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Senior Finance Risk & Systems Analyst, EMEA

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Jun 5, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The TP ICAP Group is a world leading provider of market infrastructure.

Our purpose is to provide clients with access to global financial and commodities markets, improving price discovery, liquidity, and distribution of data, through responsible and innovative solutions.

Through our people and technology, we connect clients to superior liquidity and data solutions.

The Group is home to a stable of premium brands. Collectively, TP ICAP is the largest interdealer broker in the world by revenue, the number one Energy & Commodities broker in the world, the world's leading provider of OTC data, and an award winning all-to-all trading platform.

The Group operates from more than 60 offices in 27 countries. We are 5,300 people strong. We work as one to achieve our vision of being the world's most trusted, innovative, liquidity and data solutions specialist.

Role Overview

This role is within EMEA Finance, specifically the Finance Governance & Projects team, with responsibility for supporting the delivery of the Group's Enterprise Risk Management Framework activities for Finance within the region. This includes identifying, measuring, controlling, and monitoring the Financial and Operational risk for all areas within Finance, providing an early warning system of the team's key risk indicators.

Other responsibilities include relationship management both internally and externally with all relevant stakeholders including IT, Compliance and Risk departments, committees and regulators.

Role Responsibilities
  • Supporting the delivery of the Group's Enterprise Risk Management Framework within the region and across Corporate Functions, across all risk types.
  • Proactive interaction with key stakeholders and functional managers on all Risk topics and best practices.
  • Support the preparation and execution of the Risk Assurance Plan, including control quality assurance (design and operational effectiveness), thematic and deep-dive reviews. This will involve preparation of audit work programmes, working with functional heads and management to assess risks and controls in their area, production of quality papers and communication of results to management.
  • Support the enrichment and governance of risk events, conduct causal analysis, identify and track issues and remediating actions.
  • Maintenance of finance technology associated with the Internal control framework.
  • Support ongoing monitoring of region's risk profile against risk appetite through monitoring of performance against Risk Appetite Thresholds and related risk metrics (including: review of required escalations and tracking of risk response actions).
  • Monitor and assist in the review of the Risk Management Standards within the region (risk register, controls framework and metrics).
  • Participate in the delivery of the regional risk assessment processes, including identifying emerging risks.
  • Assist in the preparation and execution of any regular risk or committee reports and the Finance Governance meeting papers.
  • Participate in projects or remediations supporting the risk framework.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge and understanding of end-to-end processes, capturing key changes / transformation and ensuring up-to date process and control documentation maintenance.
  • Participate in Finance Policy reviews and development.
  • Assist with coordination and preparation of ongoing risk training and workshops developing out the engagement and risk culture within the region.
  • From time to time you will be asked to undertake any other reasonable duties as required within this role.
  • Complete any mandatory training by the required deadlines.
Experience / Competences

  • Demonstrated understanding of risk management frameworks with particular focus on financial reporting, operational and business process risks.
  • Knowledge of control testing process.
  • Knowledgeable with current industry standards such as COSO or SOX.
  • Operational experience at a system and process level, including process re-engineering, root cause and business analysis.
  • Relevant and appropriate experience in a similar role.
  • Proven quantitative and analytical skills with demonstrated attention to detail, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Established project management skills specifically around risk frameworks and governance.
  • Preferably a qualification or experience in accounting or Internal Audit however other candidates with proven working knowledge of finance and/or risk management will also be considered.
  • Ability to translate complex business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Understands ideas and has a viewpoint on the markets and economy
  • Handles situations and problems with innovation and creativity.

Not The Perfect Fit?

Concerned that you may not meet the criteria precisely? At TP ICAP, we wholeheartedly believe in fostering inclusivity and cultivating a work environment where everyone can flourish, regardless of your personal or professional background. If you are enthusiastic about this role but find that your experience doesn't align perfectly with every aspect of the job description, we strongly encourage you to apply. You may be the ideal candidate for this position or another opportunity within our organisation. Our dedicated Talent Acquisition team is here to assist you in recognising how your unique skills and abilities can be a valuable contribution. Don't hesitate to take the leap and explore the possibilities. Your potential is what truly matters to us.

Company Statement

We know that the best innovation happens when diverse people with different perspectives and skills work together in an inclusive atmosphere. That's why we're building a culture where everyone plays a part in making people feel welcome, ready and willing to contribute. TP ICAP Accord - our Employee Network - is a central to this. As well as representing specific groups, TP ICAP Accord helps increase awareness, collaboration, shares best practice, and holds our firm to account for driving continuous cultural improvement.

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