Senior Risk Analyst

 Location: Edinburgh
 Salary: Excellent + benefits
 Job type: Permanent
 Closes: closed

Senior Risk Analyst

Edinburgh

Permanent

Excellent Salary + benefits

 

 

Meraki Talent’s market leading Wrap Platform provider client are seeking a Senior Risk Analyst to be based within their growing function in Edinburgh.

 

The key objectives of the risk team are to design, implement and maintain the Global Risk and Control Framework to support the firm’s business plan and the regulatory environment it operates in. This includes developing detailed risk management policies and procedures and working with the business to facilitate the understanding and embedding of these within the firm.

 

The role reports to the Senior Risk Manager as part of the firm’s Risk & Compliance team. There is no direct people management, however interaction with a broad spectrum of internal and external stakeholders is key.

 

Responsibilities of the Senior Risk Analyst:

 

  • Ongoing risk event reporting to your clients within agreed timeframes and to a high standard
  • Developing and embedding core elements of the Group Risk & Control Framework
  • Work across the business to ensure the timely and accurate escalation, recording and reporting of Risk Events
  • Develop, coordinate and consult on the Risk & Control Self-Assessment process
  • Reporting and MI – deliver quality risk information to all levels of the business – from ops team through to the Board – with effective challenge and analysis evident
  • Identify improvements to the Global Risk & Control Framework. Take accountability to see those ideas through to delivery and demonstrate benefits

 

Background of the Senior Risk Analyst:

 

  • Extensive knowledge of risk management processes
  • Good understanding of current key risks facing financial services firms
  • Experience of both front and back office investment operations functions an advantage

 

 

Formal relationship management experience would also be beneficial as the Senior Risk Analyst will have the opportunity engage regularly with key external stakeholders. This is an excellent opportunity to join a global brand growing their operation in Scotland.

 

If you have the relevant experience working within a Risk & Control function, please contact Chris Wilson for a confidential chat.

 

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Chris wants: Business Risk, Operational Risk, FLOD Control, 2LOD, Control Testing Reviews, RCSA

 

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Business Manager – Governance, Risk & Compliance

Chris Wilson


Based in our Glasgow office, Chris has been a part of the Meraki Talent team since 2015. Chris manages a team of GRC recruitment specialists servicing Scotland's fast-growing risk & compliance market. He works with top-tier banks, life companies, wealth managers and fund managers to source top risk and compliance talent. Chris started his recruitment career after graduating in 2010 with a degree in Statistics from the University of Glasgow.