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Operational Risk Manager, Advisory and Capital Markets

New York

We are looking for you to join our Macquarie Capital groups as an experienced Line 1 Governance, Risk and Control manager to support its Advisory and Capital Markets business in New York.  

The Advisory and Capital Solutions division invests in development and operational companies across Telecommunications, Real Estate, Healthcare and various other sectors.

Based in New York, you will be responsible for supporting the Advisory and Capital Solutions division in the Americas in establishing, improving and maintaining a robust governance and risk management framework and collaborate with senior management and support stakeholders to ensure risks are effectively identified, managed and monitored. You will support a diverse global business including Principal Investment, financial advisory, debt, and equity capital markets teams.

In this role, you will report into the Advisory and Capital Solutions Business Operational Risk Management Lead (based in London), and comprise the following key responsibilities:

  • Supporting the Advisory and Capital Solutions division’s management in the overall operational risk management and control framework including planning and identifying operational risks, designing and completing control assurance, incident investigation, policies etc to ensure that the risk of the business is effectively identified, understood and managed
  • Assessing new product and business opportunities for operational risks
  • Working alongside deal teams to assess, manage and advise on operational risks of new principal assets as part of due diligence and asset management. 
  • Overseeing risk management frameworks at asset / project level throughout the lifecycle to ensure that risks have been identified and are being managed
  • Facilitating workshops with senior stakeholders to confirm the Macquarie Capital Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) reflects the control environment of the Advisory and Capital Solutions business
  • Preparing risk reports and analysis to support management in fulfilling their oversight responsibilities

You will also be held responsible for promoting a healthy risk culture through regular staff training and communications. To be successful in this role, you will have at least 4 years of cumulative experience in governance, risk management or internal control roles, ideally in the principal investing or investment banking sector.

If this sounds like the right career move for you, please apply today. To learn more about Macquarie visit

About Macquarie Capital

Macquarie Capital offers global capability in M&A Advisory, Debt and Equity Capital Markets, Principal Finance, and Equity Trading and Research underpinned by deep specialist expertise across a range of sectors. Our people are empowered to think innovatively to address client challenges and originate opportunities, thinking beyond individual transactions to become a trusted adviser and partner over the long haul. From origination to execution, our unique combination of ideas, capital and expertise is transforming opportunity into reality for our clients and partners around the world.

With staff in 35 offices transacting across 31 countries, Macquarie Capital is a truly global business. A role in the team will expose you to a dynamic working environment and the opportunity to contribute to high-profile transactions whilst working in a business with the best people in the industry.

Our COVID-19 policy

In line with local regulations, all Macquarie employees in New York are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of full vaccination in order to attend the office and to participate in external meetings and business travel in New York City, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law. Outside of New York, proof of vaccination is not required to attend a Macquarie office, travel for business, or attend an external business event.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable 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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or any other impermissible criterion or circumstance. Macquarie also takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

We equip our people with the support to work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.

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.

Find out more at

Job no: MacCap-963580
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: New York
Category: Mid-senior, Mid-level, Capital Markets, Risk Management
Group: Macquarie Capital
Division: Central
Recruiter: Maria Norris
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