Risk Officer, Control Standards and Mitigation Oversight

Position Description:
Reporting to the Senior Risk Officer II, Risk ID, Measurement & Assessment, this role is primarily responsible for facilitating the Enterprise Risk and Operational Risk Management (ERM/ORM) control mitigation oversight process, assisting in the development and maintenance of business unit control guidance, and reporting related to oversight of control performance. The role will also be expected to analyze and aggregate control data to identify trends and potential emerging risks. The role will also provide support to other ERM/ORM areas, such as the Risk & Control Self-Assessment process and operational event and loss monitoring, as needed. They will employ knowledge as a generalist or specialist of enterprise risk management techniques, practices and procedures, various banking regulatory requirements and processes, assisting management with identification and assessment of existing and emerging risks. This role is responsible for maintaining relationships with business units across the Three Lines of Defense and providing support for Management and Board Committees (e.g., Operational Risk Committee, Board Risk Committee, etc.) as directed. Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:
Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor degree, with a range of 3-7+ years financial services experience, preferably in enterprise risk management, operational risk management, compliance, audit, finance or accounting.
Master degree with a minimum of 2 years financial services experience in enterprise risk management, operational risk management, compliance, audit, finance or accounting.

Additional Requirements:

Solid knowledge of risk techniques and practices.
Intermediate knowledge of various bank/government regulatory requirements and processes.
Ability to work with associates and senior management.
Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
Must be able to meet deadlines.
Working knowledge of regulatory guidance pertaining to enterprise risk and operational risk (e.g. FDIC, OCC, FRB, CFPB, etc.)
Working knowledge of Risk Control Frameworks (COSO, Basel etc.)
Requires a solid knowledge base of related fields and the ability to apply this information to the role. Advanced PC Skills including Microsoft Visio, Excel and PowerPoint

Other Preferred Qualifications:

Advanced degree (e.g. MBA)
Enterprise and/or operational risk experience
Project management or consulting (internal/external) experience

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