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Raymond James Financial, Inc. Risk and Control Manager - RJB in St. Petersburg, Florida


Job Summary

Job Summary

Under general direction, uses extensive knowledge and skills, obtained through education and/or experience, to conduct comprehensive risk management reviews and develop risk profiles in assigned functional areas. Leads the work of others in conducting reviews with smaller scope and complexity. Participates in large or multiple risk projects with significant scope and impact. Works independently on difficult assignments that are broad in nature. Recommends process improvements for departmental and business unit processes and procedures to improve internal controls and mitigation strategies. Moderate contact with internal customers and management is required to identify, research, analyze and resolve complex issues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drives ongoing risk and control consulting activities for assigned area of responsibility in accordance with internal standards, relevant government statutes and regulations.

  • Manages the bank’s risk and control self-assessment process, including analysis and reporting of residual risk to senior management and the board of directors.

  • Participates in and leads engagements from planning through reporting and produces quality deliverables in accordance with both department and professional standards.

  • Partners with colleagues and stakeholders to evaluate and report on the design and effectiveness of management controls and remediation actions.

  • Uses judgment to provide an overall opinion on the business unit’s control environment and communicates findings to management. Identifies opportunities for improvement in the design and effectiveness of key controls and mitigation strategies.

  • Builds and maintains key relationships with stakeholders, establishing a culture of engagement whilst adding value.

  • Uses excellent communication skills in order to influence a wide range of internal audiences including respective product, function, or business management partners.

  • Analyzes complex problems, researches and organizes solutions and effectively presents recommendations to management.

  • Works with business process owners and internal/external auditors to evaluate control deficiencies, and develops risk-based solutions to address concerns.

  • Interprets, applies and recommends changes to organizational policies and procedures.

  • Implements and executes an effective program of continuous monitoring for assigned areas, including monitoring of key metrics to identify control issues and adverse trends.

  • Serves as a technical resource for others.

  • Stays current with evolving industry and regulatory changes impacting the business.

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of

  • In-depth understanding of risk management practices and methodologies, including risk assessment and a solid understanding of internal control and mitigation strategy concepts.

  • Subject matter expertise in bank risk areas.

  • Specific subject matter expertise regarding control disciplines and a solid business understanding of Financial Services products and services, especially those associated with area of assigned coverage.

Skill in

  • Planning, organizing and conducting risk management reviews.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to present complex and sensitive issues to management in a persuasive manner.

  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, effective under pressure and willing to take personal risk and accountability.

  • Strong interpersonal skills for interfacing with all levels of internal and external stakeholders.

  • Proven ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders, desire to learn quickly, take initiative, be flexible and think strategically.

  • Proven ability to multitask as well as assess and change priorities.

  • Self-motivated risk professional who effectively analyses risk and proactively identifies issues.

  • Ability to work well individually, and in teams, share information, support colleagues and encourage participation.

  • Evaluating key controls and mitigation strategies within business processes.

  • Preparing written reports and delivering oral presentations.

Ability to

  • Facilitate meetings, ensuring that all viewpoints, ideas and problems are addressed.

  • Incorporate needs, wants and goals from different business unit perspectives into reviews and recommendations.

  • Attend to detail while maintaining a big picture orientation.

  • Gather information, identify linkages and trends and apply to recommendations.

  • Motivate and persuade others to achieve desired outcomes without organizational authority.

  • Interpret and apply policies to identify and recommend changes as appropriate.

  • Organize, manage and track multiple detailed tasks and assignments with frequently changing priorities in a fast-paced work environment.

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Work independently in a leadership role in a team environment.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization.

Educational/Previous Experience Requirements

Education/Previous Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of six (6) years of experience in a related field.

  • OR

  • Any equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training approved by Human Resources.



  • None required.

  • CPA, CRMA, CIA, CRC, CRCM, or CFE preferred.


Travel Required

Travel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time



Raymond James Bank is an EOE/AA and VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Priority will be given to protected veterans

EOE/AA: Female/Minorities/Disabled/Protected Veterans/LGBT

Job: Auditing & Compliance

Primary Location: US-FL-St. Petersburg-Saint Petersburg

Organization RJ Bank

Schedule Full-time

Job Shift Day Job

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: 2102994

Raymond James Bank is an EOE/AA and VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Priority will be given to protected veterans

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability