Finance Operational Risk Manager

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Societe Generale
  • 17 Dec 17 2017-12-17

Finance Operational Risk Manager


Environment

SG CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Société Générale Group. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia.SG CIB provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.

The role of OSM is to support the departments DFIN (Development & Finance Division) & MACC (Market Analysis & Certification Community) in preventing, identifying, managing and mitigating the operational risks; to raise awareness and steer a sound risk culture internally; enhance our risk management quality in such fast-changing environment.

Mission
Responsibilities




Risk Assessment

  • Define cartography and monitor key risk indicators (KRI) for DFIN & MACC on a regular basis.
  • Perform the annual Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) exercise, review and challenge the control to mitigate intrinsic and residual risk grading
  • Conduct in-depth investigations and review of major operational incidents and any operational loss event, lead post-mortem with teams involved; review root cause analysis of such event and translating into preventive action; follow on outstanding or overdue action
  • Facilitate and work closely with the teams internally to fulfill the missions required by regional teams of Business Contingency and Information Security
  • Review and analyze regularly the risk of outsourced or offshore services(OS)

Permanent Supervision / Continuous Monitoring
  • Participate in planning and conducting for all changes / rollout related to permanent supervision framework, controls and supervision program
  • Maintain accurate organization of access rights management process within operations perimeter
  • Provide expert guidance on the development of relevant policies and control documentation
  • Conduct regular "Spot Check" on existing permanent supervision controls and provide improvement recommendations if need

Remediation
  • Prepare periodic (i.e., monthly) operational risk pack and update management on the operational risk healthiness for operations
  • Prepare and provide operational risk training internally for DFIN & MACC to reinforce the risk awareness mindset
  • Propose and monitor the implementation of action plans to reduce operational risks.

Projects and New Business Process

  • Facilitate project team in conducting Operational Risk Assessment to identify Operational Risk before launching new products or processes
  • Participate, review new business initiatives and off shoring / outsourcing activities
  • Contribute to projects initiated by Paris head office or the regions

Other crucial processes & Ad-hoc support
  • Provide the internal training related operational risk i.e. RSCA
  • Contribute to Internal Audit/Regulatory mission


Profile

Key Skill Areas & Knowledge Required

  • University graduate in Finance, Accounting, or Business/Engineer school
  • 7+ years previous work experience or knowledge in Finance Operations, Risk management or Audit
  • Good in statistical analysis and synthesis of data
  • Good communication skills and ability to convey messages to Management
  • Highly motivated and ability to work with a team
  • Good writing skill
  • Proficient in Excel with knowledge in VBA an advantage
  • Knowledge of the new digital technology/data visualization tools an advantage



Behavioural competency required:


  • Efficient
  • Multi-tasking
  • Analytical
  • Be highly autonomous in the execution of his/her assigned duties
  • Grasp of control and risk management concepts and understanding of operational risk principles
Qualifications:

  • Minimum University graduate in Finance or Business/Engineer school
  • Previous work experience or knowledge in Finance Operations, Risk management or audit