Vice President, Risk and Control, Singapore Vice President, Risk and Control, Singapore …

Nomura Asia
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 14 Aug 19
Nomura Asia
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 14 Aug 19
Nomura is an Asia-based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking). Founded in 1925, the firm practices disciplined entrepreneurship while building on a long tradition of serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership.

Job description  
• Oversee the Risks and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) process for Operations, ensuring appropriate challenge being provided to preserve the purpose of the framework
• Manage relationship with ORM, Internal / External Audits, FOS, Business Managers and other Control counterparts
• Oversee the KRI breaks and exceptions periodically to assess impact
• Analyse incidents / events, perform impact and trend analysis, assess the strategic outlook of actions proposed
• Engage in discussions concerning the control framework with Internal / External Auditors (audit related); cooperate in completion of such audits as well as the SOX Audits
• Oversee the closure of audit action points and issues; work with the department heads to ensure accuracy and completeness of responses
• Collaborate with cross divisional / regional counterparts on initiatives looking to enhance the control and governance framework for Operations
• Initiate projects / analysis (as necessary) to pave way for a better control framework within Operations
• Ensure consistent understanding of relevant of standards and guidelines applicable to operations
• Conduct training, awareness, case study sessions on themes relevant to the current control environment to ensure uniform appreciation of existing risks and controls among the Operations teams
• Participate in ARPs, cross border forums and other cross divisional / cross regional forums, as deemed appropriate
• Participate in Quality Assurance reviews (post appropriate training to conduct such reviews)


Key Experience & Skills  
• Master’s degree or equivalent in Finance or related subject
• Relevant experience in Operations, preferably with a risk management background
• Experienced in control assessments, preferably utilizing data analytics where applicable
• Is a confident communicator with good presentation skills
• Is comfortable with negotiating; possesses an ability to seek buy-ins from key stakeholders
• Has a keen attention to details, able to multitask and enjoys problem solving
• Possesses strong analytical skills and an ability to quickly learn new products and systems; needs to be able to thrive in a challenging constantly changing environment
• Is dynamic - with a strong character and excellent interpersonal skills
• Has a high standard of English, Mandarin/Cantonese/Japanese is a plus


Regional Disclaimers / Diversity Statement  
Nomura is committed to an employment policy of equal opportunities, and is fundamentally opposed to any less favourable treatment accorded to existing or potential members of staff on the grounds of race, creed, colour, nationality, disability, marital status, pregnancy, gender or sexual orientation.