Our client, a leading multinational Financial Services Organization is looking to hire a Monitoring and Assurance Manager to join their business – the main focus of the role is on monitoring and assurance but you will also get to support other regulatory risk related initiatives. The business has gone through an acquisitive period in recent years so this is an exciting time to join the team in this wide reaching and diverse role which spans a number of entities and will give you regular exposure to senior management teams. The team forms part of the second line of defence, primarily responsible for regulatory and conduct risk and for developing and implementing the Regulatory Risk Management and Financial Crime frameworks
Responsibilities include to:
Lead monitoring and assurance activity that proactively reviews and challenges the adequacy and effectiveness of the control environment to ensure the right regulatory and customer outcomes are agreed and delivered.
Provide assurance and monitoring reports that summarise the effectiveness of control environments, highlighting regulatory risks and recommending actions for improvement, highlighting key areas of concern to facilitate prompt escalation where necessary.
Positively influence senior management to complete agreed actions within timescales so weaknesses are addressed.
Oversee, in conjunction with risk colleagues, the resolution and management of risk events by the first line to reduce exposure to regulatory risk
Provide oversight of key outsourcers through attendance at key governance meetings and reviewing relevant risk MI with the aim of providing assurance and advising on potential risk(s) to the business
Were looking for:
In depth knowledge of the regulatory environment (including the European context
Experience of monitoring and assurance including sampling and problem solving techniques
Strong leadership skills and can work on own initiative with very little supervision.
Ability to plan and prioritise own work and other resources
Excellent problem solving and research skills with ability to identify risks, analyse problems and assess complex regulations.
Ability to deal with and respond to variable challenge and to constructively challenge executive and senior leadership team when appropriate
Ability to investigate, evaluate and present complex info.
If this is of interest and you would like to find out more please get in touch!
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