senior manager, business risk and control management and sox in vancouver

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vancouver, british columbia
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• The Senior Manager, BRCM (Business Risk and Control Management) and SOX will report to the Finance Control Officer, Canada. The Manager will assist with Operational Risk and SOX activies including internal control testing within Finance and reviews on non-Finance SOX control activities. Additionally the Manager will work on a key project for the Bank to ensure appropriate controls are in implemented. There may be involvement in other ad-hoc projects at the direction of the Finance Control Officer, and BRCM / SOX Team Leads.

Duties and Responsibilities include:
• Understanding of key project and ensuring all key controls are implemented and tested.
• Complete Operational Risk and SOX internal control testing within Finance department, ensuring appropriate analysis of control evidence and documentation of test results in accordance with HSBC Policy.
• Review SOX control testing completed by other teams within the Bank, ensuring standards are met and any issues appropriately identified.
• Communicate test results to the business and to senior Finance management. Work with the business to ensure any issues requiring remediation are adequately researched, summarized and elevated to the Team Leader and Finance Control Officer. The individual will need to assist with the development and implementation of remedial action plans.
• Implement Group policy locally: maintain internal control standards through timely action on audit points; ensure employees apply compliance, internal and operational risk controls in accordance with HSBC or regulatory standards and policies; and optimize relations with regulators by addressing any issues. Emphasize and model human resources and other HSBC polices in order to create an ethical, safe and supportive work environment
• With support, perform risk assessment of designated complex processes, project scoping, process and control documentation and identification of internal controls. Design and manage the testing of key controls to SOX standards.
• Liaise with HBCA Internal Audit to coordinate testing work to ensure no duplication, and to support any Finance audits.
• Work with BU as an SME when required to ensure any relevant business process re-engineering exercises consider SOX compliance
• The ability to make sound decisions within short timeframes, sometimes based on limited data is essential in this role.
• The scope of this job spans all departments within the Bank and its subsidiaries

• Minimum university degree together with relevant experience in banking and/or internal audit.
• Professional designation (CA/CGA/MBA/B.Com./CFA) is not mandatory, however is useful
• Ideally 3+ years working experience in increasingly complex and senior functions within financial services industry, or equivalent experience working on substantial audits with a big CA Firm including audits of financial institutions
• Must be capable of working independently with Bank senior management
• Must be able to work independently and also as part of a diverse team
• A strong working knowledge of effective internal control environments (SOX experience an asset)
• Must have a strong technical skill set including a working knowledge of Excel, Word, Visio, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Bank systems is an asset
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong inter-personal skills, negotiating skills, analytical ability and judgment
• Desirable - business process re-engineering skills including the ability to manage change to resolution


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