Internal Control and Compliance Program Methodology Consultant

State Street.
Boston, Massachusetts
Not disclosed
05 Mar 2021
05 Apr 2021
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
The Internal Control and Compliance Program Methodology team supports State Street’s risk infrastructure through the development of policies, guidance and training related to risk assessment, risk and control monitoring and issues management for the First Line of Defense (FLOD) and Corporate Compliance.

In this role, the successful candidate will report to the Head of Internal Control and Compliance Program Methodology and interact on a regular basis with FLOD Business Risk Management Teams, Corporate Compliance, Enterprise Risk Management and Internal Audit to complement and enhance State Street’s risk management activities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Advise FLOD Assurance Teams and the Compliance Risk Monitoring and Testing Team on all aspects of executing risk and control monitoring activities and enhancing the system of internal control
  • Assist in maintaining the methodologies followed by the business-aligned FLOD Assurance Teams and Compliance Risk Monitoring and Testing Team
  • Liaise across broad stakeholder groups to develop and adopt scalable methodologies for assessing, testing and monitoring the effectiveness of internal controls, as well as the identification and management of issues/internal control deficiencies
  • Work with Information Technology to operationalize the requirements of risk and control methodologies in the enterprise Governance, Risk and Controls (“GRC”) system used across broad stakeholder groups
  • Coordinate with the Compliance QA function to identify and strengthen guidance based on the results of their reviews
  • Promote an inherent culture of compliance and risk excellence across all levels and functions within the organization
  • Perform other duties in support of Methodology projects as needed

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accountancy, Business or related field
  • 6 plus years’ experience with risk assessment and internal controls methodology and testing; public accounting or internal audit experience preferred
  • Knowledgeable about the COSO 2013 Framework
  • Knowledgeable about processes, risks and controls design
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Strong verbal communication, influencing and collaboration skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products
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