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Business Risk and Controls Advisor Senior - Bank

Company: USAA
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose of Job This position within the Bank is for the Compliance Advisory and Policy Governance Team in Omni-Channel.

Location can be in one of our offices or Remote (work from home).

Positioned 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 supporting business leader adherence to 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, internal and external audits and regulatory exams, and monitoring of the first line of defense 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.

We embrace a robust veteran workforce and encourage veterans and veteran spouses to apply.

Identifies and manages existing and emerging Risks that stem from business activities and the job role.
Ensures Risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.
Follows written Risk and compliance policies and procedures for business activities.
Manages and drives solutions for stronger controls, 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, new product controls, CoSA Third Party 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.
Responsible for Risk data analysis, report preparation and trend analysis, utilizing business intelligence tools.
Anticipates business needs and proactively identifies opportunities to improve and strengthen the control environment through actionable insights.
Assists with translating 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.
Leads project team through concept, planning, execution, and implementation phases for effective and timely Risk remediation.
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 of resulting exception cases.
Provides control oversight to ensure compliance with laws and regulations.
Serves as a primary resource to team members.

Minimum Education:
Bachelor's Degree OR 4+ additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree

Minimum Work Experience:
6 years of experience supporting Risk and/or compliance related activities in a financial services operating environment or other relevant industry OR 6 years of experience in a relevant quantitative discipline OR Or advanced degree or designation in a Risk management or quantitative discipline, and 4 years of experience supporting Risk and/or compliance related activities OR PhD in a Risk management or quantitative discipline, and 2 years of experience supporting Risk and/or compliance related activities.
Knowledge of federal laws, rules, regulations, and applicable guidance to include: OCC Heightened Standards, BSA/AML, REG E, UDAAP/UDAP, TILA/REG Z, SCRA, FCRA, MLA

Internal controls - ability to create, implement, evaluate and enhance processes in internal controls
Regulatory - knowledge of consumer compliance regulations and applicability to retail banking products and services in Digital channels/experiences
PRCI (Process, Risk and Control Inventory) and RCSA (Risk & Control Self-Assessment) - ability to assess, clarify, and appraise compliance risks inherent in consumer banking activities as well as to ensure that internal controls, policies, and procedures are accurate and adequate.
Risk Management - Knowledge of processes, tools and techniques for identifying, assessing and controlling an organization's exposure to risks of various kinds

USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this position is: $80,200 - $144,500 *(this does not include geographical differential, it may be applied based on your work location)

Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.

  • Geographical Differential : Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average.Shift premium will be addressed on an individual-basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.

    At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.

    Please click on the link below for more details.
    USAA Total Rewards

    Relocation assistance is not available for this position.


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