Risk & Control Associate

Gurugram, India
Permanent - Full Time
NatWest Markets
Job category
1st Line Controls - Control, Oversight & Assurance
Closing date for applications: 08/12/2022

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This role is based in India and as such all normal working days must be carried out in India.

Join us as a Risk & Control Associate

  • This is a challenging and engaging role, where you’ll establish and implement robust risk and control assurance testing governance
  • You’ll be providing an impartial assessment and independent guidance, based on best practices, to a variety of risk and governance related topics
  • Hone your existing industry knowledge and experience and expand your network across the bank

What you'll do

As a Risk & Control Associate, you’ll work in close partnership with the respective line teams to monitor, assess, report and analyse controls, resultant risk issues, trends and governance processes. We’ll look to you to achieve the right balance of assisting and challenging line management and colleagues to make sure operational risk is proactively managed.

You'll be providing quality assurance on supervision control, adequacy and effectiveness, escalating any weaknesses identified through reports. You'll also be following up with supervisors on queries which include MCC, ECD, issue resolution and BAU.

You’ll also:

  • Managing reports on supervisory performance such as production of quarterly SOX MI, MI for governance and ADHOC requests
  • Review and enhance the control framework to manage the risks within the unit, with constant engagement with colleagues and line management
  • Manage the risk issue and event management process along with the related reporting and MI
  • Complete and submit control deliverables like regulation, credit and capital submission, risk review dashboard, environmental control framework certification and assurance testing 
  • Make sure the business continuity plan is fit for purpose and evaluate the team’s recovery capacity through testing the plan
  • Asses the effectiveness of existing SOX controls, risk and control assurance controls and knowledge gaps through assurance testing

The skills you'll need

We’re looking for someone educated to degree level or with an MBA or CA, with exposure in risk and control. You’ll have effective relationship building and communication skills, with the ability to adapt your delivery style and language to suit the audience and communicate to people at various levels.

You’ll also need:

  • Experience solving problems in a high pressured environment
  • Good attention to detail and influencing and analytical skills
  • A good understanding of banking operations
  • Presentation skills, with the ability to present complex issues and solutions to mixed audiences and resolve conflicts and complexity by delivering practical solutions
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • A strong team player, and promote an effective team environment