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Group Manager, Control

New York, New York; Woodland Park, New Jersey

Job Description

Control - M3
Able to develop a deep understanding of the business and its supporting service delivery/ operating models. Possesses strong relationship building skills, able to consult and collaborate with operations, risk management, compliance, technology and other functional leaders to assess the stability of the operating environment and to identify effective solutions to close control gaps, ensure risk mitigation, and achieve strategic objectives.

Understands risk principles and manages parallel control activities to ensure continuous monitoring of the operating environment. Keeps abreast of industry developments and uses in-depth knowledge to better identify potential threats and innovative solutions. Ensures controls meet regulatory and organization standards. Obtains and uses empirical data to identify trends and flag areas of concern. Analyzes evidence of successful and efficient performance. Leads across teams and functions to complete root-cause analyses and deep dive reviews of serious control breaches. Distills facts to draw conclusions, to recommend solutions and to determine appropriate level of management intervention.

Drives actions to mitigate risks and sees them to completion. Manages or makes meaningful contributions to complex, strategic projects, working with other functional leaders to improve controls or mitigate deficiencies. Projects are usually broader and focused on long-term operational issues.

Ensures team objectives are aligned to functional objectives. Recruits, directs, motivates and develops staff, maximizing their individual contribution, their professional growth and their ability to function effectively with their colleagues. Manage (direct or matrix) multiple teams of control professionals who execute process / control reviews, advisory engagements, control testing, error analysis and reporting. Work is primarily accomplished through subordinate managers. Oversees geographically dispersed teams responsible for the achievement of goals and objectives through talent management and ongoing supervision.

Builds and manages an effective communication framework aimed at promoting a strong controls culture. This includes transparent reporting to senior stakeholders via standard reports and status updates that are written and presented in a clear, concise and compelling manner. Leads and contributes to the development of policies, procedures, training materials and other documentation aimed at enhancing controls.


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience required. Advanced degree preferred. At least 7-10 years of relevant work experience with 1-3 years of management experience preferred. Experience in audit, risk, compliance, regulatory, internal controls, or process improvement, and expertise and/or experience in the securities or financial services industry preferred.


BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Internal Jobcode: 70317
Job: Risk
Organization: CM-Operations Embedded Control-HR16430
Requisition Number: 1904055