Lead Analyst, Control
Edinburgh, Lothian Region, United Kingdom
4d ago


Lead Analyst - Control Identifies, analyzes, monitors, and completes control testing, control and risk education, and operational and risk support activities to the business.

Interprets regulations affecting control standards with large degree of independence and suggests methods of updating policies and practices to address any risk concerns.

Prepares reports and provides insight to business on control / risk management including Error / Near Miss analyses. Responsible for interpreting regulations in order to adjust and improve internal controls.

Ensures that existing control and business recovery practices and procedures are documented. Works with the business to understand the controls currently in place to minimize risk.

Tests control systems and communicates the successful and efficient performance of control and business recovery procedures.

No direct reports Contributes to the achievement of team objectives. Supports moderately complex projects and provides insight on interpretation of regulations.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and work
  • Experience in the Securities or Financial Services industry is essential
  • Understanding of the Risk and Control environment in the Financial Services industry is essential
  • Experience of Operational Risk Management tools and systems as well as writing Business Requirements Documents is desirable
  • Communication at exec level audience
  • Ability to summarise and construct executive commentary of control themes
  • Analyse data to provide commentary and a big picture view of the risk and control issues being seen
  • Connects the data together to highlight trends and themes
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