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Operational Risk Analyst


We have an outstanding opportunity for an Operational Risk Analyst join our Risk Management team in London. 

You will take a core role for the Operational Risk function in the 2nd Line of Defence, supporting Macquarie Capital and its business entities, which provide our Corporate Advisory, Private Equity and Cash Equities business to clients in the UK and Europe.

You will oversee the implementation of the Macquaire Operational Risk Management Framework (ORMF) ensuring that standards are met. This will involve challenging the 1st Line of Defence across Incident investigations, Risk and Control Self Assessments and Control Frameworks and the ability to form an independent view of the relevant areas of the ORMF.

You will leverage existing datasets and produce board and management reports which provide insights into the risks within the portfolio, business and relevant entities. 

Experience of being exposed to a markets trading business is preferable with a knowledge of related end-to-end processes and functions to help support the team’s oversight of Cash Equities. 

Ability to effectively build and maintain relationships, strong attention to detail and a commitment to innovate and deliver high quality outcomes is key. 

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, Equity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

Joining Macquarie means you’ll be able to work in a way that suits you best. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.


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 19,200+ employees and offices in 34 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-970166
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: London
Category: Mid-level, Risk Management
Group: Risk Management Group
Division: Operational Risk & Governance
Recruiter: Richard Dyson
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