Sr. Associate, Business Control and Risk Managment
Company: Santander Holdings USA Inc
Posted on: November 20, 2020
Description Summary of Responsibilities: Support the Director,
Strategic Operations, in ensuring that the 1st Line of Defense
(â??FLODâ?) internal control environment is effectively managed.
Through the completion of the Risk Control Self-Assessment
(â??RCSAâ?) program, work with the business to appropriately
identify, assess, control, monitor, manage, test, report, remediate
and train for continuous improvement and to promote an effective
internal control environment and culture of risk and compliance.
Essential Functions: Support the strategic plan and culture of risk
and compliance through the enhancement and execution of the Risk
Control Self-Assessment (â??RCSAâ?) program. Proactively identify,
assess, manage, monitor, remediate, train and report
inconsistencies, redundancies and control deficiencies through
execution of the RCSA Program. Must understand inherent risk,
residual risk and be must able to assess the effectiveness of
internal controls. Assist with the testing of control design and
the testing of control effectiveness for assigned areas. Assist
with the collection, review and assimilation of RCSA assessment
data and reporting into concise and meaningful reports for SC
senior/executive management and the Board Identify areas of
improvement in existing process, methodology, and policies.
Identify gaps and recommend enhancements. Drive, adopt and enforce
best practices in report templates and tools. Stay abreast of
industry news and regulatory developments pertinent to the industry
to facilitate a more proactive approach to risk identification and
mitigation. Raise awareness within SC of the importance to embed
compliance and risk culture within the FLOD. Provide ongoing
feedback and support to the FLOD to strengthen the companyâ??s
internal control environment. Provide recommendations and challenge
for existing and proposed internal controls. Respond to required
action items from internal or external audits corrective actions in
a timely and complete manner. Responsible for the successful
completion of all mandatory training programs within set timeframes
Help identify, escalate and resolve risk and control gaps in
processes, procedures, and policies. Other Responsibilities
Maintain ongoing positive relationships with management throughout
the organization and effectively manage and motivate the team.
Ability to interact with Executive and Senior Management to
facilitate the accomplishment of company goals Complete
reviews/projects and additional work within specified timescales
and in line with departmental standards. Ensure that all tasks are
carried out with a high degree of professionalism. Deal effectively
with complex and sensitive issues raised. Adhere to applicable
organizational policies and procedures. Requirements: Bachelorâ??s
Degree in a business related field or similar focus required. Five
(5) to seven (7) years audit, compliance, risk management or
similar experience in financial service industry required.
Professional certification preferred but not required (CRCM, CIA,
CCSA) Preferred but not required experience with regulatory
requirements including UDAAP, GLBA, Identity Theft, Credit CARD
Act, Reg M, FCRA, FACTA, ECOA (Reg B), TILA, FTC Credit rules, Fair
Lending, BSA / AML and OFAC. Proficiency with Visio, spreadsheets
and standard computing applications (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
Dedication to information integrity and accurate reporting
Excellent analytical, technical and problem solving skills, with
strong attention to detail. Ability to effectively explain to
others how to understand and approach complicated issues. Good
verbal and written communication, collaboration, and time
management skills. Ability to adapt to various work environments,
industries, and project schedules. Ability to work effectively in a
team environment with all levels of personnel. Ability to multitask
and prioritize. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
Organizational skills. Working Conditions: Extended working hours
may be required as dictated by management and business needs.
Travel to multiple facilities may be required. May be required to
lift, push, or pull materials weighing up to twenty (20) pounds.
May be required to sit and review information on a computer screen
for long periods of time. May require repetitive motions of the
hands and wrist related to writing and typing at an electronic
keyboard. Corporate / satellite office role. Employerâ??s Rights:
This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You
may be asked by your supervisors or managers to perform other
duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance
of the tasks listed in this job description. The employer has the
right to revise this job description at any time. This job
description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the
employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.
Keywords: Santander Holdings USA Inc, Arlington , Sr. Associate, Business Control and Risk Managment, Other , Arlington, Texas
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