Business Risk and Controls Advisor Senior - Real Estate Originations Advisory and Issues Management
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: November 10, 2019
Purpose of JobPositioned in the first line of defense to ensure the
overall effectiveness of risk and compliance management programs,
risk analytics and operations in the business. This role will
partner and collaborate with Compliance and Risk Management, as
well as Business Operations, IT, Audit Services, and Regulators to
support risk and compliance-based initiatives. Responsible for
ensuring adherence to the governance of the established risk
framework and ongoing supervision of business controls including
risk and control self-assessments, identification and evaluation of
control effectiveness, identifying control failures, facilitating
risk and compliance remediation, market conduct exams, and
monitoring the first line of defense in an effort to minimize risk
exposures and strengthen the overall control environment. Leverages
risk assessment data and identifies key data-driven insights tied
to first line of defense.
We are currently seeking a talented Business Risk and Controls
Advisor Senior - Real Estate Originations Advisory and Issues
Management for one of the following locations: San Antonio Home
Office II/III, Tampa Campus, Phoenix or Remote.Job Requirements
- Manages and drives solutions for stronger controls on behalf of
the business, and in support of risk and/or regulatory compliance
related initiatives which may include: oversight of
procedures/process, accurate regulatory reporting and filing,
document governance, risk control self-assessments, procedure
governance, control design, or new product controls, supplier
governance, or quality governance.
- Performs ongoing supervision and oversight of business controls
and shares knowledge with team members to evaluate the
effectiveness of established business controls.
- Serves as a first line of defense Subject Matter Expert in one
or more key areas e.g. Governance Risk and Compliance data (GRC)
- Holds responsible for first line of defense data analysis,
report preparation and trend analysis, utilizing business
- Anticipates business needs and proactively identifies
opportunities to improve and strengthen the control environment
through actionable insights.
- Provides guidance in the execution of Risk Control
Self-Assessments (RCSA's), translates control deficiencies into
action plans and provides recommendations to enhance governance
practices in alignment with risk and compliance frameworks.
- Partners with stakeholders to drive improvement efforts to
correct or prevent unfavorable trends and assess the impacts.
- Facilitates, manages and oversees complex projects involving
cross-functional areas in the first line of defense.
- Leads project team through concept, planning, execution, and
implementation phases for effective and timely risk
- Advises senior management on the status of their control
environment related to risk identification and control weaknesses.
Identifies critical areas to monitor and escalates issues and
findings to appropriate stakeholders.
- Develops and maintains processes, procedures and tools for
managing exception alerts as they occur, including monitoring and
management of resulting exception cases. Ensures adherence and
compliance with regulations and controls by examining and proper
- Serves as a primary resource to less experienced team members
and/or cross functional team members and advises on risk mitigation
opportunities. Stays informed of changes to the regulatory
environment to ensure proper compliance with processes and
requirements are followed.Requirements
- 6 or more years operations experience in a relevant functional
area to include financial services, insurance, banking, investment,
information technology, public accounting or other related
operational area that supports risk/compliance initiatives within
- Bachelor's Degree OR 4 additional years of related experience
beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree
(10 years total experience required without a degree).
- Advanced knowledge of relevant regulatory compliance, industry
regulations and regulatory data sources required.*Qualifications
may warrant placement in a different job level*When you apply for
this position, you will be required to answer some initial
questions. - This will take approximately 5 minutes. - Once you
begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later
time and you will not able to change your responses.Preferred
- Extensive knowledge of the Issue Management life cycle.
- Experience in control design, evaluation and effectiveness,
documentation of Mortgage related controls.
- Strong risk management experience, including: performing
assessments and audits, designing controls, managing enterprise
control frameworks, and prioritizing risk.
- Extensive knowledge of mortgage related regulatory
- Extensive knowledge working in MetricStream or equivalent GRC
tool.The above description reflects the details considered
necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should
not be construed as a detailed description of all the work
requirements that may be performed in the job.At USAA our employees
enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including
a flexible business casual or casual dress environment,
comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness
and wealth building programs. - Additionally, our career path
planning and continuing education will assist you with your
professional goals.Relocation assistance is not available for this
position.For Internal Candidates:Must complete 12 months in current
position (from date of hire or date of placement), or must have
manager's approval prior to posting.Last day for internal
candidates to apply to the opening is 09/26/19 by 11:59 pm CST
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