Senior Risk Analyst

London (Central), London (Greater)
03 Jan 2020
21 Jan 2020
Full Time
Contract Type

European Regulatory Affairs and Aggregate Risk Senior Analyst

We have an opportunity for Senior Analyst to join our European Regulatory Affairs and Aggregate Risk (RAAR) team in our Risk Management Group. The RAAR team in region is focussed on prudential rule interpretation for local regulated entities (including a UK and European Bank and a UK and European Investment Firm), stress testing and economic capital for the non-bank group. As part of a small, specialised team, the role provides the opportunity to gain broad exposure to the activities of Macquarie divisions operating in the region and to build close relationships with these businesses and other support functions.


Key Responsibilities

  • Providing advice and interpretation of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) Prudential Standards and the European Capital Requirements Regulation / Capital Requirements Directive (CRR/CRD IV) to the front office.  This includes:

Advising on compliance with the Australian and European prudential rules across a diverse range of new business, product and fund proposals in the EMEA region, identifying and addressing regulatory requirements and liaising within the team and with other support functions as required.

    • Advising on upcoming APRA regulatory change and emerging expectations, and analysing the impact of this to the business.
    • Advising on regulatory and economic capital requirements and the application of team-owned policies.
    • Drafting APRA correspondence pertaining to transactions as needed.
  • Monitoring developments in European prudential standards and assessing the forward-looking implications for Macquarie’s prudentially regulated EMEA entities.

You will have expert knowledge on the current EU/international prudential regime, including Basel, Capital Requirements Directives (CRD) / Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR), and the Pillar 2 / Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process (ICAAP) framework. You are a subject matter expert on regulatory requirements and developments on key regulatory change projects, with experience working for a European Bank or investment firm or for a firm advising on the European prudential rules. You have the ability to exercise judgement as to how the prudential rules apply to the different size and scale of entities in the EMEA group,

Demonstrated ability to lead a team with strong relationship management skills and an ability to interface with a broad cross-section of individuals

Persuasive communication, interpersonal and ability to build relationships at all levels whilst promoting a strong compliance culture will be key to your success. You enjoy working autonomously, can determine priorities and able to deliver results within deadlines. You will also have a pragmatic, commercial approach to risk and compliance whilst achieving desired outcomes.

Risk Management Group is an independent, centralised unit responsible for ensuring all risk across Macquarie are appropriately assessed and managed. Its divisions include Credit, Prudential, Capital and Markets, Market Risk, Operational Risk, Compliance, Quantitative Applications and Internal Audit.

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