Quality Assurance AVP, Business Controls Advisory Group

  • Company: State Street
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Posted: December 08, 2017
  • Reference ID: R-200555
Primary responsibilities
  • Under general supervision, provide direction and leadership to the business units and support functions on elements of policies impacting the First Line of Defense and implementing a sound internal control environment
  • Under general supervision, liaise with FLOD Assurance Teams, perform quality assurance reviews of Assurance Events completed by FLOD Assurance Teams
  • Work with FLOD Assurance Teams across State Street as a coach/ mentor as they execute standard risk and control methodology and assure consistency in approach and performance of adequate assessment of control design and effectiveness
  • Identify execution best practices and lessons learned to be shared across all FLOD Assurance Teams
  • Transfer knowledge of controls and testing and first line of defense principles to others in the organization
  • Facilitate the communication of self- identified control issues so that other teams may benefit ("find once, fix many")
  • Re-enforce an inherent culture of accountability and ownership for implementation and execution of controls across all levels and functions within the organization
  • Lead and/or actively participate in committees and risk management projects as needed
  • Build strong relationships with other teams including Compliance, Risk, Audit, Legal, and business colleagues
  • Perform other duties as required
Required Qualifications:
  • BS required, CPA preferred
  • 6-10 years risk, compliance, audit or control assessment/testing experience
  • Public accounting or audit experience
  • Knowledgeable about the COSO 2013 Framework
  • Knowledge of process mapping methodologies
  • Knowledge of industry regulatory requirements
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Strong verbal communication, influencing and collaboration skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products

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