AVP GRC Risk & Controls Assurance

State Street Corporation
Quincy, USA
18 May 2022
27 May 2022
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for
The Governance risk & compliance team within Global Cybersecurity is building its control assurance team to perform risk and control assessments who will lead a small team of control assurance analysts to perform control activities. These members will report into Head of Global Cybersecurity Control Assurance, who will be hired to manage the control assurance program.

What you will be responsible for
As the Risk & Controls Assurance Assistant Vice President:

  • Maintain and improve methodology around monitoring and measuring threat risks that aligns to the NIST CSF framework.
  • Ensure that the risk and control assurance activities are delivered accurately and timely, in line with the StateStreet framework and methodology.
  • Assist in monthly reporting on the status and outcomes of controls assurance activities.
  • Re-enforce an inherent culture of accountability and ownership for implementation and execution of controls across all levels and functions within the Global Cybersecurity organization.
  • Build strong relationships with subject matter experts and other stakeholders to drive risk excellence.
  • Discuss and validate potential control gaps, control design and operating effectiveness with control owners.
  • Work in conjunction across First Line Risk as well as business partners and external parties as needed to resolve issues and ensure accuracy of accountabilities, and adherence to all policies/regulations/guidelines.
  • Manage a team of 3 or more controls assurance analyst and be responsible for their training, coaching and career development.
  • Maintain adequate records and evidence of risk and control assurance activities completed

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Ability to interact with and communicate professionally with multiple levels of management in multiple regions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to express ideas and understand workflows.
  • Strong time management skills, problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Prior knowledge of State Street control assessment framework a plus
  • Just have proven experience with a GRC tool such as Archer
  • Experience in creating process flows, identifying controls, creating management information in powerpoint decks
  • Must have the ability to operate in a timely in a deadline-oriented environment with simultaneous deliverables
  • Must be detail-oriented.
  • Experience working in the Financial industry preferred, but not required

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • B.S. or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working in Information Security or general IT areas related to risk management, controls assurance, compliance programs, cybersecurity and information security regulations, industry standards, and internal policies frameworks.
  • At least 3 years of prior experience in risk management/audit team with knowledge of Archer control inventory or other similar systems.
  • Preference for working towards a professional certification: Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA), Certified Risk & Information Systems Controls (CRISC), etc

Why this role is important to us
Our technology function, Global Technology Services (GTS), is vital to State Street and is the key enabler for our business to deliver data and insights to our clients. We're driving the company's digital transformation and expanding business capabilities using industry best practices and advanced technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence and robotics process automation.

We offer a collaborative environment where technology skills and innovation are valued in a global organization. We're looking for top technical talent to join our team and deliver creative technology solutions that help us become an end-to-end, next-generation financial services company.

Join us if you want to grow your technical skills, solve real problems and make your mark on our industry.

About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Discover more at StateStreet.com/careers

COVID-19 Protocols: Complying with State Street's COVID-19 protocols is a condition of employment. Those requirements may vary depending on circumstances and legal requirements, and may include, without limitation, a requirement to be vaccinated (or have an accommodation), to disclose vaccination status, to provide evidence of vaccination status, etc.

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