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Regions Bank Operational Risk Analyst - Fraud/Data Analytics in Birmingham, Alabama

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Job Description:

At Regions, the Operational Risk Analyst is responsible for intermediate operational risk analyst duties (identification, measurement, mitigation, monitoring, and reporting) and moderately complex assignments under some supervision. This position may also design and/or develop risk programs or risk models for the Bank.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordinates with internal and external parties in risk management across various areas including financial reporting, stress testing, controls, policy and procedure documentation, governance and reporting activities, and regulatory compliance

  • Assists in improving and providing regular updates of various practices, reports, policies, and procedures with the Risk Management department

  • Enhances team processes and updates policies to reflect improvements

  • Maintains necessary training to well informed of regulatory and industry practices

  • Works to limit risk exposure including those resulting from human error, transaction, processing failure, external events, threats to information systems, data integrity and fraudulent activities

  • Conducts assessments of business unit exposures, identifying risks, evaluating their potential impact and reviewing the strengths and weaknesses of the firm's existing controls

  • 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 Operational Risk Loss Estimates and other capital planning documentation

  • May design, develop, and implement independent reporting and/or financial analysis to assist in the Risk team’s oversight role and may design and deliver executive – level presentations

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


  • Bachelor’s degree in Risk Management or business related field

  • Three (3) years of experience in risk management, public accounting, or financial industry


  • Knowledge of Excel and/or statistical/ mathematical software (e.g. Matlab) and Visio

  • Knowledge of eGRC (Governance, Risk, Compliance) technologies

  • Knowledge of the COSO framework, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, financial statement reporting risk, internal controls, and US GAAP

  • Experience with SAS, SQL, PowerBI, or related database reporting software

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), if responsible for the Sarbanes-Oxley program design

Skills and Competencies

  • Working knowledge of risk and control self-assessment methodologies, process, and tools

  • Practical knowledge of enterprise and operational risk management framework and principles

  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office

  • Familiarity with financial and/or non-financial risk management strategies

  • Solid interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Effective verbal, written, and presentation skills

  • Solid remediation and mitigation strategies

  • Solid project management and multi-tasking skills with demonstrated ability to manage expectations and deliver results

Additional Locations:

Atlanta, GA


Birmingham, Alabama


About Regions

At Regions, our culture focuses on five core values that are a commitment to how we will do business:

  • Put people first

  • Do what is right

  • Focus on your customer

  • Reach higher

  • Enjoy life

Through these values, our mission to make life better drives our desire to improve and make a positive difference in the communities where we work and live through financial investments and volunteering.


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