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Senior Analyst/ entry level Manager, Operational Risk Management - Sydney


We have a unique opportunity to extend and apply your operational risk expertise to all risk disciplines managed by our Risk Management Group’s global operations.

Join our Business Operational Risk Management team in the Risk Management Group in Sydney.

This team is responsible for embedding the Operational Risk Management Framework into Risk Management Group’s divisions, including Market Risk, Credit Risk, Compliance Risk, Financial Crime Risk, Operational Risk and Behavioural Risk. This includes gaining a thorough understanding of the operational risks inherent in the management of these risks, advising on and monitoring the effectiveness of mitigating controls, developing a comprehensive control assurance program as well as providing advice, education and feedback to divisional management and operations teams. This is an opportunity for you to be a trusted advisor, adding real value to your stakeholders.

As a representative of the Business Operational Risk Management team in the region, you will partner with divisions to ensure they clearly understand their role in relation to effective operational risk management. The key components of the Framework include assessing and approving significant change, ensuring the risks of the proposal have been appropriately identified and addressed, whilst facilitating and maintaining Risk and Control Self Assessments and driving live Risk management practices. You will also be supporting incident investigations while reviewing and testing critical control design and performance. You will be required to support ad hoc process, risk and control reviews and support remedial actions when necessary.

The role is both exciting and intellectually challenging, it will deepen your understanding of operational risk, and how risks are effectively managed. It offers you a unique opportunity to gain a deep understanding of the various risk disciplines and the controls to mitigate these. You will work with management across Risk Management Group’s global and diverse activities which cross every Macquarie Group function.

Your desire to expand your operational risk experience, along with proven reporting and analytical skills will be paramount to your success in this role.

Additionally, you will have proven experience (3-5 years) within operational risk management, other risk disciplines or audit, preferably gained within a financial services environment. A university degree in an accounting, finance or related discipline and relevant postgraduate qualifications will also be highly regarded. Previous report / metric building or thematic experience would be beneficial.  Strong Excel skills and experience using data analysis and visualization tools (such as PowerBI, Tableau or QlikView) is highly desirable.

If you’re interested in this opportunity, please apply online today.

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 

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.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 16,000+ employees and offices in 32 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at

Job no: RMG-957911
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Mid-level, Junior, Risk Management
Group: Risk Management Group
Division: Operational Risk & Governance
Recruiter: Mandy Eldick
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