Risk Consultant

Full-Time - Sydney

Date posted
28 September 2020
Applications close
25 February 2020
  • Build a career in 2LOD Operational Risk
  • Leading industry fund in exciting phase of growth
  • Open plan offices, five min walk from Wynyard

Are you looking to build a career in Risk Management? Work within a high performing team? Progressive culture, with plenty of opportunities for development and work/life balance.

About Us
As one of Australia’s largest profit-to member superannuation funds, our mission is to help our members achieve their personal best retirement outcomes. We work with 176 thousand employers and have over 1.9 million members playing a role in the futures of around one in six working Australians.

Our team at Rest enjoy a positive culture built around our core values “The Rest Effect”. We seek excellence in everything we do, are dynamic and innovative in the way we work, are always accountable, we are champions of our members and we succeed together.

About the Job
Based within our 2LOD Risk and Compliance team, you will work closely with the Senior Manager, Operational Risk to lead the development, maintenance and monitoring of Rest’s Risk Management and Compliance Frameworks, ensuring good governance and controls are in place and that Rest is appropriately protected against risk.

This is an ideal opportunity to build a career in Risk within a leading “profit for member” fund.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the reviewing and enhancing Rest’s Risk Management Policy, Risk Appetite Statement, Risk Register and other risk related policies and procedures;
  • Performing second line controls assurance to monitor the effectiveness of the Control Self-Assessment performed by the Business lines;
  • Act as the 2LoD Risk advisor to the business and performing reviews and challenge on risk related matters;
  • Provide governance over data quality in RSA Archer ensuring that the Business units are in compliant with data quality standards required;
  • Developing and managing processes to identify, analyse, evaluate, treat and monitor enterprise risks management;
  • Ensuring the risk management framework is effectively integrated into daily operational processes in the business units;
  • Assist with the planning and preparation of materials for risk workshops with management and /or Business units; and
  • Participate in the development and embedding of an appropriate culture and compliance awareness.
  • Reviewing and enhancing Rest Risk Framework related policies; and
  • Ensuring Rest’s compliance obligations are met including legislative, regulatory, contractual, internal policies.

About You:


  • Tertiary qualifications in accounting, law, economics, business or equivalent.
  • Membership of professional bodies such as ASFA and the Risk Management Institute of Australia (RMIA) or the Australian Compliance Institute.

Required experience, understanding or credentials including:

  • Previous experience in risk, compliance or internal audit, ideally within Superannuation or Financial Services
  • Good understanding of applicable laws and regulations
  • Sound understanding risk frameworks, policies and compliance frameworks in the financial services industry
  • Experience in performing control assurance and or assurance over 1LoD testing
  • Understanding of risk and compliance management tools, techniques and best practice methodologies.

At Rest we believe that everyone has the power to make a difference and we offer an inclusive and diverse environment that values the qualities and backgrounds that our people bring to the team. We encourage open and diverse thinking, collaboration, innovation and high performance.

We value and support our team members by offering a great range of benefits, including but not limited to;

  • flexible work environment
  • an open plan and modern office
  • free fruit
  • health and wellbeing programs
  • tailored development plans to support you to achieve your personal best career outcome

If this sounds like you, apply now by submitting your resume and an optional covering letter summarising your experience and outlining why you are interested in the role or email careers@rest.com.au

To learn more about your next opportunity at Rest visit  http://www.rest.com.au/about-rest/careers

Please note only people with the right to work permanently in Australia will be considered.

To apply, click on the “Apply Now” button, fill in the form, attach your CV and cover letter addressing the points above. We look forward to hearing from you.