Operational Risk Officer - Technology in Buffalo, NY at Key Bank- Corporate

Date Posted: 1/31/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Buffalo, NY
  • Job Type:
    Banking
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/31/2018
  • Job ID:
    27243BR

Job Description

ABOUT THE JOB

Operational Risk Officer - Technology
As subject matter expert, provide advice/consultation services to assigned lines of business (LOBs) on operational risk program management topics, including all activities associated with LOBs risks, controls, testing, remediation, loss analysis, key risk indicators, reporting, policy and procedure development. Perform oversight activities and assume responsibility for discouraging actions that may expose KeyCorp and its affiliates to losses, regulatory or reputation risks, or to risk levels that exceed desired risk appetite through its business activities. The position is responsible for ensuring operational risk program management consistent with KeyCorp's Operational Risk Policy. The position may also have responsibility for managing Compliance and Control responsibilities for select business units.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • For assigned LOBs, become the subject matter expert (SME) on operational risk and control matters (and compliance as assigned) by developing/maintaining strong positive working relationships with LOBs, staff, peers, other risk partners and senior management and by attending LOB meetings to develop a deeper understanding of business activities and trends.
  • In accordance with the Operational Risk Policies, assist and provide feedback to LOBs around development/monitoring of risks, controls, testing, remediation and reporting of significant risk and control issues.
  • Assist LOBs to develop relevant and measurable key risk indicators.
  • Monitor quarterly control testing results to deadlines and perform more complex risk monitoring activities as assigned.
  • Analyze and provide feedback to LOBs on action/remediation plans to address control gaps to ascertain that operational, legal, regulatory, and reputation risks are being properly managed and mitigated.
  • Assist LOBs and other corporate initiatives to reduce operational risk exposures and losses relative to the supported LOBs.
  • Actively participate in a robust review and challenge process:
    • LOBs’ Risk & Control Self Assessments and overall performance.
    • New products and/or services, technology, processes, strategies, or business initiatives.
    • Operational risks associated with outsourced third party activities of the LOBs.
  • Participate in, and in certain situations lead, operational risk related projects, initiatives, working groups or other tasks as assigned to meet team objectives.
  • Provide specialized authoritative advice and consultation on:
    • Current and emerging legal and regulatory compliance requirements including proactively anticipating and responding to regulatory changes, assessing the impact to the LOBs, and assisting the LOB in responding to the change.
    • Corporate control standards for certain high risk transactions/products.
    • Department procedures to support governance monitoring processes. Assist in the review, update and enhancement of operational and/or compliance risk management policies and procedure standards.
    • Perform risk data analysis and/or develop customized reporting as requested.
  • Training:
    • Develop and deliver training to the LOBs and/or peers on regulatory matters, operational risk policies and procedures, current industry practices, and risk and control standards.
    • Work closely with the Human Resources Training team to further develop operational risk awareness and training across the corporation.
  • Communication:
    • Interface with regulators; respond to internal/external audits/examinations requests for information, assist in the evaluation of audit/examination findings and implementation of corrective action, and/or assist in responses to regulatory and legal inquiry/investigations.
    • Effectively and professionally interact with senior management, regulatory agency personnel, internal legal counsel, internal risk review personnel as well as operational/compliance peers.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of operational risk management, audit or equivalent experience, strongly focused on technology, process design, development, risks and controls.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of laws, regulations, regulatory guidance, and rules impacting the financial services industry.
  • Strong ability to work with all levels of management within the company
  • Experience working/managing projects across multiple functional areas and dealing with multiple business partners
  • Experience working on initiatives that require strategic planning/thinking
  • Flexibility to switch priorities based on the needs of the company in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to grasp complex processes quickly and be able to identify risks and compensating controls
  • Excellent problem solving abilities and results oriented; able to make decisions independently
  • Proven ability to work as a team
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to influence others
  • Sound understanding of compliance and operational risks and internal control frameworks
  • Strong analytical/research skills coupled with ability to effectively summarize findings
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adapt to change and communicate changing requirements
  • Excellent organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently and productively without close supervision
  • Proficient PC skills with experience in Microsoft Office, Outlook and, SharePoint
  • Applicable industry certifications for assigned LOBs, a plus
*Will fill as a Job Grade 83 or 81 based on experience.



ABOUT KEY:
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.

ABOUT THE BUSINESS:
Key Enterprise Risk Management provides leadership on risk management strategies and initiatives for credit, market, compliance and operational risk, as well as portfolio management, quantitative analytics and asset recovery activities. Key's objective is to achieve and sustain strong enterprise risk management practices consistent with industry standards and regulatory expectations in support of business strategies. To reach this goal, risk is identified, measured and managed in a manner that promotes effective decision-making and instills accountability. A strong risk culture is critical to achieving our vision to become the best regional bank in the U.S.

FLSA STATUS:Exempt

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: 27243BR