Operational Risk Analyst We have partnered up with one of Irelands fastest growing financial services firms who are looking to bring in an experienced operational risk professional. 

The role will support the head of risk and compliance which will includes measures to ensure and report on their Risk Management and Control Frameworks as they are embedded in the 1st Line of defence, compliant with regulations, adhering to the control environment and ensuring operational resilience.

The Role:
• Develop detailed understanding of the companies risk universe
and operational processes to assess and recommend changes,
improvements and/or innovations to the control environment and advice
• Design reports and dashboards to drive data driven assessment of the
operational resilience status and advice process.
• Support data and information governance to ensure data quality, and
compliance to minimise risk.
• Utilise understanding of processes to assess whether operations, services,
and systems have appropriate policies, controls, and guidance in place (i.e.,
design of the control environment)
• Conduct risk assessments to identify potential risks associated with
business/advice activities, processes, and systems.
• Provide oversight of the first line controls, working with the first line
function to improve controls.
• Undertake client risk portfolio reviews to ensure they align with client’s
attitude to risk.
• Perform internal controls quality assurance (QA) reviews to drive greater
quality controls design, execution, greater efficiency, and rationalisation.
• Prepare regular risk reports for senior management, Board, Committees,
and other relevant stakeholders.
• Apply analytical skills to review information and determine potential
weaknesses or exceptions to policies and regulatory requirements.
• Analysing business data and evaluating information and systems.
• Prepare output reports detailing observations, findings, and
recommendations for review by Senior Manager
• Support with external and internal audits.
• Utilizes understanding of various processes to assess whether operations,
services, and systems have appropriate controls in place (i.e., design of the
control environment)
• Stay knowledgeable on the latest regulatory rules and changes and trends
in the industry.
• Role in training and ensuring competence of advisers of our advice process.

Skills And Experience:
• Excellent communication skills.
• Strong client focus, combined with analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Strong relationship and stakeholder management skills.
• Analytical and organisational skills are necessary to conduct reviews.
• Process Mapping and key interdependencies experience.
• Ability to work within tight deadlines and complete deliverables as assigned
by the Head of Risk and Compliance.
• Knowledge of relevant Financial Services Regulations
• Knowledge and understanding of governance/assurance processes and
control environments

Personal Qualities:
• Demonstrate a high degree of energy, enthusiasm, and flexibility
• Self-motivated and driven individual who is capable of working on their own
initiative and as part of a team
• Successful candidates are likely to be confident multi-taskers with a good
work ethic and a keen focus on attention to detail and quality. Appy Now

Key Job Specs

  • Listed: 05 Jun 2024
  • Location: Dublin South
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time

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