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Manager - Market Risk
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Manager - Market Risk

The Risk Management Group is an independent, centralized unit responsible for assessing and monitoring risks across Macquarie. This includes market and liquidity risk, credit risk, compliance risk and operational risk. Risk Management Group personnel liaise closely with all operating areas to ensure risks are understood and properly managed.

RMG Market Risk team forms part of the second line of defence in Macquarie’s risk management framework. It is the independent function responsible for assessing, analyzing, monitoring and managing firm’s risk that may arise due to change in market conditions.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for the preparation of multiple reporting packs for the Board and Market Risk Senior Management. This will require effective management skills while liaising with our teams around the globe to ensure quality delivery in a timely manner
  • Responsible for tracking and delivering other market risk activities, such as framework enhancements, user access reviews, various monthly/weekly reports, and monitoring KPI’s
  • Managing a team of 3 members, providing leadership, oversight, direction, and upskilling opportunities to optimise the team’s performance
  • Suggest and implement change initiatives across Market Risk which may include redesigning market risk reports, processes, and various operational reviews undertaken to enhance the overall control framework
  • Responding to ad hoc requests from RMG Market Risk Stakeholders on a timely basis
  • Building strong relationships with the various Market Risk offices across the globe
  • Ensuring all our processes documentation are kept up to date

About you:

We want to hear from you if you have:

  • Tertiary qualification with an interest in financial markets. Experience in Market Risk is preferred
  • Minimum 7+ years of experience with reporting and data analysis responsibilities. Minimum 4+ years of experience in people management
  • Ability to manipulate, analyze, summarize and present data/results
  • Be able to critically analyse processes, procedures and policies in order to identify, propose and implement necessary enhancements
  • Have strong written, presentation & communication skills. Being able to clearly articulate the key messages to senior management is crucial
  • The ideal candidate is curious, detail-oriented, self-starter and communicates easily and openly
  • Very good interpersonal skills, with enough gravitas to liaise with senior stakeholders within the group and maintain constructive working relationships
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team, flexibly handling a wide range of potential issues
  • Willingness to work flexibly to support stakeholders in different time zones
  • Some experience of data visualization tools e.g. Power BI and Alteryx is desirable

About Us:

Macquarie is a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services, with offices in 28 countries. We are a uniquely diverse business with deep specialist expertise.

Key to Macquarie's success is a unique structure and management style that fosters an entrepreneurial environment that is underpinned by a strong risk management framework, an approach that has contributed to its long history of success. This philosophy encourages a sense of ownership and entrepreneurial endeavour among our people and delivered value for clients. 

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About the Risk Management Group

In our Risk Management Group, you will be part of an independent, and centralised function, responsible for independent and objective review and challenge, oversight, monitoring and reporting in relation to Macquarie’s material risks. Our divisions include behavioural risk, compliance, credit, financial crime risk, internal audit, market risk, operational risk and governance, prudential risk, and Risk Management Group central.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for a role regardless of their identity, including gender, race, ethnicity, cultural identity, nationality, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex status, marital or family status, neurodiversity, religion or belief, disabilities, or socio-economic background.

If you require adjustments to your working arrangements or the recruitment process, please let us know when applying.