Strategy and Risk Analyst

Our client, a Leading Bank, is looking for a Risk & Compliance Strategy Analyst to join their growing team.

The primary responsibility (60%) of this position is to assist Risk Manager – Audit/Exam as part of the Risk and Compliance Strategy Team within the Office of the President to support Divisions in coordinating the preparation and responses to internal and external exams. The secondary responsibility (40%) of this position is to assist the Risk and Compliance Strategy Manager on the Office of the President Division’s strategy planning and new risk and compliance program implementation efforts.
  • Assists the Risk Manager – Audit/Exam prepare and facilitate regulatory and other audit examinations, including targeted on-site examinations by regulators, internal Audit and other agencies with minimal supervision.
  • Provide support in coordinating the timeliness and accuracy of planning, fieldwork and final responses to external regulators and internal audits, including but not limited to data requests and responses to exam / test findings (such as MRA – Matters Requiring Attention, etc).
  • Provide consistent and standardized management status and final reports on the compliance over metrics and data related to regulatory and internal audit exams and findings. Provide support in devising appropriate metrics for dashboard development. Update Audit and Exam Tracker as directed.
  • Standardize all business operations and establish clear, documented protocols and procedures related to the handling of all regulatory exams and internal audit related reviews.
  • Maintain supporting data and historical audit (both regulatory and internal) results files for consistent future reference by all key divisions involved.
  • Recommend courses of remediation to ensure the company achieves confirmation from both regulatory and internal audit for appropriate levels of compliance.
  • Assist the Risk and Compliance Strategy Manager to develop implementation strategies for new/evolving risk program requirements in 1LOD
  • Support Risk and Compliance Strategy Manager in designing a 1LOD risk management operating model and develop remediation plans for 1LOD risk management gaps
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of banking regulations, bank operations and procedures, accounting, risk management controls, and other internal control objectives and practices are implemented and applied to ensure effective test result outcomes are achieved.
  • Ensure Implementing of internal audit products and protocols to identify areas of weakness, and putting in place corrective measure.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a dynamically changing environment.
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working in financial Industry
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in banking operations, compliance and/or risk management activities
Skills and Knowledge
  • Must be detail-oriented and possess effective organizational and analytical skills
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills and ability to communicate clearly and professionally with all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively, internally and externally, with the most senior representatives of organizations, regulators and vendors.
  • Ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms
  • Proficiency in MS Project, Excel, Word, Access, Power Point, SharePoint.
  • Strong project management experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and facilitate change through collaborative effort. Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivation, discipline, task focus, the ability to structure and present work and a proven record of delivering high quality results within strict deadlines.
  • Must have the ability to multitask and prioritize several concurrent initiatives.