Risk Analyst

# of Openings
Risk and Compliance (RCP)
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time

Role Description

The Risk Analyst is required to support the development of the Global Risk & Control Framework (GRCF), allocated clients and Risk and Compliance Management Team as directed.


To participate in the development of FNZ’s GRCF.  This includes but is not limited to:

  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk & Control Self-Assessment
  • Risk Event (including Breaches) reporting, and associated management of Action Plans
  • FNZ Global Policies
  • Continuity of Business
  • Risk Management Information
  • Training


To act as the primary Risk & Compliance contact in respect of specific Platform Clients.


To promote a positive risk aware culture, and ensure that the reputation of the Risk Team is maintained to a high standard.


To support the Risk & Compliance Management team as directed.



Specific role responsibilities:




  • Developing and embedding core elements of the Group Risk & Control Framework (GRCF) by applying SME knowledge and experience.
  • Deliver quality analysis, information and commentary from across the GRCF into governance and other reporting forums.
  • Risk Event Lifecycle management – work across the business to ensure appropriate 2nd line oversight of the timely and accurate escalation, recording and reporting of Risk Events.
  • Action Plans – assist in driving quality action plans, including appropriate ownership, oversight and escalation to ensure completion on schedule thereby mitigating FNZ risk exposure.
  • RCSA – oversight, advice and management of the Risk & Control Self-Assessment process.
  • Reporting and MI – deliver quality risk information to all levels of the business – from ops team through to the Board – with effective challenge and analysis evident.
  • Training & Awareness – develop training content and assist in delivering formal and ad hoc training and guidance to all levels as required.
  • Other areas of the Group Risk & Control Framework as required – e.g. business continuity, policies and standards.


  • Ongoing risk related reporting to your clients within agreed timeframes and to a high standard.
  • Formal relationship management – work with peers in the clients and appropriate second line risk teams on a proactive basis.
  • JRCC – contracted Joint Risk & Compliance Committees. Produce formal reporting and attend monthly meetings to support Senior Management with Governance & Risk.  A key role in FNZs relationship with our clients.


  • Identify improvements to the Group Risk & Control Framework. Take accountability to see those ideas through to delivery and demonstrate benefits.
  • Maintain personal subject matter expertise in risk management through training, professional CPD and qualifications as appropriate


  • This role is in scope for activities which have a direct impact on CASS processing which takes place within FNZ for FNZ and/or FNZ’s clients. This role has a requirement to remain up to date with CASS developments and changes as communicated with FNZ



Experience Required

  • Knowledge of the UK financial services and regulatory framework including the CASS Sourcebook
  • Ability to communicate effectively at a variety of levels within a regulated environment, both internally and externally, written and verbally.
  • Numerate
  • Experience in risk management and control

About FNZ

FNZ is a global financial technology and asset servicing provider which powers the wealth management, administration and custodian platforms for some of the world's leading financial institutions. These customers include life insurers, retail and private banks, asset and wealth managers and financial adviser groups based across the UK, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.


We believe that enhancing client engagement, lowering costs, delivering a seamless service and enabling personal solutions are key to helping people achieve their financial goals. We partner with major financial institutions to enable them to provide wealth management services to their clients across direct, intermediated and workplace channels that reflect these principles.


We develop long-term partnerships with our customers to enable them to get to market quickly with a market-leading digital proposition, transform their customer service offering and grow assets under management across multiple distribution channels.


Our customers include AMP, ANZ, Aviva, AXA Wealth, Bank of New Zealand, Fideuram Vita, HSBC, Mercer, National Australia Bank, HSBC, Santander, Santander Asset Management, Standard Life, UBS and Zurich.  In all we partner with 42 institutional customers worldwide. 


FNZ employs over 1,000 people with offices in Edinburgh, London, Bristol, Brno (Czech Republic), Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne and Wellington.



  • Be part of a highly successful, rapidly growing, global business that is leading the delivery of financial services via cloud computing and partners with some of the world’s largest companies;
  • Remuneration and career advancement is based on individual contribution and business impact rather than tenure or seniority;
  • We provide significant financial rewards for high performing individuals; and
  • We provide global career opportunities for our best employees at any of our offices in the UK, Czech Republic, Australia or New Zealand.


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