Operational Risk Analyst

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
06 Mar 2023
29 Mar 2023
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Role Description

The Operational Risk Analyst is required to support the application and development of the Risk Event process, allocated clients and the Operational Risk Manager as directed.

To participate in the development of FNZ's Risk Event process. This includes but is not limited to:
  • Risk Event (including Breaches) reporting, and associated management of Action Plans
  • Risk Event Management Information
  • Risk Event Training
  • Continuous Improvement of the Risk Event Process identifying efficiencies and improvements in the process related to quality and timeliness.
  • Root Cause and thematic analysis along with working with the business to improve the control environment to reduce the volume of Risk Events.
  • Identifying development initiatives for Programme Compass to reduce the occurrence of Risk Events.
  • Attending client meetings and discussing Risk Event themes and trends.

To support the Operational Risk Manager and Operations Management Team as directed.

Specific Role Responsibilities

  • aCCelerate - Use and becoming a subject matter expert in the use of aCCelerate as the sole repository for Risk Event Information.
  • Risk Event Lifecycle management - work across the business to ensure timely and accurate escalation, recording and reporting of Risk Events. Providing challenge to content to ensure that the Event is accurate and represents what actually happened.
  • Reporting & MI - deliver quality Risk Event MI to all levels of the business - from 1st line through to Governance Committees and Board Reporting.
  • Action Plans - assist in driving quality action plans, including appropriate ownership, oversight and escalation to ensure completion on schedule thereby mitigating FNZ risk exposure. Support first line of defence with any Risk Event related enquiries
  • Training - Deliver Risk Event Training focussing on identification, quality and timeliness of Risk Event reporting.
  • Communication - Written and verbal communication to be of a high standard along with the ability to influence and challenge.

  • Attend regular client meetings (e.g. Risk Event Meetings) and resolve all actions within agreed timescales
  • Deliver client reporting on time and accurately
  • Deliver client Risk Event reporting within required deadlines
  • To respond to client enquiries in a prompt and business-like manner
  • This role is in scope for activities which have a direct impact on CASS processing which takes place within FNZ for FNZ and/or FNZ's clients. This role has a requirement to remain up to date with CASS developments and changes as communicated with FNZ

What we are looking for
  • Ability to communicate effectively at a variety of levels within a regulated environment, both internally and externally, written and verbally
  • Numerate
  • Experience in controls

What will you need to succeed at FNZ?
  • A 'can-do', adaptable approach. FNZ moves fast - you will need to be willing to learn new things quickly
  • You will be a self-starter
  • High level problem solving and quantitative reasoning
  • Work well in a team and build collaborative relationships with stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail

What we offer
  • Be part of a successful company that continues to grow and expand into new markets
  • Remuneration and career advancement is based on individual contribution and business impact rather than tenure or seniority
  • Unique exposure to UK markets and a broad range of investment products
  • Global career opportunities
  • Friendly, open and motivating work environment
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Fully paid private health and life insurance plus other add on benefits
  • Fully paid training & development opportunities
  • Paid parental leave
  • Flexible working
  • Volunteer leave

Sounds like you? Join the FNZ journey and apply today!
  • Be part of a highly successful, rapidly growing, global business that is leading the delivery of financial services via cloud computing and partners with some of the world's largest companies.
  • FNZ is a place where we celebrate achievements, support new challenges, and provide opportunities to fulfil ambitions.

At FNZ, we recognize that diversity, equity and inclusion are important factors contributing to our success. We embrace the unique perspective and capabilities of our current and future employees, which will help us continue to drive innovation and achieve our business goals. Recruitment decisions at FNZ are made in a non-discriminatory manner without regard to gender, ethnicity/race, faith, age, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, socio-economic background, disability or military veteran status where all applicants and employees are valued and respected.

In addition, we want to ensure accessibility needs are well supported, if you require specific support, please advise us.

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