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Risk & Compliance New York Opportunities


Do you want the ability to take ownership of your own career while being able to actively shape the face of company you work for?

Are you looking to join an organization that values its culture as highly as the work it does? Where the people are always put first? With colleagues you value and trust?

We can provide you with all of that and more.

We are looking for outstanding and ambitious people to join our New York team. Individuals who are just as passionate about their personal development as they are about the industries we operate in. A new colleague who brings their own views and perspective based on their own expertise and experience to date. Ultimately, another great person to join the team and enjoy our social events with!

Our ambition is to achieve the same market leading growth as we have in the UK and Germany. Our ambitious expansion plans, mean that we can continue to offer our employees the progression, development and diverse range of client engagements they are looking for.

These are the reasons people come to us, and these are the reasons they stay. But don’t just take our word for it.

“For me, Baringa is a great place to progress a career in risk or regulatory consulting: our roster of clients extends from the most established banks and market participants to the newest, most innovative start-ups, across sectors as diverse as retail banking, wealth management, investment banking, insurance, asset management, commodities trading and energy. We are the trusted advisors and implementation partners our clients turn to with their risk management and regulatory compliance challenges and are known for our deep content expertise and our pragmatic, experience-led approach. Now we are building out our practice in New York and looking out for exceptional risk and regulatory consultants and industry practitioners to join our team.

If you are an energetic team player with relevant industry and/or consulting skills who wants to be part of a team of highly motivated people, we’d love to speak to you." James Nicholls – Lead Partner, North America.

What will you be doing?

We work across the entire Financial Services industry helping our clients to align the strategic and operational ambitions with the regulatory landscape.

From designing a compliance department to rolling out new business operations, you will work as part of a core team working alongside the client’s own people. Here are some examples of projects we typically get involved in:


  • Gaining Advanced CVA model approval for a large investment bank
  • Managing the treasury transformation program for a large investment bank
  • Designing and implementing a new enterprise risk management framework for a global Inter-Dealer Broker
  • Managing the operational risk associated with a strategic divestment program
  • Advising a large investment bank on the strategic implications of the Fundamental Review of the Trading book regulation
  • Creating and implementing control frameworks for Conflicts of Interest, Conduct Risk, or Credit Risk
  • Re-structuring global business operations to be more efficient across multiple regulatory regimes


What’s in it for both of us?

What’s in it for you?

Well, it’s up to you; Baringa is what you make it.


  • The chance to contribute to creating the Baringa US practice of the future while being part of the wider Baringa family and culture
  • Operating at the forefront of the financial services industry in Banking, Capital Markets, Insurance or all three!
  • Is there a good work-life balance? Absolutely. We have implemented a 3-4-5 travel policy to allow for you to spend more quality time with your loved ones
  • Promotions are solely based on your own performance, and we give you every opportunity to progress by having four promotional reviews a year
  • Ability to work closely with senior stakeholders both within Baringa and with the client
  • Who decides what training you get? You do. We invest in you, to ensure you remain the best in the business
  • We believe we are a great place to work – but it’s not just us who say that. We have won a top ten spot for the eighth successive year in the Great Place to Work awards (UK)


So what are we looking for?

We recruit individuals at all levels based on merit. Don’t worry about ‘fitting into a quota’; if you’ve got the skills we are after, we would love to talk to you. Here are a few of our key requirements:

  • Project/Delivery experience within a management consultancy or an internal change function in the banking, capital markets or insurance industries. Your experience could include:
    • Design and implementation of ERM frameworks and systems
    • Design and implementation of risk measurement methodologies and models
    • Project or programme management of regulatory change initiatives
    • Target Operating Model design and/or implementation in a Risk or Compliance function
    • Operational efficiency of internal regulatory processes
    • Conducting compliance gap analyses
  • The ability to take ownership and deliver results in challenging, client-facing environments
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong academic performance with at least a Bachelor’s Degree

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