Why risk, why now?

At CommBank, we're committed to ensuring better outcomes for our customers. This is why operational risk and compliance is part of every decision we make.

Here, you'll do meaningful work that matters. You'll constantly be challenged with new problems and empowered to develop new solutions.

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity. To gain exposure. To work together. To hone your expertise. To create positive impacts. To be part of the change.

A Critical Role

We're undergoing rapid transformation, because we know that good risk management means good business practice.

You'll be working at an accelerated pace, fast tracking your experience like never before.

Here, risk always has a seat at the table. 

Driving Outcomes

We're committed to delivering better customer outcomes; asking 'should we?' not just 'can we?'. You're driving change in our business, enhancing risk and compliance culture and capability.

It's a dynamic role, constantly changing, where no two days are the same. And you'll thrive on that. 

A People Culture

We're a global community of experienced, talented professionals.

There are endless opportunities to come together, learn from one other, develop your capabilities and drive your own success.

At CommBank, diversity of thought is valued, and people come first.

Our structure

At CommBank, we manage Risk using a Three Lines of Accountability structure, where Line 3 is audit.

Line 1

Line 1 is the business and includes our Controls Office. Their purpose is to help manage risk to achieve the right outcomes for our customers and for our business. Embedded within a business unit, these professionals enable the identification of risk and the implementation of effective controls.

Find out more about a role in our Controls Office

Line 2

Line 2 reports to the Group Chief Risk Officer. Our Operational Risk and Compliance teams sits here. Operational Risk’s role is to independently monitor and assess business performance and strategy against risk appetite. These professionals lead the design and implementation of frameworks and provide oversight and proactive advice to effectively manage risk across the organisation. 

Compliance’s role is to independently monitor and assess business performance and strategy against regulatory obligations and regulator and community expectations. These professionals manage regulatory relationships, anticipate regulatory change and design the standards to ensure the Group is compliant.

Find out more about a role in Compliance

Find out more about a role in Operational Risk

Meet our people

Rajes, Manager Operational Risk Control, Line 1

"I really love the interaction with the business. Every day there are new problems to solve and solutions to develop. Everyone is always willing to come together to support one another, lend knowledge and provide insight. There's lots to be done. Sometimes it can be challenging, but for me it means I am adding value and I feel empowered by that.”

Olly, Senior Manager Risk, Line 1

"I never even planned on working in risk and controls, but this is the happiest I've ever been in a role. I’ve been at CommBank for over 10 years, and have worked in a variety of roles. I'm able to take the business acumen I've learnt and apply it to potential incidents and issues to ensure the best possible outcome for our business, and our customers.”

Andrew, Senior Manager Operational Risk and Compliance, Line 2 Operational Risk

"The best part of my job is working with my team. I am surrounded by diverse and intelligent people working towards making CommBank a safer, stronger and better bank. Expectations are high and there is a lot to do in a short amount of time. It can be challenging at times but it’s also a great opportunity to truly make a difference. I’m excited to be a part of that."