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Assurance Senior Analyst

Ref: R-00108206
Warszawa, Poland | Full Time | Permanent | Control, Oversight & Assurance
Posted 27 days ago. Closing date for applications: 22/07/2020

Join us as a Assurance Senior Analyst

  • This is an opportunity for a passionate and driven analyst to join us in our Risk function
  • You'll support with the design and development of assurance activity on an end-to-end basis, identifying and addressing risks, and working collaboratively with the function to close identified gaps
  • Hone your existing analytical skills and advance your career in this exciting, fast paced role

What you'll do

You'll be playing a key part in supporting an effective and efficient assurance function, meeting all policy standard owner, legal and regulatory requirements and expectations. You’ll also look to improve assurance processes, procedures and scheduling methodologies, to make sure that the global methodology and supporting processes are consistent, up to date and fully aligned with the bank’s policy framework, and any respective legal or regulatory requirements.

Other key requirements include:

  • Completing adequacy and effectiveness testing across NatWest Markets Finance globally, in a timely manner
  • Dealing with queries from internal and external Audit, the Risk & Control SOX team, the bank's SOX team and senior management
  • Contributing to the development and delivery of an annual risk-based assurance programme, to confirm that key policies and controls have been effectively implemented
  • Working to improve and support the assurance toolset to support a robust process that develops the right outcomes for the organisation
  • Developing and supporting integrated system solutions that drive efficiency savings, including the potential to utilise external assurance solutions to reduce cost
  • Articulating control weaknesses, risks and potential remediation in a formal written report suitable for senior stakeholders

The skills you'll need

You'll ideally have experience of working in, and knowledge of, a risk and controls environment, along with an understanding of the Operational Risk Handbook.

You’ll also bring:

  • A background in assurance and risk management methodologies
  • A good understanding of the application of operational risk in a financial services environment
  • Experience of operating in an audit, assurance or risk function
  • Experience of developing relationships with stakeholders and building positive working relationships