Westpac Group Associate – Compliance, Westpac Institutional Bank Full Time in Sydney Central Business District NSW

Westpac Group

Branch Sydney Central Business District NSW AU

Associate – Compliance, Westpac Institutional Bank
Sydney Central Business District NSW

2+ years’ experience in compliance role in financial services. Westpac Group is made up of some of Australia’s most recognised financial services brands,…

Westpac Group is made up of some of Australia’s most recognised financial services brands, including Westpac, St George, Bank of Melbourne, BankSA, BT Financial Group and RAMS. When you join us at Westpac Group you’ll become part of one team striving to reach our vision to be one of the world’s great companies, helping our customers, communities and people to prosper and grow. Several of our roles, such as this one, work to support multiple brands and are part of the driving force behind some of Australia’s most successful companies.

The role

Sitting within the Compliance Team in Westpac Institutional Bank (WIB), this position is responsible for the implementation of sustainable and robust controls to ensure Westpac’s compliance with domestic and global regulatory responsibilities, including those arising from recent OTC derivative reforms. This work will support the management of compliance risk associated with the Global Derivative Reform Project (GDR Project).

Your responsibilities will include:
developing the degree of technical depth necessary to become recognised as a Subject Matter Expert in the complexities (and the robust management) of compliance risk, including those associated with the reforms which are the subject of the GDR Project.

designing, implementing and monitoring aligned Compliance frameworks and controls with a focus on WIB including updating Compliance Plans to reflect regulatory change, designing Obligations, performing Inherent Risk Assessments, designing and documenting Controls and performing Design Effectiveness and Operating Effectiveness Assessments on each of those Controls.

providing specialist advice and guidance to business partners and other stakeholders within WIB in relation to the management of ongoing compliance obligations;

fostering genuine partnership with WIB and be able to demonstrate contribution to the achievement of WIB’s strategic priorities.

innovating and sharing best practice across WIB Compliance including continuous

ensuring a constructive relationship with our regulators and with market participants.

The Benefits

Joining Westpac has many perks besides building a long and stable career. You’ll be:

Able have access to some of the best banking, wealth and insurance benefits in the market

Offered a highly competitive remuneration that is fair and consistent for all our people

Entitled to a suite of online learning, training modules and career planning tools to grow with us

Encouraged to participate in the community through paid volunteer leave and secondments available

Be encouraged to adopt a positive work-life balance through a range of flexible work options.

What you need to succeed

2+ years’ experience in compliance role in financial services

Demonstrated technical knowledge relating to the operational and regulatory environment

Legal qualifications or experience highly desirable, though a current practising certificate is not required

Demonstrated capacity to design and implement robust and convenient compliance risk controls

Strong stakeholder management and mobilisation towards the achievement of compliance objectives

Ability to sow initiative and challenge with constructive solutions

Integrity and respect for others

Willingness to take personal responsibility for execution against shared imperatives.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Sydney Central Business District, NSW, AU
Posted on: 2016-01-21
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