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Sr. Associate, Business Control & Risk Management

Company: Santander Holdings USA Inc
Location: North Bergen
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Sr. Associate, Business Control & Risk Management New York, United States of America WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING Job Family Description: Monitors activities to minimize the company's exposure to risk. Activities may include quantitative analysis, risk identification and remediation. Represents or supports the reputation of the company to minimize compliance and regulatory risk by resolving issues and ensuring adherence to company and legal standards. Responsible for ensuring that all of the company's activities adhere to the necessary rules and regulations, and that the company complies with legal/regulatory statutes and jurisdictions. Job Function Description: Ensures transparency of business results, finance and processes. Typically organizes a reporting system and tracks goals accomplishment, collect and process data and provides managers with all necessary company management data and information. Essential Functions/Responsibility Statements: Drive Risk Culture: Ensure awareness in the Business Line of risk frameworks, policies and standards. Communication & Training: Maintain two way communications with SLoD. Facilitate training for Business Lines to provide awareness of risk frameworks, policies, programs, processes, etc. Adherence to Risk Frameworks, Policies, and Standards: Partner with SLoD to provide input/review of frameworks, policies and standards. Facilitate Business Line awareness of and adherence to risk frameworks, policies, and standards. Report and escalate exceptions and facilitate Business Line corrective actions. Continuous Monitoring: Continuously monitors all sources of risk existing within the Business Line and externally. Engage in research, peer networking, and experience to anticipate critical risk issues impacting the Business Line. Understand where credit, market/liquidity, operational, strategic, reputational, compliance, and model risks exist in the Business Line and continually assess and improve controls to mitigate those risks. Monitor Key Risk Indicators and report on negative/adverse trends in Business Line. Monitor risk profile to maintain tolerance within Risk Appetite. Issue Identification, Management, and Risk Assessment: Conduct RCSA responsibilities including Process Mapping, Risk & Control Matrices, Inherent Risk Assessments, Internal Control testing and Heracles data/input. Engage and hold Business Line process owners accountable to identify and assess risks. Support Business Lines in risk identification (e.g. NPBA, change management, etc.) Ensure all issues (Self-Identified, IA, Credit Risk Review or Regulatory) pertaining to the Business Line are resolved within established timelines. Validate issues to ensure Business Line remediation is sufficient to address root cause and prevent recurrence. Internal Control Testing: Implement and maintain internal control testing and control effectiveness monitoring in the Business Line. Validate the adequacy of controls, escalate deficiencies as appropriate. Identify root causes of control deficiencies/weaknesses and take appropriate action to ensure Business Lines remediate and prevent recurrence. Exam Management: Liaison with the Business Line for all exam related activities including regulatory, Internal Audit and Credit Risk Review. Review materials, responses and validate Business Line remediation work (e.g. artifacts, action plans, etc.) Manage and execute risk related activities and routines as part of the following operational risk programs: Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA), Issues Management, Scenario Analysis, Top Risk, Material Risk Program, Event Escalation, Loss Management and Application Inherent Risk Assessment. Bilingual Spanish Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience in Accounting, Business, Statistics, Risk Management, Information Systems, Finance, Economics or equivalent field. Master's Degree in Accounting, Business, Statistics, Risk Management, Information Systems, Finance, Economics or equivalent field. (Pref) Work Experience: Risk Management, Internal Controls, Auditing, Credit Management, relevant line of business experience and/or legal or regulatory experience, 9-12 years Business Unit. , 5-9 years Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated experience executing risk projects across multiple business lines offering a wide variety of financial services products and services. Advanced knowledge of the financial services sector, particularly with the competitive dynamics and products in retail banking and risk management. Demonstrated thought leadership and application of operational risk identification and mitigation practices and procedures. Advanced understanding of the regulatory environment and how the risks of the products and services the bank offers are viewed by the Second Line of Defense and regulators. Demonstrated judgement in escalation, ensuring risk-based clear line of sight for senior executives into existing and emerging issues/incidents. Ability to build credibility with, collaborate with, and influence line of business executives. Excellent analytical and complex problem solving skills. Superior project management skills. Ability to constructively work both independently and in collaborative environments involving all levels of management and employees Ability to collaborate with internal and external service providers to establish resource requirements, scheduling, assignments and service levels. Diversity & EEO Statements: At Santander, we value and respect differences in our workforce and strive to increase the diversity of our teams. We actively encourage everyone to apply. Santander is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Working Conditions: Frequent Minimal physical effort such as sitting, standing and walking. Occasional moving and lifting equipment and furniture is required to support onsite and offsite meeting setup and teardown. Physically capable of lifting up to fifty pounds, able to bend, kneel, climb ladders. Employer Rights: Employer Rights: This job description does not list all of the job duties of the job. You may be asked by your supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You may be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description. The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment and either you or the employer may terminate at any time for any reason. For NYC Job Applicants: The base annual salary range for this position is $97,200-$155,000. The exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, training, licensure and certifications and location. English Primary Location: New York, NY, Madison Ave Corp Other Locations: New York-New York Organization: Banco Santander S.A.

Keywords: Santander Holdings USA Inc, North Bergen , Sr. Associate, Business Control & Risk Management, Accounting, Auditing , North Bergen, New Jersey

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