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Operational Risk Manager - Controls Assurance

Melbourne, Sydney

Join us as part of the 1st line Operational Risk Management team in our Banking and Financial Services Group. 

At Macquarie’s Banking and Financial Services group, our purpose is about enriching the lives of our people and our clients and supporting them to achieve their full potential – whether that’s buying a home to raise a family in, growing a business or investing to manage wealth to pass down to future generations. Or for our people; growing their career here at Macquarie, working flexibly to achieve personal aspirations alongside professional ones or contributing to the communities in which we operate. 

We have multiple roles available to suit different levels of skills and experience covering risk advice, assurance and data analytics. You will collaborate with key stakeholders across all aspects of personal banking, wealth management, business banking and vehicle finance products and services to retail clients, advisers, brokers and business clients. Your contribution will play an integral part in planning, forecasting and managing operational risk across our control framework in banking, wealth management, finance, treasury, tax and regulatory reporting.   

Drawing on your unique combination of natural curiosity, analytical thinking, problem solving, detail focus and adaptability, you will identify, report, and mitigate operational risks, as part of the operational risk management team. 

We offer a fantastic work culture at Macquarie that values the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. This includes flexible working arrangements and the opportunity to make a difference by giving back. In these roles, you can work where it works for any (or no) reason. We work where it works for our clients, our business, our teams and our people. You can make a difference by giving back through the Macquarie Group Foundation which provides support to hundreds of community organisations each year. We take a human centred approach to all our products and services and we operate in an enterprise agile operating model. 

You will have a demonstrated capability and a keen interest in leveraging technology and data analytics to revolutionise the way we monitor the risk and control landscape. You may come from the financial services sector or professional services firms with expertise gained from operational risk, regulatory risk, audit or compliance roles OR you may come from a less trodden path with a keen interest in our business and our customers. 

Familiarity with risk management, control frameworks, report writing as well as regulatory expectations would be useful. A deeper understanding of treasury, tax, and regulatory reporting activities would be useful for some of the specialist assurance roles as would a CA / CPA qualification.

We are keen to talk to candidates with demonstrable experience in controls uplift and working in a diverse business within a complex regulatory environment.

Apply now to build your career with a global, industry-leading organisation, committed to driving positive outcomes through inclusion, flexibility, and a growth mindset.


About Banking and Financial Services 
Banking and Financial Services is Macquarie’s retail banking and financial services business, providing a diverse range of personal banking, wealth management, business banking and vehicle finance products and services to retail clients, advisers, brokers and business clients.  

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.

Find out more at

Job no: BFS-962589
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Melbourne, Sydney
Category: Risk Management
Group: Banking and Financial Services
Division: BFS Central & Operations
Recruiter: Sophie Emmett
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