Senior Operational Assurance Advisor

The Curve Group
Styal, Wilmslow
23 Mar 2019
23 Mar 2019
Job role
Senior Operational Assurance Advisor



Who we are

An award-winning bank here to help Britain's go-getters.

More about us

In 2009, Aldermore set out to be the bank helping those with ideas, big and small, to realise their dreams and to seek and seize opportunity in their personal and professional lives. We call it banking for the bold. Today, we're an award winning bank that has helped fund the growth of Britain's small businesses through a range of business finance solutions, specialist mortgages and savings accounts that provides our customers with the support they need to make things happen.

Join us if you want to find yourself at the heart of a dynamic, growing organisation where our employees are empowered to grow their expertise and build their careers.

Operational Assurance Advisers in Aldermore's Risk department play a key role in ensuring we balance our growth with robust risk management and controls, supported by effective governance, policies and procedures. As part of our Retail Risk team you will help to implement and embed a risk management ethos and culture that ensures our customers are treated fairly whilst supporting our business model and strategic priorities. The challenges presented by our risk appetite while still remaining agile, responsive to opportunity and change, offer all the scope you need to build a diverse and dynamic career.

The Role

The role will report to the Head of Operational Assurance and will advise on potential risks associated with business line processes. This will include identifying and assessing potential risk exposures, putting plans in place if things go wrong and advising and recommending how to avoid, reduce or transfer risks across the various business lines.

You will also be responsible for managing Operational Risk for Mortgages, Savings and Cash Ops business lines, RCSA (Control Risk Self-Assessment) validation and testing within the business line, Conduct Risk reporting, Internal and External Audit coordination, including compliance reviews and BCP/DR management. In addition, the role will liaise with the Bank's wider risk teams, and provide constructive challenge to the Mortgage and Savings business in regards to risk management matters.

The Person

With experience in the Mortgage / Savings industry and of risk operations, you'll have the strong risk / compliance knowledge and background essential to working across the business to cultivate a good risk culture and governance. You'll also be confident and capable in communicating with colleagues at all levels, can work both independently and as part of a team and can deliver both clear and effective reporting to a range of audiences.

The Reward

As you would expect, this opportunity offers a competitive basic salary and reward package, and you'll also benefit from our commitment to investing in your professional development.

We do not accept speculative agency CVs. Any CV received by Aldermore will be treated as a gift and not eligible for an agency fee. PSL agencies should only send CVs if authorised to do so by HR.

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