Apply now »

Risk and Business Continuity Manager APAC

About Us


ABN AMRO Clearing is a global firm that provides an integrated suite of financial services to professional trading participants in the global financial markets. Our core service offering consists of trade execution, clearing, financing, stock borrowing and lending, settlement and custody.


Role Purpose


This newly created role is responsible for all aspects of 1st Line Audit, Control and Business Continuity duties. This includes, managing initial interactions with the Audit function and working with senior management to monitor and ensure that rectification works are completed by the relevant business team in line and within the agreed timeframes. This role is also responsible for managing and coordinating the APAC Business Continuity requirements to ensure business operations continue in the occurrence of a business continuity event.


Role Responsibilities


  • Foster a culture of risk awareness and control, promote open communication and a positive mind-set to drive automation and improvement
  • Oversee the monthly tracking and reporting of identified control weaknesses and efficiency opportunities
  • Liaise with Group Audit and management on the preparation and co-ordination of forthcoming Audits and control assessments, including planning, conducting risk assessments, and tracking of progress
  • Work closely with business functions in identifying, tracking and finalising audit and control issues that are identified by the business in line with agreed timeframes
  • Work with the Business Crisis Team to co-ordinate functions in times of a business continuity event, and ensure processes and programs are maintained and tested
  • Oversee the Business Continuity Governance Board activities


Role Requirements


  • Tertiary qualification in Economics, Finance, or Business
  • Professional accreditation in Audit and/or Business Continuity are welcome
  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Extensive experience in Business Continuity Planning and Execution
  • Knowledge of financial products and risk management practices
  • Ability to effectively communicate with various stakeholders with an emphasis on visual presentations


What we offer


ABN AMRO fosters a working environment for people who want to contribute to a culture of excellence. We make a difference with our expert employees, who are driven by a desire to continue developing.  We attract people who take their job and their talents very seriously, and in return we give employees the responsibility and the scope to excel in their role.  You will be working with a group of people who have the same drive and vision, but whose backgrounds and experience are as diverse as those of our clients. 



We are looking for an exceptional candidate who has a professional approach, excellent communication skills and is motivated. In return, we will offer you an attractive remuneration package, and the opportunity to work in a progressive and innovative working environment. If this is what you are looking for, please apply and outline in your cover letter how your experience fits the above criteria. We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds so that we can continue to build a bank in which all sorts of talented individuals work together.

Equal opportunities for all
The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.
Disclaimer external recruitment agencies
External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. In addition, a recruitment agency can only submit a resume when invited by a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join the search for a right candidate. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of ABN AMRO BANK N.V. In this case, ABN AMRO will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

Sydney, N/A, AU

Job Posting Date:  23-Sep-2021
Requisition ID:  58723

Apply now »