Regulatory Risk Associate

Job Type:Full Time

The role of the Regulatory Risk Associate is to provide high quality support to the Chief Risk Officer (CRO), Australia and New Zealand. The Regulatory Risk Associate will be responsible for supporting the CRO with the ongoing management of the Regulatory Inventory Mapping initiative, risk reporting and monitoring, with a focus on credit risk. The role will assist with broader risk governance tasks, including engagement on risk issues and providing sound advice on prudential regulation across the franchise.

The CRO represents the interests of Citigroup as a whole. Partnering with the CEOs, they have to deal with risk-management related regulatory matters, and they are responsible for ensuring the timely escalation and resolution of franchise-level risk issues. CROs foster best practices and knowledge sharing among the in-country risk managers. Their level of coordination with CEOs, with members of their respective Executive Management Committee, and with other in-country risk managers, is determined by each country's operating model and regulatory environment.


  • Assist with the implementation and ongoing management of the Regulatory Inventory Mapping initiative for Risk, including engagement with external advisors.
  • Assist with credit risk reporting and monitoring, such as preparing monthly loan reserve regulatory reporting for Australia and New Zealand, by engaging with multiple business managers.
  • Lead the Manager’s Control Assessment process, with a focus on Institutional Clients Group Credit Risk.
  • Assist with a range of risk governance tasks related to the administration or attendance in risk committees, councils and working groups.
  • Provide advice on prudential regulations and their application across the Franchise, its Businesses and Global Functions.
  • Support the CRO manage engagements with regulators and auditors on a range of risk and prudential regulation issues.


Technical/Specialist skills/competencies

  • Strong analytical skills and ‘big picture’ perspective
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Demonstrated history of high ethical standards including discretion in dealing with confidential and financial information, adhering to policies and procedures, and engaging with all stakeholders.
  • Uses sound judgement and balanced decision making.

Business/Industry knowledge/competencies

  • Broad knowledge of risk management, with a focus on credit risk.
  • Broad knowledge of prudential regulations and their implications for risk management.
  • Experienced in engaging with external parties including auditors, advisors and/or regulators.

Personal Attributes/Interpersonal skills

  • Strong oral and written communication as well as presentation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and negotiating skills.
  • Proven time and task management skills with the ability to multi-task effectively.
  • Proven ability to engage with senior management across businesses and control functions, to influence effective outcomes.
  • Self-starter who can work without close supervision; proactive and entrepreneurial.
  • Ability to manage multiple activities with competing deadlines.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Business, Commerce, Finance, Economics, Quantitative Analysis.
  • Industry experience of at least 2 years, with a background in Risk and Compliance, gained in financial services.
  • Experience working with APRA regulatory requirements and prudential standards is desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing reports to management.



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