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Regulatory Risk Management Specialist

Northern Trust
Singapore, Singapore
Closing date
Jun 9, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust, a Fortune 500 company, is a globally recognized, award-winning financial institution that has been in continuous operation since 1889.

Northern Trust is proud to provide innovative financial services and guidance to the world's most successful individuals, families, and institutions by remaining true to our enduring principles of service, expertise, and integrity. With more than 130 years of financial experience and over 22,000 partners, we serve the world's most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

Role/ Department:

The Regulatory Risk Management team is responsible for the governing frameworks and accountability models that are in place to assess and understand current regulatory obligations, mitigate regulatory risk, and enable compliance with new and existing regulations. The team focuses on the development, adoption and oversight of activities, framework and accountability models related to the management of regulatory risk across the business and supports this mandate across four key pillars:

Regulatory Framework & Governance, Regulatory Change Oversight, Regulatory Risk Management Regulatory Strategy & Sustainability

The role supports the APAC Head of Regulatory Risk Management to identify and oversee areas of regulatory change and remediation, working alongside other Regulatory Risk Management Specialists to ensure alignment on implementation and regulatory sustainability in BAU. This role will also support the reporting of regulatory risk management readiness and areas of potential risk to senior business leaders.

The key responsibilities of the role include:
  • Actively support the embeddedness of the regulatory change framework and relevant regulatory accountability models across the business.
  • Partner with relevant regulatory stakeholders within the business and across all Lines of Defense to understand the applicability of the regulatory landscape, understand how regulatory risk is managed and support requirements to adhere to applicable regulations.
  • Collaborate with operational leaders to quickly identify and create effective and sustainable solutions for resolving regulatory risk issues.
  • Contribute to the production and review of appropriate Regulatory Risk Management metrics, ensuring their accuracy and relevance in supporting the Regulatory Risk Management strategy.
  • Identify, validate and oversee remediation of hotspot areas of regulatory risk impacting Asset Servicing as a result of assurance findings and issues consequent to regulatory change implementations.
  • Contribute to the wider Regulatory Risk Management team and communication to business stakeholders.
  • Advise on opportunities identified to enhance the effectiveness and efficiencies in processes underlying the RCF
  • Assists management in achieving Company's strategic goals.
Skills / Experience:
  • Previous experience in a regulatory or compliance environment
  • Strong analytical skills, able to present and interpret data to 'tell the story'
  • Ability to connect the dots across functional lines and think out of the box
  • Ability to identify problems, develop and communicate solutions
  • Able to manage the detail and drive execution while maintaining a strategic view
  • Deliver results to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) to interact and manage expectations with senior level audiences, stakeholders and management
  • A strong and proven ability to analyze, break down and explain complex issues in non-technical language
  • Highly flexible and adaptable to change, with a positive attitude and vision to continually enhance / strengthen current status quo
  • Demonstrable ability to influence and persuade others (e.g. peers, partners, senior management and external parties) to implement change, strategy and decision making in a diverse and matrix environment
Please note that this role may require the successful candidate to travel to other NT locations as required.

Working with Us:

As a Northern Trust partner, greater achievements await. You will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture in an organization where financial strength and stability is an asset that emboldens us to explore new ideas.

Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company committed to assisting the communities we serve! Join a workplace with a greater purpose.

We'd love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of the world's most admired and sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today. #MadeForGreater

Reasonable accommodation

Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email our HR Service Center at .

We hope you're excited about the role and the opportunity to work with us. We value an inclusive workplace and understand flexibility means different things to different people.

Apply today and talk to us about your flexible working requirements and together we can achieve greater.

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