Senior Risk Analyst

  • Permanent
  • London,

Bruin Financial

Ref: 31444

The Senior Risk Manager plays a key leadership role within the Risk & Compliance function headed by the CRO, in implementing and maintaining high risk management standards.

The role is designed to meet the following objectives:

  • To appropriately identify, analyse, evaluate and facilitate appropriate mitigation at an enterprise level including operational risks in a controlled, consistent, pragmatic manner;
  • Ensure risk management practices are in place to prevent unnecessary risk exposure, independently advise and evaluate required actions and recover from realised risks, e.g. risk events.
  • Risk is considered in all key decisions, supported by a strong risk awareness culture, to ensure that uncertainty is reduced and opportunities maximised.
  • In conjunction with the CRO, to advise and assist the business in the development / maintenance of an efficient and effective enterprise risk framework
  • Monitor and assess the adequacy and effectiveness of the firm’s controls designed to mitigate/reduce residual risk to an acceptable level (in line with the business’ risk appetite)
  • Assist or advise as appropriate in the periodic review of ICARA and regulatory capital preparation for the firm(s).
  • Assist with the maintenance and refinement of the Governance, Risk and Compliance (“GRC”) System
  • Own the Supplier Management Framework and maintain the supplier repository
  • Facilitate the annual internal controls assessment (‘AAF 01/20’) with internal audit and assist with company wide audits and reviews where necessary
  • Update and development of key risk policies and documentation including the Enterprise Risk Management Policy, Risk Appetite Framework and Key Risks 
  • Promote understanding and awareness of both operational and non-operational  risk matters.
  • Advise and assist the business to help identify new risks in line with business changes
  • Monitor outputs from Compliance and Audit reports for any impact to the firm’s risk profile

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Solid understanding of operational risk techniques and processes
  • Good understanding of investment  management activities and operations and the role and responsibilities of an AFM/AIFM.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence and persuade
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to inspire confidence and create trust in teams and stakeholders

Experience and Qualifications: 

  • Up to date knowledge and at least 10 years’ experience in enterprise risk management ideally gained from investment management or financial services environment.
  • A university degree and/or relevant professional qualifications
  • Knowledge and experience within a regulatory environment

Location: London

Bruin recognises the positive value of diversity, and aims to promote equality and challenge unfair discrimination. As a champion of equal opportunity employment we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons – men and women, people of all ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, religions and beliefs. We particularly encourage applications from women, disabled, and Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as these groups are underrepresented throughout the financial services industry. Our clients work with us because they value a diverse workforce, and subscribe to our shared principle that all appointments are made on merit and that ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.

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