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Change Recruitment Group
in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
Change Recruitment Group
in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Change recruitment group's retail banking client are currently looking for a Controls Testing Analyst to report into the Controls Testing Manager and support business performance by leading the risk agenda, ensuring effective engagement across the three lines of defence to deliver an embedded Risk Management Framework.

Controls Testing Analyst | Edinburgh | 9 months fixed term contract | Competitive rate

Change recruitment group's retail banking client are currently looking for a Controls Testing Analyst to report into the Controls Testing Manager and support business performance by leading the risk agenda, ensuring effective engagement across the three lines of defence to deliver an embedded Risk Management Framework.  


Role responsibilities;

·    Perform planned assurance activities over key controls, per methodology, to deliver quality, consistent and timely outcomes.
·    Provide guidance and advice to support management to identify potential risk and/or control gaps and to design and implement appropriate and effective controls.
·    Provide expert knowledge and guidance to stakeholder's to ensure that risk framework standards are maintained.
·    Work pro-actively with stakeholder's to deliver successful management of the risks and controls per risk framework and risk appetite.
·    Support management in delivering and embedding good risk culture.
·    Advise and support management on use and application of risk management tools.
·    Remain abreast of latest regulatory and legislative developments in order to ensure that management acts within the necessary requirements for managing risk
·    Support training and competence for colleagues within the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Customer Officer (CCO) Risk Teams.
·    Support Risk Managers to ensure that any risk events, breaches or policy non-compliance are identified, recorded and reported per Operational Risk Framework.
·    Follow the Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence.


Experience and skills required;

·    Experience of the financial services industry.
·    Experience of working in one of the three lines of defence within a financial services organisation.
·    Experience and understanding of risks and controls.
·    Experience and understanding of policies, including Operational, Regulatory and
·    Credit, and supporting processes and procedures.
·    Understanding of the regulatory, legal and compliance frameworks impacting the
·    financial services industry.
·    Understanding of the control environment and risk appetite of the business.
·    Experience of reviewing processes, procedures and controls including evidence of
·    compliance.
·    Experience of performing assurance activities including controls testing.
·    Technical knowledge of retail banking & general insurance.
·    Embedding first line of defence (1LOD) responsibilities, culture and frameworks,
·    Ability to deliver to a high degree of accuracy and quality in a fast moving
·    environment.
·    Ability to develop and deliver innovative risk solutions.
·    Ability to drive and influence change.
·    Excellent communication skills.
·    Able to analyse and understand a wide range of information.
·    Able to provide insightful review, challenge and opinion.
·    and related risk processes.

If you have the experience required and would like more info, please contact Colette McKay

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