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Finance Risk, Lead Analyst in Cleveland, OH at Key Bank- Corporate

Date Posted: 1/24/2019

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Financial Risk Governance Lead Analyst

This person is responsible for assisting in monitoring, identifying, implementing, and maintaining financial controls while also working to improve the operational effectiveness of processes within the scope of KeyCorp's Financial Risk Governance program.

• Assist in the achievement of Finance Group Objectives and assist in delivering value-added results to the Finance Organization
• Assist with KeyCorp’s process of evaluating internal controls over financial reporting as required by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and FDICIA via:
o Walkthroughs to identify controls and/or control gaps,
o Evaluation of test of controls, and
o Research to assess the level of deficiency as necessary
• Assist in the completion of the comfort letter and 302 certification activities
• Assist in the coordination of activities with third party auditors in their completion of the attestation of internal controls via quality review of inputs and coordination of any non-routine issues through conclusion
• Assist in the development of the presentation to the Disclosure Committee
• Assist with solutions to resolve control gaps identified as issues during audits over financial reporting (internal, external, regulatory)
• Assist with other Financial Risk Governance projects and activities, as appropriate:
o Business Continuity Planning; Technology reviews, audits, etc.; Clean Desk and other privacy matters; Third-party risk management; Enterprise Risk Management (risk profiles, operational and other risk assessments etc.); Continuous Monitoring; Review of annual proxy statement
• Assist in creating effective communication while building and sustaining collaborative relationships
• Assist with other related responsibilities as assigned

• BS, BA, BSBA degree in Accounting or Finance
• Comprehensive and current understanding of accounting in relation to financial reporting
• 1-3 years of experience in public accounting, internal audit or financial risk management
• Experience applying Sarbanes-Oxley and COSO Framework requirements to the internal controls over financial reporting (financial services industry preferred but not required)
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong understanding of business processes (financial) to identify opportunities for control and process improvement.
• Strong understanding of internal controls to ensure controls can be sustained by each process improvement.
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to build and manage relationships
• Team Player

KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $134.5 billion at March 31, 2017. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, insurance, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of more than 1,200 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications, and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. KeyBank is Member FDIC.

KeyBank has administrative services in place that help support the business. These include: Finance, Human Resources, Legal, and Marketing. KeyBank’s Corporate Center supports strategic initiatives through multiple teams which provide distinctly different, yet interrelated, disciplines for the Corporate Bank Leadership team and its business groups.


KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

JobID: 33643BR

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