Operational Risk Analyst

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Risk Analyst within the Financial Services industry.

Your new company
This organisation is full of hugely talented people, from a wide range of backgrounds. They are currently seeking an experienced Risk Analyst to join their dynamic team.

Your new role
  • Identification and assessment of all operational risks in line with the Risk & Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) group approach;
  • Collection and analysis of Historical incidents;
  • Definition of a risk appetite and application of the corresponding risk monitoring and mitigation framework (including segregation of duties, controls and incidents management);
  • Ensuring the continuous implementation and adaption of this framework and improvement actions (identified by internal or external audit recommendations, supervisors (if applicable), second line of defence, first-line operational management, controls ……) as required;
  • Ensuring and fostering awareness of risks and providing training on the risk framework if required;
  • Assessment of the quality and execution of the Permanent Control Framework
  • Ensuring regulatory requirements are adhered to via control plans where applicable
  • Application of the proper risk monitoring tools; and,
  • Ensuring transparent monitoring information to their reporting lines, hierarchical or functional, internal or external, the independent control functions, the governing bodies and the supervisors.

What you'll need to succeed
  • Good working knowledge of NZ investment and custody industry plus legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent communication skills and be able to work closely with the relevant parties to resolve problems.
  • Some level of knowledge and familiarity with key investment / custody systems (e.g. HI portfolio)
  • Operate independently applying good judgement and knowledge
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Good understanding of Risk Management practices, methodologies and terminology

What you'll get in return
This is a permanent position and you will be remunerated based on your level of experience relevant to the role.

What you need to do now
If this role sounds like you or someone you may know, please contact Khalid Elazrag on 04 471 4490 or for further information. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact me for a confidential discussion on your career.


Job type:
Accountancy Firms
Senior Finance
Closing date
28 May 2020
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Talk to a consultant

Talk to Khalid Elazrag, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Wellington

Level 3, Featherston House, 119-123 Featherston Street

Telephone: +6444714490

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