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Description The Enterprise Risk Self Assessment Lead, under the
direction of the Deputy Chief Risk Officer, is responsible for
administering the Enterprise Risk Assessments. Responsible for risk
identification, likelihood, and impact rating of risks in
partnership with the business lines. Oversee and conduct enterprise
risk and control self-assessments in collaboration with business
line management and support functions. Drive ongoing execution of
the risk and control self-assessment framework and embedding risk
culture across the organization. Conduct operational process
assessments promoting process improvement and controls
strengthening. Promote risk and control communication for augmented
transparency, decision-making and risk optimization.
The position will work closely with business line and executive
management in carrying out the assigned duties. The Enterprise Risk
Assessment Lead demonstrates independent judgement with a minimal
amount of supervision and direction, and provides assistance to the
Risk Management team by performing wide range of services, some of
which are complex and confidential in nature.
Demonstrate independence in the execution of the annual and
quarterly enterprise risk and control self-assessments in
collaboration with the first line of defense business risk
As part of the RCSA process, assist Senior and Executive
Management in identifying and assessing existing and emerging
risks, and developing metrics and thresholds for key risk
indicators, key performance indicators, early warning indicators,
and action plans when needed.
Ensure that appropriate Business Risk Owners are designated.
Provide effective review and challenge of business line
management inputs into the RCSA, promoting accuracy and
Review Internal Audit and Compliance reports to determine if
RCSA ratings need adjustment.
Support Senior Management and ERM Leadership in ensuring that
risks are mitigated to the desired level. - Make recommendations to
policies, processes and procedures to improve risk optimization,
mitigation, and reduce gaps.
Engage and develop effective working relationships with business
owners and support partners to support cooperative responses to
risk management matters and issues.
Communicate progress and report results related to assigned
responsibilities on a regular basis to ERM management.
Promote risk awareness through consultative guidance on risk
management program matters.
Collaborate with business line management to analyze and perform
operational workflows and process assessments of individual and
cross-functional business processes throughout the Bank
Assist in identifying and assessing operational risk in business
units, investigates root cause of process failure or loss, and
partners with process owners to define risk response/mitigation
plans to address operational deficiencies.
Draft operational risk summary reports including follow up on
Review and challenge business operational risks leveraging
analytics and documented processes and procedures
Review internal and external risk events for process improvement
opportunities that enhance the control environment while promoting
Understand key business processes and functions within the Bank
in order to effectively challenge the business and help make
informed process and risk management decisions.
Provide direction and guidance to senior leadership in the area
of managing operational risk.
Ensure recording of operational risk events, losses and
remediation plan determination to ensure appropriate actions are
taken to mitigate control failure / weaknesses.
Understand company-wide KRIs, KPIs and other metrics and use
them to identify negative trends and potential operational
exposures to advise on potential mitigation alternatives.
Provide independent, objective view of the business, mitigation
strategies, and emerging risks
Assists with assessing risk related to new activities, products
or services within the Bank.
Strives to improve existing processes or work to create new
processes for enhanced risk reporting. Contribute to RCSA and
operational risk analytics and reporting in collaboration with the
ERM Reporting Manager.
Liaison with Compliance and Internal Audit to ensure alignment
and strong information flow
5+ years of experience in banking or similar industry with
exposure to enterprise risk management responsibilities in either
risk and control assessments, operating or oversight function
Experience with Risk Assessments, Operational Risk or Enterprise
RCSA within Banking or similar industry preferred
Bachelor’s Degree or comparable experience in related field
Experience with Visio preferred
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discriminate against employees or applicants because they have
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investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the
contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR
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