Head of Risk Surveillance ANZ, Sydney

Last updated 1 hours ago
Location:Greater London, New York, New York, Sydney
Job Type:Full Time

We have an outstanding opportunity to join our dynamic Risk Surveillance team as Head of ANZ Risk Surveillance based in Sydney. In this pivotal role, you will have responsibility for the Trade Surveillance principally related to the capital markets trading activity.

You will be responsible for ongoing and regular review of communication and trading activity to identify improper behaviour or activities counter to our obligations as a market participant - including market manipulation, market misconduct, and insider trading. You will be a point of escalation and decision for alerts assessed by the surveillance team members as unusual and requiring additional investigation, and at times you will also review alerts generated directly. You will work with business Compliance, Traders, Desk Heads and Operational Risk regarding specific alerts ensuring we meet regulatory requirements and regulator expectations of surveillance appropriate to Macquarie’s activities.

You will support the development and enhancement of the frameworks and processes necessary for the effective operation of the Risk Surveillance function and provide input to an ongoing program of work to enhance surveillance models and technology regionally and globally.

With demonstrated experience in a similar role, you will have a deep understanding of trading and surveillance within FX, fixed income, and futures markets. Knowledge and experience in equities, commodities and derivatives trading will be beneficial. You will be familiar with surveillance applications including SMARTs Broker, KX, Trading Hub MAST.

With a passion for people, you will have managed diverse high performing teams and be able to lead and support your team providing hands-on support and guidance. You will be able to develop relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, both regionally and globally. With outstanding communication skills, you will be self-directed with the ability to proactively identify and analyse problems and propose viable solutions.

If you are enthusiastic team player and want to take your career to the next level, we want to hear from you!

About the Risk Management Group

The Risk Management Group (RMG) is an independent, centralised unit responsible for ensuring all risk across Macquarie are appropriately assessed and managed. Its divisions include Behavioural Risk, Compliance, Credit, Financial Crime Risk, Internal Audit, Market Risk, Operational Risk, Regulatory Affairs and Aggregate Risk, and RMG Enterprise Support.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and in combination with our inclusive environment, it enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.