Principal Operations Risk Manager

Principal Operations Risk Manager

Job Code: 0098
Job Location: Rockville, Maryland
Zip Code: 20847
Job Category/Title: System Analyst
Employment Category: Contract - Corp-to-Corp, Contract - Independent, Contract - W2
Position Type: Mid Level
Travel Required: No
Interview Type: Video Conferencing
Education: Bachelors Degree
Experience: 3-5 year(s)
Job Description: Primary Focus of the position is over the Technology Process/risks and controls

• Sarbanes Oxley (“SOX”) program is a part of the Group Risk Management Team. The SOX Design Lead – US will have the following responsibilities:
• Work with business owners to document new business processes or changes to existing processes including process narratives and identification and documentation of key controls.
• Work with control owners and internal audit to ensure testability of edits to existing controls or documentation of new key controls.
• Update control documentation in controls database based on comments received from control owners, Internal and External Auditors.
• Work with control owners to address deficiencies or exceptions identified by internal or external auditors.
• Update GRC tool, BWise, as necessary for edits to control elements and issues.
• Act as liaison with external auditors for SOX concerns including facilitation of meetings; including annual walkthroughs, with control owners as well as the discussion of possible remediation activities for identified deficiencies.
• Help to maintain internal program metrics related to the US processes including the status of design, operational testing progress and status of issue/remediation action plans.
• Participate in the weekly status meetings with internal SOX stakeholders and with external auditors.
• Provide guidance and training on use of internal sox control database application (BWise).

Desired qualifications / Experience
• Bachelors’ Degree
• Previous SOX experience or other comparable risk and control design or assessment experience with a preference for previous experience in the areas IT General Controls (Change Management, Access and Infrastructure).
• Past experience within financial services is preferred.
• Excellent interpersonal / communication skills
• Ability to act proactively and work effectively across business units, functions and regional locations.
• Action and results oriented with the ability to overcome obstacles.
Position is principally based Rockville but the applicate must have the ability for occasional travel to NY and Philadelphia
Duration: 6 Month(s)
Job Expiry Date: February 13, 2016
Telecommute: No
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