Risk Officer

  • DOE
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Robert Half - US
  • 29 Sep 16

Robert Half Financial Services are currently recruiting for a Spanish speaking Risk Officer role within an International Correspondent Bank, based in midtown New York. Our client requires at least 5+ years Operational or Enterprise Risk experience ideally within an International Bank, and bilingual Spanish/English is necessary.

THE COMPANY

Robert Half Financial Services are currently recruiting for a Spanish speaking Risk Officer role within an International Correspondent Bank, based in midtown New York. Our client requires at least 5+ years Operational or Enterprise Risk experience ideally within an International Bank, and bilingual Spanish/English is necessary.

 

THE ROLE

The primary responsibility of the Spanish speaking Risk Officer is to create and maintain a Risk Management Program ensuring Operational Risks adhere to acceptable standards as required by the Regulators, as well as to make sure that the bank operates in full compliance with US banking laws and regulations and with internal policies and procedures.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with the New York Branch Senior Management to determine the Branch’s risk appetite and establish risk guidelines that are aligned with the Bank’s strategic business objectives.
  • Develop strong governance, policies and controls over the Bank’s risk management framework.
  • Follow up as to the timely response and execution of recommendations from internal and external auditors, and of every recommendation of the US Regulators (New York State Department of Financial Services and Federal Reserve Bank of New York).
  • Perform the yearly Loan Review of the New York Branch loan portfolio.
  • Monitor the proper response and follow up of any subpoenas, claims or legal suits against the Bank, and in order to be able to meet his/ her responsibilities will interact with the legal counsel, as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

  • At least 5+ years of Operational or Enterprise Risk experience within an International Bank.
  • Bilingual Spanish and English fluency.
  • Knowledge of U.S. banking laws and regulations required (FRB, NYDFS).
  • Compliance and Audit exposure are also desirable.

 

This Spanish speaking Risk Officer role is located in Midtown New York so please only apply if you are able to travel to this location, and have relevant recent experience. The salary is flexible dependent on experience, if your profile matches the above criteria please contact me on **trishan.khareghat@roberthalffs.com**