• Risk, Operational Risk, Risk & Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) Execution Team, Associate, Dallas

    Location(s) US-TX-Dallas
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Risk Management
    Business Unit
    Operational Risk
    Employment Type


    The Risk division is responsible for credit, market and operational risk, model risk, independent liquidity risk, and insurance throughout the firm.


    The Operational Risk Management and Analysis (ORMA) Department, an independent risk management function, is responsible for developing and implementing a standardized framework to identify, measure, and monitor and operational risk across the firm.


    The RCSA Execution team within ORMA, an independent risk management function, is responsible for developing and implementing a standardized framework to identify measure, monitor and assess operational risk across the firm. The RCSA Associate will work with the global team to engage stakeholders across multiple locations to establish and maintain a firmwide operational risk assessment program.


    This role requires an energetic self-starter with a commitment to improving risk management practices.



    • Facilitating various Risk & Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) processes, including: communicating assessment timelines, tracking and escalating completion status, providing status reporting, providing guidance on how assessments should be completed 
    • Providing training and functional support across a range of departments on the assessment methodology and use of the assessment application e.g. answering questions on how to complete or make changes to the risk assessments 
    • Working with the systems project manager and business analysts to ensure the assessment application reflects current methodology, is fit for purpose and user friendly
    • Working with the metrics team to design, enhance or modify reports on the assessment outputs
    • Providing assessment metrics and reporting to senior management and governance committees. The reporting will include: completion status of the assessments, trending and analysis of the output from the assessments, changes to the assessment profile at an entity or group level 
    • Proactively thinking about changes in the business, how these impact the existing assessment program and working with the Operational Risk Analysts to facilitate the assessment changes 
    • Remaining current on business, regulatory and industry changes that may impact the business and the associated assessments
    • Identify and drive initiatives that improve the risk management activities at the firm



    • Minimum of 4+ years’ experience within operational risk area with knowledge of risk and control assessment methodology 
    • Strong project management and organizational skills with experience of working to deadlines within a highly dynamic environment
    • Proven track record in stakeholder management including exposure to senior stakeholders
    • Proven ability to work remotely across multiple geographies / time zones 
    • Strong attention to detail and excellent data analysis skills
    • Enthusiastic, intellectually curious and seeks to understand the different areas of the firm 
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, with a strong delivery focus 
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills and able to present to senior stakeholders with impact and influence 
    • Possess a Bachelor's Degree



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