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Operational Risk Senior Analyst, Macquarie Capital Sydney

Melbourne, Sydney

Join our global Macquarie Capital Non-Financial Risk team in a fast-paced environment, ensuring operational risk is effectively identified and managed.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Macquarie Capital division. As a member of this first line of defence risk team, your focus will be on managing and implementing strategic enterprise risk projects and ensuring data risks across systems and regulatory reports are effectively identified and managed in relation to critical business processes.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in identifying operational risks related to data across Macquarie Capital, from data creation, all the way through to financial and regulatory reporting.
  • Assess the adequacy of controls to manage data and reporting risks, including recommending enhanced or additional controls.
  • Complete reviews of data flows across Macquarie Capital in collaboration with the Macquarie Capital Group Data office
  • Assist the implementation operational risk frameworks (including incidents, RCSA and assurance) to ensure compliance with Macquarie’s Enterprise Data Management, Regulatory Reporting and Records and Information Management requirements and policies.
  • Support internal and external audits covering data, regulatory reviews and inspections.
  • Advise on data risks and controls as part of Macquarie Capital system and change initiatives.
  • Assist the business on the identification, assessment and management of emerging data risks and controls.

To be successful in the role you will have 3-5 years of Operational Risk experience gained within a dynamic financial institution or financial services firm and the commercial experience and analytical mindset to make sound recommendations on data risks and issues.  Experience with data risk management, is preferred but not essential. 

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate and build relationships at all levels will be essential to your success as well as your ability to work independently and collaboratively in a dynamic environment.

Being tenacious, agile and with the proven ability to sustain high levels of performance in a fast-paced, output focused environment, along with working knowledge of the regulatory environment in which Macquarie operates, will help you be successful in this role.

About Macquarie Capital
Macquarie Capital offers global capability in Equity Trading and Research, M&A Advisory, Debt and Equity Capital Markets, and Principal Finance 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 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 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.

Find out more at

Job no: MacCap-964425
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Melbourne, Sydney
Category: Mid-level, Risk Management
Group: Macquarie Capital
Division: Central
Recruiter: Annaleise Hudson
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