Group Manager, Control

BNY Mellon
Manchester, United Kingdom
06 Aug 2022
21 Aug 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Group Description:
The team actively partners with the Issuer & Loan Services to continually evolve our first line risk and control framework and tolerance to overall identification, assessment and design of controls. The team provide ongoing independent assurance to internal and external clients via risk-based control testing program. They support businesses and shared partners in managing all aspects of information risk, from both a strategic and tactical perspective. We partner and streamline engagements with second and third line of defense partners plus external stakeholders.

Job Description:
As a risk and control subject matter expert, helps ensure that various Operations teams maintain a sound control environment and that adequate operational controls and risk management practices are in place. The successful candidate will:
  • Be seen as a trusted advisor by providing risk and control advisory and consultative expertise for key strategic projects and programs as well as ad hoc request and inquiries.
  • Through subordinate managers, work with assigned Operations units to understand the controls currently in place to manage risk; with a focus on enhancements and challenging the status quo.
  • Manages teams responsible for assurance and testing activities to evaluate the design and effectiveness of processes and controls.
  • Execute and deliver on desired outcomes with both stakeholders and peers using influence rather than direct authority.
  • Lead multiple, complex projects and own timelines and deliverables.
  • Monitors results on key risks, operational errors, reconciliations, and root cause analyses as reported by subordinate managers.
  • Review documentation for evidence of successful and efficient performance of controls and identify deficiencies across people, processes, and technology.
  • Operating with a high degree of independence, implement programs that improve internal controls to keep up with regulations and corporate standards. Ensure that location specific regulatory standards are incorporated into control measures.
  • Identify relevant topics and broaden the delivery and content of the Control Coaching to ensure that proper controls and best practices are understood and followed.
  • Responsible for the achievement of objectives, primarily through subordinate managers and supervision of control professionals. Responsibilities are usually specialized and often have broader impact beyond the business/segment/region they are assigned to advise.
  • Recruits, directs, motivates, and develops staff, maximizing their individual contribution, their professional growth, and their ability to function effectively with their colleagues as a team.
  • May have matrixed management responsibility and oversee geographically dispersed teams, adding to the complexity of duties.
Key Words, Phrases, Skills, etc.:
control management, stakeholder management, communication, controls, risk assessment, RCSA, risk framework, operational risk events, assurance testing, risk education, culture.

Employer Description:

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:
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