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Risk Monitoring & Assurance Manager

New York, Philadelphia

As a Macquarie Asset Management Central Risk Monitoring and Assurance Manager in the Macquarie Asset Management Central Risk team, you will have the opportunity to apply your risk skills and experience to play a key role in implementing and further developing Macquarie Asset Management’s risk strategy across assurance activity and enhancing the risk monitoring framework. You should have a continuous improvement mindset and be comfortable interpreting and balancing commercial issues within a risk framework.

You will report into the Macquarie Asset Management Central Monitoring and Assurance Director and be based in New York. The Risk team supports the Business Division in providing risk guidance on transactions, new products and opportunities and implementing a strong risk management framework, including assessing critical controls of the business are designed and operating effectively.

You will work closely with executives across the Macquarie Asset Management business, Macquarie’s central Risk Management Group and other specialist areas of Macquarie to reinforce a culture of risk management across Macquarie Asset Management. This opportunity will require some travel, domestic and international.

In this role, your key responsibilities include:

  • Ownership of delivery of the Macquarie Asset Management Control Assurance plan and ensuring timely and appropriate completion of control assurance reviews to ensure critical controls are designed and operating effectively
  • Leading and managing Thematic Risk reviews, design assessments and pre and post implementation reviews across projects or new product strategies
  • Ownership of delivery the Macquarie Asset Management Monitoring plan, performing regular risk monitoring activities across the global business, identification of key risk indicators and trends, escalation of issues
  • Establishing monitoring processes for Macquarie Asset Management and driving automation of controls, metrics and monitoring procedures
  • Incident management reporting, including uplifting data quality and consistency of Macquarie Asset Management’s Risk data
  • Contributing to various projects and initiatives, including attendance at working groups, providing critical analysis, feedback and recommendations for consideration in order to maximize value
  • Supporting various Central Risk tasks, such as semi-annual risk and control self-assessment process, and other tasks as required.
  • Providing guidance on implementation of framework and policies

A Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of relevant experience (e.g. Operational Risk, Internal or External Audit, Risk management, Compliance, Assurance, Data Analytics etc.) are required for this role. Being an analytical/lateral thinker with excellent interpersonal and communication skills to build strong relationships within the business, as well as having the ability to initiate and lead conversations regarding anticipated and emerging issues will be imperative.

Your strong attention to detail, the ability to multi-task and work both independently as well as collaboratively within a team will be helpful in this position.

If you are a well-organized, self-starter with a flexible, can-do attitude and proven ability to sustain high levels of performance in a fast-paced, output focused environment, apply today via the link.

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About Macquarie Asset Management

Macquarie Asset Management is a global asset manager that aims to deliver positive impact for everyone. Trusted by institutions, pension funds, governments, and individuals to manage more than $A735.5 billion in assets globally, we provide access to specialist investment expertise across a range of capabilities including fixed income, equities, multi-asset solutions, private credit, infrastructure, renewables, natural assets, real estate, and transportation finance.

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.

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Job no: MAM-963752
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: New York, Philadelphia
Category: Mid-senior, Mid-level, Asset Management, Risk Management
Group: Macquarie Asset Management
Division: MAM Central
Recruiter: Maria Norris
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