Treasury Risk Manager


Date: May 5, 2022

Location: Budapest, HU, H-1103

Company: Wizz Air Hungary Ltd.





Wizz Air is the fastest growing and greenest European low-cost airline, operating a fleet of 134 Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft. A team of dedicated aviation professionals delivers superior service and very low fares, making Wizz Air the preferred choice of 40 million passengers in the financial year F20 ending 31 March 2020. Wizz Air is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker WIZZ. The company was recently named one of the world’s top ten safest airlines by, the world’s only safety and product rating agency, and 2020 Airline of the Year by ATW, the most coveted honour an airline or individual can receive, recognizing individuals and organizations that have distinguished themselves through outstanding performance, innovation, and superior service.


JOB TITLE: Treasury Risk Manager 

BASE: BUD - Office  



Overall responsibilities


The Treasury Risk Manager is responsible for managing the company risk management function. As part of the Budapest based Treasury team, the key role is to manage a listed group’s wide range of risk management activities.



Responsibilities include:


  • Operating and developing a risk management program with extensive understanding of the business’ key risk areas and plans to proactive management of these risks as required
  • Embed risk management within the organization
  • Risk exposure identification, evaluation, monitoring, management and reporting effectiveness on the following key risk areas:


  • Liquidity risk
  • Foreign exchange risk
  • Jet fuel price risk
  • Carbon price risk
  • Interest rate risk
  • Counterparty credit risk


  • Develop potential hedging strategies to mitigate balance sheet, income statement and cash flow exposures
  • Negotiate with banks
  • ISDA and counterparty contract negotiation and administration
  • Analyze the source of the foreign currency costs and recommend opportunities for improving rates
  • Develop financial models and pro forma scenarios for evaluating strategic initiatives
  • Led corporate finance projects, including review of the Group’s capital structure
  • Lead the trading and risk management workstreams of treasury system development




  • Completed university or college degree
  • 4-8 years’ corporate treasury and/or trading experience in foreign exchange and commodity hedging
  • Corporate or banking treasury background is required
  • High motivation and demonstrated capacity
  • Experience of working in a multi-cultural, international organization
  • Experience in managing complex projects from start to finish
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Result-oriented, persistent, dependable and consistent


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