Jefferies, the global investment banking firm, has served companies and investors for over 50 years. Headquartered in New York, with offices in over 30 cities around the world, the firm provides clients with capital markets and financial advisory services, institutional brokerage and securities research, as well as wealth and asset management. The firm provides a full range of investment banking services including underwriting, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and recapitalization, and other advisory services across the Americas, Europe and Asia. Jefferies is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE: JEF), a diversified holding company.
Group: The U.S. and International Operational Risk Management team is led by the Global Head of Operational Risk who is based in London. The team provides the framework for Jefferies to manage Operational Risk as identified in the Operational Risk Management Policy (ORMP). The US team consists of 2 VP Operational Risk Managers covering the Americas, and the International team consists of 2 VP Operational Risk Managers covering Europe and Asia. Position:
The candidate will help implement the ORMP covering both the U.S. and International ORM team.
Ensure the ORMP is implemented and integrated across all functions predominantly in the U.S.
Monitor, review and challenge operational risk events reported by areas in the Jefferies Operational Risk System (JORS) and classify events against Jefferies taxonomy.
Review and manage Key Risk Indicators submitted in JORS and review and challenge any breaches.
Facilitate the annual Risk Self-Assessment (RSA) process.
Monitor and escalate material operational risk exposures or trends that may require areas to review their risk profile as part of deep dive assessments.
Assist with meetings with Department Heads and Business Line COOs to discuss and review risk profiles from RSAs, Events and Key Indicators.
Coordinate the monthly production of Operational Risk Management Reports.
Work with Operational Risk to perform due diligence around critical third-party vendors and report results to the Vendor Risk Committee.
Assist in local and global adhoc risk assessments and detailed reviews of events impacting Americas.
Work with the global team to define requirements for the development of new Operational Risk reports.
Participate in Operational Risk projects as needed
Qualifications Required Background:
Bachelor's Degree in Finance or related field.
3+ years' experience in financial services control function.
Comfortable interacting with all levels of staff, including Senior Management.
Excellent oral, written, interpersonal and presentation skills.
Solid analytical and problem-solving skills.
A self-starter, who can work independently and is a strong team player to achieve team objectives.
Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Strong Excel, Word and Power Point skills.
Desired skills include:
Prior experience with Operational Risk tools including Operational Risk Event Monitoring, Risk Self-Assessment (RSA) process, Heat maps, Key Risk Indicators and Controls and Assurance Testing process.
Good knowledge of Capital Markets and products.
Experience working on change requirements and/or in project management.
Internal Number: 5466784
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