Risk and Controls Manager

Job ID:
, VA
$145,000.00 per year
Employment Type:
Full time

Job Description:

Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking a Risk and Controls Manager. Candidate will partner with business process owners in to conduct operational controls self-testing. Candidate will have regular interaction with personnel that are responsible for executing transactions related to mortgages, mortgage-backed securities, debt, derivatives and liquidity investments. Candidate will also regularly engage with personnel involved in managing day-to-day operational controls for capital markets technology, financial models and Back Office activities as well as collaborate with colleagues in Enterprise Risk Management and Compliance, and Internal Audit.


  • Building and supervising a team of experienced and junior staff to execute self-testing actives
  • Managing self-testing plan and follow-ups to ensure that they are completed timely and aligned with the corporate self-testing standard
  • Overseeing the preparation of testing reports to identify and communicate issues and recommendations for process and control improvements where necessary
  • Developing and maintaining detailed procedures to document self-test plans and work papers
  • Providing senior management with timely status updates and communication of issues
  • Developing management reporting related to self-testing activities
  • Providing feedback, coaching and advice to staff to aid in professional growth and development


  • 7+ years of Audit and/or Risk Management experience within the financial services industry
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, related discipline or equivalent work experience
  • Experience defining and documenting business processes and functions
  • Ability to analyze and assess the adequacy of operational controls and identify opportunities for process improvements and efficiency gains
  • Solid understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and Risk and Control Self-Assessments (RCSA)
  • Solid understanding of operational risk management and audit industry best practices
  • Experienced supervising staff and ability to motivate a team to achieve success

Preferred Skills:

  • CPA, CIA or other professional certification
  • Public accounting or internal audit experience preferred
  • Knowledge of secondary mortgage market and company business
  • Understanding of capital markets trading, securitization, and/or middle and Back Office functions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to think critically and logically
  • Ability to develop effective relationships across the firm, including with senior leaders
  • Proactive self-starter with good people management skills and a strong work-ethic
Company Info
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