Skip to main content

Director, Business Risk and Controls – Bank Third Party Risk Management

Apply Now

Overview

With USAA, you can make a difference in the lives of our members. Among an inspiring team, you will develop quantitative and analytic models, assessments and applications. Through your deep experience in various disciplines, you will apply diverse methodologies to solve complex and undefined risk-related problems. Come build a meaningful career and work alongside leadership to drive USAA forward.

Back to Job Navigation (Overview)

Success Profile

What makes a successful Director, Business Risk and Controls – Bank Third Party Risk Management at USAA? Review the top traits we’re looking for and see if you’re the right fit.

  • Consistent
  • Results driven
  • Focused
  • Detailed oriented
  • Problem solver
  • Strategic

Back to Job Navigation (Success)

Here's what our people are saying

Jackie Galvin, Risk Analyst, Senior

The leadership team is committed to enabling employees to learn and grow. I am proud to work for a company that focuses so clearly on doing the right thing for our members and our employees. That commitment and drive is evident as we work together to ensure effective Risk Management throughout the lines of defense.

Jackie GalvinRisk Analyst, Senior

Zyn Nie, Director Quantitative Risk Management

USAA reminds me every day that while we take care of each other and those who count on us to serve them, we will absolutely be rewarded. We are truly blessed to work for such a great company, alongside all the amazing people who are diligently dedicated to fulfill our commitment to become a fully compliant company.

Zyn NieDirector Quantitative Risk Management

Ashley Morrison, Lead Risk Analyst

I love working at USAA. I feel empowered as a risk professional and I enjoy working alongside leaders who are passionate and mission focused.

Ashley Morrison Lead Risk Analyst

Benefits

  • Health Insurance

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • Onsite Gym/ Fitness Center

  • Paid Time Off

  • Retirement Plan (With Match)

  • Health and Wellness Programs

Back to Job Navigation (Rewards)

Our Culture

  • Diversity and inclusion — We work together to create an environment that welcomes diverse perspectives and talent.
  • Corporate responsibility — Our corporate responsibility programs share a common purpose of giving back to the military community.
  • Balance and wellness — Our benefits help you live your life to the fullest while balancing work and personal goals.
  • Educational opportunities — We foster a culture of learning, inspiring you to further develop your skill set and education.

Back to Job Navigation (Culture)

Director, Business Risk and Controls – Bank Third Party Risk Management

Job ID R0043853

Purpose of Job

Oversees a team responsible for the development, implementation and oversight of programs that support effective risk and compliance management in the first line of defense. Supports business leader adherence to the established risk framework and ongoing supervision of business controls and is accountable for the development and mentoring of a high performing team responsible for risk and control self-assessments, identifying control failures, facilitating risk and compliance remediation, internal and external audits and regulatory exams, and monitoring the of first line of defense in an effort to minimize risk exposures and strengthen the overall control environment.

Job Requirements

  • Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role.
  • Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.
  • Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures for business activities.
  • Directs staff and initiatives that support risk and control management programs, to include governance support, risk oversight, risk infrastructure development, risk identification, quantification, aggregation, and emerging risks.
  • Advises senior management and influences process change.
  • Builds and manages a high performing team of risk and internal control professionals through recruitment, training, coaching, performance management and related managerial activities.
  • Manages consulting relationships with internal and external clients regarding budget and implementation deliverables and risk mitigation plans as appropriate.
  • Partners with key stakeholders in the business and oversees the identification, assessment and documentation of risks and controls, including risks associated with new or modified products, services, distribution channels, regulations and/or third-party operations.
  • Reviews, communicates and recommends the development of governance policies and procedures in partnership with senior leaders to ensure appropriateness and adequacy versus industry best practices and regulatory requirements.
  • Provides counsel to business unit managers on risk management issues and supports the evaluation of new product strategies on their impact to USAA's risk profile.
  • Educates risk owners on risk/control best practices and may work with other lines of defense in the development and implementation of controls.
  • Manages processes for collecting accurate and complete internal loss data from business areas.
  • Directs analysis and data mining initiatives that identify, validate, and manage emerging risk exposures, as necessary.
  • Assists in the early identification of risk trends by establishing and monitoring key performance and risk indicators.
  • Oversees the preparation of key reports and communications and may present to governance committees, senior leaders, regulatory bodies and the USAA Board of Directors.

Minimum Requirements

  • 8 years of experience supporting risk and/or compliance related activities in a financial services operating environment or other relevant industry OR 8 years of experience in a relevant quantitative discipline OR advanced degree or designation in a risk management or quantitative discipline, and 6 years of experience supporting risk and/or compliance related activities OR PhD in a risk management or quantitative discipline, and 4 years of experience supporting risk and/or compliance related activities.
  • Bachelor's Degree OR 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree (12 years total experience required without a degree).
  • 3 years of direct team lead or people management experience.

*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level*

When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions.  This will take approximately 5 minutes.  Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not able to change your responses.

Preferred

  • Large Bank Third Party Risk Management experience and in depth knowledge of third-party lifecycle associated with regulatory expectation.
  • Certified Regulatory Vendor Program Manager (CRVPM) and/or Risk Management Certification (CRCM, CIA or other risk/compliance certifications)
  • MBA or advanced degree
  • Experience interacting with management, internal audit, regulatory agencies, and business partners to ensure appropriate execution of regulatory requests and audit exams
  • Strong risk management experience, including: performing assessments and audits, designing controls, managing enterprise control frameworks, and prioritizing risk
  • Experience creating new processes including strategy, procedures, and training to support the process.

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits package in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs.  Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

For Internal Candidates:

Must complete 12 months in current position (from date of hire or date of placement), or must have manager’s approval prior to posting.

Last day for internal candidates to apply to the opening is 2/19/20 by 11:59 pm CST time.

Featured Jobs

View All of Our Available Opportunities

Sign up for Job Alerts

Sign up and get USAA news and job alerts delivered to your inbox.

Interested InEnter category and/or location, then click add.

  • Risk Management, Phoenix, Arizona, United StatesRemove
  • Risk Management, Plano, Texas, United StatesRemove
  • Risk Management, San Antonio, Texas, United StatesRemove
  • Risk Management, Tampa, Florida, United StatesRemove
  • Banking, Phoenix, Arizona, United StatesRemove
  • Banking, Plano, Texas, United StatesRemove
  • Banking, San Antonio, Texas, United StatesRemove
  • Banking, Tampa, Florida, United StatesRemove