Business Risk and Controls Advisor

Purpose of Job

We are currently seeking talented Business Risk & Controls Advisor for our San Antonio, TX (Vista Corporate Center) facility.

Positioned in the first line of defense to ensure the overall effectiveness of risk and compliance management programs, first line of defense risk analytics and operations in the business. This role will partner and collaborate with Compliance and Risk Management, as well as Business Operations, IT, Audit Services, and Regulators to support risk and compliance based initiatives. Responsible for ensuring adherence to the governance of the established risk framework and ongoing supervision of business controls including risk and control self-assessments, identification and evaluation of control effectiveness, identifying control failures, facilitating risk and compliance remediation, market conduct exams, and monitoring the first line of defense in an effort to minimize risk exposures and strengthen the overall control environment. Leverages risk assessment data, and identifies key data-driven insights tied to first line of defense.

Job Requirements

ABOUT USAA

USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level. In each of the past five years, we've been a top-40 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, and we've ranked among Victory Media's Top 10 Military Friendly® Employers 13 years straight. We embrace a robust veteran workforce and encourage veterans and veteran spouses to apply.

ABOUT USAA IT

Our most important qualification isn't technical, it's human. Here, we don't just sit in front of a screen. We stand behind our 12 million members who rely on us every day.

We are over 5,000 employees strong, a passionately supportive and collaborative team built on agile principles. We've been a top-two Computerworld 100 Best Places to Work in IT five years in a row and were recently named a Top 50 Employer for Minority Engineers & IT by Workforce Diversity Magazine.

See what it's like to work for a company where your passion meets our purpose:

USAA Information Technology: A Realistic Preview

  • Manages the following initiatives on behalf of the business 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.
  • Performs ongoing supervision and oversight of business controls which may include the coordination of testing, root cause analysis, control design, and examining key metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of established business controls.
  • Serves as a Subject Matter Expert in one key area, as needed.
  • Performs line of defense data analysis, report preparation and trend analysis, utilizing business intelligence tools.
  • Identifies opportunities to improve and strengthen the control environment.
  • 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.
  • Partners with process owners to identify control failures, and assesses the impact.
  • Makes recommendations to drive improvement efforts and facilitates effective and timely risk remediation through action plan oversight.
  • Advises senior management on the status of their control environment related to risk identification and control weaknesses and escalates issues and findings to appropriate stakeholders.
  • 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.
  • Serves as a resource to less experienced team members and advises on risk mitigation opportunities and stays informed of changes to the regulatory environment to ensure proper compliance with processes and requirements are followed.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or 4 additional years of related experience in operations.
  • 4 or more years operations experience in a relevant functional area to include financial services, insurance, banking, investment, information technology, public accounting or other related operational area that supports risk/compliance initiatives within the business.
  • Proficient knowledge of relevant regulatory compliance, industry regulations and regulatory data sources.

*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level.*

When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.

Preferred

  • Experience with  IT Operations domain such as Networking, Storage, Servers, Database, Mainframe
  • Knowledge of Processes that support the IT environment such as Change Management, Incident Management and Problem Management
  • Knowledge of IT General Controls

BENEFITS 

USAA's most valuable resource is our 33,000 employees. We promote a culture of diversity and inclusion, encouraging varied perspectives and ideas.

Our team enjoys world-class benefits, pay and highly competitive reward opportunities, including comprehensive healthcare, wellness and wealth building programs, employee resource groups, 401K matching dollar-for-dollar up to 8% of pay, career planning, continuing education, and parental leave. We promote a strong work-life balance with a variety of on-site services and conveniences depending on location, including a daycare, health center and pharmacy, multiple dining options, company stores, covered parking and free fitness centers. USAA is a casual dress environment.

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

For Internal Candidates:

Must complete 12 months in current position (from date of hire or date of placement), or must have manager’s approval prior to posting.

Last day for internal candidates to apply to the opening is 11/07/18 by 11:59 pm CST time.