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Finance Operational Risk Senior Analyst - Glasgow

up to £47,000 + Bonus + Group Benefits - Audit & Risk
Ref: 5602 Date Posted: Wednesday 13 Oct 2021
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Finance Operational Risk Senior Analyst required for the Finance Risk & Assurance team of our Glasgow listed client. The team perform an oversight, governance, execution, and assurance remit in relation to the Finance division of the global business to support the Firms’ operational risk programs and objectives. The group interacts across all areas of Finance, Firm Operational Risk Department, the Front Office, Internal Audit as well as Operations.

This role will support all aspects of Finance owned operational risk data governance, reporting and analysis reporting to a Director in Glasgow.

This role is all about…

  • Supporting senior management in terms of roll out of Firm mandated Risk programs and in establishment of appropriate governance framework
  • Perform Finance operational risk reporting with focus on operational risk incidents and risk issues.
  • Perform monitoring and quality assurance activities over operational risk incidents, issues and action plans logged in Firm risk tools.
  • Perform data analysis for identification of thematic risk issues and escalate, suggest remediation as appropriate.
  • Partner with colleagues and internal clients on various projects, for example improve the collection, monitoring and reporting of risks and key risk indicators.
  • Participate in efforts for process standardization, short-term tactical improvements and longer-term strategic initiatives including automation of reporting processes.
  • Assist global colleagues in execution of various streams of operational risk related work (e.g. Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA), Sarbanes-Oxley, Information Security, Business Continuity Planning).

About you…

Coming from an technical background in audit, internal controls, Op Risk or financial reporting within a Finance team or CA firm, you will have a strong appreciation of operational risk concepts. You will have excellent organisational skills and the ability to work to and manage a team to deadlines. In addition, you will be conscientious and self-motivated individual who can demonstrate initiative & problem-solving abilities.  Developed communication skills are imperative including the ability to develop client relationships.

Salary up to £47,000 (DOE) + Bonus + Benefits. Fully study support for ICAS/ACCA/CIMA offered for those looking to progress their professional exams. Our client offers excellent training, exceptional opportunities for career progression and hybrid working arrangements.

For further information contact Stuart Ringland on (0141) 530 4333 or email