Risk Assurance Manager

Category: Risk Management
Location: Sydney
  • Permanent Role
  • Up to 135k+ super
  • Leadership opportunity

Company Overview

A leading wealth management and retail banking business in Australia
Role Overview
This position sits within the Line 1 Risk team and is responsible for the execution of operational risk and control assurance activities to ensure Technology services delivered by the group are well managed and within risk appetite.  The role will maintain strong relationships with Line 2 Enterprise Risk Management
This role will report into the Line 1 Senior Risk Manager with a key focus on controls assurance and will provide support to the Technology Governance and Risk function in their day to day risk management activities. This may include risk and control identification and assessment, incident, issue and breach management and risk in change.

  • Drive development, and implementation of the Technology and Cyber Security Control Assurance Framework
  • Assist in the development of Controls Assurance Plans and identification of critical risks and key controls to be tested.
  • Lead the planning of Controls Assurance engagements and completion of control tests
  • Manage and coach a small team in the delivery of an effective Controls Assurance Program across Technology
  • Document process walkthroughs and tests of controls to allow for independent re-performance and understanding.
  • Write and present assurance reports including detailed findings, recommendations and agreed actions.
  • Drive continuous improvement of Controls Assurance Program
  • Facilitate close-out meetings to present assurance outcomes and align on agreed actions to address critical risks and implement continuous improvement in processes.
  • Establish and maintain control assurance metrics and reporting.
  • Identify opportunities for security controls optimisation in line with emerging threats internally and externally.

Skills & Experience
You will need to demonstrate a blend of technical and business knowledge, show experience in working in a diverse range of technologies and evidence the ability to learn new technologies and concepts quickly.
You must have a passion for technology risk, excellent communication skills and the flexibility to thrive in a fast- paced collaborative environment.

  • 5+ years’ experience working as an analyst or auditor within a risk/compliance role is essential
  • Prior experience in assurance related roles, preferably with a focus on financial services.
  • Passionate – demonstrate a deep interest for technologies through previous experiences
  • Problem solver – think outside the box to find solutions to complex issues
  • Communication – strong communication skills, both written and verbal, to inform or influence specific audiences
  • Risk Advisory and Assurance domain experience with working knowledge of Operational Risk and Compliance Frameworks, Governance Risk and Compliance tools, Control Assurance Policies & Procedures, and Internal/External Audits
  • Strong leadership to create and sustain a culture of accountability, ownership and delivery
  • Sound organisational planning and implementation skills, and demonstrated ability to apply them in rapidly changing business environments
  • Ability to implement, monitor and report on risk management and compliance frameworks, risks and incidents across multiple businesses
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to think laterally and strategically.
  • Understanding of the Technology and the Banking and Financial Services Industry
  • Strong people management/ leadership skills, to motivate and drive a strong team culture

  What’s on Offer

  • Great opportunity to perform in a fact paced, outcome driven environment from an elevated platform. Whilst this environment is challenging and demanding, the experience you’ll develop here will hold you in good stead for the remainder of your career.
  • Be recognised for the work you do within this tight knit, experienced team
  • Contribute positively to a cultural shift in risk mindset and appetites.

To apply, please click on the ‘APPLY’ button or contact Vasil on 0421 378 150. Alternatively, you can email Vasil on vasil.spassov@profusiongroup.com

Risk Assurance Manager

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