Manager, Operational Risk - Principal Finance

Manager, Operational Risk - Principal Finance
(more about Macquarie)

We are looking for you to join Macquarie Capital as an experienced Operational Risk Manager supporting Macquarie's Principal Finance business.  This role will be based in New York.

This is an exciting opportunity working with the Principal Finance product offerings include, Private Equity, Private Credit & Real Estate. Principal Finance invests in development and operational companies across Software & Telecommunications, Real Estate, Healthcare and various other sectors.  In this role you will be responsible for supporting the Principal Finance Americas business in the application and continuous improvement of its governance and risk management framework. You will collaborate with senior business and support area stakeholders to ensure risks are effectively identified, managed and monitored.  The role will report into the Principal Finance Global Business Operational Risk Management Lead (based in London).

You will:

  • Provide risk advice to the business as they execute transactions and manage/oversee their portfolio of assets.
  • Work alongside deal teams and review due-diligence reports to ensure that key non-financial risks arising from new business opportunities and asset acquisitions are identified and can be appropriately mitigated.
  • Help develop and oversee risk management frameworks at the asset level throughout the asset ownership lifecycle to ensure that risks are appropriately identified and managed.
  • Drive effective application of Macquarie’s Operational Risk Management Framework in the Principal Finance business. This includes facilitating workshops with senior business and support area stakeholders to confirm that the Macquarie Capital’s Risk and Control Self-Assessment reflects the business risk and control profile.
  • Work with the business to investigate Operational Risk Incidents and Issues; and assist in problem solving and developing appropriate remediation action plans.
  • Prepare risk reports and analysis to support management in fulfilling their oversight responsibilities
  • Promote a healthy risk culture through regular staff training and communications

To be successful in this role, you will enjoy working in a dynamic and collaborative environment with at least 4 years of cumulative experience in governance, risk management or asset reviews, ideally in the principal investing or investment banking sector. You will see yourself as a curious self-starter, with strong problem-solving skills. Attention to detail and strong communication skills are integral so that you can not only build good relationships, engendering trust and confidence, but also be able to question and mediate stakeholders where necessary.  

If this sounds like the right career move for you, please apply online today.

Salary range for this position: $100,000-$180,000 per year.  Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, peer and market data, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. The successful candidate may also be eligible for an annual discretionary incentive compensation award. Macquarie offers a full spectrum of benefits, including Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Dependent Day Care Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability and Other Insurance Plans, Paid Time Off (including Sick Leave, Parental Leave and Vacation), Holidays, 401(k), and Short/Long Term Disability, in addition to other special perks reserved for our employees.

About Macquarie Capital

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