Monthly Archives: September 2019

Post Trade-Ops Not Just for Traders Anymore

Post-trade operations is evolving beyond its status as a stepping-stone to the front-lines of trading. As the front office slashes staff, the back office is quickly becoming an attractive career path for new entrants into the financial services sector. But … Continue reading

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Five Things to Look for When Hiring GRC Professionals

Choosing the right person to hire is incredibly difficult, regardless of what industry you are in. In the world of Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC), the consequences of a hiring manager making poor decisions are huge and can have a … Continue reading

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Information Security Risks that Should Keep Hedge Fund Managers Up At Night

Information security is a growing concern that impacts almost every aspect of our daily lives – from the soccer mom whose email gets hacked to the multi-billion dollar corporation whose business is ground to a halt due to a massive … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Supercharge Your GRC Career

Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) is one of the fastest growing career disciplines in the financial services industry. As such, there are many opportunities for both individuals who seek to get into these fields as well as those who wish … Continue reading

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MBK Market Commentary – IT Audit

Information Technology Audit/Technology Risk Management continues to be a very active subset of the broader Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) market for talent. Talent Demand: High Talent Supply: Moderate Active Industries: Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Management Consulting, Investment Management, and … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity Talent Outlook for 2016

The cybersecurity hiring market is tight, and while it will open up in the future, supply and demand are unlikely to reach parity anytime soon. As governance, risk and compliance becomes a greater concern for many companies, the cybersecurity professional … Continue reading

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Five Things to Look for When Recruiting Internal Auditors

We have found that there are specific characteristics that determine whether or not a candidate becomes a successful internal auditor. In the years following the credit crisis and subsequent fallout, ensuring strong corporate governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) has been … Continue reading

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The War for Quantitative Risk Talent – Key Takeaways

Financial services firms are fighting tooth and nail for qualified individuals who can help them meet to their growing requirements for quantitative analytics. The demand for quantitative risk and compliance candidates in the financial services sector has drastically increased over … Continue reading

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Building a GRC platform is complex, so keep it

​Having worked through the implementation of a GRC platform at a few medium to large financial institutions, I have had the opportunity to experience many different learnings. Guest Post by David Nickles, Vice President, Business Leader – Operational Risk & … Continue reading

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Driving Cultural & Behavioral Change in an organization through ORM

All departments and employees throughout the organization must understand, accept and help drive the changes in daily behavior to embed Ops Risk Management in their DNA. Guest Post by David Nickles, Vice President, Business Leader – Operational Risk & Controls … Continue reading

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