Business Risk Officer II Business Risk Officer II …

Silicon Valley Bank
in Tempe, AZ, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Silicon Valley Bank
in Tempe, AZ, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Business Risk Officer II
The Private Bank, Wealth Advisory, and Wine Division Business Risk unit under the Office of the President is a team of risk management professionals committed to enabling business success in today's complex legal and regulatory environment. The team is situated within SVB's First Line of Defense, providing support and guidance to PBWA & Wine business employees on matters related to effective risk management and sound business operations. We leverage our broad spectrum of multi-disciplinary subject matter expertise to ensure the business is well positioned to operate as it continues to evolve.

The Business Risk Officer will be responsible for the management of several programs critical to First Line of Defense success and development. Responsibilities include, risk governance and oversight; execution and management of business line procedures; business unit training program; execution of a robust controls testing program; and risk identification and remediation program for self-identified, internal and external issues in keeping with corporate tools and methodologies. The Business Risk Officer will also be responsible for leading process automation and change management efforts in partnership with business leads and subject matter experts. Lastly, the Business Risk Officer will serve as the unit's Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) subject matter expert and liaison a member of the team, the employee will gain valuable exposure to a wide variety of risk management best practices and will have the opportunity to contribute to projects critical to Business Risk program growth.

As this position will support both consumer and commercial banking teams, versatility is key. The Business Risk Officer will require broad knowledge of consumer and commercial banking products and services, as well as applicable laws and regulations. An understanding of operations and client service related functions is critical. Being able to "connect the dots" between related teams and workflows will be paramount to achieving success in this role.

Essential Functions:
  • Execute end-to-end self-testing program for the Private Bank, Wealth Advisory, and Wine Division
  • Maintain a complete and current inventory of all the process and control related documents including policy and procedure creation/enhancements
  • Perform critical SOX program functions for the Private Bank, Wealth Advisory, and Wine Division. Responsible for facilitating ongoing narrative and process documentation and conducting training within the department related to SOX and internal control processes / activities
  • Collaborate with business unit leads and risk partners in identifying opportunities for effective control monitoring practices
  • Identifying opportunities for process/control enhancement or automation, and facilitating related projects
  • Identify risk management best practices training opportunities related to the performance of critical processes
  • Assess inherent risk(s) associate with changes to employee roles & responsibilities. Partner with business to ensure seamless transition
  • Partner with Compliance, Internal Audit, Business Management, and other internal partners to remain abreast of legal and regulatory requirements
  • Maintain an "evergreen" key product/regulatory map for the Private Bank, Wealth Advisory, and Wine Division


Required Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2-4 years of experience in Finance, Risk Management, Compliance, or Internal Audit based role within the financial services industry
  • Experience with conducting risk and control assessments within the financial industry
  • Experience with documentation management
Preferred Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Legal, Compliance, or Risk Management related field
  • Experience working as part of a 1st Line of Defense Business Risk organization within the financial industry
  • Experience with developing, monitoring, and testing SOX controls

  • Working knowledge of consumer & commercial banking laws & regulations, including investments management
  • Working knowledge of deposits, loans, mortgage products, and managed/non-managed investments
  • Working knowledge of Audit & Regulatory examination process, associated remediation efforts, and regulatory change processes

  • Must be highly proficient in MS PowerPoint, Excel and SharePoint
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple concurrent projects
  • Displays excellent investigative and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent collaborator, able to partner with business employees and 2nd Line of Defense Control Functions
  • Must be a self-starter. This role will be expected to work autonomously to meet critical deadlines
  • Must be adaptable and flexible to support change, a quick learner