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Truist GCO Senior Risk Advisor I - Enterprise Risk Strategy and Operations Performance in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Language Fluency: English (Required)

Work Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Please review the following job description:

Engage with Business Unit leadership in its management of risks and controls as well as its execution of risk program requirements. Execute, facilitate and/or monitor execution of Risk Program requirements (e.g., RCSA, KRIs, etc.) within the Business Unit and BURM. Provide risk advice and influence to assigned Business Unit. Aggregate, integrate, correlate and report risks for assigned Business Unit. Identify and opine on remediation to address weaknesses related to inadequate or failed processes, people, and systems, or external events and ensure effective remediation.

Engage with Business Unit leaders to develop and maintain a strong risk management culture and control environment and to fulfill Enterprise Risk Program requirements (i.e., Risk and Control Self Assessment, Key Control and Compliance Monitoring, etc.). Provide risk management advice, guidance, and risk reporting to Business Unit Leaders. Contribute to the innovation and continuous improvement of processes to identify and remediate risk gaps and weaknesses pertaining to inadequate or failed controls, strategies, processes, systems, and external events.

Essential job functions include:

Providing risk advice and serve as risk Subject Matter Expert (SME) to assigned Business Unit(s) across all risk types to promote and strengthen compliance with applicable regulations, policies, procedures, and Truist risk program requirements. Partnering with first and second line of defense teammates to identify, escalate, and remediate risk control gaps and weaknesses. Assessing, testing, and providing credible challenge regarding control design adequacy and operating effectiveness. Informing key stakeholders of emerging or identified risks and escalating concerns to Business Unit(s) leaders and committees. Monitoring & reporting on emerging risks or observations that could impact the Business Unit(s) and Truist. Directing and overseeing issue remediation efforts. Implementing processes and record retention routines to adequately document Business Unit (s) risk decisions and comply with Enterprise risk monitoring requirements. 6. Maintaining awareness of Business Unit(s) risk appetite and risk management strategies for adhering with defined limits including risk identification, acceptance, and the prioritization of current and emerging risk management strategies. Understanding Business Unit(s) goals, providing meaning risk management advice as a participant in strategic projects and engagements with business and risk partners. Managing and monitoring control records to comply with Truist standards including those aligned to SOX and regulatory requirements. Fostering a spirit of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement and offering recommendations to Business Unit(s) Leaders and GCO partners. Specific activities may change from time to time.


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.

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or related field, or equivalent education and related training

  2. 8+ years of experience in a financial institution with emphasis on risk management or equivalent work experience and training

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

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

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

  6. Strong written and verbal skills

  7. Solid problem solving skills in complex environments

  8. Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to operate without close supervision; Capable of handling multiple projects concurrently

  9. Demonstrated proficiency in basic computer applications, such as Microsoft Office software products

  10. Ability to travel, occasionally overnight

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Master’s degree in Finance or Business, or equivalent education and related training

  2. 12 years of banking or relevant experience

  3. Audit experience

  4. Strong knowledge in field of assigned business unit(s)

LOCATION: Ideal candidates would be located in one of the following locations: Charlotte, NC or Atlanta, GA and responsible for working a 3 day hybrid schedule. Other locations and telecommute options may be considered.

General Description of Available Benefits for Eligible Employees of Truist Financial Corporation: All regular teammates (not temporary or contingent workers) working 20 hours or more per week are eligible for benefits, though eligibility for specific benefits may be determined by the division of Truist offering the position. Truist offers medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, accidental death and dismemberment, tax-preferred savings accounts, and a 401k plan to teammates. Teammates also receive no less than 10 days of vacation (prorated based on date of hire and by full-time or part-time status) during their first year of employment, along with 10 sick days (also prorated), and paid holidays. For more details on Truist’s generous benefit plans, please visit our Benefits site (

. Depending on the position and division, this job may also be eligible for Truist’s defined benefit pension plan, restricted stock units, and/or a deferred compensation plan. As you advance through the hiring process, you will also learn more about the specific benefits available for any non-temporary position for which you apply, based on full-time or part-time status, position, and division of work.

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