Senior Analyst- Banking

APRA - Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
Sydney, Australia
Jun 22, 2022
Jul 22, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
APRA's mandate is to protect the Australian Community by establishing and enforcing prudential standards and practices designed to ensure that, under all reasonable circumstances, financial promises made by institutions we supervise are met within a stable, efficient and competitive financial system.

To help us deliver on our mandate and strategic priorities, our Banking team is looking for highly talented individuals to join us in critical areas of the division. We are seeking motivated and dynamic individuals at Senior Analyst level to join our foreign owned banks supervision team.

As a Senior Analyst, you will undertake prudential supervision and risk assessment assignments across a defined group of supervised organisations in order to achieve the government and APRA's objective of providing a prudentially sound financial system. You will work within a small team with responsibility for supervision of a portfolio of organisations.
About the role

The responsibilities include:
  • monitor the financial position and outlook of financial institutions;
  • assess general as well as specific risks in financial institutions and their control systems, as well as those associated with newly authorised entities;
  • manage problem situations and at-risk institutions;
  • research and develop strategies to manage emerging prudential risks;
  • engage closely with supervised institutions to ensure that actions to protect depositors are followed;
  • produce succinct, accurate and timely briefings and documents for executives and senior management;
  • demonstrate relationship management skills through meeting and managing external stakeholders; and
  • work collaboratively with key stakeholders and specialists across APRA.

APRA offers unprecedented exposure to the Financial Services industry. You will work amongst a team of highly skilled professionals, to positively influence industry best practice and the stability of the Australian financial system. Within this environment, you will have the opportunity to contribute your analytical expertise, as well as expanding your current skill set.

To be successful you will have a Banking and/or Risk Management background, strong financial analysis, investigative and research skills, the ability to liaise with stakeholders at all levels of business, and strong business acumen. You will have well-developed business writing skills, a keen eye for detail, and solid organisational and priority management skills. You will have a positive mindset and an energetic approach to problem solving with a willingness to offer new ideas and a fresh perspective.

Project or case management experience will be highly regarded. Qualifications in a finance-related discipline are essential.

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