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Risk Manager - Aztec Jersey

We’re looking for a self-motivated and driven individual with a background in Risk, Internal Audit, External Audit or Advisory to join our growing Risk Management team.

Reporting to the Associate Director, the purpose of this role is to act as a risk management representative for the Aztec Group (Aztec), working alongside the wider Risk team in the on-going management and development of Aztec’s risk management framework.

This role offers exposure to senior management, an opportunity to learn about this dynamic business and excellent career progression and development opportunities. This is a dynamic role representing risk across the Group, dealing with senior management across all jurisdictions, service lines and support functions.

Key responsibilities:

+ Manage the team responsible for the Incident Log process overseeing the effective investigation and assessment of risk incidents

+ Develop and implement key control testing to analyse the effectiveness of the control framework

+ Assist the Chief Risk Officer and the Associate Director for Risk with the business risk assessment for the Aztec Group

+ Consult with key stakeholders to provide support and advice on internal controls

+ Undertake analysis to ensure that the risks associated with new business are identified, documented and managed and that the risk profile of new clients and client mandates are clearly understood and aligned with Aztec’s risk appetite

+ Oversee the production of periodic risk reports to the Executive Committee, Group Risk and Audit Committee and Jurisdictional Boards

+ Support in the planning, development and review of the risk management framework including designing and embedding key elements of the risk management framework

+ Attend, as required, committees, forums and client meetings as a Risk representative

+ Work with business units to understand their business drivers, concerns and key risks

+ Act as the key representative of Risk Management for strategic projects, including where relevant sitting on project steering committees

+ Work closely with the Project Manager to ensure the project risk management framework is effectively implemented, providing effective challenge where required

+ Support the Project Manager in compiling the project risk register and monitoring those risks

Skills, knowledge, expertise:

+ Good knowledge of fund services and private equity / real estate or corporate services would be advantageous (candidates with alternative financial services background will be considered)

+ A university degree and/or relevant professional qualification (e.g. IRM, ACA, ACCA)

+ At least 6-7 years’ relevant experience within a Risk, Internal Audit, External Audit or Advisory role within the financial services sector would be highly desirable

+ Knowledge or operational controls, fraud prevention controls or prior experience undertaking risk and control assessments would be an advantage

We will provide the training, both in house for relevant technical knowledge and also professional qualifications to enhance your professional development. You will need to be quick to learn new systems and great with people, as close working relationships between our colleagues and clients is at the heart of what we do.

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