Do you have an interest in understanding the risks faced by diversified financial institutions? Are you looking for a challenging role as part of a dynamic team? Join our Aggregate Risk team, who play a key role in providing valuable insights across Macquarie’s aggregate risk profile and financial strength using both the Enterprise-Wide Stress Testing and Economic Capital frameworks.
As a member of the team, you will play a key role in driving the development of material components of Macquarie’s stress testing framework, as well as supporting the delivery of enterprise-wide stress testing exercises (including ICAAP and regulatory stress tests).
You will be particularly involved in supporting the development of a range of stress testing scenarios to assess Macquarie’s capital adequacy and broader risk measures, allowing you to engage with and understand a range of businesses, products, and risks across the Macquarie Group, and helping to drive forward looking insights for the firm.
The role offers plenty of exposure and the opportunity to collaborate with global stakeholders across the organisation, including all of Macquarie’s operating businesses, Risk, Economist, Finance and Treasury teams, including engagement with senior management.
To be successful in this role, you will need to bring the following key skills and experience:
- Post-graduate working experience in a related role or one which provides for transferable skills within a financial institution, consultancy practice, regulatory body or rating agency
- An academic background in economics, finance or mathematics, with an understanding of macroeconomic concepts
- Keen and broad interest in financial markets, including current and prospective macro-economic, financial, commodity and asset management market trends
- Ability to think creatively to design tailored and relevant stress scenario themes based on an entity’s operating environment, financial and non-financial risk profile
- Passion for working collaboratively, with strong verbal, written, communication and presentation skills
- Strong numerical and analytical skills with great attention to detail
Whilst not essential, the following skills and experience are desirable:
- Knowledge of and experience in stress testing (particularly around the design of stress scenarios) and familiarity with Global regulatory requirements across stress testing and ICAAP
- Familiarity with economic forecasting tools (e.g. Oxford Economics)
- Experience with data and task automation through programming language (e.g. Alteryx / VBA / R / Python)
If this sounds like the right opportunity for you to take the next step in your career, please apply via the link 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.
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