Sr. Specialist- Enterprise Risk

Job Description

Risk Specialist, Corporate Staff Functions


BNY Mellon’s risk management framework ensures that all material risks in each business line are defined, understood, and effectively managed by well-designed policies and controls, and that an organizational structure is in place to provide oversight in managing such risks and other strategic concerns.  The team (Risk Officers for Corporate Staff Functions) is responsible for formulating, coordinating and maintaining an effective risk framework for the Finance, Legal, HR, Compliance and 2nd Line of Defense Risk functions (“Corporate Staff Functions”) on a global basis. 

  Position Summary:

Responsible for supporting the ongoing independent oversight of Corporate Staff Functions day-to-day operational risk management activities.  Responsible for assisting Corporate Staff Functions in the implementation and adherence to the operational risk management framework including policies, procedures, monitoring and risk management tools. In partnership with senior members of the team and key personnel from the Corporate Staff Functions, assist with the monitoring and analysis of risks and controls in these areas, provide advisory support as needed, and ensure evidence of effective challenge is maintained.

  • Provide project management and execution support to strengthen application of framework to Corporate Staff Functions
  • Serve as back-up to senior team members and actively participate in meetings with corporate staff personnel or other senior meetings as needed
  • Gathers, aggregates, organizes and reports on data from independent assessments, KPIs/KRIs and self-identified issues, to support the qualitative assessments by the corporate staff functions, scenario and risk & control self-assessment (RCSA) processes
  • Coordinates calendar of qualitative assessment, scenario and RCSA reviews
  • Support senior team members in ensuring Corporate Staff Function RCSAs and other documentation are either developed and/or up-to-date as required
  • Support senior team members in tracking and monitoring follow-up / action items
  • Maintain ‘checklists’ and procedural documentation of the team
  • Contribute to / provide feedback on ways to further improve upon the efficiency / effectiveness of the existing Risk Officer framework
  • Develop ad-hoc / time sensitive reporting including presentations and other communication material as required
  • Escalates issues to more senior professionals. No direct reports. Provide coaching to junior members as needed
  • Able to work and thrive in global matrixed environment
  • Supports cross-functional efforts to promote a strong risk culture



·         Must be able to work independently and deliver strong results

·         Strong attention to detail and ability to develop expertise with framework and data

·         Must be able to interact with senior members of organization in confident and accurate manner

·         Bachelors degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required

·         At least 3-5 years of total work experience preferred

·         Business Analytics or Risk (Operational Risk preferred), Financial or Regulatory Reporting background

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

Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Internal Jobcode: 85195
Job: Risk
Organization: Risk-HR06016
Requisition Number: 1915243