Risk Manager (Fund Solutions)

Job Title: Risk Manager (Fund Solutions)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Industry: Accounting & Finance
Salary: 140,000 package
Reference: 762026
Contact Name: Sahdia Zaman
Contact Email:
Job Published: 22 July 2021


Risk Manager - Sydney split between brand new office in Parramatta and City office - $140K package
  • Funds Solutions Business
  • Ops Risk Line 2 but will play hybrid line 1 role as line 1 currently sits in business
  • Ensuring framework is applied consistently across the group
  • Working with the COO, Heads of and other execs
  • Knowledge of managed funds would be strong preference 
  • Preference for a Subject Matter Expert style candidate

The Risk Manager, Fund Solutions is an Australian based role and part of the  Risk and Compliance (Line 2) function, which leads the risk and compliance agenda for. The role has responsibility for developing, implementing, monitoring and enhancing the risk frameworks in the Fund Solutions business in Australia. The role holder will be responsible for assisting the Fund Solutions business in identifying, analysing, mitigating, managing and monitoring the risks that arise in its business. The Risk Manager, Fund Solutions will be able to provide an independent assessment of risks,including operational and assist the business to ensure adequate and effective controls are implemented to manage such risks, within the Group’s risk appetite. The role will need to proactively communicate and engage with senior managers in the Fund Solutions business and other internal key stakeholders, to assess the risk / reward balance in their operations and provide timely and effective advice and guidance with respect to risk matters. The Risk Manager, Fund Solutions will report directly to the Head of Compliance in Australia and also be accountable to the Global Head of Risk and Compliance, Fund Solutions. The role holder will be expected to actively collaborate with their peers to further develop a leading global Risk and Compliance function and will be an important member of the global Senior Risk and Compliance Officers (Fund Solutions) group. Key Accountabilities and Main Responsibilities Drive the development and implementation of the Group risk management frameworks,policies, standards, processes and procedures Promote a sustainable culture of risk awareness in the Fund Solutions business that is consistent our values Assist the Fund Solutions business to identify, mitigate, and manage their risks, also ensuring frequent business interaction, which monitors any changes in its risk environment Identify, analyse, and assess proposals for newly identified risks within the FundSolutions business, including new products, variations in products and / or business acquisitions, including the examination of commercial terms for accepting those new risks. Work with Line 1 Risk team to ensure adequacy and effectiveness of operational controls, in accordance with the broader Group control framework. Work with Mumbai hub to develop understanding of the business model and determine operation risk issues potentially arising as pertains to the Fund Solutions business  Assist with operationalising the Group Risk Appetite Statement within the Fund Solutions business Compile, assess, and report on risk performance to management, relevant business risk committee(s) and Boards, as required Provide accurate and timely advice on risk matters to key stakeholders Work collaboratively with the broader Group Risk & Compliance team, Line 1 Risk/Operational Integrity teams and other Group Functions to support the business to embed an effective risk culture Experience & Personal Attributes Qualifications in Business, Commerce or a related field are desirable but not essential,combined with ongoing professional development, such as post-graduate or vocational study. Practicable and demonstrated experience within the managed funds industry in Australia Practical experience with risk management frameworks, especially in respect to operational risk management, governance and reporting within the Australian financial services Industry
 Understanding of the regulatory environment, key Regulators as well as key legislation relevant to the managed funds industry in Australia, including but not limited to Corporations, AML/CTF and Privacy Acts and Regulations Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and engagement skills with demonstrated ability to negotiate and influence stakeholders at all levels

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