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Lead Operational Risk Management Oversight Specialist

Company: Discover Financial Services
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Discover. A brighter future.With us, you'll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it - we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies. We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine. Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.Job Description Responsibilities:Governance: Documents the framework requirements for the program in enterprise policies, standards, and procedures. Executes compliance oversight activities to ensure businesses adherence to the requirements. Challenges and validates Risk Oversight team findings, Root Cause Analysis, Risk Acceptance Issues, Critical Issue remediation and first-line self-identified Issues.Reporting: Facilitates the creation and reconciliation of standard exception, data integrity and informational Issue and Action Plan reports. Monitors business progress toward correcting exceptions and Issue remediation. Provides data for committee reporting.Advisory: Provides support services to the enterprise by answering general program requirement or GRC system questions; by producing job aids / guidelines; and by holding informational update meetings and training sessions. Collaborates and builds relationships with many different business partners and stakeholders.Systems: Ensures the GRC system is aligned with policy and standard requirements. Works with Risk Oversight teams to include program requirements in Issue and Action Plan system documentation. Project manages the system update lifecycle with the Business Technology Team.Minimum QualificationsAt a minimum, here's what we need from you:Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, IT, Engineering, or related field2+ years of experience in Risk Management, Financial Services, Process Improvement, or related fieldIn lieu of a degree, 6+ years of experience in Risk Management, Financial Services, Process Improvement, or related fieldAttention to detail and accuracyIdentify opportunities for process improvement and proactively provides recommendationsAbility to communicate effectively with team members and stakeholders within the organizationAbility to work independently and take the initiative to problem solve and get things doneTeam player who is collaborative, helpful, and resourcefulPreferred QualificationsIf we had our say, we'd also look for:4+ years of experience in Risk Management, Financial Services, Process Improvement, or related fieldIn lieu of a degree, 8+ years of experience in Risk Management, Financial Services, Process Improvement, or related fieldAdvanced Tableau and Excel skills (experience with pivot tables and formulas)Project Management ProfessionalCRISC, CISA, CISM, CISSP, or similar certificationWhat are you waiting for? Apply today!All Discover employees place our customers at the very center of our work. To deliver on our promises to our customers, each of us contribute every day to a culture that values compliance and risk management.The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants - with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.

Keywords: Discover Financial Services, Arlington Heights , Lead Operational Risk Management Oversight Specialist, Executive , Deerfield, Illinois

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