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Truist Senior Risk Advisor - Deposit Operations in Charlotte, North Carolina

Req ID: R0071097

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Language Fluency: English (Required)

Work Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Please review the following job description:

This Advisor role is responsible for providing support to Deposit Operations management to effectively manage risks within assigned Business Unit (BU) consistently within Truist Enterprise Risk Management program framework, related policies, and applicable industry/regulatory requirements. The Advisor will provide subject matter expertise to support risk assessments; identify, document and review controls; support regulatory, compliance and audit reviews; collaborate and consult with BU leaders on projects, policies, and procedures.


Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  • Provide oversight, guidance, and effective challenge to assigned BU across all risk types to promote and strengthen compliance with applicable regulations, policies, procedures, and risk program requirements.

  • Partner with first and second line of defense teammates across assigned business areas in identifying, escalating and in remediating risk control gaps to ensure compliance with Enterprise Risk Management programs and policy.

  • Assess, test, and effectively challenge the assigned BU to aide in the evaluations and self-identification of risk control weaknesses. Assist with evaluation and assessment of the remediation efforts to confirm adequate resolution and risk mitigation.

  • Aggregate, report and communicate risk results to inform stakeholders of the existing risk environment and escalate material concerns to leadership and committees.

  • Monitor & report on emerging risks potentially impactful to BU partners and Truist. Implement processes and record retention routines necessary to ensure Business Unit compliance with enterprise risk monitoring requirements.

  • Monitor risk mitigation and risk acceptance decisions to ensure a balanced operating environment; identify opportunities to drive efficiency through automation and/or technology solutions.

  • Understand Business Unit goals, provide risk management expertise in strategic projects and seek engagement from appropriate Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) and BURM peers for guidance and input.

  • Specific day-to-day responsibilities may have varying degrees of involvement with the following:

  • External events to determine relevance, potential impacts to the bank, sufficiency of the control environment and risk mitigation activities to reduce the likelihood and/or impact of similar occurrence; responsible for ensuring external events applicable to their BU are accurately reviewed and documented

  • Internal events within the BU are accurately captured and managed, evaluating qualifying events to determine underlying root causes and risk mitigation activities to reduce the likelihood and/or impact of future occurrence, and confirming accuracy and completeness of events captured.

  • Monitoring programs in place to track activities that allow for oversight, review, and analysis of key business performance and risk indicators for applicable to the BU.

  • Enterprise Issue Management, Data Governance and Technology Framework to effectively identify, write and manage issues in the Archer system; Responsible for ensuring issues identified are entered timely, remediation plans are developed to address root cause and mitigate the identified risks, drive or track Remediation Plan(s) to closure and determining which issues warrant escalation to the appropriate governance areas.

  • Critical projects to identify opportunities to drive efficiency through automation and/or technology solutions while considering proper risk tolerance thresholds.

  • Operational and Compliance Risk and Control Self-Assessments to assist in identifying key in-scope processes, evaluating, and rating the level of risk and effectiveness of controls.


Required Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, Finance, or Accounting or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • 8+ years progressive work related experience including audit, operations, process engineering, or risk management in the financial services industry.

  • Strong knowledge of SOX and other industry-related regulatory requirements.

  • Strong knowledge of operational and other non-financial risks.

  • Ability to assess levels of adherence/execution and identify risk/control improvement opportunities in risk management principles/controls, broad based business practices, and Business Unitactivities/processes.

  • Strong writing and verbal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Detail oriented and able to work independently in a fast-paced environment while handling multiple priorities at once using strong organizational skills with high attention to detail and accuracy

  • Advanced critical thinking skills

  • Industry certification and/or advanced degree

  • 4+ years’ extensive Deposit Operations or Risk and Controls experience

  • Broad knowledge of risk, audit, controls (specifically financial controls; organizational, Application and IT General Controls), compliance and fraud

  • Experience in the financial services industry, proficient understanding of the deposit operations within banking operations

  • Risk management applications and tools experience


Visual / Audio / Speaking

Able to access and interpret client information received from the computer and able to hear and speak with individuals in person and on the phone.

Manual Dexterity / Keyboarding

Able to work standard office equipment, including PC keyboard and mouse, copy/fax machines, and printers.


Able to work all hours scheduled, including overtime as directed by manager/supervisor and required by business need.


Minimal and up to 10%

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