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Ireland Country Compliance and Operational Risk Manager

Dublin, , Ireland

Job Description:

Job Title: Ireland Country Compliance and Operational Risk Manager

LOB: Global Risk / GBAM Compliance and Operational Risk

Corporate Title: Vice President

Location: Dublin

We are currently seeking a forward thinking, highly motivated professional to join our team in Dublin as a Country Compliance and Operational Risk Manager in the Compliance and Operational Risk (C&OR) function. The C&OR team is a key second line independent risk management function and is responsible for overseeing and ensuring an adequate internal control framework is in place and commensurate to the firm’s activities, locations and nature/complexity of inherent compliance and operational risks. 

The scope of the role is to cover all applicable regulations and relevant horizontal themes relevant to the country and the firm’s legal entities operating in Ireland, alongside the functional C&OR Banking and Markets coverage and other specialized C&OR teams. You will have oversight over country-specific control activities and procedures, and support the legal entity governance framework.

Bank of America is in the business of managing risk and has a dedicated risk culture that is built on a proactive debate of the impact of risks on our company. Our risk management practices allow us to help our customers and clients achieve their goals and to build our company. Every employee is responsible for the management of risk and is accountable for identifying, calling out, debating and mitigating risk issues as part of their day-to-day activities.


 

Responsibilities:

  • Assessment of new regulations impacting the Irish legal entities, in particular BofA Europe, the firm’s key banking entity in the European Union

  • Review of hiring and conflict of interest review, in partnership with ABAC and HR

  • Support and delivery of Irish specific entity-related regulatory training and material

  • Support of Country governance for C&OR activities, such as business continuity management, country response team, space management controls, etc.

  • Ireland C&OR engagement and D&I representation

  • Coordination of input to regulators white papers or industry committees

  • Support of local exams and inspections impacting C&OR across several businesses and functions

  • Participate in the enterprise risk and control assessment when needed

  • Support preparation of internal reporting

  • Promote the control awareness, training and advisory

  • Any other tasks/ projects assigned by the Head of Department

The Team:

  • Join a growing, developing and international team with very good working spirit

  • Our Dublin headquarter based team has interactions with the Bank’s 3 lines of Defence teams

  • Work closely with other Dublin based teammates and as well with other teams across the world

  • Exposure to the Senior Business Executive Team and C&OR Management

  • Various opportunities of  learning & development thanks to a large scope covered by the function

Core Skills:

  • Consistent track record of experience in the Irish compliance area with deep knowledge of end to end activity in a Corporate and Investment Banking environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills- able to present to senior stakeholder in a clear and concise way

  • Influencing/negotiation skills and ability to manage debate and conflict professionally

  • Attention to detail, diligence and highest standards in relation to production of written materials

  • Able to demonstrate positive teamwork, while also working independently

  • Able to collaborate across teams, functions and regions

  • Can deliver results in a high energy, dynamic environment and to tight deadlines

  • Excellent analytical skills and reporting skills with attention to detail, and a positive attitude

  • Proven ability to interpret large volume of data and synthesize relevant information

  • Relevant Risk, Control or Audit experience

  • Fluent English speaker, additional language skills welcome

Bank of America

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

Hours Per Week:

35

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Job Title: Ireland Country Compliance and Operational Risk Manager

LOB: Global Risk / GBAM Compliance and Operational Risk

Corporate Title: Vice President

Location: Dublin

We are currently seeking a forward thinking, highly motivated professional to join our team in Dublin as a Country Compliance and Operational Risk Manager in the Compliance and Operational Risk (C&OR) function. The C&OR team is a key second line independent risk management function and is responsible for overseeing and ensuring an adequate internal control framework is in place and commensurate to the firm’s activities, locations and nature/complexity of inherent compliance and operational risks. 

The scope of the role is to cover all applicable regulations and relevant horizontal themes relevant to the country and the firm’s legal entities operating in Ireland, alongside the functional C&OR Banking and Markets coverage and other specialized C&OR teams. You will have oversight over country-specific control activities and procedures, and support the legal entity governance framework.

Bank of America is in the business of managing risk and has a dedicated risk culture that is built on a proactive debate of the impact of risks on our company. Our risk management practices allow us to help our customers and clients achieve their goals and to build our company. Every employee is responsible for the management of risk and is accountable for identifying, calling out, debating and mitigating risk issues as part of their day-to-day activities.


 

Responsibilities:

  • Assessment of new regulations impacting the Irish legal entities, in particular BofA Europe, the firm’s key banking entity in the European Union

  • Review of hiring and conflict of interest review, in partnership with ABAC and HR

  • Support and delivery of Irish specific entity-related regulatory training and material

  • Support of Country governance for C&OR activities, such as business continuity management, country response team, space management controls, etc.

  • Ireland C&OR engagement and D&I representation

  • Coordination of input to regulators white papers or industry committees

  • Support of local exams and inspections impacting C&OR across several businesses and functions

  • Participate in the enterprise risk and control assessment when needed

  • Support preparation of internal reporting

  • Promote the control awareness, training and advisory

  • Any other tasks/ projects assigned by the Head of Department

The Team:

  • Join a growing, developing and international team with very good working spirit

  • Our Dublin headquarter based team has interactions with the Bank’s 3 lines of Defence teams

  • Work closely with other Dublin based teammates and as well with other teams across the world

  • Exposure to the Senior Business Executive Team and C&OR Management

  • Various opportunities of  learning & development thanks to a large scope covered by the function

Core Skills:

  • Consistent track record of experience in the Irish compliance area with deep knowledge of end to end activity in a Corporate and Investment Banking environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills- able to present to senior stakeholder in a clear and concise way

  • Influencing/negotiation skills and ability to manage debate and conflict professionally

  • Attention to detail, diligence and highest standards in relation to production of written materials

  • Able to demonstrate positive teamwork, while also working independently

  • Able to collaborate across teams, functions and regions

  • Can deliver results in a high energy, dynamic environment and to tight deadlines

  • Excellent analytical skills and reporting skills with attention to detail, and a positive attitude

  • Proven ability to interpret large volume of data and synthesize relevant information

  • Relevant Risk, Control or Audit experience

  • Fluent English speaker, additional language skills welcome

Bank of America

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

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Full time

JR-21070270

Band: H5

Manages People:

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Gail Danvers

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
Upper Hatch St, Dublin, 2