• Risk and Control Analyst

    Job Location
    United States-IL-Rolling Meadows
    Work Status
    Full-Time
    Department
    Business Risk Office
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
    Requisition ID
    2018-1806
  • Start a Rewarding Career with Alliant

    Why Alliant?

    We’re not a typical financial institution – we’re better. We’re an innovative, fun-loving, highly-engaged group of professionals that are committed to our company and the communities we do business in. We love to recognize and celebrate each other.

     

    Over 90% of our employees say we are a great workplace that is focused on our mission, vision and the future of banking.

     

    What will your day look like?

    You will create and execute remediation plans for issues arising from internal/external reviews or business self- identification.  You will work with the various businesses to create ongoing monitoring practices and develop independent monitoring plans to review business processes, products, and services for adherence to internal policies and standards; and compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. You will also work with employees of the business to develop remediation plans, validation of remediation efforts, and to confirm monitoring results. Additionally, you will be responsible for providing key stakeholders timely and accurate reporting on the status of all risk related issues and events.

    Responsibilities

    Do you see yourself doing this?

    • Working with all lines of business to ensure that all Risk Issues and Events are comprehensively captured and closed within established target dates
    • Developing and implementing standards and policies appropriate for the business that conform to the principles and policies established by Risk Management
    • Developing, executing and validating remediation plans for assigned business areas, products, and services at the credit union or third parties
    • Analyzing issues to determine root cause and provide recommendations for remediation plans to management and business
    • Working closely with internal partners to identify process gap
    • Working as an agent on the businesses behalf when working with the 2nd and 3rd lines of defense
    • Writing clear issue statements and develop effective remediation plans
    • Providing clear and concise remediation status reports
    • Designing effective controls and monitoring plans
    • Delivering results and potential findings from monitoring activities to members of management

    Qualifications

    What makes you a great fit?

    You’ll be a great fit if in addition to the completion of a high school diploma, Bachelor’s degree preferred, 3+ years of experience in a testing, audit or quality control background, preferably in the financial services industry, and you have/are: 

    • 5 + years risk and compliance experience preferably in Financial Services industry
    • Broad knowledge of financial services and industry best practices for continuously improving a Business Risk Management Function is necessary for this role
    • Excellent analytical skills
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to influence and build strong partnerships
    • Highly effective time and project management skills
    • Technical aptitude and ability to work collaboratively with a team
    • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills
    • Detail oriented with good time management skills
    • Demonstrated the ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously in a time-bound schedule
    • Effective stakeholder management skills
    • Expert problem solving, decision making and analytical skills
    • Expert level of proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and other Microsoft Office applications
    • Experience with working and developing within Microsoft Access Database preferred

    When you’re happy, we’re happy!

    As a thank you for joining our team, you’ll benefit from:

    • Competitive medical, dental, and free vision benefits
    • Competitive compensation plan
    • Contributions towards gym memberships
    • Generous PTO and banking holidays off

    Still not convinced?

    We’re on the list of 100 Best Medium Companies to work for, check it out here. For more details you can also visit our Glassdoor and LinkedIn profiles.

     

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