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Risk Management Group

Our Risk Management Group is an independent function that objectively advises all Macquarie businesses and the Board to contribute to the long-term success of Macquarie.

 Working in our Risk Management Group, you could be:

  • assisting businesses with the definition and implementation of appropriate remediation actions, reviewing specific transactions, new products or businesses, identifying and escalating potential conflicts of interest and advising on the application of laws, regulations and policies
  • having exposure to the day-to-day relationships with Macquarie’s regulators, including regulatory enquiries
  • supporting senior management with timely and effective escalation and reporting of significant compliance risk issues
  • involved in the deal approval process and summarising key issues across all areas to present to senior Macquarie management
  • gaining exposure to capital markets, funds, retail banking businesses and the central service function
  • monitoring daily risk exposures for trading desks and reporting to senior management.

 

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Programme locations: London and Dublin
Graduate Programme: One year, allocated to a team from August
Internship Programme Allocated to a team from June to August

Group highlights

Responsible for the management of financial risks on our balance sheet, as well as associated off-balance sheet risks

Management of critical non-financial risks spanning operational, compliance and conduct as well as managing interactions with 200+ regulators globally

Monitoring and planning for a broad range of emerging risks including environmental, cyber and geopolitical

Supporting a strong risk culture across Macquarie

Opportunities in the Risk Management Group

We currently have the following opportunities within our business:

 

Internship opportunities

Our Compliance division is an independent risk management function that enables business management to fulfil their supervisory responsibilities by establishing an effective, robust compliance framework. Compliance perform an advisory, training and monitoring role in respect of the compliance risks arising from Macquarie's business activities.

As a summer Intern, you will work across a range of compliance areas including assisting with risk reporting to keep management informed of the operation and progress of compliance efforts; monitoring for regulatory change, and analysing and communicating the impact of change; and assisting with risk-based reviews and monitoring, in line with regulatory obligations and internal policies and procedures.

As part of one of the financial risk management divisions, you will be responsible for assessing the risk of loss on trading and non-trading activities that could have meaningful impact on the profitability of Macquarie. You’ll identify and monitor a wide range of risks across both new and existing business activities, working with the relevant business to implement appropriate risk mitigation strategies. You’ll present your analysis through detailed reports and discussions with senior members of the risk.

You will develop a broad understanding of the various industries, markets, sectors and products that Macquarie is involved in and build the skills to know how these risks can be managed.

Our Regulatory Affairs and Aggregate Risk team is responsible for ensuring Macquarie is compliant with prudential regulation, monitoring aggregate risk across all risk types and the management of model risk. The team is comprised of three streams: Regulatory Affairs; Aggregate Risk; and Model Risk and Quantitative Analytics.

As part of one of the financial risk management divisions, you will be responsible for assessing the risk of loss on trading and non-trading activities that could have meaningful impact on the profitability of Macquarie. You will identify and monitor a wide range of risks across both new and existing business activities, and partner with the business to implement appropriate risk mitigation strategies.

In this role you will develop a broad understanding of the various industries, markets, sectors and products that Macquarie is involved in and build the skills to know how these risks can be managed.

Graduate opportunities

As part of one of the financial risk management divisions, you will be responsible for assessing the risk of loss on trading and non-trading activities that could have meaningful impact on the profitability of Macquarie. You’ll identify and monitor a wide range of risks across both new and existing business activities, working with the relevant business to implement appropriate risk mitigation strategies. You’ll present your analysis through detailed reports and discussions with senior members of the risk.

You will develop a broad understanding of the various industries, markets, sectors and products that Macquarie is involved in and build the skills to know how these risks can be managed.

We offer Graduate opportunities with the Credit Risk team in London as well as Dublin. 

Our Internal Audit division provides independent recommendations to senior management and the Board Audit Committee on the adequacy and effectiveness of Macquarie’s financial and risk management framework. Internal Audit also provides recommendations to improve internal controls across the various business groups.

Within this team you will gain exposure to the broad range of businesses and support functions across the organisation. Macquarie is also able to offer a training program which will allow you to pursue a Chartered Accountancy (ICAEW) qualification.

Our Regulatory Affairs and Aggregate Risk team is responsible for ensuring Macquarie is compliant with prudential regulation, monitoring aggregate risk across all risk types and the management of model risk. The team is comprised of three streams: Regulatory Affairs; Aggregate Risk; and Model Risk and Quantitative Analytics.

As part of one of the financial risk management divisions, you will be responsible for assessing the risk of loss on trading and non-trading activities that could have meaningful impact on the profitability of Macquarie. You will identify and monitor a wide range of risks across both new and existing business activities, and partner with the business to implement appropriate risk mitigation strategies.

In this role you will develop a broad understanding of the various industries, markets, sectors and products that Macquarie is involved in and build the skills to know how these risks can be managed.

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