Risk Data and Transformation Manager (AVP)

Macquarie Group
London, United Kingdom
20 May 2022
19 Jun 2022
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
As a Macquarie Asset Management (MAM) Central Risk Data and Transformation Manager in our Central Risk team, you will have the opportunity to apply your risk skills and experience to play a key role in implementing and further developing MAM's risk strategy across risk reporting activities and enhancing the risk management framework. You should have a continuous improvement mindset and be comfortable undertaking data analytics and interpreting and balancing commercial issues within a risk framework.

You will report into the MAM Central Reporting and Transformation Lead in New York, and be based in London. The MAM Risk team supports the MAM Business Division in providing risk guidance on transactions, new products and opportunities and implementing a strong risk management framework, including incident reporting and risk reporting to the various committees within MAM's Governance structure.

You will work closely with executives across the MAM business, Macquarie's central Risk Management Group and other specialist areas of Macquarie to reinforce a culture of risk management a mature data and risk reporting and framework across MAM .

In this role, your key responsibilities include:
  • Ownership of delivery of MAM's key risk reporting including operational and non-financial risk metrics for MAM Governance committees and reporting to the Macquarie Board and Risk Management Group, ensuring timely and appropriate completion to reporting deadlines
  • Creating a mature data risk framework including uplifting data quality and consistency of MAM's Risk data and change management
  • Managing and developing dashboards to support the MAM Risk team in their implementation of the operational risk framework
  • Leading and managing MAM-wide various MAM Central Risk tasks, such as semi-annual risk and control self-assessment process, and other tasks as required.
  • Contributing to various projects and initiatives, including attendance at working groups, providing critical analysis, feedback and recommendations for consideration in order to maximise value for MAM
  • Establishing a strong policy framework and driving continuous improvement in ensuring MAM's policies and procedures are updated in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Providing guidance to MAM on implementation of framework and policies

To be successful in this role, you will be a team player skilled in planning and reporting, have an understanding of risk and control frameworks alongside demonstrable experience in influencing and presenting to senior stakeholders. Experience in Big 4 will be well regarded as well any experience in risk strategy and/or data risk management/governance. Being an analytical/lateral thinker with excellent interpersonal and communication skills to build strong relationships within the business, as well as having the ability to initiate and lead conversations regarding anticipated and emerging issues will be imperative.

A Bachelor's degree (or similar) and 5+ years of relevant experience (e.g. Operational Risk, Internal or External Audit, Risk management/Strategy, Compliance, Data Analytics/Data Science etc.) are required for this role.

Your strong attention to detail, the ability to multi-task and work both independently as well as collaboratively within a team will be helpful in this position. Experience in drafting professional reporting with Microsoft applications such as word, PowerPoint and power BI is an advantage.

If you are a well-organized, self-starter with a flexible, can-do attitude and proven ability to sustain high levels of performance in a fast-paced, output focused environment, apply today via the link.

About Macquarie Asset Management

Macquarie Asset Management is a large scale, global asset manager, providing clients with access to a diverse range of capabilities and products across infrastructure, real estate, natural resources, private credit, fixed income, equities, multi-asset and liquid alternatives. As at 31 March 2021, Macquarie Asset Management had $A562.2 billion of assets under management.

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The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive 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.

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