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USAA Business Risk and Controls Advisor Senior (HR-Remote) in San Antonio, Texas

Purpose of Job

We are currently seeking a talented Business Risk and Controls Advisor Senior for the San Antonio Home Office, Phoenix, Colorado Springs, Tampa, Plano or 100% Remote 100% Remote work from home environment.

Positioned in the first line of defense to ensure the overall effectiveness of risk and compliance management programs, 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 supporting business leader adherence to 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, internal and external audits and regulatory exams, and monitoring of the first line of defense 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.

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  • Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role.

  • Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.

  • Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures for business activities.

  • Manages and drives solutions for stronger controls, 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, new product controls, CoSA Third Party Governance, or quality governance.

  • Performs ongoing supervision and oversight of business controls and shares knowledge with team members to evaluate the effectiveness of established business controls.

  • Responsible for risk data analysis, report preparation and trend analysis, utilizing business intelligence tools.

  • Anticipates business needs and proactively identifies opportunities to improve and strengthen the control environment through actionable insights.

  • Assists with translating control deficiencies into action plans and provides recommendations to enhance governance practices in alignment with risk and compliance frameworks.

  • Partners with stakeholders to drive improvement efforts to correct or prevent unfavorable trends and assess the impacts.

  • Leads project team through concept, planning, execution, and implementation phases for effective and timely risk remediation.

  • 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.

  • Develops and maintains processes, procedures and tools for managing exception alerts as they occur, including monitoring of resulting exception cases.

  • Provides control oversight to ensure compliance with laws and regulations.

  • Serves as a primary resource to team members.

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree or 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree

Minimum Experience:

  • 6 years of experience supporting risk and/or compliance related activities in a financial services operating environment or other relevant industry.

  • Or 6 years of experience in a relevant quantitative discipline

  • Or advanced degree or designation in a risk management or quantitative discipline, and 4 years of experience supporting risk and/or compliance related activities.

  • Or PhD in a risk management or quantitative discipline, and 2 years of experience supporting risk and/or compliance related activities.

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 able to change your responses.

Preferred Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience with developing and implementing compliance and risk initiatives such as issues management, PRCI, RCSA, policy governance, regulatory change management, and/or quality assurance/quality control.

  • Very strong experience with control design, control testing, ORM requirements, and working with Control Partner functions.

  • Strong project management, analytical, writing, and communication skills.

  • Experience with data, reporting, and creating materials for executive consumption.

  • Strong customer servicing and advisory skills.

  • Demonstrated experience with MetricStream system, or similar governance, risk & compliance tools.

  • Knowledge of HR processes and risks, including HR-related compliance and regulatory requirements.

  • Demonstrated experience with ICFR.

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 package 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.

USAA also offers a variety of on-site services and conveniences to help you manage your work and personal life, including seven cafeterias, two company stores and three fitness centers.

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 10/21/20 by 11:59 pm CST time .

If you are an existing USAA employee, please use the internal career site in OneSource to apply.

Find your purpose. Join our mission.

USAA is unlike any other financial services organization. The mission of the association is to facilitate the financial security of its members, associates and their families through provision of a full range of highly competitive financial products and services; in so doing, USAA seeks to be the provider of choice for the military community. We do this by upholding the highest standards and ensuring that our corporate business activities and individual employee conduct reflect good judgment and common sense, and are consistent with our core values of service, loyalty, honesty and integrity.

USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource: our 35,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture. When you join us, you'll become part of a thriving community committed to going above for those who have gone beyond: the men and women of the U.S. military, their associates and their families. In order to play a role on our team, you don't have to be connected to the military yourself – you just need to share our passion for serving our more than 13 million members.

USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

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