Field Management Operational Risk Associate
Harrison , New York
August 23, 2016
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Field Management Operational Risk
Field Management Operational Risk team is responsible for overseeing the operational risk and control initiatives within the Wealth Management Field business unit. This team partners with Field Risk and Service to implement control processes and procedures, manages audits and exams with Compliance and Internal Audit, organizes the annual Risk and Control Self-Assessment, and coordinates new operational risk programs in partnership with Wealth Management and Firm Operational Risk Management departments.

Key Responsibilities:
- Participate in key strategic priorities such as Field Risk Committee reporting, Risk & Control Self-Assessment process, and policy and procedure development
- Coordinate process improvement and remediation projects with Field personnel and Home Office teams
- Conduct data analysis to help identify trends and root causes branch exam and audit findings, and develop projects to remediate repeat exceptions
- Plan coordination and monitoring for Field Remediation's
- Create and track new metrics and key risk indicators (KRIs) with Risk, Internal Audit and Compliance

- 5 years of experience within Operational Risk, or Wealth Management Branch or WM Operations
- Must be familiar with Wealth Management branch structure and/or Branch Operations
- Strong proficiency with PowerPoint, Excel, and Word; Microsoft Access knowledge a plus
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Attention to detail, project management and organizational skills will be key in balancing daily deadlines
- Strong organization skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize; ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
- Ability to work in a small team environment, building and maintain a network of contacts and coordinating with a large number of stakeholders
- Bachelor's Degree

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