Senior Manager, Compliance & Operational Risk, Institutional Banking
Westpac New Zealand Limited.
Auckland Region , Auckland
6d ago

Permanent full time Britomart, Auckland Due to an internal promotion, we are looking for a Senior Manager to join our team! About the role : In this role you are responsible for supporting the Head of Risk, Compliance & Conduct maintain an established and evolving compliance risk and control framework for the Commercial, Agribusiness, Property Finance, Corporate and Institutional Banking business units within WNZL.

You will have outstanding skills in engagement, and have a natural ability to lead, train and influence positive outcomes.

You will actively promote the ongoing development of risk frameworks as well as execute on all related activities. Essentially, you will be the subject matter expert and a point of contact for all matters relating to Risk and Compliance.

Some of the key accountabilities to be successful in this role :

  • Serves as the first line of defence risk management expert providing leadership and meaningful input to ensure risk data is captured, risk mitigation strategies and controls are developed, and appropriate reporting mechanisms are implemented
  • Provision of on-going compliance management support including FAA, FMCA, SOX & CCCFA compliance
  • Engagement as risk adviser with new products and processes
  • AML / CFT exceptions management and business support
  • Overseeing compliance testing and monitoring
  • Support and develop two direct reports, capitalising on experience and training obtained from significant exposure to risk management methodologies and techniques.
  • What you’ll need to succeed : You will naturally think with solutions in mind, and be focused on championing positive change.

    Your well- demonstrated skills, in Risk Management will provide you an opportunity to work within this high-performing team. Skills and experience :

  • Degree and / or recognised Risk Management qualifications
  • Recognised Risk professional as defined by peers / prior roles / references
  • 6+ years’ experience within banking and financial services with a strong understanding of bank processes and policies
  • Confident and persuasive written and verbal communication skills, to engage and influence stakeholders
  • Genuine attention to detail and accuracy
  • Sound knowledge of NZ banking legislation and regulations
  • Risk Advisory and / or law firm focus on regulation, product development, privacy, data protection, etc.
  • People leadership experience of 2+ years
  • General knowledge and understanding of Commercial, Agribusiness, Corporate and Institutional businesses (Preferred).
  • What’s great about working for Westpac? We’re passionate about people and take pride in building teams that reflect the diversity in our communities.

    From day one, we’ll invest in your growth and empower you to take ownership of your ongoing learning and development. As well as immersing yourself in a supportive team environment, you’ll be offered some of the best banking, wealth and insurance benefits in the market, gain access to a suite of online learning modules and career planning tools to grow with us, as well as our industry-

    leading superannuation programme and fantastic staff banking package. Next steps If you are keen to help our customers achieve their financial goals, then apply today with your CV and cover letter through the link on this page.

    For more information, please get in touch with tanuja amat : Westpac New Zealand

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