Operational Risk Analyst (Investment Firm) – Limassol / Italy

  • Career Level Specialist
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Industry Investments
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree
Job Description

Advance Career, on behalf of our client, an Investment Firm in Limassol with international operations, is seeking to recruit an Operational Risk Analyst to be based at either Italy or Limassol/Cyprus;

Responsibilities:
Implement and evolve the company’s existing risk management framework, incorporating its save, pay and invest services offered via the mobile app.
Adapt existing group risk management policies and procedures.
Ensure risk management is embedded in the culture of the business and is well understood by all staff within the Italian office.
Report directly to the Group CRO.
Responsible for hiring within the Risk team in Italy.
Identify, evaluate, report, monitor and mitigate the firm’s risks across multiple risk areas, with a focus on operational, regulatory and business risks.
Identify and monitor Key Risk Indicators (KRIs).
Carry out risk and control assessments and scenario planning exercises to test the adequacy of the RMF and the firm’s resilience.
Maintain the firm’s incident log.
Challenge key stakeholders to ensure ongoing adherence to the firm’s risk management policies, including: Risk Appetite Policy, Risk Management Framework Policy and Business Continuity Policy.
Actively participate in key business projects and conduct impact analysis
Provide risk management training and education to enhance awareness and understanding of risk within the firm.

Qualifications:
Minimum 1 year of experience working in a Risk Management related role.
Minimum 3 years of experience working for an EMI firm.
Strong knowledge of risk methodologies and principals (particularly operational risk management), including the 3 Lines of Defence model.
Knowledge of key risk documents, including: Risk Register, ICAAP, Incident Log, Risk Policies and Risk Appetite Statements.
Good communication skills, both verbal and written. Adept at presenting (using for example PowerPoint).
Knowledge of the European and Italian financial services regulatory landscape.
Self-motivated, ambitious, positive and approachable.
Strong attention to detail.
Data analysis skills desirable (using for example Excel, Python or Tableau).
Knowledge of cryptocurrencies an advantage.
Italian language will be considered an advantage
Able to travel frequently according to company’s needs

Benefits:
An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate