In this Operational Risk Manager role, the risk manager will provide risk management support to various businesses and support areas and internal risk management service partners. The individual selected will partner with other risk managers and businesses/support areas to ensure effective application of PNC's enterprise and operating risk policies and program requirements in support of business strategies and the enterprise moderate risk profile. This role will also include the following:
Partner with other enterprise wide operating risks areas (e.g., Compliance, Technology Risk, Business Resiliency, Vendor Management, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)) to ensure alignment of methodologies and approaches for assessing, monitoring and reporting operating risk. This includes regularly challenging the impact of policy requirements on the businesses/support areas while ensuring the appropriate balance of risk management requirements with business strategies and bandwidth to integrate the program requirements into their businesses/support areas.
Initiate, manage, and complete special projects that support the strategic objectives of the risk management organization by facilitating the interaction between the risk management organization and businesses/support areas. This includes directing other team members (direct reports, peers, or risk management/business managers) to accomplish results.
Support key business initiatives, including M&A or divestiture activity, by identifying risks and providing solutions to manage these risks. Risk support is expected from concept to implementation to assure identification and mitigation of risks to an acceptable level.
Capture and analyze internal and external operating risk data for the purpose of assisting the business/support areas in identifying and remediating control weaknesses.
Identify, assess, and report on top risk issues within businesses/support areas. This includes proactively identifying risks independently and partnering with the business to identify and prioritize risk issues for assessment, escalation, mitigation, and post mitigation monitoring through the following methods: 1) scenario analyses; 2) risk and control assessments; 3) key risk indicator monitoring and escalation; and 4) other forms of risk assessment as necessary.
Lead an effective triage and coordination of cross-functional business and support functions to rapidly respond to fraud or control breakdown events including go forward mitigation tactics. Escalate significant fraud or control breakdown events to appropriate levels of management.
Develop both business/support area and enterprise operating risk profiles and reporting to management.
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in Business or Accounting with at least five years experience in the financial services industry is required.
Advanced degree and/or professional designation is preferred e.g., MBA, CPA).
A strong working knowledge of MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint is required.
Experience in risk management, treasury function, strategic planning, audit, compliance, or regulatory relations are desired.
Organizational leadership supported by strong interpersonal and verbal/written communications skills.
Creativity combined with strong analytical and problem solving abilities to formulate common-sense solutions for difficult situations.
Ability to manage multiple large and complex projects simultaneously.
Ability to effectively interact across all levels of the organization, including internally with senior management and externally with regulatory agencies.
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