Senior Risk Audit and TestingAssociate (11 Positions)

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75,000.00 / Annual



Senior Audit and Testing Associate (11 Positions)

Staff Perm has partnered with a Financial Services organization to secure (11) Senior Audit and Testing Associates for their growing team to support compliance and risk functions of the organization. Our streamlined process helps get you in front of the hiring manager fast! Let us show you how!

LOCATION: Dallas, TX (Downtown)

POSITION: Direct Hire

POSITIONS: 11 openings

APPLY: *********************

PAY: 80k to 100k plus bonus

BONUS: Yes, Annual Bonus Plan!

Senior Audit and Testing Associates is responsible for various activities related to risk management performance. Works to identify, assess and action various risks throughout the assigned business line by executing defined risk programs. Responsible for developing, analyzing, reporting and challenging data. S/he participates in initiatives and recommends opportunities for improved efficiency, effectiveness and/or risk reduction.

Essential Functions:

* Performs first line of defense data analysis, report preparation and trend analysis, utilizing business intelligence tools.

* Identifies, analyzes, monitors, and completes control testing, control and risk education, and operational and risk support activities to the business.

* Identifies opportunities for improvement that will strengthen the overall control environment.

* Learns to translate control deficiencies into action plans. Contributes to the enhancement of governance practices in alignment with risk and compliance frameworks.

* Conducts periodic risk assessments of operational areas to identify areas of risk, including the documentation of risks, identification of risk owners, measurement of risks, and facilitation of appropriate risk treatment plans

* Partners with management to identify applicable key risk indicators and to coordinate root cause analysis, action plan development and implementation of needed updates. Assist with special projects related to Controls, on an as needed basis.

* Assists in the fulfillment of our external and internal audit requirements around IT SOX

* Assists in the development, implementation, and maintenance of our IT risk management framework.

* Assists in the execution of Risk Control Self-Assessments (RCSAs).

* Partners with process owners to identify control failures and assesses the impact.

* Supports management on the identification and measurement of trends and improvements utilizing best practices.

* Assists with the development and documentation of achievable and sustainable action plans to remediate identified control weaknesses.

* Manages the process of assessing critical risk and controls identified by management.

* Prepares reports and provides insight to business on control / risk management including Error / Near Miss analyses. Responsible for interpreting regulations in order to adjust and improve internal controls.

* Performs ongoing supervision of established business controls and applies maturing knowledge to perform root cause analyses, testing coordination and seeks guidance from team members to evaluate the effectiveness of established business controls.

* Makes recommendations to drive improvement efforts and participates in the remediation through action plan coordination and support.

* Acquires and applies a developing knowledge of changes to the regulatory environment to ensure proper compliance with processes and requirements are followed.



Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience


3-5 years Risk Management

3-5 years Banking Industry

Skills & Abilities

* Developing knowledge of relevant regulatory compliance, industry regulations and regulatory data sources required.

* Knowledge and working understanding of additional auditing standards, theories, concepts, and terms (including Sarbanes-Oxley, COBIT and the COSO Integrated Control Framework).

* Issue management experience (validation, mapping to controls, remediation planning, tracking and reporting).

* Knowledge and experience with IT risk management and use of control frameworks.

* Control testing experience.

* Operational Risk Management Experience.

* Experience working with metric stream.

* Experience in gap or risk analysis.

* Strong collaboration and relationship management skills.

* Control mindset.

* High sense of urgency with ability to drive results.

* Demonstrable evidence of stakeholder management.

* Effective multi-tasking and prioritization skills.

* Self starter, able to establish relationships and transcend multiple cross-functional/divisional boundaries, largely unaided.

* Ability to handle diverse workload and tight schedules.

* Strong risk assessment, negotiation and problem resolution skills.

* Ability to lead and drive change.

* Excellent verbal and written communication/presentation skills.

* Solid understanding of GAAP.

* Strong interpersonal skills and positive attitude.

* Effective written and verbal communication skills.

* Solid time management and organizational skills.

* Attention to detail and a strong work ethic.

* Ability to interpret and analyze data with advanced reasoning and analysis skills.

About Staff Perm

Staff Perm is an Award Winning and Certified Small Business Enterprise that is BBB Accredited utilizing a staff with over 20 years of staffing and placement experience to simplify the employee recruitment process.

2221 Lakeside Blvd. Suite 1120, Richardson, Texas 75082 *****************

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Staff Perm is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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