Associate, Business Control & Ops Management

Santander Bank Florham Park , NJ 07932

Posted 2 weeks ago

Associate, Business Control & Ops Management-1900675

Description

[POSITION SUMMARY] The Associate, Business Control & Ops Management partners with assigned Line of Business, managers, and Risk/Compliance/Audit teams to create, implement, maintain, review, and oversee an effective risk management framework.The incumbent participates in projects and/or activities that ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. S/he identifies gaps and informs solutions that minimize losses resulting from inadequate internal processes, systems or human errors. In addition, s/he ensures quality standards are established in accordance with internal practices and regulatory requirements.[RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENTS]Analyzes documentation for evidence of successful and efficient performance.,Applies developing knowledge and supports the design, assessment, and/or administration of quality assurance programs, practices and policies.,Assists in the collection and initial analysis of data, preparation of business owner control surveys,Conducts quality audits on all routine and complex transactions and correspondence to ensure proper processing according to established quality standards.,Develops training on policies and procedures concerning controls and risk management.,Independently conduct internal control testing ? including on-site observations, interviews with management and staff, analytical procedures and statistical/judgmental analysis and testing of data.,Interprets regulations affecting control standards with large degree of independence and suggests methods of updating policies and practices to address any risk concerns.,Leads operating process and internal control improvement initiatives.,Manages complex projects that involve working with businesses to improve controls to mitigate any deficiencies.,Partners with Internal Audit, Compliance, and/or Operations Management to share information and escalate issues as needed., Provides thematic analysis of issues for business to identify emerging trends.,Reports audit results and determines corrective action plans, as necessary.,Reviews current policies and procedures to identify process gaps and opportunities for improvement.,Reviews, monitors and tests internal controls and procedures associated with products, services, customers and operations.,Through walkthroughs and testing, identifies possible internal control breakdowns and gaps and report them to management.,Works with the business to understand the controls currently in place to minimize risk.

Qualifications

[EDUCATION] Bachelor's Degree; in Business Administration, Finance, or equivalent field.,or equivalent work experience; [WORK EXPERIENCE] 5-9 years; Experience with financial services compliance and/or experience with various products, services or business lines/areas and the pertaining laws, regulations and rules of relevant regulators.,Experience with execution or documentation of SOX readiness assessments and control implementation. [SKILLS AND ABILITIES] Ability to handle diverse workload and tight schedules,Ability to lead and drive change,Ability to work across business groups and in a team environment,Control mindset,Demonstrable evidence of stakeholder management,Detailed knowledge of Governance, Risk and Compliance Methodologies; Technical accounting knowledge; IT general control working knowledge,Effective multi-tasking and prioritization skills,Excellent verbal and written communication/presentation skills,High proficiency in PowerPoint, Word and Excel,High sense of urgency with ability to drive results, Knowledge and working understanding of additional auditing standards, theories, concepts, and terms (including Sarbanes-Oxley, COBIT and the COSO Integrated Control Framework).,Knowledge of the methods utilized to identify, test and mitigate risk within financial, operational, business, and strategic processes as gained through proven career progression.,Project management skills,Proven ability to apply strategic thinking to multiple, complex organizational and business issues, and has ability to translate into practical plans for project execution,Self starter, able to establish relationships and transcend multiple cross-functional/divisional boundaries, largely unaided,Strong collaboration and relationship management skills,Strong risk assessment, negotiation and problem resolution skills,Understands and communicates impact on line of business of all relevant enterprise/regulatory led initiatives [PHYSICAL DEMANDS] Minimal physical effort such as sitting, standing, and walking. [COMPETENCIES] Communicates in a timely and straightforward manner

Probes for additional information, clarifies assumptions and confirms agreed-upon actions

Keeps everyone involved informed about progress and issues,Communicates the importance and benefits of risk management to counterparts

Displays natural skepticism and curiosity to question the status quo and uncover issues

Adheres to a good root cause analysis process,Creates a good working environment in the team; works towards shared goals contributing ideas and accepting change Provides assistance and coaches less experienced team members,Executes risk management process and procedures without management direction, and demonstrates awareness of expected results

Knows the relationship and impact of actions and results

Has an understanding of regulations impacting area supported,Follows through to meet commitments to others Takes responsibility for achieving strong results, despite balancing multiple complex demands,Knows who to reach out to inside and outside of one?s team to get work done

Takes action to enhance working relationships needed to achieve seamless work flow,Stays current with industry and regulatory trends and emerging risk issues

Has good understanding of current market and competitive landscape that the organization operates within,Uses information and data effectively to support a position and present a rational case

Job:Business Control

Primary Location:New Jersey-Florham Park-200 Park Avenue - 06400 - Florham Park

Organization:Consumer & Business Banking (1001)

Schedule:Full-time

Job Posting:Mar 7, 2019, 9:46:30 PM

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/Vet/Disabled/SO


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Associate, Business Control & Ops Management

Santander Bank