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Lead Operational Risk and Control Design Specialist Job in New Albany, Ohio US

Lead Operational Risk and Control Design Specialist

Discover Products, Inc. - New Albany, OH

Posted: 10/22/2021 - Expires: 1/20/2022

Job ID: 233229915

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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
At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers and is consistently awarded for both. We're all about people, and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.

Responsible for ensuring the robust design and operating effectiveness of the control environment over the areas of responsibility. Informs the control design best practices and associated standards and training for 1st line control owners. Performs targeted control environment reviews partnering with 1st line control owners and Business Risk Office to ensure control environment is robust and meeting established standards. Leverage learnings from control design reviews to inform improvements to standards, tools and training. Demonstrates proven abilities and success with identifying and assessing non-financial risks (e.g. compliance risk, operational risk) and the effectiveness and efficiency of controls, leveraging prior experience, enterprise standards, and sound industry practices (e.g. BASEL / COSO etc.)

Responsibilities

Leads process walk-throughs with functional business partners ensuring that flowcharts and control design meet internal and professional standards, are aligned with the control design framework and available to key stakeholders as appropriate. Execute process / control design activities (i.e. working sessions, effective challenge sessions etc.), including but not limited to:
Identification and measurement of relevant risks
Identification and assessment the adequacy of the controls to mitigate these risks
Identification of gaps and recommendations on right-sized action plans

Serve in a control design advisory roles to 1st line process owners and provide guidance on what a good control design look like and best-practices to adhere to the guidance.
Identify opportunities for automated, preventative controls to improve overall control environment through process walk-throughs.
Inform the roadmap for GRC/other Tools for 1st line control owners that will help drive further adherence to control design standard.
Identify systemic improvement themes across control design reviews e.g. Training, Roles and Responsibilities, Communication, Standards that can be solved programmatically. Support drafting of a comprehensive risk & control summary to highlight conclusions

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here's what we need from you:

Bachelors' Degree in Information Technology, Business, Finance, or Engineering
2+ years of experience with Compliance, Internal Audit, Business, Risk Management, Financial Services, Process Improvement or related
In lieu of education experience, 6+ years of experience with Risk Management, Financial Services, Process Improvement or related

Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we'd also look for:

4+ years of experience with Compliance, Internal Audit, Business, Risk Management, Financial Services, Process Improvement or related
In lieu of education experience, 8+ years of experience with Risk Management, Financial Services, Process Improvement or related
Professional Project Management certification
COSO Internal Control Certification Or other equivalent control design certificates

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

And by the way, while you're waiting to hear from us, don't forget to check out the great benefits Discover offers.

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, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in consideration for a career at Discover.

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What are you waiting for? Apply today!

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.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
No
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
60750621
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