Credit Suisse

Risk and Controls Oversight Specialist (AVP)#195937

Credit Suisse
Raleigh-NC-United States
Not disclosed
17 Jan 2022
27 Jan 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Your field of responsibility

Key responsibilities of the AVP role in the CSH USA Controls & Oversight Team

  • Maintain and chip in to the improvement of governance and control frameworks supporting CSH USA, ensuring adherence to bank-wide standards and documentation requirements
  • Review and challenge by conducting independent Quality Assurance reviews to assess efficiency of controls, documentation completeness and adherence to Control frameworks
  • Perform and at times lead Ad-hoc assurance / investigation reviews with a risk and control based approach, covering relevant topics and in response to high-risk areas or important themes. The candidate needs to be able to work autonomously on reviews from planning to completion / reporting
  • Support governance activities related to the CSH USA Controls & Oversight function to facilitate related reporting to Senior Management and a broader group of CSH USA key partners
  • Maintain and prepare governance and control documentation (such as policies, procedures, manuals etc.) to ensure standardization, quality, consistency, and traceability and adherence to firm wide standards
  • Chip in to the development and production of ad-hoc reports and presentations as needed
  • Drive improved risk awareness and culture through targeted training and communications, using existing materials and improving through limited investment as needed. Supplement with innovative ways to help risk understanding
  • Support the development and implementation of control monitoring and reporting across CSH USA and at times lead projects and initiatives
  • Maintain, and over time propose improvements to, existing MI reporting structure
  • Partner with other control program functions across the Bank to ensure consistency, fit for purpose and to drive positive cultural change. Act as an SME in relation to CSH USA Controls Framework
Your future colleagues

The team provides line risk, control oversight and management information to Senior Management. The Controls & Oversight Team serves as a Second Line of Defense and is a key function responsible for working in partnership with all areas across the IHC and functions to identify key control points and to ensure that the overall control environment is robust, fit for purpose and aligned with the CSH USA Controls Framework. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring operational/control risks are identified and mitigated effectively in areas of people, processes and systems. We are a department which values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and is committed to realizing the firm’s D&I ambition which is an integral part of our global cultural values

Your skills and experience

We are looking for applicants who possess a Degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting/Auditing field. Further relevant qualifications such as CPA, CIA or MBA desirable. Along with an equivalent work experience of minimum of 5 yrs. Operational Risk and Control experience or a proven track record in a similar risk related field (e.g. Audit, Consulting, 2nd Line of Defense), supplemented with wider financial business and product knowledge from associated roles:

  • Proven experience across a range of Shared Services functions (such as Product Control, Operations or Financial Accounting) would also be desirable
  • Ability to communicate both written and verbal
  • Technical proficiency in MS Office skills. Detailed understanding of spreadsheet design and use of pivot tables to support MI reporting done in various forms, including PowerPoint
  • Diligent, disciplined, and detail oriented with outstanding organization and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team
  • Possess intellectual curiosity and a willingness to ask questions
  • Dedication to fostering an inclusive culture and value varied perspectives.
Your new employer

Find a new home for your skills, ideas, and ambitions. Credit Suisse offers you the ideal environment to progress your career, attractive benefits and excellent training.

We are a leading wealth manager with strong global investment banking capabilities founded in 1856. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, and with more than 45,000 employees from over 150 nations, we are always looking for motivated individuals to help us shape the future for our clients.

Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success. We are committed to building a culture of inclusion with a deep sense of belonging for all of us. We will consider flexible working opportunities where possible. Our bank provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, as well as those with other needs or beliefs as may be protected under applicable local law. If you require assistance during the recruitment process, please let your recruiter know.

Credit Suisse complies with applicable federal, state, and local laws, as well as regulatory requirements, regarding considering of employment qualified individuals with criminal histories and prohibiting discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities.

All Credit Suisse employees in the USA must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit proof of vaccination prior to their start date, except where exempted by applicable law.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs