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Operational Risk Analyst

Up to £47000 per annum

Job Description

To assist the Market & Operational Risk Manager in the identification, monitoring and escalation of Operational Risk items


-Supporting the Manager with Risk Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) process and maintaining reports within the Bank’s Operational Risk system of issues and actions; tracking actions to completion, and challenging the business on the information captured.

-Liaising with other areas within the firm to assist in developing a co-ordinated and consistent approach to both the application of the operational risk discipline and resolution of operational risk issues.

- To assist the Manager, to ensure that the Operational Risk system is kept up to date with Risk Registers, KRI’s and Risk Events.


-To support the Manager in providing relevant and accurate MI on the operational risks in the business unit.
- To maintain and update the Risk Department’s internal Procedures and Policies, in conjunction with the Manager and the CRO.
- To work closely with the Market Risk Analyst in enhancing and implementing new MI reports for Operational and Market Risk. Enhancement and automation of risk reports and tools with Excel functions and VBA.

-To assist the Manager in the analysis of KRI management information to identify areas of risk in business activities and to work with the business to ensure that appropriate action is taken.
-To assist the Manager in providing reports for EXCO, Board Risk Committee and the Board.
Additional responsibilities
-Keeping up to date with industry best practice and regulatory developments where this affects the risk management of the organisation.
-Develop Identification and monitoring on all aspects of Operational Risk including – Cyber, IT Security, Compliance, Financial Crime & Conduct Risk
-To assist with other analytical and project work and ad hoc duties assigned by the CRO and the Market & Operational Risk Manager.
-To provide cover and assist the Market Risk Analyst
-To manage own workload.

Skills required:

-Good understanding of risks and controls and banking products and processes
-Attention to detail - to pick up on errors and produce accurate work
-Driven, ambitious, self-starter who can grasp a concept quickly and deliver a reasoned investigation and analysis.
-Grasp of the reasons for a strong control environment and operates with this mentality
-Experience of, or significant exposure to, working in a Trade Finance environment
-Knowledge of Regulatory practices within Finance desirable
-Personable and approachable to all levels of employees
-Knowledge of Basel II, Basel III, Risk and Capital requirements
-Good understanding of the principles of risk management and risk management techniques

Software Knowledge required:
-Microsoft Office package MS Excel Advanced (Essential) VBA (Desired)
-MS Word and MS Outlook
-Temenos (T24), Eurobase-Siena, aCCelerate

Specific knowledge desirable/not necessarily required:
-Accounting knowledge
-Interest Rate Futures, Foreign Exchange, Interest Rate Swaps, Bonds and CDs,
-Wholesale Money Market and Trade Finance Products

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.


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