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Working at Columbia Threadneedle Investments you'll find the promise we make to our clients is the same one we make to our employees: Your success is our priority.
Here, you'll find growth and career opportunities across all of our businesses. We're intentionally built to help you succeed. Our reach is expansive with a global team of 2,000 people working together. Our expertise is diverse with more than 450 investment professionals sharing global perspectives across all major asset classes and markets. Our clients have access to a broad array of investment strategies, and we have the capability to create bespoke solutions matched to clients' specific requirements.
Where you'll fit in & what our team goals are...
You will be part of the team that manages the delivery of the Operational Risk Framework & Reporting, and the associated systems, policies and processes within Columbia Threadneedle Investments.
As the Operational Risk Reporting Analyst you will actively and individually contributes to the development of a high performing risk function and ensures the plans and responsibilities of the department are fully discharged.
How you'll spend your time...
Applying initiative and thought leadership on the Operational Risk framework, offering ideas for improvement and progressing them to conclusion.
Produce added value Risk Committee, Legal Entity and Fund Board risk reporting on behalf of the Operational Risk department.
Collating, processing and analysing business data / MI relating to Risk Events, RCSA outputs, Control Improvements, business projects, assurance reviews, and remedial activities (action management), both analysing trends and identifying themes relevant to the profiling of key risks within the Firm.
Formulating opinions and conclusions on risks exposure within the business and articulate these clearly and concisely in written commentary.
Oversight and critique of 1st line risk reports and KRI RAG ratings and thresholds, without supervision, to ensure these provide an effective measure of the current risk exposure.
Individually operate the highest standard of quality assurance (including tracking) over REVs and RCSAs as key tools in the identification, assessment, monitoring and management of risk.
Supporting alignment of the Operational Risk framework and processes globally with Ameriprise.
Be personally responsible for timely escalation to Head of Operational Risk, EMEA & APAC on business risk issues and trends and as inputs to the Key Risk Dashboard.
To be successful in this role you will have...
Solid Operational Risk Analysis experience (ideally 1st and 2nd Line of Defence)
Sound knowledge of Operational Risk Framework and core components (Key Risks, REVs, RCSA's, KRIs)
Experience of working in a reporting capacity and delivering Executive and Board reports and commentary
Experience of working in the Asset Management industry and a solid understanding of the business profile / key risks
Ability to collate, analyse and interpret risk data to identify trends and themes
Ability to fulfil 2nd line oversight and challenge and be confident in providing a risk opinion
Track record of delivering quality, challenge, opinions, attention to detail and timely outputs
Self-management skills, as this is an AVP level role, and prioritisation of workload without supervision
Strong interpersonal skills and team-working, ability to collaborate
Excellent report writing skills
Advanced MS office skills and Excel abilities
If you also had this, it would be great...
Experience within an Operational Risk Analyst function (ideally in a Framework and Reporting capacity)
Demonstrable experience of working in an Asset Manager
Columbia Threadneedle is a people business and we recognise that our success is due to our talented people, who bring diversity of thought, complementary skills and capabilities. We are committed to providing an inclusive workplace that supports the diversity of our employees and reflects our broader communities and client-base.
We appreciate that work-life balance is an important factor for many when considering their next move so please discuss any flexible working requirements directly with your recruiter.