Assurance Senior Manager and Manager - Financial Crime Risk Global Program Office, Sydney

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Competitive salary
23 Jul 2021
24 Jul 2021
Job role
Experience level
Are you looking to take the next step in your career? Are you passionate about Financial Crime Risk? Do you want to be part of a truly global team? Then this exciting new opportunity to join our Financial Crime Risk Global Program Office in Sydney could be for you!

The Financial Crime Risk division reports to the Chief Risk Officer and supports our businesses, driving a high and consistent level of compliance and financial crime risk management, consistent with applicable national and international best practices and Macquarie's core principles. FCR is responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Counter Terrorist Financing (CTF), Anti-Bribery & Corruption (AB&C) and economic sanctions requirements in all jurisdictions in which Macquarie operates.

We're looking for a Senior Manager and Manager to join our Financial Crime Risk Assurance team which is responsible for conducting risk-based assurance activities on the Financial Crime-related processes across the first and second lines of defence.

You will be responsible for supporting the Head of Financial Crime Risk Assurance in the creation, maintenance, and timely execution of the Financial Crime Risk Assurance plan. You will be engaging with senior business and functional stakeholders during the planning, fieldwork, and reporting stages of Financial Crime Risk assurance reviews, and on relevant risk management initiatives related to assurance. In addition, you will play a role in executing individual assurance reviews and support the preparation of reports for senior internal committees. You will develop assurance related management information and maintain regulatory knowledge and horizon scanning to inform views of emerging risks and focus areas. This may include representing Macquarie at relevant industry forums within Australia.

You will have experience in a senior delivery role in an assurance function, internal audit or a comparable risk and control-related role at a major financial institution with a proven record of success. You will have a strong understanding of global financial crime standards and regulatory changes, such as AML, Sanctions, Anti-Bribery & Corruption. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to distil complex issues to clear and concise briefings for management. Your organizational and influencing skills will be used to drive team outcomes and maintain strong stakeholder relationship engagement.

If you are enthusiastic team player and want to take your career to the next level, we want to hear from you!

About the Risk Management Group

The Risk Management Group (RMG) is an independent, centralised unit responsible for ensuring all risk across Macquarie are appropriately assessed and managed. Its divisions include Behavioural Risk, Compliance, Credit, Financial Crime Risk, Internal Audit, Market Risk, Operational Risk, Regulatory Affairs and Aggregate Risk, and RMG Enterprise Support.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and in combination with our inclusive environment, it enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of 'empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future' is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

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