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Risk Officer

Primary office location
Permanent - Full time, Mid-level
Job category
Risk Management
As part of this integral team, you will operate the independent risk management oversight function of Macquarie Capital France (MCF), our primary regulated entity in the European Union for conducting advisory and equity activities.
At Macquarie, our advantage is bringing together diverse people and empowering them to shape all kinds of possibilities. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 55 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a friendly and supportive team where everyone - no matter what role - contributes ideas and drives outcomes.

What role will you play?

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In this regulated role you will be functionally aligned to our Risk Management Group, an independent group responsible for objective review and challenge, oversight, monitoring and reporting in relation to our material risks. You will be aligned to our Prudential Risk division, benefitting from their expertise and support in oversight of Macquarie Capital France risks and prudential matters, and an important part of our global and EMEA Prudential Risk community. You will coordinate the second line of defence risk management capability for MCF, facing off to the Board of Directors and entity senior management regularly, working closely with colleagues in Paris and other offices globally, across the business, support functions, and RMG specialist teams. 

What you offer

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  • Fluency in French and English at business/advanced level is essential.
  • Good experience in a risk management or second line of defence function in a regulated financial institution. Experience in operational risk, prudential risk (including capital and liquidity risk management), and compliance and regulatory risk, will be of benefit to this role.
  • Commercial judgment and analytical mindset to make sound recommendations on risk issues.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to initiate and lead conversations with business leaders and risk management colleagues regarding anticipated and emerging issues.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a global, complex, and matrixed organisation to deliver results.
  • Working knowledge of the regulatory environment in which the MCF operates (especially in France and the EU).
We love hearing from anyone inspired to build a better future with us, if you're excited about the role or working at Macquarie we encourage you to apply.

About the Risk Management Group

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In our Risk Management Group, you will be part of an independent, and centralised function, responsible for independent and objective review and challenge, oversight, monitoring and reporting in relation to Macquarie’s material risks. Our divisions include Compliance, Credit, Financial Crime Risk, Internal Audit, Market Risk, Operational Risk, Prudential Risk, and Risk Management Group Central.


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Macquarie employees can access a wide range of benefits which, depending on eligibility criteria, include:
  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements
  • One wellbeing leave day per year and minimum 25 days of annual leave
  • Primary carers are eligible for minimum 20 weeks paid leave and minimum 6 weeks for secondary carer
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing
  • Employee Assistance Program, a robust behavioral health network with counseling and coaching services
  • Recognition and service awards

Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

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We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including color and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.