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Director of Business Controls

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title:Director of Business ControlsLocation:CityScapeWhat you'll do:The Director of Business Control is the first line of defense role responsible for the implementation and enhancement of the risk management programs with the company's risk framework. A highly visible position that leads a team responsible for the evaluation of risk strategies and mitigation approaches, risk exposure analysis, and drives control enhancement implementations. Partners with the business to improve the control environment and resolve open issues. Collaborates across the enterprise to ensure business units meet regulatory requirements and corporate standards. Executes various preventative risk management activities and initiatives such as risk and control assessments, operational risk events reporting key risk indicator reporting, and new initiative processes.What we are looking for: Responsibilities:

  • Actively identifying, quantifying, and reporting risk across Western Alliance Bank highlighting key risks to enable risk-based decisions, and actions by business leadership
  • Leads the team in performing Risk & Control Assessment walk-throughs and provides consultation on existing and new processes and, where appropriate, facilitates documentation thereof, including the identification of business risks and controls.
  • Support Business Units to develop/enhance controls to mitigate legal, regulatory, and other applicable business risks. Where control gaps exist, provide consultation on the design of controls and monitors until execution.
  • Champion a strong risk culture for the company by elevating the risk knowledge base of associates and leaders and deploying risk management best practices across the organization
  • Foster effective partnerships across the firm with risk subject matter experts to implement risk programs commensurate with the risk profile, i.e. Digital Risk, Operational Risk, Strategic Risk, Legal and Compliance, etc.
  • Continue to develop and share deep knowledge and understanding of the broader industry, risk management best practices and discipline, and emerging risks to the financial services industry
  • Ensures accuracy and timeliness for operational risk event reporting
  • Provides relevant risk training to meet current and evolving organizational requirements and/or business needs.
  • Provides consultation on change management initiatives.
  • Identifies and leads initiatives to improve internal processes.
  • Develops and supports the team to ensure they are equipped and empowered to execute the assigned functions.
  • Participate in forums with business stakeholders to ensure ongoing risk coverage and oversightQualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Computer Science, or a related field
    • 8+ years of experience in Compliance, Operations Management, Audit, Risk Management, or a related field
    • In lieu of a degree, 10+ years of experience in Compliance, Operations Management, Audit, Risk Management, or a related field
    • 5+ years of experience in People Management
      • Ability to consult, build, and maintain solid working relationships in and outside of immediate departments
      • Knowledge and understanding of Control Programs including Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA).
      • Leadership experience to guide risk officers and specialists
      • Experience with process management including process mapping
      • Strong experience in the development and implementation of new controls, action plans, and root cause analysis
      • Ability to influence, partner, and negotiate with senior business leaders to gain commitment to accomplish business goals
      • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and interpersonal); ability to concisely articulate complex concepts in a clear manner. Ability to translate technical language into plain business language.
      • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy.
      • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities. Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and achieve goals in a dynamic and complex environmentBenefits 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 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

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