Job Details
  • Reference385523A_1641505653
  • LocationSydney CBD
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted7 months ago
  • ConsultantAshish Bhetwal

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our client is seeking to engage an Enterprise Risk and Controls Manager on a contract for 6 months.

Position Overview

The Operational Risk and Controls Manager role sits in the Chief Administrative Office (CAO). In this hands-on role you will work with Line one In-Business Risk and Control Officers to ensure key controls are adequately documented and monitored, evaluating how well risks are being managed.

This role will have a close working relationship with second and third lines of defense in Risk as well as senior executives across the Australia Franchise.

The role requires well developed relationship skills to influence and deliver appropriate business solutions whilst ensuring internal policy and external regulatory requirements are satisfied. The incumbent will have an extensive understanding of compliance and control requirements to mitigate inherent risks.

Our Ideal candidate will have:

Implementation of the Operation Risk Framework

  • Ensure that the Operations Risk Framework is implemented within the Team you are responsible for, this includes working with Team to ensure adequate monitoring of enterprise risk controls.
  • Provide advisory to the business to ensure adherence to legal / regulatory requirements and Policy.
  • Contribute to the Quarterly and Annual Risk Assessment processes (Annual Risk Assessment) process including documentation for approval in consultation with Operational/ Business Stakeholders.
  • Assesses control design effectiveness and control quality.
  • Actively manage Corrective Action Plans

Thematic reviews and co-ordination of Internal Audit management

  • You will help drive a culture of controls and assist with co-ordination of all audits: regulations, internal audit, external audit, and compliance testing and regional reviews. You will help drive strong audit outcomes including management awareness ratings.
  • Conduct reviews of processes, systems, controls and compliance obligations to identify weaknesses and process improvement opportunities. Where issues are identified, work in partnership with the teams to agree solutions and implement.
  • When findings are found as a result of Audits, Reviews and Regulatory Examination Management conduct a review against processes to ensure that similar issues do not exist. If similar issues are found, then work with the relevant teams to escalate and define solutions.

Our Ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's/University degree or equivalent experience.
  • Be highly motivated and results driven with the capacity to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities.
  • Be highly adaptable to change and enjoy working in a challenging environment.
  • Have a strong understanding of the regulatory framework.
  • Display strong understanding of operational risk, process and controls concepts, including risk identification, monitoring frameworks and methodologies.
  • Be adaptable to change and constantly seek opportunities to improve process and controls
  • Have sound risk reporting skills.
  • Have experience in dealing with internal auditors and display an understanding of regulatory obligations surrounding consumer banking products.
  • Have at least 5 years' experience in a similar role, or in an internal audit/first line risk background gained in banking.
  • Ability to breakdown and communicate technical/complex concepts to a broader audience.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Ashish Bhetwal on 02 9269 8832 or email for further discussion.