Operational Risk Function Manager - Capital Markets

Birmingham, Alabama
Mar 06, 2023
Apr 06, 2023

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Job Description:

At Regions, the Operational Risk Function Manager is responsible for ensuring that risk management is effectively implemented and executed within business operations through collaboration as a subject-matter expert and providing input on business and/or product decisions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Contributes to the design, development, and implementation of major operational risk programs, policies, and procedures
  • Monitors, evaluates, and remediates operations risk/loss events including root cause analysis and process improvement
  • Maintains documentation and reports to management regarding execution and potential pain points, providing recommendations for error prevention
  • Provides requested information to regulatory agencies and monitors relevant compliance when necessary
  • Analyzes new business initiatives/projects and manages risk-related changes
  • Conducts annual training for stakeholders and provides advice/guidance on execution of operational risk management
  • Conducts presentations and workshop sessions on risk identification and mitigation
  • Monitors operational risk management program for compliance with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Remains current on evolving risks and trends related to operational risk
  • May serve as a liaison to internal and external auditors and Regions Data Foundation

This position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.

This position is incentive eligible.


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or seven (7) years of experience in Finance, Risk Management, Operations, or related field
  • Or High School Diploma or GED and eleven (11) years of experience in Finance, Risk Management, Operations, or related field

Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to learn additional systems as needed
  • Ability to research, analyze data, and derive facts
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
  • Strong verbal, written communication, and organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic and self-motivation

Additional job detail for this specific opportunity

  • Ability to support and challenge all businesses and products within the Capital Markets and Corporate Bank organizations
  • Ability to facilitate Risk Management Programs (Metrics, Risk Assessments, Scenario Analysis, Control Testing design, Issues Management, etc.)
  • Subject matter expertise on Operational Risks: Internal Fraud; External Fraud; Clients, Products and Business Practices; Damage to Physical Assets, Business Disruption and System Failure; Employment Practices and Workplace Safety; and Execution, Delivery and Process Management
  • Serve as an internal consultant to business partners on people, processes and systems
  • Ability to quickly understand and challenge processes to minimize risk and create process efficiency
  • Actively participate in working group settings
  • Experience with data analysis and visualization to identify, monitor and provide executive reporting of risks (preferred)
  • Experience in internal control over financial reporting (preferred)

*This position's work location is flexible with Work-From-Home options

Position Type

Full time

Benefits Information

Regions offers a benefits package that is flexible, comprehensive and recognizes that "one size does not fit all" for associates. Listed below is a synopsis of the benefits offered by Regions for informational purposes, which is not intended to be a complete summary of plan terms and conditions.

  • Paid Vacation/Sick Time
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Disability Benefits
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Associate Volunteer Program

Please note, benefits and plans may be changed, amended, or terminated with respect to all or any class of associate at any time. To learn more about Regions' benefits, please click or copy the link below to your browser.


Location Details

Regions Center - Birmingham


Birmingham, Alabama

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