Silicon Valley Bank is the banking partner behind the most innovative and exciting companies globally. Our clients have redefined solutions in many areas of the global economy, and we have powered their success by providing them the right financial solution whether they are a promising little startup, an exciting venture backed company, a successful private equity company or a game changing biotech company. Inspired by them, we are redefining Banking.
This role includes risk governance and oversight; execution and management of business line procedures; business unit training program; execution of a robust controls testing program; and risk identification and remediation program for self-identified, internal and external issues in keeping with corporate tools and methodologies. The right person thrives in a high performance and fast-paced environment, working with a world class crew of Product Managers, Designers, Data Scientists and Advisors to challenge the status-quo every day.
Specific responsibilities include:
Partner with internal compliance, Internal Audit, legal, IT, payroll, and other process owners to identify risks, maintain compliance standards, and mitigate risks domestically and internationally
Collaborate with the other product business risk officers to provide insights, reporting, practices
Provide expert support and advice to the business on risk identification and issue management
Lead the facilitation of risk assessments as directed by the second line of defense
Support process and control owners
Identify/provide tools to guide maintenance of controls
Proactively develop compliance and operational processes
Manage master project schedule related to business unit audits, reporting, findings/recommendations, corrective actions, and changes.
When necessary, liaise between the business unit and auditors or examiners
Work with managers across all business unit functions to resolve risk issues as appropriate
Facilitate cross functional teams, facilitate project meetings, develop and maintain project plans and manage/support solution implementations
Manage audit process, including coordinating with business unit team members, external auditors, consultants and the internal compliance / Audit team
Ensure risk issues and corresponding action items are effectively remediated and evidenced.
Work closely with Operational Risk personnel on both the Risk Assessments and Risk Issues
Work with systems team to ensure data integrity, maintain compliance with federal/state and international requirements. Report accurate and timely information as it relates to compliance and risk responsibilities.
Partners with the Director of Policy and Projects to manage processes to maintain business unit policies in compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations
Coordinate and support process/control owners in maintenance of required compliance documentation as well as internal control practices.
Conduct risk management/compliance training as needed
Manage and/or support other special projects, initiatives, as needed
Skills and Requirements
Bachelor's degree required (Master's degree desirable)
At least 5 years of relevant risk management experience
The ideal candidate will have direct experience working in a first or second line risk role within a financial institution, or consulting experience advising financial institutions on the implementation of effective Risk Management programs
Working knowledge of financial services regulations (SEC Investment Advisors Act and FINRA) within risk management, audit or compliance disciplines.
Strong expertise with MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio as well as Adobe. Expertise with Tableau and experience with GRC tools a plus.
Dedicated team player.
Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
Demonstrated project management, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to collaborate, negotiate, influence and build consensus across the organization.
Ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment
Strong organizational and time-management skills required
Flexibility in learning new topics, handling change and deadlines
Good time management and attention to detail are critical to this position.
Good analytical, research, organizational and project management skills.
Strong individual contributor with the ability to work effectively as a team.
SVB Financial Group