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Risk Advisor, Assurance and Advisory

Reserve Bank of Australia
Sydney, Australia
Closing date
Mar 11, 2024

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Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Risk Advisor, Assurance and Advisory

More knowledge, less speculation

Become a founding member of an internal risk assurance and advisory practice, directly assisting risk and control owners with risk assurance and advisory needs across the enterprise and projects. You will focus on supporting the business to review and uplift risks and controls, while operating within the Bank's risk framework.

Partnering with internal customers (Line 1 and Line 3), you will deliver high quality risk outcomes for a variety of areas across the bank.

Your background (one or more of these areas of experience and knowledge would be highly desirable):
  • Experience (minimum 5 years) in risk and controls assurance experience in Financial Services and / or professional services firm.
  • Designing and testing controls through audits and internal control assurance.
  • Risk management improvement activities, including risk workshops, risk assessments and analysis.
  • Third Party Risk Management with exposure to frameworks and assessments.
  • Risk-in-Change
  • Cyber / ESG risk assessments and controls
  • Prudential risk frameworks

About You:
  • Ability to nurture relationship with diverse stakeholders - especially L1 and L3
  • Competency in information gathering, reporting, and risk assessment facilitation.
  • Critical thinker challenging the status quo and quick learner.
  • Experience interacting with Executive Management.
  • Expertise in planning and executing control testing programs.
  • Knowledge of best practice risk and compliance frameworks
  • Ability to work autonomously, communicate effectively including professional report writing skills, analyse numeric and non-numeric data, with attention to detail to produce effective and accurate reports.
  • Experience at prioritising and working in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Strong team player to work with multiple collaborative teams is essential.
  • Enjoys problem solving and engaging others through the process.

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications finance, risk, compliance or related discipline. CA / CPA / IIA and other professional qualifications will be preferred.

What will you do?
  • Designing and testing controls through audits and internal control assurance.
  • Identifying, and mitigating risks, developing strategies, maintaining a risk register, and collaborating with different teams.
  • Effective relationship management and training to support Banking Executives in understanding their risk accountabilities and uplift knowledge of the control environment within all teams.
  • Identify improvements, including automation opportunities, in the control design to improve customer experience, mitigate risk and ensure compliance with Bank obligations.
  • Ensure control testing and assurance activities align with internal Policies, Frameworks and Standards, regulatory requirements and reasonable steps requirement
  • Analytical reviews of risk management practices throughout the Bank.
  • Support incident reporting processes.

Be More

Working for an organisation that truly makes a difference to the people of Australia, we can offer development and career opportunities in a collaborative environment that supports your growth, wellbeing and promotes flexibility. Your individual growth and success drives the Bank forward as an organisation. Be more means you can do more, for yourself and for Australia.

Why RBA?

Through the pursuit of national economic policy objectives and associated activities in financial markets and banking, the RBA makes an important contribution to the Australian economy. We also issue Australia's banknotes and operates infrastructure critical to the payments system, all of which contribute to the welfare of the Australian people.

Made up of specialists across a wide range of fields, our people have a critical role to play in achieving these objectives, whether directly or in a supporting capacity. As a values driven organisation, our people conduct themselves with a high degree of integrity, while striving for excellence in the work they perform and the outcomes they achieve. We encourage intelligent inquiry and we treat one another with respect, while promoting the public interest through our efforts.

Your application should include a resume detailing your experience and qualifications.

The Reserve Bank of Australia is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applications from experienced candidates seeking workplace flexibility.

Few places give you the balance of professional challenge and a management culture that not only supports but encourages you to live a full life outside of work and be more.

Application Close :
March 07, 2024

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