Operational Risk Manager & Senior Manager, Regulatory Risk


Join us as an Operational Risk Senior Manager or Manager, aligned to the Business Operational Risk Management Central & Assurance Team in our Banking & Financial Services Group, and support our growing retail banking operations.

Working directly with key stakeholders within our Business and Channel Leads you will play an integral part in managing Regulatory Risk across our retail business by developing and executing a first line Regulatory Risk Assurance framework.

You will responsible for delivering effective risk-based assurance reviews across our retail businesses whilst maintaining effective oversight of the Australian regulatory universe, to ensure compliance with Australian laws and regulations. As a member of the Central and Assurance Team your main activities will include conducting Regulatory Assurance reviews over key compliance risks identified via the annual risk and control self-assessment exercise, performing control testing over critical Compliance controls, as well as targeted reviews requested by management or the Business.

You’ll have the opportunity to identify issues and corresponding actions throughout reviews, and tracking those actions to successful closure, along with driving initiatives to achieve greater compliance and business-oriented results. You will have the opportunity to perform all the above, while practicing very strong stakeholder management skills with the ability to negotiate at all levels and contributing to building a strong risk management culture.

You’ll be able to demonstrate an inquisitive and analytical mind with the ability to proactively identify and analyse problems and propose viable solutions. You will also have the ability to develop relationships across various stakeholders, including within Banking & Financial Services Regulatory Risk, Operational Risk & Compliance teams in our Risk Management Group and the business, whilst demonstrating exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

Other key aspects of the role include, partnering with the business to ensure they understand their role in effective Regulatory Risk Management, and conducting education where needed. Building and maintaining strong relationships with internal clients and other internal risk teams, will be key. You will regularly meet senior leadership (including leadership team) to ensure their satisfaction with the business’s risk oversight and management.

For success in this role, you will have proven and significant Regulatory Risk expertise gained within the financial services sector, preferably with experience working in Professional Services firms or through your experience in a Regulatory Risk, Operational Risk, audit, or compliance role. You will be familiar with retail and/ or wholesale banking regulatory frameworks.

You will also have tertiary qualifications in Accounting, Audit, Finance, Commerce, Legal or a similar discipline.

  

If you are seeking a new opportunity to build your career through partnering with our dynamic team, apply now.

About Banking and Financial Services

Banking and Financial Services is Macquarie’s retail banking and financial services business, providing a diverse range of personal banking, wealth management, business banking and vehicle finance products and services to retail clients, advisers, brokers and business clients. 

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. 


Join us as an Operational Risk Senior Manager or Manager, aligned to the Business Operational Risk Management Central & Assurance Team in our Banking & Financial Services Group, and support our growing retail banking operations.

Working directly with key stakeholders within our Business and Channel Leads you will play an integral part in managing Regulatory Risk across our retail business by developing and executing a first line Regulatory Risk Assurance framework.

You will responsible for delivering effective risk-based assurance reviews across our retail businesses whilst maintaining effective oversight of the Australian regulatory universe, to ensure compliance with Australian laws and regulations. As a member of the Central and Assurance Team your main activities will include conducting Regulatory Assurance reviews over key compliance risks identified via the annual risk and control self-assessment exercise, performing control testing over critical Compliance controls, as well as targeted reviews requested by management or the Business.

You’ll have the opportunity to identify issues and corresponding actions throughout reviews, and tracking those actions to successful closure, along with driving initiatives to achieve greater compliance and business-oriented results. You will have the opportunity to perform all the above, while practicing very strong stakeholder management skills with the ability to negotiate at all levels and contributing to building a strong risk management culture.

You’ll be able to demonstrate an inquisitive and analytical mind with the ability to proactively identify and analyse problems and propose viable solutions. You will also have the ability to develop relationships across various stakeholders, including within Banking & Financial Services Regulatory Risk, Operational Risk & Compliance teams in our Risk Management Group and the business, whilst demonstrating exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

Other key aspects of the role include, partnering with the business to ensure they understand their role in effective Regulatory Risk Management, and conducting education where needed. Building and maintaining strong relationships with internal clients and other internal risk teams, will be key. You will regularly meet senior leadership (including leadership team) to ensure their satisfaction with the business’s risk oversight and management.

For success in this role, you will have proven and significant Regulatory Risk expertise gained within the financial services sector, preferably with experience working in Professional Services firms or through your experience in a Regulatory Risk, Operational Risk, audit, or compliance role. You will be familiar with retail and/ or wholesale banking regulatory frameworks.

You will also have tertiary qualifications in Accounting, Audit, Finance, Commerce, Legal or a similar discipline.

  

If you are seeking a new opportunity to build your career through partnering with our dynamic team, apply now.

About Banking and Financial Services

Banking and Financial Services is Macquarie’s retail banking and financial services business, providing a diverse range of personal banking, wealth management, business banking and vehicle finance products and services to retail clients, advisers, brokers and business clients. 

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. 

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