Line 1 Risk Analyst

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia | CRLO | Full-time | Partially remote

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Line 1 Risk Analyst

 

In May 2021, Lendi and Aussie Home Loans merged to create Lendi Group. Today, Lendi Group is Australia's largest retail mortgage broker, with a loan book in excess of $80 billion, over 1200 brokers and 225 retail stores across the country.

At Lendi Group, we use technology to drive better customer outcomes and experiences. We’re passionate about what we do and like to do things differently.

As Line 1 Risk Analyst, you will play an integral role in supporting the Lendi Group business to effectively manage the risk and control environment and enhance the risk culture. You will focus on continued improvement and on ensuring consistency of risk management across each business area. This is achieved through partnering with the head of each business areas, Risk & Control Champions and other Line 1 &2 risk and compliance SMEs. You will provide hands on support with the incident and issue management, risk assessments, controls testing, risk profiles, supplier risk assessments, risk monitoring and reporting. You will be the Lendi’s Risk management system conduit and ensure systems users have appropriate access right.

 

What you will get to be part of

  • Drive better risk outcomes and role model a strong risk culture through providing guidance and support to Line 1 Risk champions and the business
  • Assist with Risk and Control Self-Assessment and establishing CAP (Control Assurance Program) testing
  • Advise business on the supplier risk and governance process and ensure that all suppliers are tiered correctly 
  • Be involved in supporting fortnightly cross-business Line 1 Risk meetings and assist in conducting and responding to regular risk culture surveys across the business
  • Ownership of inhouse risk management system (Lighthouse), user access management, system maintenance, and user acceptance testing (UAT) for the new processes
  • Drive the adherence with all company policies, risk appetite, and applicable regulatory requirements

 

Our ideal candidate

  • A Bachelor's degree related to Risk/Commerce/Finance or related courses
  • Strong written communication and presentation skills to assist with trainings and stakeholder management 
  • Ability to proactively identify, understand, communicate and act on current and future risks
  • Work collaboratively with other BU’s and team members to ensure risks are identified and actions to deliver results

 

Experience that will help you succeed in the role

  • Prior background in operational risk/risk governance or control assurance 
  • Experience within an operational role of similar nature, preferably from a Retail Banking or Broker Business

 

Some of our perks and benefits

We support our people in a variety of ways, but a few of the benefits that our people rave about include:

  • We’re Flex First which means we’ve fully embraced flexible working from home and have metropolitan city offices for those who do want to work from the office
  • A vibrant, relaxed, yet professional culture
  • Wellness initiatives with a strong focus on psychological safety
  • We offer generous Paid Parental Leave: we celebrate our growing Lendi Group family with 18-26 weeks leave for primary carers and up to 4 weeks for secondary carers
  • An additional week’s Loyalty Leave each year after reaching 3 years’ service
  • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Program service providing counselling and support

 

We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive community for everyone at Lendi Group.  Creating a culture that is representative of the world we live in makes us better people and our organisation gains tangible benefits, ultimately this creates a melting pot of creativity.  We’ve joined the Project F initiative, aimed at removing the systemic barriers to achieving gender-balanced teams, and Circle In to provide an inclusive workplace for our team members who are caregivers.

To learn more about life at Lendi Group check out our blog: https://www.lendi.com.au/inspire/category/life-at-lendi/