Specialist, Control

BNY Mellon
Manchester, United Kingdom
26 Jan 2023
09 Feb 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Group Description:
Control Management safeguards BNY Mellon, our clients and their assets. Our teams provide first line risk and control advisory expertise and support primarily working alongside Operations, Asset Servicing and Corporate Trust. This role is specifically supporting Global Securities Operations (GSO). Focus is on mitigating risk, enhancing controls and optimizing client experience. In addition to managing risk, goals include driving continuous improvement and automation of the GSO service delivery model. Desirable areas of knowledge include risk and control management, internal audit, securities operations (including Corporate Actions), CASS and CAP.
Job Description:
Embedded Control works with the Lines of Business on strengthening the control environment via control standards, risk management systems, and training for staff meet the needs of the business along with those of clients.
  • Works directly with assigned business unit to understand the controls currently in place to minimize risk; may recommend changes to improve risk and control profile.
  • Leads the most complex projects/analyses and may assign work to other team members. Often specializes in a particular control discipline such as Operational controls, System / User Access Reviews, Quality Control, or Knowledge Source.
  • Ensures that location specific regulatory standards are incorporated into control measures.
  • Operating with a high degree of independence, implements programs that improve internal controls to keep up with regulations and corporate standards.
  • Designs and delivers risk management training programs to ensure that proper control procedures are understood and followed.
  • Identifies deficiencies in data systems and creates processes to improve defences.
  • Anticipates and investigates technology and market trends areas that may become future risks to the business and creates controls to mitigate them before they appear.
  • Provides input into the development of controls and protocols for the function.
Job Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Coordinates with global teams to ensure proper control and risk management systems are in place throughout the business.
  • Reviews documentation for evidence of successful and efficient performance of control and business recovery procedures.
  • Leads risk-based control testing by providing assurance over design and operating effectiveness of controls including Error / Near Miss analyses reporting.
  • Administrative responsibilities with monitoring, coordinating, and assisting assigned Line of Business on various control activities.
What we can offer you:
  • Full time contract of employment
  • City Centre locations close to main railway station and flexible working arrangements
  • Flexible benefits package, including life and medical insurance, health screening, fitness discount programme, employee assistance program
  • Award-winning Wellbeing Program supporting you with your unique health and wellbeing needs
  • Pension scheme
  • Exciting opportunities for career and global mobility
  • Diverse and inclusive environment
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Recognition programmes
  • A multitude of opportunities to get involved in charity projects and Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
Key Word/Phrase and skills:
  • Critical Thinking, Problem-solving skills, conceptual and analytical thinking, Oral and Written Communications skills, Product knowledge, Teamwork and collaboration.
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: bnymellon.com/careers.
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