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When you work with the world's most innovative companies, you know you're making a difference. Silicon Valley Bank is the banking partner behind the most innovative and exciting companies globally. Our clients have redefined solutions in many areas of the global economy, and we have powered their success by providing them the right financial solution whether they are a promising little startup, an exciting venture backed company, a successful private equity company or a game changing biotech company. Inspired by them, we are redefining Banking.
This position is part of the leadership team for SVB Products and is the point of contact for strategic, operational, regulatory and compliance risk matters. The role is part of the first line of defense, within the Business Risk Officer team, but will liaise closely with the second line of defense. You will be working to establish a product risk function that is building and operating the platform that is leveraged by more than half of all VC backed companies in the US. The role is also responsible for building the culture of a well-managed organization in line with guidance from ERM, ORM, Compliance and other second line of defense groups.
Responsibilities include, risk governance and oversight; execution and management of business line procedures; business unit training program; execution of a robust controls testing program; and risk identification and remediation program for self-identified, internal and external issues in keeping with corporate tools and methodologies. The right person thrives in a high performance and fast-paced environment, working with a world class crew of Product Managers, Designers, Data Scientists and Advisors to challenge the status-quo every day.
This position will manage a team of business risk officers across Loan Operations, Deposit Operations, Payments, SOX Testing, and Project Managements. The position will report to the Head of Process Management. Manage BROs in Global Operations supporting the 1 st line and BROs supporting Finance with SOX Controls.
Responsibilities Associated with the Role Include:
Identify opportunities to streamline work, improve controls,
Partner with internal compliance, Internal Audit, legal, IT, payroll, and other process owners to identify risks, maintain compliance standards, and mitigate risks domestically and internationally.
Provide expert support and advice to the business on risk identification and issue management.
Lead the facilitation of risk assessments as directed by the second line of defense.
Support process and control owners.
Identify/provide tools to guide maintenance of controls.
Proactively develop compliance and operational processes.
Manage master project schedule related to business unit audits, reporting, findings/recommendations, corrective actions, and changes. When necessary, liaise between the business unit and auditors or examiners.
Work with managers across all business unit functions to resolve risk issues as appropriate.
Facilitate cross functional teams, facilitate project meetings, develop and maintain project plans and manage/support solution implementations.
Manage audit process, including coordinating with business unit team members, external auditors, consultants and the internal compliance / Audit team.
Ensure risk issues and corresponding action items are effectively remediated and evidenced.
Work closely with Operational Risk personnel on both the Risk Assessments and Risk Issues.
Work with systems team to ensure data integrity, maintain compliance with federal/state and international requirements. Report accurate and timely information as it relates to compliance and risk responsibilities.
Coordinate and support process/control owners in maintenance of required compliance documentation as well as internal control practices.
Conduct risk management/compliance training as needed.
Manage and/or support other special projects, initiatives, as needed.
Strong expertise with MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio as well as Adobe. Expertise with Tableau and experience with GRC tools a plus.
Understanding of SOX Controls and Requirements.
Active use of RCSAs and Risk Events.
Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
Demonstrated project management, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Critical Thinking a must.
Dedicated team player.
Ability to collaborate, negotiate, influence and build consensus across the organization
Bachelor's degree required (Master's degree desirable) with a minimum of 10 years of relevant risk management experience.
At least 2 years' experience developing, monitoring, or testing SOX Controls.
Direct experience working in a first- or second-line risk role within a financial institution, or consulting experience advising financial institutions on the implementation of effective Risk Management programs.
Working knowledge of banking regulations within risk management and bank-capital related disciplines.
For more than 30 years, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has helped innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. SVB provides targeted financial services and expertise through its offices in innovation centers around the world. With commercial, international and private banking services, SVB helps address the unique needs of innovators.
Silicon Valley Bank is the California bank subsidiary and commercial banking operation of SVB Financial Group (Nasdaq: SIVB), and a member of the FDIC. Silicon Valley Bank and SVB Financial Group are members of the Federal Reserve System.
SVB Financial Group is an equal opportunity employer.