Northern Trust

Risk Framework & Reporting Manager

Melbourne, Sydney, Australia
14 Jun 2024
14 Jul 2024
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust, a Fortune 500 company, is a globally recognized, award-winning financial institution that has been in continuous operation since 1889.

Northern Trust is proud to provide innovative financial services and guidance to the world’s most successful individuals, families, and institutions by remaining true to our enduring principles of service, expertise, and integrity. With more than 130 years of financial experience and over 22,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

Role Summary

Reporting into the Head of Risk Framework and Reporting, the Risk Framework & Reporting Manager will assist with monitoring the performance of risk against internal risk appetite and provide the insights via data analysis utilising different tools. You will be responsible for coordinating and delivering on various risk reporting and assisting the implementation of risk culture programs. This role will also serve as the secretary to the Australia Risk Management Committee that the Chief Risk Officer chairs.

What you will do

  • Coordinate and manage the delivery of various risk reporting needs including quarterly risk report to Australia Risk Management Committee, reporting to Senior Officer Outside Australia, risk reporting relating to the Accountability Regime and other reporting to regional and global risk forums as and when required
  • Assist in the review and ongoing maintenance of Risk Management Framework for the Northern Trust Australia (Melbourne Branch) including risk appetite statements and risk management strategy to ensure they are commensurate for the Australian business whilst ensuring alignment with the global frameworks.
  • Advise the first lines on the application of various elements of Risk Management Framework
  • Assist in integrating risk into the business planning process through the review of risk appetite in conjunction with the business plan and line 2 risk assessment of strategic/business initiatives
  • Monitors the performance of risk against appetite and use of KRIs and metrics to report on risk management
  • Conducts assessments of risk culture on a periodic basis and action plan to support maturity
  • Supports and provide input into the development and implementation of risk culture frameworks and measurement methodologies including managing risk culture assessment process to identify risk culture themes and insights Supports the delivery of risk culture initiatives to strengthen risk culture including risk culture monitoring and reporting
  • Assist in the delivery of annual risk management declaration to APRA including documenting the supporting risk assessment and evidence and obtaining management attestations
  • Assist in internal and external reviews including supporting the annual external audit process in liaison with Finance and Compliance functions
  • Provide secretarial support to the CRO as the secretary for the Australia Risk Management Committee including coordinating meeting papers and taking minutes and actions
  • Monitor regulatory developments impacting Risk Management Framework including assessment of impacts and implementation of regulatory change

Contribution to the team:

  • Interacts with business partners, regulators, and internal and external auditors on regulatory topics.
  • Assists management to work towards the Company’s strategic goals.

About You

  • Tertiary qualification in Business/Law/Risk or the related fields is preferred
  • 5-7 or more years of experience working in risk management within Australia’s financial services or APRA regulated entities
  • Strong knowledge of risk management frameworks, risk culture, APRA and ASIC risk management requirements
  • Knowledge of Company’s strategic goal and experience or studies in Risk related fields
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven experience in delivering high quality and timely deliverables
  • Strong analytical skills to analyse information for insights
  • Experience in data analytics and reporting with a range of visualization software (i.e. PowerBI) is highly regarded
  • Experience in stakeholder management or a proven ability to influence stakeholders

Working with Us:

As a Northern Trust partner, greater achievements await. You will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture in an organization where financial strength and stability is an asset that emboldens us to explore new ideas.

Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company committed to assisting the communities we serve! Join a workplace with a greater purpose.

We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of the world’s most admired and sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today.

Reasonable accommodation

Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email our HR Service Center at

We hope you’re excited about the role and the opportunity to work with us. We value an inclusive workplace and understand flexibility means different things to different people.

Apply today and talk to us about your flexible working requirements and together we can achieve greater.

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