Operational Risk - Vice President
- Tempe, AZ
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As part of the BURCO (Business Unit Risk/Controls Officer) team within FMA (Financial Management of the Americas), the Senior Operational Risk Specialist will assist the Division Risk Manager by assessing effectiveness of operational risks specific to FMA processes. This includes performing Risk and Control Self-Assessments, including risk and control identification and developing test scripts; documenting operational loss events and management self-identified issues; working with data to develop key risk metrics to monitor where key risks are changing; providing oversight on quarterly certifications; supporting standard and ad-hoc reporting requirements for senior leaders; supporting response to internal audit and regulatory examinations.
- Support Division Risk Manager for FMA in operational risk management activities including: Assess risks and effectiveness of operational controls specific to FMA business functions including corporate accounting, reporting (SEC/Regulatory), purchasing and payables, corporate tax, corporate treasury including funding, and capital adequacy and stress testing / CCAR (Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review).
- Perform Risk Control Self-Assessment reviews including risks, risk metrics, control record updates, and control test reviews.
- Support risk and control assessments through collaboration with process owners and other stakeholders.
- Review and provide feedback on control test scripts, documentation and results.
- Create and update process flow documentation for FMA processes.
- Assist in quarterly assessments of operational risk related to other processes e.g., internal operational risk reports, risk appetite statements and control certifications.
- Review operational losses to ensure that sufficient mitigating controls are identified and documented; and remediation actions are appropriate, effective and timely. Recommend corrective actions to Division Risk Manager.
- Defend risk assessments with stakeholders and assist in coordinating requests and responses during Internal Audits and bank regulatory exams.
- Contribute to quarterly operational risk reporting in conjunction with the FMA BURCO's Integrated Operational Risk Report for the finance division.
- Support annual Risk Appetite Statement process, including partnering with business to identify metrics.
- Oversee Risk Control Self Assessment control testing on behalf of key stakeholders in compliance with risk management policies.
- Establish strong working relationships across the FMA BURCO team and other respective risk teams in Operations, IT, and Risk Management.
- Typically requires a minimum of a BA degree, 7+ years of experience in operational risk or internal/external audit.
- Strong knowledge of accounting and financial operations and reporting requirements.
- Knowledge of associated financial processes and controls.
- Strong communication skills, oral and written, ability to interact with all levels of management.
- Excellent Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio skills.
- Self-motivated, decisive, able to prioritize multiple deliverables and work under tight deadlines; proactive; willing to drive deliverables to completion and possessing a strong work ethic.
- Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
- Ability to travel up to 10% of the time.
- Experience with PeopleSoft General Ledger, Hyperion Planning and OpenPages GRC platform and/or Archer is a plus.
- Familiarity with banking regulatory requirements for treasury functions including Basel III, BSA AML, LCR, and Volcker compliance requirements is a plus.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
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