1st Line Risk & Controls Manager

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    4 months ago

Financial Services business, located in Manchester, are looking to appoint a Risk and Controls Manager with the roles primary focus being to ensure a robust risk and control framework is in place and to support the business by managing and reporting on incidents, risks, compliance and internal audit recommendations.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Maintain a comprehensive risk register
  • Work closely with Group Risk and Compliance to ensure risk methodology is aligned
  • Lead on incident management to triage, mitigate and report in a timely manner
  • Partner with risk owners to design and maintain effective controls
  • Support commercial teams in maintaining an updated Risk Portal
  • Produce regular reporting at all levels including board to provide assurance over risk/incident management
  • Lead on design of effective controls and testing to ensure risk profile is within tolerance
  • Chair monthly risk forum reporting to ensure upstream reporting is effective at providing assurance
  • Provide regular reports and updates on all outstanding audit actions

Candidate requirements:

  • Strong understanding of FCA guidelines and regulatory environment.
  • Experience working within a 1st line risk and control / operational risk position gained within a FCA regulated business.
  • Full understanding of risk management and key risk indicators.
  • Experience of designing control frameworks
  • Ability to develop senior management reporting and present well at this level

Strong communication skills with ability to collaborate cross-function