Risk Analyst Lead
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 24, 2022
Purpose of Job The Operational Risk Analyst within the CFO
oversight team will be performing and/or assisting in 3 primary
tasks: 1) monitoring their responsible area of coverage, 2)
executing and reporting on targeted risk assessments in areas of
higher risk and/or regulatory scrutiny, and 3) assisting ECORT
(SLOD testing group) in developing their annual testing coverage of
their responsible area of coverage and including the results in the
respective monitoring activities.
On top of the Business as Usual (BAU) Operational Risk oversight
roles above this role will be expected to execute the SLOD roles
and responsibilities of the various risk programs throughout the
Enterprise (PRCI, RCSA, Risk Inventory, Risk Assessment, Risk
Profile, Issue Management, KRI/RAM, Internal/External Operational
Work Hybrid out of our San Antonio TX, Plano TX, Phoenix AZ,
Colorado Springs CO, Charlotte NC, or Tampa FL facility.
Provides risk management support for a line of business or staff
agency in key risk identification, measurement, monitoring, control
and reporting, and the understanding and management of risk through
appropriate practices and processes. Assess and oversee enterprise
and business exposures including key and emerging risks. Monitors
the risk and control environment and provides effective challenge
to internal and external stakeholders to ensure that exposures are
kept at acceptable levels. Escalates and reports risks to the
appropriate governance bodies. Leads and executes complex
initiatives and cross functional teams within the Chief Risk Office
and across the Enterprise that drive problem resolution. Leverages
broad enterprise knowledge and/or expert knowledge of core business
discipline(s), products and processes
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.
Identifies and seeks key stakeholders across the enterprise to
support the identification, assessment, aggregation and the overall
management of risks and controls.
Presents findings and recommendations to various levels of
Routinely communicates results of risk assessments to governance
committees, business process owners and various levels of
leadership and influences decision making.
Develops process and procedures for successful implementation of
new risk policies, practices, appetites and solutions to ensure
holistic understanding and management of risks according to
industry best practice.
Develops strategies, tools, and methodologies to measure, monitor,
and report risks.
Applies expert knowledge to utilize or produce analytical material
for discussions with cross functional teams to understand business
objectives and influence solution strategies.
Leads, assembles and facilitates cross-functional teams to
identify, assess, aggregate and mitigate current and emerging risk
Serves as the point of contact for senior risk leadership on
projects and special management requests that often impact the
enterprise or core operating area.
Formulates and reviews stress test plans for a line of business or
Evaluates results, and frames contingency plans in partnership with
key business stakeholders.
Crafts key communications to be delivered to executives and board
Bachelor's Degree in Risk Management, Business, Finance, or a
4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum
required may be substituted in lieu of a degree
8 years of risk management, regulatory or operations experience in
a relevant functional area to include banking, insurance, financial
services, audit, project management, public accounting or other
related operational area. Or advanced degree/designation in Risk
Management, Business, Finance, or other discipline relevant to risk
management and 6 years of work experience in a discipline relevant
to risk management.
Advanced risk management experience in a complex institution and/or
highly matrixed environment related to banking, insurance and/or
Demonstrated experience in conflict resolution management and
ability to effectively challenge at all levels of management and
influence business outcomes.
Experience leading and directing work with both internal and
external partners in a highly collaborative environment.
Demonstrated critical thinking and knowledge of data analysis tools
and techniques and decision-making abilities, to include
demonstrated ability to effectively make data-driven decisions.
Proactively identifies potential concerns and follows-up to resolve
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Excel and
Successful completion of a job-related assessment may be
Experience monitoring the 1st line adherence to and execution of
enterprise risk programs (Process Risk Control Inventory (PRCI),
Risk and Control Self-Assessments (RCSA), Risk Inventory, 1st Line
Risk Assessment, and Risk Profile) that includes process and
control excellence, issue management/oversight, operational losses,
testing, and management of regulatory requirements
Deep business acumen in the areas of operational risk and financial
services primarily within a Chief Financial Office and/or Finance
function of a large Enterprise,
Proven ability to effectively assess and challenge process, risk
and controls, identify emerging risks and issues, analyze large
bodies of risk data, and communicate results in a concise and
comprehensive manner to multiple stakeholders across the
Proven ability to communicate effectively across the 1st and 2nd
Lines of Defense and build collaborative relationships.
Proven ability to communicate effectively with the 3rd Line of
Defense and build collaborative relationships.
Ability to build strong relationships with business partners and
teammates and influence change with all levels of the 1st line
Experience executing targeted assessments and performing control
testing of design and effectiveness.
Preferred certifications include CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
and/or CIA (Certified Internal Auditor)
USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and
establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid
within the salary range based on your experience and market
position. The salary range for this position is: $117,600-
$211,700*(this does not include geographic differential it may be
applied based on your work location)
Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall
corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the
USAA Board of Directors.
At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their
physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include
comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension,
life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time
off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and
various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning
and continuing education assists employees with their professional
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Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
USAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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