Senior Business Risk and Controls Advisor
Posted on: May 20, 2019
Purpose of Job We are currently seeking talented Business Risk and
Controls Advisors with expertise in working with regulatory
agencies and developing and writing controls, risks and/or audit
techniques for our Remote, Colorado Springs, CO, Phoenix, AZ,
Tampa, FL, and San Antonio, TX locations.
This Job Posting is for multiple openings available in 2019.
Positioned in the first line of defense to ensure the overall
effectiveness of risk and compliance management programs, first
line of defense 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. Job
Requirements ABOUT USAA USAA knows what it means to serve. We
facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military
members and their families. This singular mission requires a
dedication to innovative thinking at every level.In each of the
past five years, we've been a top-40 Fortune 100 Best Companies to
Work For--, and we've ranked among Victory Media's Top 10 Military
Friendly-- Employers 13 years straight. We embrace a robust veteran
workforce and encourage veterans and veteran spouses to apply.
ABOUT USAA Business Risk and Controls USAA is a growing financial
services company and the Business Risk and Controls function at
USAA is an important part of this growth. It is an exciting time at
USAA and in our Business Risk and Controls organization. We are a
diversified team of Risk professionals, working across all lines of
business across USAA operations (banking, insurance, investments)
seeing the incredible growth first-hand. Working at USAA in
Business Risk and Controls affords you the ability to be a part of
USAA's noble mission on a daily basis. We stand behind our 11
million members who rely on us every day.
- Manages the following initiatives on behalf of the business 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
which may include the coordination of testing, root cause analysis,
control design, and examining key metrics to evaluate the
effectiveness of established business controls.
- Serves as a Subject Matter Expert in one key area, as
- Performs line of defense data analysis, report preparation and
trend analysis, utilizing business intelligence tools.
- Identifies opportunities to improve and strengthen the control
- 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 process owners to identify control failures, and
assesses the impact.
- Makes recommendations to drive improvement efforts and
facilitates effective and timely risk remediation through action
- Advises senior management on the status of their control
environment related to risk identification and control weaknesses
and escalates issues and findings to appropriate stakeholders.
- 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 documentation.
- Serves as a resource to less experienced team members and
advises on risk mitigation opportunities and stays informed of
changes to the regulatory environment to ensure proper compliance
with processes and requirements are followed. Minimum Requirement:
- Bachelor's Degree or 4 additional years of related experience
beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a
- 6 or more years operations experience in a risk management
functional area to include financial services, insurance, banking,
investment, information technology, public accounting or other
related operational area that supports risk/compliance initiatives
within the business.
- 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:
- 6 years' experience interacting with regulatory agencies to
ensure appropriate execution of regulatory requests
- Professional writing skills, and the ability to submit a
- Experience identifying, developing and writing controls, risks
and/or audit techniques.
- Experience with audit and exam engagement
- Data analysis abilities in identifying trends and formulating
- MBA or advanced degree preferred
- CPA, CISA, CRCM, CIA, CCSA, NBE or other risk/compliance
certificationsThe 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 package 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 1/23/19 by 11:59 pm CST time.
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