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Sr. Associate, Business Control - IT Policy Administration

Sr. Associate, Business Control - IT Policy Administration-1807530


[POSITION SUMMARY] The Sr. Associate, Business Control & Ops Management is responsible for identifying compliance changes, overseeing policies, processes, people and systems, and partnering with business leaders to identify and mitigate financial, operational, legal, regulatory and reputational risks. As the subject matter expert, the Sr. Associate, Business Control takes a key role in developing risk assessments, and recommends and implements remedial actions. S/he works with selected teams to develop working plans including, project plans with detailed steps to include operational, compliance and legal, and other business unit representation.Manages and drives solutions for stronger controls on behalf of the business, and in support of risk and/or regulatory compliance related initiatives which may include: oversight of procedures/process, accurate regulatory reporting and filing, document governance, risk control self-assessments, procedure governance, control design, or new product controls, supplier governance, or quality governance.[RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENTS]Advises senior management on the status of their control environment related to risk identification and control weaknesses. Identifies critical areas to monitor and escalates issues and findings to appropriate stakeholders.,Anticipates business needs and proactively identifies opportunities to improve and strengthen the control environment through actionable insights.,Develops and maintains processes, procedures and tools for managing exception alerts as they occur, including monitoring and management of resulting exception cases. Ensures adherence and compliance with regulations and controls by examining and proper documentation.,Facilitates, manages and oversees complex projects involving cross-functional areas in the first line of defense.,Holds responsible for first line of defense data analysis, report preparation and trend analysis, utilizing business intelligence tools.,Leads teams through concept, planning, execution, and implementation phases for effective and timely risk remediation.,Partners with stakeholders to drive improvement efforts to correct or prevent unfavorable trends and assess the impacts.,Performs ongoing supervision and oversight of business controls and shares knowledge with team members to evaluate the effectiveness of established business controls.,Provides guidance in the execution of Risk Control Self-Assessments (RCSA's), translates control deficiencies into action plans and provides recommendations to enhance governance practices in alignment with risk and compliance frameworks.,Serves as a first line of defense Subject Matter Expert in one or more key areas e.g. Governance Risk and Compliance data (GRC) data., Serves as a primary resource to less experienced team members and/or cross functional team members and advises on risk mitigation opportunities.,Stays informed of changes to the regulatory environment to ensure proper compliance with processes and requirements are followed.


[EDUCATION] Bachelor's Degree; in Business Administration, Finance, or equivalent field.,or equivalent work experience; [WORK EXPERIENCE] 9-12 years; Experience with financial services compliance and/or experience with various products, services or business lines/areas and the pertaining laws, regulations and rules of relevant regulators. [SKILLS AND ABILITIES] Ability to handle diverse workload and tight schedules,Ability to lead and drive change,Ability to work across business groups and in a team environment,Control mindset,Demonstrable evidence of stakeholder management,Effective multi-tasking and prioritization skills,Excellent verbal and written communication/presentation skills,High proficiency in PowerPoint, Word and Excel,High sense of urgency with ability to drive results,Knowledge and working understanding of additional auditing standards, theories, concepts, and terms (including Sarbanes-Oxley, COBIT and the COSO Integrated Control Framework)., Knowledge of the methods utilized to identify, test and mitigate risk within financial, operational, business, and strategic processes as gained through proven career progression.,Project management skills,Proven ability to apply strategic thinking to multiple, complex organizational and business issues, and has ability to translate into practical plans for project execution,Self starter, able to establish relationships and transcend multiple cross-functional/divisional boundaries, largely unaided,Strong collaboration and relationship management skills,Strong risk assessment, negotiation and problem resolution skills,Understands and communicates impact on line of business of all relevant enterprise/regulatory led initiatives [PHYSICAL DEMANDS] Minimal physical effort such as sitting, standing, and walking. [COMPETENCIES] Brings out the best in each team member by consistently motivating and acknowledging peer contributionsUnderstands and leverages team dynamics,Effectively conveys difficult or complex information in an easy to understand manner, by providing the big picture and illustrating important linkages Asks open-ended questions that encourage others to give their points of view,Ensures people receive the information they require, and brings the team together to share information,Ensures that all directs and colleagues have appropriate knowledge of risk and the regulatory environmentInvestigates and identifies the root cause and corrects items deemed non-compliant, regardless of pressures from business or management,Fully accountable for timeliness, completeness, quality of projects, processes, products and servicesRemains calm and focused on goals while facing pressures, obstacles or short-term setbacks,Improves relationships between key individuals to achieve seamless cross-team work flow and positively impact resultsUses informal networks to gain support for ideas and projects,Keeps up -to-date with external market events, pressures and regulations which may impact the organization and assesses whether similar issues exist in the organizationCan identify functional and organizational implications associated with major trendsDesigns solutions to address industry activities that impact the organization,Monitors adherence to policies, regulations, processes and procedures within function and actively undertakes corrective action where necessaryUnderstands end to end processes across the organization and how processes are integratedHas a practical knowledge of regulations impacting area supported


:Business Control

Primary Location

:Massachusetts-Dorchester-2 Morrissey Boulevard - 06367 - Columbia Park


:Technology (5900)



Job Posting

:Dec 3, 2018, 7:12:42 AM


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