Regions Bank Risk Operational Excellence Analyst III in Birmingham, Alabama
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At Regions, the Risk Operational Excellence Analyst will lead in improving or developing new Risk Management processes/solutions that enable continuous improvement within the Bank. This senior role is part of a high performing team that participates in strategic initiatives, research, risk assessments, client relationship management, and evaluation of emerging methodologies.
Independently researches and troubleshoots operational problems/data issues within a business segment or functional area
Conducts document findings (e.g. process flows, competitor analysis, SWOT, procedure manuals) for the functions reviewed
Contributes to the development of re-engineering methods/tools to improve processes, reduce risks, strengthen controls, and improve the associate experience
Develops risk assessment processes to evaluate emerging technologies
Researches, identifies, and conducts risk assessments for solutions that can solve products gaps for the various business segments
Shares knowledge of processes and systems within the team and with partners/stakeholders
Stays current on new technologies and methodologies to improve operational efficiency and enhance the associate/customer experience
Incorporates regulatory and internal guidance/policies into due diligence and solution development activities
Identify and document process risks and associated impacts
Develops methods to reduce risks and strengthen controls
Utilizes data to identify anomalies and articulate root causes of underlying issues
Leverages software tools to create solutions that provide value, improve automation, and increase data integrity
Build positive working relationships with your business partners and evaluate and measure value contributed to clients
Demonstrates commitment to providing effective client service by seeking to understand clients' requirements and addressing their concerns
Lead projects, manage teams, and spread the innovation culture throughout the organization
Assists junior team members with skills development and foster an environment of intellectual curiosity
This position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.
Bachelor’s degree in MIS, Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science, Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field
Five (5) years of experience
Certifications and Licenses
- PMP, Six Sigma Certifications preferred
Skills and Competencies
Resourcefully, creatively, and passionately sources for process improvement solutions
Advanced communication skills
Ability to work with others and independently while producing high quality work
Solid understanding of how to effectively leverage technology and data
Ability to adapt to a changing environment
Ability to identify, assess, learn, and apply new and innovative technologies and methodologies quickly
Superior understanding of the financial services industry and the Bank’s business activities
Strong knowledge of internal and external risk policies
Ability to challenge coworkers with tact and humbly accept feedback
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
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.