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VP - Operational Risk Control Assurance


Join our Operational Risk team and get the opportunity to manage a high-performing team and play a key part in ensuring risk is effectively managed across our business. With the overarching objective of ensuring the control frameworks and governance systems at Macquarie are adhered to and functioning as intended, this role will see you conducting detailed audits and reviews. You’ll be required to identify internal control deficiencies and provide recommendations for improving Macquarie’s operations to drive efficient and effective performance.

Reporting to the Head of Financial Management Group Control Assurance team, you’ll effectively manage and supervise your team in conducting individual audits by defining audit objectives, preparing audit plans, prioritising work based on risk and ensuring adherence to the audit plan. You’ll ensure your team applies the correct audit methodologies, practices, and standards to deliver high quality audit documentation and report and stay up to date on regulatory and statutory changes, as well as accounting standards. You’ll report on the audit findings and suggest appropriate corrective actions to remedy any non-conformances and ensure implementation is achieved within deadlines.

In this role, you will be responsible for reviewing compliance within Macquarie’s financial control framework and regulatory requirements. You’ll maintain relationships with the finance team leads to create awareness and provide any relevant insights on the control framework. You’ll also liaise with the Risk Management Group, as well as internal and external auditors, to assist with the continual improvement of the risk management framework. You’ll proactively evaluate risks and internal controls against changing trends, as well as market, economic and business conditions, in addition to evaluating information security and associated risk exposures. Your responsibilities will also include analysing major incidents across Macquarie, ensuring swift resolution, capturing lessons learnt and sharing them with other businesses, as well as responding to requests from various stakeholders, including regulators, auditors, and management.

It will be important that you have an interest in problem solving, analysing complex processes, developing assurance reports, analytics and building relationships. You will be engaging with stakeholders across Macquarie, including business units, risk divisions, compliance, legal and other support teams.

To be successful in this role, you’ll have a tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline and a CA, as well as over 10 years of post-qualification experience in audit or operational risk, preferably within an accounting or financial services environment. You’ll demonstrate proven technical and analytical skills backed by attention to detail and sound judgement.

You’ll have strong written and verbal communication skills, demonstrate a strong sense of accountability and ownership, as well as an innovation mindset with a with a focus on improving processes to enhance efficiencies and add value. You’ll also demonstrate the ability to work in a virtual global team, effectively manage a team and you have a strong customer service ethic with the ability to proactively understand client requirements.

If this sounds like the right opportunity to further your career, apply online now.

About the Financial Management Group

The Financial Management Group provides financial, tax and treasury services to all areas of Macquarie. The group is focused on providing strategic analysis and advice to Macquarie's businesses and senior management, managing Macquarie's funding, liquidity and capital position, ensuring Macquarie continues to meet regulatory and compliance obligations and managing Macquarie's corporate affairs.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable environment enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that 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 18,000+ 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: FMG-965196
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Gurugram
Category: Accounting & Finance
Group: Financial Management Group
Division: FMG Central
Recruiter: Shivang Rajpal
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