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Financial Crime Risk Data Analytics and Innovation Manager


Join our expanding Financial Crime Risk Assurance team working across our global Financial Crime Program. As part of this initiative, we are looking for an experienced data analytics Manager with a strong risk mindset, coupled with a passion for innovation. Proficiency in the use of PowerBI and Alteryx would be beneficial.

As a Manager in our Sydney office, you will report into the Global Head of Financial Crime Risk Assurance and collaborate with global Financial Crime and broader Risk Management stakeholders to deliver innovative assurance solutions and financial crime insights. You will be the lead for the Data and Innovation pillar, a new sub-team within Financial Crime Assurance. This is a growing area within the Assurance team, where you will be responsible for developing dynamic assurance products, including increased use of automation, the development of risk indicators and creating deeper and more meaningful data insights into financial crime risk profiles across the organisation.  

There will also be the opportunity to work alongside our independent Financial Crime Risk assurance staff by reviewing data quality controls on targeted and thematic assurance reviews, as part of our second line of defence assurance plan.

This is an exciting opportunity to use your analytical and innovation skills, along with an investigative mindset, to develop dynamic assurance solutions that contribute to the overall Financial Crime Risk Assurance Framework.

You will work with the latest developments in analytical technology and be given space to create and implement forward-looking solutions. Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills, and the ability to meet deadlines while maintaining a high degree of accuracy and quality, are essential to be successful in this role.    

This role requires a bachelor’s degree, familiarity with financial crime and/or compliance concepts is beneficial but not essential. If you are ready to explore this exciting new opportunity further, apply today.

About the Risk Management Group

Risk Management Group is an independent, centralised unit responsible for ensuring all risks across Macquarie are appropriately assessed and managed. Its divisions include Financial Crime Risk, Credit Risk; Market Risk; Operational Risk; Compliance and Internal Audit.

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.

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 17,000+ employees and offices in 33 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.

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Job no: RMG-960597
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Senior, Mid-senior, Risk Management
Group: Risk Management Group
Division: Financial Crime Risk
Recruiter: Hannah Pain
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