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Business Risk and Control Advisor Intern

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Job ID R0073217 Date posted 01/14/2022

Purpose of Job

Job Requirements

You have driven career goals. USAA wants to help you achieve them. Our internship program lets you showcase your skills, while gaining real-life experience that’ll help you jump-start your career. Our interns deliver innovative solutions to real business challenges, while building enduring relationships in a collaborative culture with their manager and an assigned mentor. The best part? You’ll do it all while helping us fulfill our noble mission to serve the military community.

Spend your summer at a Fortune 100 financial services organization and gain a career where you can make a difference!

To qualify, you must be pursuing a degree from an accredited college or university, and plan to graduate after the final day of the internship. Most of our interns participate the summer between their junior and senior years. Our 2022 internship will start on June 1, 2022 and last through August 12, 2022.

About USAA

USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.

Job Description Summary:

  • Positioned in the first line of defense to ensure the overall effectiveness of risk and compliance management programs, risk analytics and operations in the business

  • Partner and collaborate with Compliance and Risk Management, as well as Business Operations, IT, Audit Services, and Regulators to support risk and compliance-based initiatives

  • Responsible for supporting business leader adherence to the established risk framework and ongoing supervision of business controls including risk and control self-assessments, identification and evaluation of control effectiveness, identifying control failures, facilitating risk and compliance remediation, internal and external audits and regulatory exams, and monitoring of the first line of defense to minimize risk exposures and strengthen the overall control environment

  • Leverages risk assessment data and identifies key data-driven insights tied to first line of defense

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs professional duties supporting operations for the functional area assigned.

  • Applies foundational functional knowledge to produce work results in support of departmental initiatives.

  • Manages limited departmental projects and/or participates as a project resource on larger initiatives.

  • Finds opportunities and facilitates basic improvements to processes and systems.

  • Performs routine tasks under direct supervision and within established procedures and guidelines.

Minimum Education:

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree or higher at a 4-year accredited university

  • Graduation date cannot be prior to August 12, 2022

Minimum Work Experience:

  • 0 to 2 years of related experience and accountability for simple to moderately complex tasks and/or projects required.

  • Foundational and conceptual knowledge of the function/discipline and demonstrated application of knowledge, skills and abilities towards work products required.

  • Foundational level of business acumen in the areas of the business operations, industry practices and emerging trends required.

Preferred Education:

  • Graduation date between August 13, 2022 and July 2023

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree or higher with a concentration in Business, Business Finance, Management Information Systems (MIS), Risk Management, or a related field at a 4-year accredited university.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience in data analytical tools through class projects, employment, or organizational roles 

Compensation:

USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the hourly range based on your experience and market position. The hourly range for this position is: $18-30.

Interns will receive an intern stipend to assist with expenses.

Benefits:

At USAA our full-time employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.

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