Vice President - Risk and Control (Quality Assurance)

Singapore, Singapore | Nomura Holdings

  • Industry:
    Financial Services
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Accounting / Control
    Risk Management
  • Experience:
Job Description:
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 Drive a risk and control culture across Operations 

 Perform risk monitoring 

 Execute Quality Assurance reviews within Operations 

 Manage the Risks and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) process for Operations, challenge the appropriateness and completeness of the risk repositories with the functional managers (where required) and interface with ORM for addition of new risks / amendment of existing risks, etc. 

 Oversee the KRI breaks and exceptions periodically to assess impact 

 Analyse incidents / events, perform root cause analysis and identify the strategic outlook of actions proposed 

 Engage in discussions concerning the control framework with Internal / External Auditors (audit related); cooperate in completion of such audits as well as the SOX Audits 

 Collaborate with cross divisional / regional counterparts on initiatives looking to enhance the control and governance framework for Operations 

 Participate in initiatives launched by the Control team to pave way for a better control framework within Operations 

 Ensure consistent understanding of relevant of standards and guidelines applicable to operations 

 Prepare materials for training, awareness, case study sessions on themes relevant to the current control environment to ensure uniform appreciation of existing risks and controls among the Operations teams 

 Prepare relevant updates for cross border forums, monthly meetings, etc., as required. 

 Oversee regulatory compliance activities including but not limited to deliverables to regulators (via Compliance), regulatory incident analysis, etc. 

Key objectives critical to success for this role will be: the development and implementation of a strong Quality Assurance function within the team, with the skills and capability to proactively support Operations management in strengthening the control environment. 

Qualifications / Requirements: 

 Experience of Audit and/or Quality Assurance 

 Strategic mind-set with the ability to design new processes 

 Collaborative working style, with strong communication skills 

 Has relevant experience in Operations, preferably with a risk management background 

 Is a confident communicator with good presentation skills 

 Is comfortable with negotiating; possesses an ability to seek buy-ins from key stakeholders 

 Has a keen attention to details, able to multitask and enjoys problem solving 

 Possesses strong analytical skills and an ability to quickly learn new products and systems; needs to be able to thrive in a challenging constantly changing environment 

 Is dynamic - with a strong character and excellent interpersonal skills