IT Risk & Controls Specialist in Charlotte, NC at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 3/3/2020

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IT Risk & Controls Specialist Summary:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for an IT Risk & Controls Specialist. In this role the candidate will be responsible for driving engagement and timely delivery of various deliverables related to the Quality Assurance & Risk Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) Standards. At a minimum this includes creating routines to establish effective channels for reviews and understanding, working with Risk Executives & Process Owners to identify all significant business activities, processes, risks, and process risk controls.


  • Assessment of business control environment and degree of effectiveness
  • Upgrade the Business Controls Program with the responsibility of assessing and challenging the controls framework
  • Implement and execute on oversight for the risk and control framework per the organizations alignment
  • Work with process owners to assess operational risks, ensure controls are working effectively, and drive remediation of control enhancements
  • Develop & produce monthly status reporting and updating the Senior leadership team and Risk Executive on Business Control status
  • Manage Tools to assist with deliverables and the effective dissemination of information including PRC Inventory refresh, business controls best practices, FAQ and available resources
  • Participate in Business Controls routines to facilitate adherence activities within Vertical, EACs, EPOs or control partner efforts
  • Work closely with control partner teams to execute on various activities including: Risk ID Program, PRC, Records Management, Global Resolution & Recovery Planning, LMA, Models, and Critical Use Spreadsheets (CUS), Attestations, etc.
  • Partnering with functional risk officers to ensure resolution of out-of-tolerance conditions


  • A minimum of 5 years in Risk or Audit field
  • Strong background in Risk Management
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and execute tactically. Strategic thinker with the ability to challenge the status quo, drive change, design innovative solutions and deliver results
  • Working knowledge of risk management and regulatory interactions, e.g. data privacy, information security
    Ability to manage a project from beginning to end
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, collaboration and influencing skills
  • Strong partnership and relationship management skills; ability to work across functions and organizational lines/levels
  • Ability to effectively challenge and build consensus, with ability to assimilate or integrate new concepts quickly
  • Critical thinker who is able to lead large teams through a risk assessment and business controls effectiveness reviews with the ability for a methodically challenge for technical assessments
  • Comfortable presenting to large audiences with confidence
  • High attention to details and strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated dependability and ability to act with a sense of urgency

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in Banking Technology
  • Certifications: CRISC/CGEIT (or equivalent) & ITIL
  • Working knowledge of NIST framework or cloud-based technologies
  • Understanding of the role of a multi-line risk function in financial services
  • Understanding of Global Compliance and Operational Risk business and emerging risk trends
  • Process mapping and improvement skills

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.