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Director of Operational Risk

FNZ Toronto, Canada
Posted 1 month ago Permanent Competitive
Who we are:

FNZ Group is an established and rapidly growing company in the financial technology sector. We partner with the entire industry to make wealth management accessible to more people. Today, we partner with over 650 financial institutions and 8,000 wealth management firms, enabling over 20 million people across all wealth segments to invest in the things they care the most about, on their own terms. We have over 20+ offices globally with 4500 employees (and growing!).

To learn more about us and our journey, check out our careers site .

What our Director of Operational Risk does :

The Director of Operational Risk lead s the Operational Risk function and all Operational Risk & Control staff . They have in depth knowledge of different types of operational risks, systems and processes including risk management frameworks and bring risk expertise to the North America Operations team. Reporting into the Chief Operations Officer of Canada, this Director of Operational Risk represents FNZ in all risk related matters, with a clear focus on delivering greater value and assurance to the client base.

Responsibilities for the Director of Operational Risk will include, but are not limited to:


  • Lead the development of the Operational Risk Team purpose and ensure the function provides best in class assurance to clients and internal partners.

  • Oversee the development of a strategic technology solution that meets the objectives of the business but allows the firm to be nimble to future changes, upgrades and enhancements.

  • Take ownership of the internal stakeholders and positively manage the relationships globally to create a positive, collaborative and engaged relationship.

  • Manage the relationship with external stakeholders in relation to Operational Risk issues, including clients, custodians, consultants, potential clients, third parties, regulators and non-executive directors.

  • Create, oversee and assure Operational resilience within the first line of defense.

  • Develop the Operational Risk & Control staff through feedback and coaching and support the team of Operational Risk & Control Managers to ensure exceptional delivery to both internal and external clients.

  • Attend regular client senior forums and drive a positive and collaborative relationship with FNZ clients.


What we are looking for:

  • Minimum of 1 5 years of experience in Wealth Management / Platform industry.

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a senior management role.

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in risk management , including implementing a risk managing framework, defining and impl ementing risk/compliance policies and procedures, setting and managing risk appetite

  • Extensive e xperience in stakeholder relationship management.

  • Holder of university degree and/or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Appropriate professional qualification held.

  • Strong understanding of compliance/regulatory requirements in the US and Canada financial services sector s.


What we offer:


  • Be part of a highly successful, rapidly growing, global business that is leading the delivery of financial services.

  • A competitive base salary, uncapped bonus, and paid time off.

  • FNZ will match pension plan contributions at 150%,up to 4% total Employee Contribution.

  • Employer paid medical, dental and vision insurance, and more.

  • A twelve-week top-up of 100% of earnings for all employees while on parental leave.

  • Flexibility in working hoursfor better work-life balance.

  • Fulfilling mentor and leadership opportunities.

  • Working with purpose and making an impact together.

  • A positive work environment with a sense of purpose to share knowledge and skills amongst other colleagues.
Job ID  REQ-07701
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