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IG Group
Data aktualizacji: 2022-09-23
Kraków, małopolskie
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US Risk Specialist

US Risk Specialist


Job Description

Join the game-changers:

Join the risk Team, where you will have a chance to collaborate closely with your US Colleagues and have a real impact on things that are happening in the company globally.

What you will do:

  • Review and maintain the Risk Management Frameworks, policies and procedures for IG's North American entities.
  • Ensure the elements of the Risk Management Framework are embedded and operating effectively across the North American region.
  • Ensure all regulatory requirements for North American region are met and assess upcoming regulations for potential impact on the region.
  • Support the first line in ensuring all risks are identified, assessed, measured, monitored and where appropriate mitigated.
  • Prepare appropriate risk reporting for management forums and Committees as required, with relevant escalation to Group as appropriate.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders including first and second line teams and Senior Management.
  • Provide ongoing monitoring and oversight of outsourced risk functions.
  • Proactively investigate risk events, including deep dives, to identify root causes and mitigating actions.
  • Assisting with conducting Risk and Control Self-assessments for relevant local entities.

Because of close cooperation with the US Team, it will be essential to overlap some of Chicago’s working hours (11AM – 7 PM Polish time) 3-4 times a week.

Who we are:

We’ve been at the forefront of trading innovation since 1974, taking on the challenge to deliver an unmatched experience for our clients and raise the bar for tomorrow’s opportunities. Today, we’re a global fintech company incorporating the IG, tastytrade, IG Prime, Spectrum and DailyFX brands, with a presence in 20 countries across five continents and over 400 000 active clients worldwide. But we know our success is only possible because of our people, who we encourage and empower to be brave, determined and inventive. Join us if you’d like to work in an inclusive, collaborative team that will recognise your talent and allow it to shine.

Where you’ll work:

As part of our hybrid working environment, you’ll split your time between home and the office. In this way, you’ll be able to enjoy a better work-life balance and always bring your best self to your role. At the office, you’ll have access to everything you’d expect from a world-class employer, such as a modern working environment, agile spaces, private quiet rooms and breakout areas. Plus, all our offices are located in iconic city centres, close to everything you might need for a rewarding working experience. The location of the office is Krakow, but we offer a hybrid working environment and working from home is possible. Whilst you'll be based in Poland the role will conduct work alongside our UK and South African teams and will mainly spend your time auditing our global business remotely.

How you’ll grow:

Your personal and professional development are important to us. As a company that’s constantly redefining the boundaries of possibility, we’ll challenge you to push yourself, accelerate your ambitions and rise to new levels of excellence. We know that’s a big ask, so we’ll make sure that you’re supported all the way, getting the backing you need and the recognition you deserve. If you connect with our vision and can get behind it, you’ll be rewarded with countless opportunities to experience new things and enhance your abilities. Personal and professional develpoment will be found from the variety of audits, on the job training and the benefit if getting a deeper understanding of the products IG offers.

What you’ll get:

  • Competitive salary 
  • Private medical cover for you and your family (Medicover) 
  • Multikafeteria system (you can choose multisport card, vouchers etc.) 
  • Life insurance (Generali) 
  • Comprehensive global and local onboarding process – to the company and to your role 
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning Platform 
  • Employee-led LGBTQ+, Women’s, Black and Parents & Carers networks with annual budget for organizing events & projects that foster an open, diverse and inclusive culture  
  • Option to participate and create ESG initiatives based on IG Brighter Future Fund  
  • Online stretching sessions 
  • Online wellbeing weeks 
  • Online social events 
  • Annual parties - summer picnic and Christmas Party and other social events  
  • Flexible working hours – depending on the role 
  • Flexible work arrangements – we work in hybrid working framework  
  • Home office equipment reimbursement  
  • 2 additional days off a year for voluntary work  
  • 1 additional day off to celebrate your Birthday 😊 

What you can expect in the office:

Come to work in a comfortable, state of the art office containing all the things you need to succeed. Each of us works from laptops, at agile, ergonomic workstations designed to support our roles. Our spacious, open-plan offices provide a modern, dynamic setting for you to excel. You will find space for individual quiet work, separate areas for creative sessions and workshops, as well as areas to cooperate with others. 

On top of current benefits employees may enjoy here: 

  • Free fresh fruits and coffee club 
  • App based parking spots booking system 
  • Bike parking and shower 
  • Games: Foosball and ping-pong table, consoles and board games 

Who you are:

You’re upbeat and enthusiastic, and you have an open mind and a curious, can-do attitude. You, like us, understand the importance of collaboration and are driven to be the best in what you do. You embody our three core values – to champion the client, learn fast together and raise the bar. You want to be part of a proudly carbon-neutral company that will prioritise your wellbeing and that of the world around you, helping to create a brighter future for all. A company that embraces diversity and welcomes everyone with respect, regardless of race, age, sexual orientation, gender, identification, faith or culture. If you’re inspired by our way of working and can bring something new to our team of top-notch people, then you’ll find a home here.

Desired Requirements:

  • Control function experience in a financial institution.
  • Knowledge of operational risk frameworks and policies.
  • Experience implementing, monitoring and challenging KRIs, Events and RCSAs.
  • Understanding of corporate governance structure.
  • Project management skills.
  • Good reporting and thematic analysis ability.
  • Understanding of retail derivatives.
  • Experience with regular reporting requirements. 
  • Ability to understand and interpret analytical data.