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Operational Risk Senior Analyst | Commodities and Global Markets

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Permanent - Full time, Junior
Job category
Risk Management
Our first line of defence Business Operational Risk Management team is aligned to the Commodities and Global Markets Central Division., This division includes a small number of trading businesses and a diverse set of functions that support our Trading Businesses globally, covering rates valuations, project delivery, major system changes, unauthorised trading controls, quantitative modelling, capital and liquidity, legal and regulatory obligations.

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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You will support our Commodities and Global Markets Central Division and the broader division on risks. You will work on the delivery of the Operational Risk Management framework, in partnership with business stakeholders by understanding products across end-to-end product value chains and evaluating risks, control environment effectiveness and performing Operational Risk Self Assessments.

In addition, you will assist in diagnosing the suitability of our control environment and identify weaknesses or potential uplifts. You will also be required to work on the development of a risk-based approach to resolving identified opportunities, investigate and report on operational incidents which may include issue identification, and following through to issue closure and conduct control assurance.

What you offer

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  • 2-3 years’ of experience in a risk related role
  • Experience within trading houses, financial services or consulting firms
  • Strong ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
  • Experience in sales or trading, looking to transition into an operational risk role would be advantageous though not essential.
  • Understanding of the implementation of risk and control frameworks to manage non-financial risks in highly regulated contexts would be highly regarded.
  • Knowledge or prior experience in Australian banking will be advantageous

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 Commodities and Global Markets

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In Commodities and Global Markets you will be part of a global business offering capital and financing, risk management, market access, physical execution and logistics solutions to a diverse client base.


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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 up to five additional days leave based on length of service
  • Up to 20 weeks paid parental leave as well as benefits to support you as you transition to life as a working parent 
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching 
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing 
  • Access to a wide range of learning and development opportunities

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. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for a role regardless of their identity, including gender, race, ethnicity, cultural identity, nationality, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex status, marital or family status, neurodiversity, religion or belief, disabilities, or socio-economic background.
If you require adjustments to your working arrangements or the recruitment process, please let us know when applying.