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Compliance & Operational Risk Specialist

London, , United Kingdom

Job Description:

Job Title:   Compliance and Operational Risk Specialist

Corporate Title:  Assistant Vice President

Location:   London

Role Description:

The C&OR Specialist assists in engaging other C&OR officers, including horizontal coverage owners and Enterprise Areas of Coverage (“EAC”), to provide comprehensive oversight of FLU/CF activities. This role assists in developing and maintaining a global coverage plan which defines the scope and risk-based focus of the second line’s risk management activities. The C&OR Specialist assists in preparing materials for C&OR regulatory exams/audits/inquiries and may assist with preparation for FLU/CF regulatory exams/audits/inquiries.

The C&OR Specialist is accountable for assisting the C&OR Team in the proactive identification, escalation and timely mitigation of compliance and operational risks through the execution of some or all of the following activities:

Assists in the development of independent risk management reporting for respective area(s) of coverage as input into governance and management routines

  • Contributes to the oversight of FLU/CF training which may include content development and/or tracking and communication of employee completion rates

  • Assists with the development and maintenance of C&OR owned policies and standards and/or the 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 and maintains a comprehensive regulatory inventory; may support communication of regulatory changes to the FLU/CF and ensuring that policies, standards, procedures and/or processes are appropriately implemented or amended to address regulatory requirements

  • Assists in identifying, aggregating, reporting, escalating, inspecting and challenging remediation plans, and performing thematic analysis on FLU/CF-owned issues and control enhancements

  • Assists in remediating C&OR “owned” issues and control enhancements

  • Contributes to risk coverage plan development, executes 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)

  • Supports the review and challenge of internal and external operational loss events, including development of remediation plans to strengthen controls

  • Assists with the development of risk metrics, monitors related performance and breach remediation

The Team:

The Compliance and Operational Risk (“C&OR”) Specialist assists the C&OR officer team in activities to contribute to the 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).

Key skills:

  • Experience in financial services (involvement in Compliance, Operational Risk, COO preferred) or business (Institutional Global Markets) or regulatory background

  • Exposure to compliance or risk management frameworks

  • Practical approach to problem solving

  • Ability to work well in a team and also independently

  • Demonstrate intellectual curiosity and focused on continuous learning and skill development

  • Ability to effectively engage with stakeholders at all levels of seniority

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Must be able to perform well under pressure

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Motivated

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:   Compliance and Operational Risk Specialist

Corporate Title:  Assistant Vice President

Location:   London

Role Description:

The C&OR Specialist assists in engaging other C&OR officers, including horizontal coverage owners and Enterprise Areas of Coverage (“EAC”), to provide comprehensive oversight of FLU/CF activities. This role assists in developing and maintaining a global coverage plan which defines the scope and risk-based focus of the second line’s risk management activities. The C&OR Specialist assists in preparing materials for C&OR regulatory exams/audits/inquiries and may assist with preparation for FLU/CF regulatory exams/audits/inquiries.

The C&OR Specialist is accountable for assisting the C&OR Team in the proactive identification, escalation and timely mitigation of compliance and operational risks through the execution of some or all of the following activities:

Assists in the development of independent risk management reporting for respective area(s) of coverage as input into governance and management routines

  • Contributes to the oversight of FLU/CF training which may include content development and/or tracking and communication of employee completion rates

  • Assists with the development and maintenance of C&OR owned policies and standards and/or the 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 and maintains a comprehensive regulatory inventory; may support communication of regulatory changes to the FLU/CF and ensuring that policies, standards, procedures and/or processes are appropriately implemented or amended to address regulatory requirements

  • Assists in identifying, aggregating, reporting, escalating, inspecting and challenging remediation plans, and performing thematic analysis on FLU/CF-owned issues and control enhancements

  • Assists in remediating C&OR “owned” issues and control enhancements

  • Contributes to risk coverage plan development, executes 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)

  • Supports the review and challenge of internal and external operational loss events, including development of remediation plans to strengthen controls

  • Assists with the development of risk metrics, monitors related performance and breach remediation

The Team:

The Compliance and Operational Risk (“C&OR”) Specialist assists the C&OR officer team in activities to contribute to the 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).

Key skills:

  • Experience in financial services (involvement in Compliance, Operational Risk, COO preferred) or business (Institutional Global Markets) or regulatory background

  • Exposure to compliance or risk management frameworks

  • Practical approach to problem solving

  • Ability to work well in a team and also independently

  • Demonstrate intellectual curiosity and focused on continuous learning and skill development

  • Ability to effectively engage with stakeholders at all levels of seniority

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Must be able to perform well under pressure

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Motivated

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-22057883

Band: H5

Manages People:

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Josh Littlemore

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
2 KING EDWARD ST, London, EC1A 1HQ