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Compliance and Operational Risk Manager

Pennington, New Jersey;

Job Description:

The Compliance and Operational Risk (C&OR) Manager is responsible for engaging in activities to provide independent compliance and operational risk oversight of Front Line Unit or Control Function (“FLU/CF”) performance and any related third party/vendor relationships in alignment with the Global Compliance - Enterprise Policy, the Operational Risk Management - Enterprise Policy (collectively “the Policies”) and the Compliance and Operational Risk Management (“CORM”) Program and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). As a member of an FLU or CF C&OR officer team, the C&OR Manager is accountable for proactive identification, management and escalation of compliance and operational risks through the execution of some or all of the below identified activities. This role exercises judgment and influence, and may constructively challenge FLU and CF leaders to support the CORM Program objectives, balancing business strategy with appropriate controls.

The C&OR Manager proactively engages with other C&OR officers, including horizontal coverage owners and Enterprise Areas of Coverage (“EAC”), to provide comprehensive oversight of FLU/CF activities. This role develops and maintains a global coverage plan which defines the scope and risk-based focus of the second line’s risk management activities. The C&OR Manager prepares materials for C&OR regulatory exams/audits/inquiries and may provide consultation to business leaders in preparation for FLU/CF regulatory exams/audits/inquiries.

The C&OR Manager plans, drives and reviews team deliverables to support consistent quality of activities, processes and outputs. This role may contribute as a manager responsible for providing leadership direction to attract, assess, develop, motivate and retain a team, or may act as an individual contributor.

The C&OR Manager contributes to the requirements of the CORM Program requirements including, but not limited to the following activities:

• Produces and/or oversees the development of independent risk management reporting for respective area(s) of coverage as input governance and management routines
• Provides subject matter expertise to assist the FLU/CF in establishing an annual learning plan, may be accountable for developing and delivering training content
• Develops and maintains C&OR-owned policies and standards and/or provides oversight of FLU/CF-owned policies, standards and procedures to ensure regulatory and operational risk requirements are appropriately addressed, inclusive of conduct risk as applicable
• Monitors the regulatory environment to identify regulatory changes applicable to area(s) of coverage, advises business leaders on those changes, directs the appropriate areas to implement or amend policies, standards, procedures and/or processes to address regulatory requirements, and challenges the implementation plan as needed; maintains a comprehensive regulatory inventory
• Identifies, aggregates, reports, escalates, inspects and challenges remediation plans, and performs thematic analysis on FLU/CF-owned issues and control enhancements
• Ensures C&OR “owned” issues and control enhancements are identified and addressed appropriately and timely
• Contributes to or leads development of risk coverage plans, executes and / or oversees execution of independent risk monitoring, testing and risk assessments, communicates results
• Reviews and challenges the FLU/CF process, risk, control (PRC) inventory and FLU/CF Risk & Control Self-Assessment (RCSA)
• Reviews and challenges internal and external operational loss events, including development of remediation plans to strengthen controls, and approves where appropriate
• Participates in Scenario Analysis activities for coverage areas and challenges as appropriate
• Ensures metrics are designed to measure key risks and control performance, monitors and reports on metric performance and breach remediation

The Compliance and Operational Risk (C&OR) Manager is responsible for engaging in activities to provide independent compliance and operational risk oversight of Front Line Unit (“FLU”) and Control Function (“CF”) performance and any related third party/vendor relationships in alignment with the Global Compliance Enterprise Policy, the Operational Risk Enterprise Policy (collectively “the Policies”) and the Compliance and Operational Risk Management (“CORM”) Program and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). As a member of an FLU or CF C&OR officer team, the C&OR Manager demonstrates and applies business acumen to promote a culture of risk management and the identification, escalation and timely mitigation of compliance and operational risks. This role exercises judgment and influence, and may constructively challenge FLU and CF leaders to support the CORM Program objectives, balancing business strategy with appropriate controls.

The C&OR Manager contributes to the requirements in the GCOR Policy aligned to compliance and operational risk officers, including but not limited to the following activities:

• Takes an active leadership role in maintaining and communicating regulatory changes, advising and directing business leaders to ensure that regulatory requirements are addressed in their respective process and controls so that their day-to-day activities operate in a compliant manner.
• Proactively engages other C&OR officers, Enterprise Areas of Coverage (EAC) roles, and horizontal function roles to provide comprehensive oversight of FLU and CF activities.
• Identify, collect, validate and record internal loss events and “near misses.” Perform root cause analyses on internal loss events and develop remediation plans to strengthen controls.
• Identify, review and document relevant external loss events.
• Conduct compliance and operational risk assessments of FLU and CF, incorporating review of external loss events to assess control effectiveness.
• Provides independent review and challenge of the FLU/CF’s Risk & Control Self-Assessment (RCSA).
• Leads the efforts and/or contributes to monitoring and testing coverage plans and related metrics for Front Line Unit (“FLU”) or Control Function (“CF”).
• Monitor and test the effectiveness of the front line unit and control function compliance and operational risk controls.
• Identify aggregate, report and escalate compliance and operational risks, issues and control enhancements.
• Contribute to Scenario Analyses to provide a forward-looking estimate of hypothetical operational losses.
• Executes and/or provides oversight of governance and management routines.
• Identify compliance and operational risk training needs, provide subject matter expertise to support development of training curriculum, and inspect FLU/CF and third party participation.
• Provides consultation to business leaders in preparations for regulatory exams and audits for FLU/CF and related Enterprise Areas of Coverage.
• Inspect that commitments made regarding actions in response to Matters Requiring Attention (“MRAs”) and other actions are completed.
• Escalate regulatory relations concerns to Compliance and Operational Risk Executive.

The Compliance and Operational Risk Manager plans, drives and reviews team deliverables to support consistent quality of activities, processes and outputs. This role may contribute as a manager responsible for providing leadership direction to attract, assess, develop, motivate and retain a team, or may act as an individual contributor.
Responsible for providing independent, second line of defense compliance and operational risk oversight of digital applications and websites utilized by Global Wealth & Investment Management (GWIM) clients.

Required Skills:

·         7+ years of Business & Functional Experience in compliance, operational risk, audit, and/or business controls

·         Strategic thinker able to analyze business processes, assess risks, identify control gaps and weaknesses.

·         Strong presence and the ability to concisely communicate a point of view verbally and in writing. Willingness to take a stand when required.

·         Ability to manage multiple priorities and deliverables.

·         Ability to build partnerships and effectively work across the Enterprise to complete responsibilities.

·         Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and also function independently when required

·         Experience working with client-facing digital websites and applications

·         Familiarity with key risks relating to websites and applications for a large financial services company

·         Experience working in Retail Financial Services or similarly regulated sector

·         Experience working with laws, rules and regulations, particularly as they relate to client-facing digital websites and applications

·         Degree Required: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience; May require regulatory examination/registration or certification depending on jurisdiction and role
 

Desired Skills:

·         Financial Services or similarly regulated sector

Job Band:

H4

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

The Compliance and Operational Risk (C&OR) Manager is responsible for engaging in activities to provide independent compliance and operational risk oversight of Front Line Unit or Control Function (“FLU/CF”) performance and any related third party/vendor relationships in alignment with the Global Compliance - Enterprise Policy, the Operational Risk Management - Enterprise Policy (collectively “the Policies”) and the Compliance and Operational Risk Management (“CORM”) Program and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). As a member of an FLU or CF C&OR officer team, the C&OR Manager is accountable for proactive identification, management and escalation of compliance and operational risks through the execution of some or all of the below identified activities. This role exercises judgment and influence, and may constructively challenge FLU and CF leaders to support the CORM Program objectives, balancing business strategy with appropriate controls.

The C&OR Manager proactively engages with other C&OR officers, including horizontal coverage owners and Enterprise Areas of Coverage (“EAC”), to provide comprehensive oversight of FLU/CF activities. This role develops and maintains a global coverage plan which defines the scope and risk-based focus of the second line’s risk management activities. The C&OR Manager prepares materials for C&OR regulatory exams/audits/inquiries and may provide consultation to business leaders in preparation for FLU/CF regulatory exams/audits/inquiries.

The C&OR Manager plans, drives and reviews team deliverables to support consistent quality of activities, processes and outputs. This role may contribute as a manager responsible for providing leadership direction to attract, assess, develop, motivate and retain a team, or may act as an individual contributor.

The C&OR Manager contributes to the requirements of the CORM Program requirements including, but not limited to the following activities:

• Produces and/or oversees the development of independent risk management reporting for respective area(s) of coverage as input governance and management routines
• Provides subject matter expertise to assist the FLU/CF in establishing an annual learning plan, may be accountable for developing and delivering training content
• Develops and maintains C&OR-owned policies and standards and/or provides oversight of FLU/CF-owned policies, standards and procedures to ensure regulatory and operational risk requirements are appropriately addressed, inclusive of conduct risk as applicable
• Monitors the regulatory environment to identify regulatory changes applicable to area(s) of coverage, advises business leaders on those changes, directs the appropriate areas to implement or amend policies, standards, procedures and/or processes to address regulatory requirements, and challenges the implementation plan as needed; maintains a comprehensive regulatory inventory
• Identifies, aggregates, reports, escalates, inspects and challenges remediation plans, and performs thematic analysis on FLU/CF-owned issues and control enhancements
• Ensures C&OR “owned” issues and control enhancements are identified and addressed appropriately and timely
• Contributes to or leads development of risk coverage plans, executes and / or oversees execution of independent risk monitoring, testing and risk assessments, communicates results
• Reviews and challenges the FLU/CF process, risk, control (PRC) inventory and FLU/CF Risk & Control Self-Assessment (RCSA)
• Reviews and challenges internal and external operational loss events, including development of remediation plans to strengthen controls, and approves where appropriate
• Participates in Scenario Analysis activities for coverage areas and challenges as appropriate
• Ensures metrics are designed to measure key risks and control performance, monitors and reports on metric performance and breach remediation

The Compliance and Operational Risk (C&OR) Manager is responsible for engaging in activities to provide independent compliance and operational risk oversight of Front Line Unit (“FLU”) and Control Function (“CF”) performance and any related third party/vendor relationships in alignment with the Global Compliance Enterprise Policy, the Operational Risk Enterprise Policy (collectively “the Policies”) and the Compliance and Operational Risk Management (“CORM”) Program and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). As a member of an FLU or CF C&OR officer team, the C&OR Manager demonstrates and applies business acumen to promote a culture of risk management and the identification, escalation and timely mitigation of compliance and operational risks. This role exercises judgment and influence, and may constructively challenge FLU and CF leaders to support the CORM Program objectives, balancing business strategy with appropriate controls.

The C&OR Manager contributes to the requirements in the GCOR Policy aligned to compliance and operational risk officers, including but not limited to the following activities:

• Takes an active leadership role in maintaining and communicating regulatory changes, advising and directing business leaders to ensure that regulatory requirements are addressed in their respective process and controls so that their day-to-day activities operate in a compliant manner.
• Proactively engages other C&OR officers, Enterprise Areas of Coverage (EAC) roles, and horizontal function roles to provide comprehensive oversight of FLU and CF activities.
• Identify, collect, validate and record internal loss events and “near misses.” Perform root cause analyses on internal loss events and develop remediation plans to strengthen controls.
• Identify, review and document relevant external loss events.
• Conduct compliance and operational risk assessments of FLU and CF, incorporating review of external loss events to assess control effectiveness.
• Provides independent review and challenge of the FLU/CF’s Risk & Control Self-Assessment (RCSA).
• Leads the efforts and/or contributes to monitoring and testing coverage plans and related metrics for Front Line Unit (“FLU”) or Control Function (“CF”).
• Monitor and test the effectiveness of the front line unit and control function compliance and operational risk controls.
• Identify aggregate, report and escalate compliance and operational risks, issues and control enhancements.
• Contribute to Scenario Analyses to provide a forward-looking estimate of hypothetical operational losses.
• Executes and/or provides oversight of governance and management routines.
• Identify compliance and operational risk training needs, provide subject matter expertise to support development of training curriculum, and inspect FLU/CF and third party participation.
• Provides consultation to business leaders in preparations for regulatory exams and audits for FLU/CF and related Enterprise Areas of Coverage.
• Inspect that commitments made regarding actions in response to Matters Requiring Attention (“MRAs”) and other actions are completed.
• Escalate regulatory relations concerns to Compliance and Operational Risk Executive.

The Compliance and Operational Risk Manager plans, drives and reviews team deliverables to support consistent quality of activities, processes and outputs. This role may contribute as a manager responsible for providing leadership direction to attract, assess, develop, motivate and retain a team, or may act as an individual contributor.
Responsible for providing independent, second line of defense compliance and operational risk oversight of digital applications and websites utilized by Global Wealth & Investment Management (GWIM) clients.

Required Skills:

·         7+ years of Business & Functional Experience in compliance, operational risk, audit, and/or business controls

·         Strategic thinker able to analyze business processes, assess risks, identify control gaps and weaknesses.

·         Strong presence and the ability to concisely communicate a point of view verbally and in writing. Willingness to take a stand when required.

·         Ability to manage multiple priorities and deliverables.

·         Ability to build partnerships and effectively work across the Enterprise to complete responsibilities.

·         Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and also function independently when required

·         Experience working with client-facing digital websites and applications

·         Familiarity with key risks relating to websites and applications for a large financial services company

·         Experience working in Retail Financial Services or similarly regulated sector

·         Experience working with laws, rules and regulations, particularly as they relate to client-facing digital websites and applications

·         Degree Required: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience; May require regulatory examination/registration or certification depending on jurisdiction and role
 

Desired Skills:

·         Financial Services or similarly regulated sector

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21027742

Band: H4

Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Aubrey Drake

Referral Bonus:

0