Operational Risk Manager (12m FTC)

Man Group

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About Man Group

Man Group is a global active investment management firm, which runs $112.3bn* of client capital in liquid and private markets, managed by investment specialists based around the world. Headquartered in London, the firm has 15 international offices and operates across multiple jurisdictions. Our business has five specialist investment engines, which represent the range of our capabilities: Man AHL, Man Numeric, Man GLG, Man FRM and Man GPM.

These engines house numerous investment teams, working collaboratively within the framework of Man Group, with a high degree of investment autonomy. Each team benefits from the strength and resources of the firm's single operating platform, enabling their primary focus to be seeking to generate alpha for clients. The teams invest across a diverse range of strategies and asset classes with highly specialised approaches, with long only and alternative strategies run on a discretionary and quantitative basis in single and multi-manager formats. Our clients are at the heart of everything we do and we engage in close dialogue with our investors as strategic partners, to understand their particular needs and constraints. Man Group's investment teams are empowered and supported by our institutional infrastructure and technology, which aims to facilitate the efficient exposure to markets and effective collaboration across the organisation.

Through the Man Charitable Trust, Man Group is committed to promoting literacy and numeracy on a global scale, and to supporting charitable causes more broadly.

Man Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker EMG.LN and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. Further information can be found at www.man.com.

For more information about Man Group's commitment to diversity and inclusion, please visit www.man.com/diversity.

  • As at 31 March 2019. All investment management and advisory services are offered through the investment "engines" of Man AHL, Man Numeric, Man GLG, Man FRM and Man Global Private Markets (GPM).

Purpose of the role

The main purpose of the role is to help maintain the integrity of Man Group's control environment. Activity will involve managing risk registers (RCSA), monitoring key controls, performance and risk aligned KRIs, quality assurance and testing, management reporting and ongoing controls enhancement. The successful candidate will be required to manage specific deliverables while contributing to the wider Business Operational Risk team delivery programme.

Specific responsibilities

  • Management and development of the Financial Controls Framework and (CASS) Client Assets Framework
  • Risk management facilitate and challenge ongoing RCSA reviews, facilitate/document event reporting, develop controls, design and monitor KRIs and conduct assurance activity
  • Controls assurance manage programme of assurance activity including: monthly balance sheet testing, key controls testing, spreadsheet inventory management (EUC) and process flow documentation
  • Monitoring manage ongoing monitoring controls around Control certification and Internal Audit recommendations, providing guidance to owners and escalating where appropriate
  • Reporting preparation of management reporting content for internal operational risk governance meetings
  • Project work specific project work to enhance control environment and assist in close out of audit points
  • Meetings attend relevant meetings and committees and provide relevant feedback/opinion and follow up on actions
  • On-going ad hoc duties as required to support the Head of Business Operational Risk, CFO and Group Financial Controller

Key competencies

  • Approx. 1-2 year post qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) strongly preferred
  • Operational Risk/Audit experience from Financial Services/Practice preferred
  • Working knowledge of operational risk methodologies, principles and internal controls
  • Effective project management and implementation skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to challenge business stakeholders objectively
  • Aptitude to break down complex issues into tasks and deal with them in a logical manner

This is an excellent opportunity to your develop Operational Risk skills within one of the world's leading alterative investment management firms and offers exposure to all areas of the business including senior stakeholders.

Diversity, Work-Life Balance and Benefits at Man Group

Man Group is proud to provide the best working environment possible for all of its employees, and we are committed to equality of opportunity. At Man Group we believe that a diverse workforce is a critical factor in the success of our business, and this is embedded in our culture and values. We run a number of external and internal initiatives, partnerships and programmes that help us to attract and develop talent from diverse backgrounds and encourage diversity and inclusion across our firm and industry. www.man.com/diversity. Man Group is also a Signatory of the Women in Finance Charter.

Man Group also supports many charities, and global initiatives. We support professional training and development, and requests for flexible or part-time working. Employees are also offered two 'Mankind' days of paid leave per year as part of the Man Charitable Trust's community volunteering programme.

We offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package, including private medical cover, discounted gym membership, on-site health assessments on-site flu vaccinations, a daily food allowance, subsidised in-house bar and an employee discount scheme.

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