of broad spectrum of industries
  • You'll benefit from valuable exposure across several business areas as well as the chance to the chance build your understanding of invoice discounting and managing risk

What you'll do

This role will see you working within our growing Asset Finance division, developing your knowledge of invoice finance within Ulster Bank's Commercial Banking division. You'll be collaborating with the Coverage and Portfolio team and other control functions across the business to provide excellent internal support, and enhance the business’s risk management and control environment.

You'll play an important role in the management of the Risk function by:

  • Assisting with the management of recovery cases to ensure that appropriate processes are in place to maximise collect out from debtors
  • Actively promoting good relationships with key internal customers through close contact and appropriate responsiveness
  • Identifying issues, formulating solutions and recommending action plans
  • Coordinating monthly risk meetings and reviewing weekly risk MI
  • Completing debtor verifications and underwriting debtor limits

The skills you'll need

We're looking for someone with experience providing support to a risk function, and the ability to deliver detailed portfolio MI and process improvements. You'll have strong stakeholder management skills, able to collaborate across teams to challenge and simplify business processes. You'll also be able to ensure all emerging data risks and issues are identified, documented and escalated when necessary.

As well as this, we're looking for: 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • A full or partial APA/QFA qualification
  • An awareness of the risks associated with invoice finance


How we'll reward you

In return, we offer a competitive salary and you'll also join our retirement savings plan. You can also choose from a selection of protection, healthcare or lifestyle extras from RBSelect, our fully flexible reward programme.

Visit our reward and benefits page for more information on the benefit packages we offer.


At Ulster Bank, we want everyone to feel welcome, regardless of your background or needs. If you need adjustments making to your working environment, we’ll do everything we can to support you. As part of this commitment, we offer flexible working options for some of our roles - find out more.

As a Financial Services organisation we comply with and support the requirements set by our Regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which are designed to protect our customers. This role falls under Conduct Rules of the Individual Accountability Regime (IAR) and is subject to pre-employment screening. This means if your application is successful, you’ll need to satisfy some important background checks before you can start working with us. These may include a full credit check, a criminal record check (if based in the UK), residency and right to work checks.