Business Unit Risk Liaison (REMOTE OPPORTUNITY)

Hoover, Alabama
Aug 24, 2023
Sep 24, 2023

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Job Description:

At Regions, the Business Unit Risk Liaison partners with senior leaders to strengthen the risk management culture across the business units within Regions. This position will work with the Business Unit and the centralized Risk Management department to assist in identifying and assessing the severity and impact of various risks.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Serves as the connection point between business units and Risk Management by fostering partnerships and collaborating as a liaison with other business and functional areas
  • Assists in providing risk management consultation for risk identification, defines remediation efforts, and evaluates control design and effectiveness for problem/issue mitigation
  • Utilizes a knowledge of different risk types in identifying which risks could be affected by changes both internally and externally (e.g. new business offerings, retiring of offerings, policies and regulations)
  • Identifies Key Risk Indicators (KRI's) and Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) to evaluate performance against desired state
  • Serves as an escalation point to support risk assessments with cross-functional teams to ensure the program is effective and scales across all business units, while understanding, recommending, and presenting leadership with recommendations to resolve any gaps
  • Develops improvement approaches across the Bank that are holistic, and customer focused
  • Identifies and helps prioritize new initiatives to drive business strategy, mitigate potential risks and control gaps, financial return, and/or positive customer impact
  • Continuously monitors control compliance and prevalent risk environment to ensure that exposures are kept at acceptable levels
  • May assist in developing metrics, models, and tools to create and analyze risk loss estimates and other capital planning documentation

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


  • High School Diploma or GED and seven (7) years of experience in risk management, consulting, or financial industry
  • Or Bachelor's Degree and three (3) years of experience in risk management, consulting, or financial industry


  • Familiarity with Agile and Waterfall project management practices and tools
  • Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) experience (RSA Archer platform)
  • Relative certifications that can be applied to risk management (e.g. CPA, CIA, CRCM, CAMS, CRMP, CRM, CPMP)
  • Six Sigma certifications

Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to develop partnerships and collaborate with different areas of the Bank
  • Ability to influence executive decision-making and successfully negotiate critical issue resolution related to program initiatives
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced and team environment
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Products (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Power BI, Teams, Visio, SharePoint)
  • Strong analytical ability with a high attention to detail and accuracy in the solving of complex problems/issues
  • Strong communication, verbal, and organizational skills and the ability to lead meetings, prepare documentation, and balance differing viewpoints
  • Strong project management skills with demonstrated ability to manage expectations and deliver results
  • Working knowledge of differing risk types, the three lines of defense model, and applicable Enterprise Risk programs
  • Working knowledge of financial and or non-financial risk management strategies including risk and control self-assessment methodologies, processes, and tools

Position Type

Full time

Compensation Details

Pay ranges are job specific and are provided as a point-of-market reference for compensation decisions. Other factors which directly impact pay for individual associates include: experience, skills, knowledge, contribution, job location and, most importantly, performance in the job role. As these factors vary by individuals, pay will also vary among individual associates within the same job.

The target information listed below is based on the national range and level of the position.

Job Range Target:


$47,846.50 USD


$74,920.00 USD

Incentive Pay Plans:

This job is not incentive eligible.

Benefits Information

Regions offers a benefits package that is flexible, comprehensive and recognizes that "one size does not fit all" for benefits-eligible 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

Riverchase Operations Center


Hoover, Alabama

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OFCCP Disclosure: Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans