Risk Analyst Lead (Operational Risk Scenario Analysis)

Published
June 23, 2019
Location
San Antonio, TX
Job Type

Description

Purpose of Job
We are seeking a talented Risk Analyst - Lead Level (Operational Risk Scenario Analysis) for our San Antonio, TX facility.

Provides risk management support for a line of business or staff agency in key risk identification, measurement and aggregation, and the understanding and management of risk through appropriate practices and processes. Assesses and mitigates enterprise and business exposures through the identification of key and emerging risks and evaluates alignment with risk strategy and appetite. Monitors the risk and control environment to ensure that exposures are kept at acceptable levels and may consult on risk mitigation plans. Leads and executes complex initiatives and cross-functional teams within the Chief Risk Office and across the Enterprise that drive problem resolution. Leverages broad enterprise knowledge and/or expert knowledge of core business discipline(s), products and processes.

Job Requirements

We are seeking a talented Risk Analyst - Lead Level (Operational Risk Scenario Analysis) for our San Antonio, TX facility. 

Purpose of the Job

Provides risk management support for a line of business or staff agency in key risk identification, measurement and aggregation, and the understanding and management of risk through appropriate practices and processes. Assesses and mitigates enterprise and business exposures through the identification of key and emerging risks and evaluates alignment with risk strategy and appetite. Monitors the risk and control environment to ensure that exposures are kept at acceptable levels and may consult on risk mitigation plans. Leads and executes complex initiatives and cross functional teams within the Chief Risk Office and across the Enterprise that drive problem resolution. Leverages broad enterprise knowledge and/or expert knowledge of core business discipline(s), products and processes.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Identifies and seeks key stakeholders across the enterprise to support the identification, assessment, aggregation and the overall management of risks and controls.
  • Presents findings and recommendations to various levels of leadership.
  • Routinely communicates results of risk assessments to governance committees, business process owners and various levels of leadership and influences decision making.
  • Develops process and procedures for successful implementation of new risk policies, practices, appetites and solutions to ensure holistic understanding and management of risks according to industry best practice.
  • Develops strategies, tools, and methodologies to measure, monitor, and report risks.
  • Applies expert knowledge to utilize or produce analytical material for discussions with cross functional teams to understand business objectives and influence solution strategies.
  • Leads assembles and facilitates cross-functional teams to identify, assess, aggregate and mitigate current and emerging risk events.
  • Serves as the point of contact for senior risk leadership on projects and special management requests that often impact the enterprise or core operating area.
  • Formulates and reviews stress test plans for a line of business or the enterprise.
  • Evaluates results, and frames contingency plans in partnership with key business stakeholders.
  • Crafts key communications to be delivered to executives and board members.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Risk Management, Business, Finance, or a related field OR 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
  • A minimum of 8+ years of risk management or 8 years operations experience in a relevant functional area to include banking, insurance, financial services, audit, project management, public accounting or other related operational area;
  • an advanced degree/designation in a quantitative discipline relevant to risk management and 6+ years relevant risk management work experience;

OR a PhD in a quantitative discipline and 4 years relevant risk management work experience

*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level*

When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not able to change your responses.

Preferred Requirements

  • Operational risk scenario analysis experience
  • Experience with operational loss data
  • Experience developing risk metrics

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits package in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

USAA also offers a variety of on-site services and conveniences to help you manage your work and personal life, including seven cafeterias, two company stores and three fitness centers.

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Company Description

USAA is a family of companies that provides insurance, banking, investments, retirement products and advice to more than 13 million current and former members of the U.S. military and their families.

We were founded in 1922 when a group of 25 U.S. Army officers decided to self-insure each other's vehicles, forming the United Services Automobile Association. In the decades since then, we have become known for our legendary commitment to our members, and are consistently recognized for outstanding service, employee wellness and financial strength.

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