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IT Governance Senior Analyst

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title:IT Governance Senior AnalystLocation:Block 23What you'll do:The IT Governance Senior Analyst collaborates with all IT departments (1st Line of Defense), including development, maintenance, and operations, as well as Enterprise Risk Management (2nd Line of Defense) and Internal Audit (3rd Line of Defense) to ensure bank wide risk is managed to an acceptable level. This candidate increases awareness of the bank's risk policy and ensures compliance thereof. They will ensure risk-related self-assessments are being performed throughout IT; identify and prioritize control gaps; document and ensure execution of mitigation plans for identified gaps and provide associated metrics and reporting on the success of the program. The position monitors the risk and control environment to ensure exposures are maintained at acceptable levels and would be expected to consult on risk mitigation plans.What we are looking for:

  • Activities
  • Participates/Manages part of the day-to-day operations of IT Governance, Risk and Compliance functions (1st Line of Defense).
  • Collaborates with IT partners to define IT security and control standards and develop supporting policies and procedures.
  • Works with various IT business units to ensure that controls are adequate, appropriate, and effective. Support control engineering activities. Assesses the control environment and evaluates adherence to business identified requirements, enterprise policies and standards.
  • Actively participates in regular meetings with internal audit.
  • Routinely communicates results of risk assessments to governance committees, business process owners and various levels of leadership and influences decision-making.
  • Develops strategies, tools, and methodologies to measure, monitor, mitigate, and report risks.
  • Leads, assembles, and facilitates cross-functional teams to identify, assess, aggregate various performance and risk metrics and mitigate current and emerging risk events.
  • Ensure policies, procedures, exceptions, and other related documents are kept current.
  • Interacts with other enterprise functions, including Internal Audit, Security Compliance, Enterprise Risk Management, and IT delivery teams to ensure the risk management process is efficient and effective.
  • Participates and contributes to performance metrics and risk management status planning with business and IT leadership.
  • Supports internal and external audit processes or relevant compliance concerns, including FFIEC, SOX, GLBA, and PCI-DSS.
  • Have a working knowledge of frameworks and methodologies such as COBIT, NIST, CIS, SCF, and FFIEC.
  • Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree, with a technology or business emphasis, or equivalent education/experience
  • 2-5 years of experience in a relevant functional area including banking, insurance, financial services, audit, project management, public accounting, or other related operational area.
  • Prior audit/control testing experience. Big-4 experience is highly desirable.
  • Must be familiar with IT processes and domains.
  • Risk Management experience in large financial institutions subject to heightened standards, specifically in risk, compliance, or corporate governance
  • Experience contributing to the development of governance documentation including frameworks, policies, standards, procedures, or similar materials.
  • Knowledge and experience with risk management processes, techniques, and tools
  • Experience developing clear and concise written analyses and communicating conclusions/findings to various levels of management.
  • Experience building management reports and presentations. Project Management experience desired
  • Microsoft Office Proficient
  • Excellent communication skills - both oral and written
  • Licenses & Certifications - Risk/Audit Certifications such as CISA, CISSP, CRISC, CGEIT, PMP, CISM, CIA are preferred.
  • Competencies
  • Relationship Management: Works diligently to improve relationships between key individuals and departments to achieve seamless cross-team dialogue and positively impact results. Uses informal networks to gain support for ideas and projects.
  • Teamwork: Understands and leverages team dynamics to improve overall outcomes.
  • Accountability: Fully accountable for timeliness, completeness, and quality of projects, processes, products, and services.
  • Drive for Results - works diligently to provide quality results with little direction or follow up.
  • Information Sharing: Ensures people receive the information they require and brings the team together to share information.
  • Two-way communication: Effectively conveys difficult or complex information in an easy-to-understand manner, by providing the big picture and illustrating important linkages. Asks open-ended questions that encourage others to give their points of view.
  • Risk Business Acumen: Keeps up to date with external market events, pressures and regulations, which may impact the organization and assesses whether similar issues exist in the organization. Can identify functional and organizational implications associated with major trends.
  • Knowledge of Risk Management Policies, Regulations, Processes and Procedures - Monitors adherence to policies, regulations, processes, and procedures within IT and actively undertakes corrective action where necessary. Has a practical knowledge of regulations impacting IT.
  • Risk and Compliance Adherence: Investigates and identifies the root cause and corrects items deemed non-compliant, regardless of pressures from business or management.Benefits you'll love:We offer all the important things you'd want - like competitive salaries, an ownership stake in the company, medical and dental insurance, time off, a great 401k matching program, tuition assistance program, an employee volunteer program, and a wellness program. In addition, you'll have the opportunity to bolster your business knowledge, learning the ins and outs of how successful companies operate and manage their finances, giving you invaluable hands-on experience to help grow your career!About the company:Western Alliance Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Western Alliance Bancorporation. Alliance Bank of Arizona, Alliance Association Bank, Bank of Nevada, Bridge Bank, First Independent Bank, and Torrey Pines Bank are divisions of Western Alliance Bank; Member FDIC. AmeriHome Mortgage is a Western Alliance Bank company.Western Alliance Bancorporation is committed to equal employment and will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, color, religion, age, nation origin, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or genetic information. Western Alliance Bancorporation is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process and/or need an alternative method of applying, please email HR@westernalliancebank.com or call 602-386-2488. When contacting us, please provide your contact information and state the nature of your accessibility issue. We will only respond to inquiries concerning requests that involve a reasonable accommodation in the application process.-- Western Alliance Bancorporation

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Phoenix , IT Governance Senior Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Phoenix, Arizona

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