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Risk & Controls Specialist

  • Location

    East Midlands

  • Discipline:

    Compliance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    c. £32,000 + Benefits

  • Consultant:

    Paul Sherlock

  • Email:

    psherlock@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    PS/15158

  • Published:

    24 days ago

Our client is a well-known Financial Services business who are currently looking to recruit a Risk & Controls Specialist. Working as part of the Risk Operations Team, you will report to the Risk Manager and your role will involve conducting process and intent risk and control reviews, identifying control improvement opportunities and working closely with the business to implement agreed actions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conducting end-to-end risk and control reviews
  • Working with key stakeholders to ensure identified control improvements are implemented
  • Providing insight on risk and controls
  • Providing support, guidance and coaching to the business on risk and controls
  • Identifying potential thematic risk areas for review
  • Assisting in managing the risk and control review pipeline
  • Embedding an enterprise risk framework
  • Promoting the use of PRIME as the enterprise system of record for risk management

Key skills & experience

  • Ability to build strong relationships and communicate effectively with senior stakeholders
  • Naturally inquisitive
  • Ideally Risk Management and compliance experience but experience of Testing or Auditing would also be relevant
  • Experience of conducting risk and control reviews
  • Knowledge of risk management frameworks and experience of implementing / embedding across complex businesses
  • Previous experience in financial services or similar regulated industry