Operational Risk Manager, Controls Assurance

Sydney, Australia
Competitive salary
18 Sep 2020
30 Sep 2020
Job role
Experience level
Join us as an Operational Risk Manager, aligned to our Banking and Financial Services Business Operational Risk Management Central & Assurance team, and support our growing retail banking operations.

Working directly with key stakeholders within our business, Risk Management Group - Operational Risk and channel leads you will play an integral part in planning, forecasting and managing operational risk across our retail businesses, by ensuring our Controls Assurance framework is managed effectively.

You will ensure identification, management, reporting and mitigation of operational risks and additionally work with business units to develop a strong risk management culture. You will work in an agile environment primarily supporting assurance over centralised controls with opportunity to participate in channel specific assurance, targeted reviews and self-assessments working both independently and collaboratively within our team of risk specialists.

To achieve this, you'll assist in developing operational risk frameworks, a strong risk management culture and provide expert operational risk advice leading the implementation and maintenance of effective risk management and control frameworks.

Key aspects of the role include partnering with the business to ensure they understand their role in effective operational risk management, and conducting education where needed. You will also continue to monitor and apply changes in operational risk rules and regulations and participate in appropriate Macquarie risk related committees and forums.

Building and maintaining strong relationships with internal clients and other internal risk teams, will be key. You will regularly meet senior leadership (including leadership team) to ensure their satisfaction with the business's risk oversight and management.

For success in this role, you will have proven and significant operational risk expertise gained within the financial services sector, preferably with experience working in Professional Services firms or through your experience in a direct operational risk, audit, or compliance role. You will be familiar with retail and/ or wholesale banking regulatory frameworks.

You'll ideally have experience leading high-performance teams or projects (including large operations teams with high transaction volumes and complex IT systems) and have assisted in applying policies and procedures by coordinating training with staff members.

You will also have tertiary qualifications in Accounting, Audit, Finance, Commerce, or a similar discipline.

If you are seeking a new opportunity to build your career through partnering with our dynamic team, apply now.

About Banking and Financial Services

Banking and Financial Services is Macquarie's retail banking and financial services business, providing a diverse range of personal banking, wealth management, business banking and vehicle finance products and services to retail clients, advisers, brokers and business clients.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team.

We recognise that flexibility comes in a variety of forms. Talk to us about what flexibility you need.

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