Operational Risk Associate - Brokerage - London

Job Title: Operational Risk Associate - Brokerage - London
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH15328_1495448395
Contact Name: Charlotte Emms
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 22, 2017 11:19

Job Description

Twenty Financial Services are currently recruiting for an Operational Risk Associate for a Brokerage Firm in London.

The person filling the role will provide support and input into all areas of operational risk management.


  • Production of reports at board level which clearly define the KRIs and KPIs for the monitoring of operational risk
  • Assisting duties for the Head of Credit Risk and Global Chief Risk Officer
  • Maintenance of the operational risk registers across numerous departments
  • Working with the Risk Owners in order to complete assessments based on evaluation of inherent risk, controls and mitigation and residual risk

Incident management

  • Recording and consolidation of the data for all incidents across the firm
  • Investigation of root cause, impact and remediation; tracking of actions to guarantee completion of fixes
  • Oversight of the global policy framework: writing policies and processes for the departments based on subject matter experts' input; understanding the processes involved in functions across the firm
  • Conducting meetings of operational areas on a weekly basis which asses performance, mitigation, stress points and issues

Stress & Scenarios

  • Provision of support through disaster recovery
  • Business continuity: evaluation and documentation of plans to ensure the firm holds understanding regarding its duties and responsibilities

Key Skills

  • Minimum of one year experience as an operational risk analyst
  • Ambitious communicator with excellent written and spoken English
  • Proficiency with Excel
  • Excellent understanding of finance; specifically software frameworks and business operations
  • Highly desired is experience in leveraged products such as FX or CFDs
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