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Atlanta Area, GA US
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Part of the First Line of Defense (LOD1) Operational Risk & Control function as defined in the STI Enterprise Risk Policy. 


Develops, analyzes, coordinates and implements the LOB Risk Management programs and framework.  

Serves as the risk management expert providing leadership and meaningful input to ensure risk data is captured, risk mitigation strategies and controls are developed, and appropriate reporting mechanisms are in place. 

Assures the LOB has adequate processes and procedures in place to effectively monitor and manage risk.

Monitors LOD1 activities related to compliance with operational risk guidelines.  

Provides thought leadership and expertise in risk management practices and subject matter knowledge. 

Develops practical solutions to implement operational controls and risk management activities.  

Identifies cross-segment solutions and collaborates across multiple areas to identify effective and practical controls and risk management techniques.   

Conducts risk and control assessments on a regular basis to ensure function/LOB meets corporate standards that specifically relate to internal operating controls.  

Makes recommendations for the update of function/LOB control, policy, procedures, and risk/control documentation.  

Develop project plans, determine scope, lead projects, and verify deliverables with stakeholders.  

Interpret results and present findings and recommendations.  

Assist with knowledge transfer of resources and processes to other Risk teams.

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Finance, or Accounting, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
12 years of work experience including audit, operations, process engineering or risk management. 
Solid knowledge of SOX and other industry-related regulatory requirements, and operational risk concepts. 
Strong Professional communications both written and verbal, presentation skills and relationship management skills. 
Demonstrated leadership and influencing skills.

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • MBA or advanced degree; Consulting experience at a corporate level, Professional certification or license.
  • Risk management experience. 
  • Knowledge of related industry or division. 
  • Project management skills. 
  • Ability to work within a matrix organization. 
  • Experience in the financial services industry.

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