Posted 28 days ago

Head of Risk Assurance

London, Greater London | £85,000 - £95,000 per yearManaged by: Management Team

Head of Risk Assurance London / WFH to £95k

Do you have strong Risk Assurance experience, looking to progress your career to a senior, influential role?

You could be joining a FinTech disruptor as the Head of Risk Assurance.

You'll be responsible for designing and executing a range of activities that provide independent assurance of the data, models, analysis and management information used and generated within the Credit Risk and Finance functions. You'll lead a small team of analysts and play a leading role in the evolution of the 2nd line function.

Your role will cover four main areas: Risk Assurance (controlling operational risk register); Model Governance (oversee the model deployments and provide assurance that the models are effective); 2nd line oversight (scrutinising one area per quarter / internal audits) and External Audits (facilitating and managing 3rd party auditors).

As Head of Risk Assurance you'll have opportunities to shape and deliver critical elements of the firm's wider Enterprise Risk Management framework, engaging directly with the Executive Team and playing a leading role in the maturation of the 2nd Line function.

WFH Policy:

You'll be able to work from home most of the time, meeting up with colleagues in the London office once a week.


  • You have experience of working in analytical and / or model development roles within a Credit Risk and / or Finance function
  • You have a strong knowledge of regulatory and compliance standards impacting the Credit Risk and/or Finance functions within a Financial Services business - e.g. accounting standards including IFRS9, Credit Scoring standards, CONC rules re. credit management, etc
  • Proven ability to work with, and effectively challenge, stakeholders across the organisation, including those with subject matter expertise in Credit & Finance
  • You have experience of working with and effectively challenging stakeholders across a large organisation, including those with subject matter expertise in Credit & Finance
  • You're degree educated in a STEM discipline

Salary & benefits:

As a Head of Risk Assurance you will earn a competitive salary (to £80k) plus benefits including:

  • Bonus
  • Generous Pension and Life Cover
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Private Medical Care
  • Perks such as 25 days holiday, cycle to work scheme, free eye test

Apply now or call to find out more about this Head of Risk Assurance opportunity.

At Client Server we believe in a diverse workplace that allows people to play to their strengths and continually learn. We're an equal opportunities employer whose people come from all walks of life and will never discriminate based on race, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. The clients we work with share our values.

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