Title Regulatory/Governance Projects & Change Manager
Start Date 2018-03-12
Location New Jersey
Job Information

(To Apply Please contact Diane Katz at diane.katz@primesoftinc.com)

Level: Associate

Type of Position: FTE

Compensation: Salary/Benefits/Performance Bonus

No Third-Party Companies nor Candidates-GCH or US Citizens

Our Client is a RegTech Organization who helps their financial and insurance and other highly regulated institutions by providing innovative business solutions for regulatory reporting, management reporting and management consulting.  Our client differs from other consulting and software firms not only by the depth of their client relationships, but also by the agile and focused problem-solving approach they take to address their clients’ critical issues.

Summary

New regulatory capital rules require all bank assets to be tracked, monitored and reported in real-time by risk type. This mandated process is complicated, and it prevents banks from effectively unlocking the full value of their capital. Failure to comply with capital management and reporting requirements will jeopardize banks’ continuing operations and new business activity. The ideal candidate will have experience provided planning and implementation support for multiple projects, analysis and deliverables concurrently by defining project scope, goals, deliverables, project tasks, and resource requirements; and monitoring and reporting on project progress, problems/risks and potential solutions of projects to all stakeholders and the ability to gain a thorough understanding of a client’s operations, industry and the business challenges it faces

Responsibilities

Strategic Planning​ –

  • Develop project plans, inclusive of objectives, project scope, and resource allocation to better manage and avoid scope creep for 2018 system enhancements and revamp of regulatory coverage model. Manage global process to review and analyze the impact that new or changed laws, rules, and regulations have on the Firm’s business activities and/or controls allowing the Firm to proactively adapt.

  • Lead efforts to harmonize source systems for a governance, risk, and control program resulting in a standardized practice with a unified approach for tracking projects and remediating control gaps.

  • Implement program governance and reporting standards; escalated key issues/risk; contributing to increased management oversight for decision making, program expenses, and regulatory exams.

  • Lead portfolio lifecycle through oversight of, risk/issue tracking, change management, and problem resolution.

Management ​–

  • Design workflows and create wireframes for the regulatory change management program for technology releases and fixes.

  • Train project managers how to implement best practices to ensure regulatory changes are prioritized through tracking and assessment.

  • Manage analysts to collaborate on the design, strategy, and implementation of regulatory practices.

  • Lead development and project management of change management framework to achieve consensus for program standardization.

  • Manage process to review and analyze the impact that new or changed laws, rules, and regulations have on the Firm’s business activities and/or controls allowing the Firm to proactively adapt.

Coordination​ –

  • Liaise across global partners and committees, providing information, data analysis, and operational support around the development, improvement, and implementation of regulatory change monitoring processes.

  • Partner with technology to design the user interface and logic for program management dashboards to increase accountability and provide better decision making.

Communication​

  • Develop communication strategy to ensure alignment with program vision.

  • Design reporting requirements to produce metrics on key performance indicators.

  • Manage and provide monthly delivery updates from multiple program teams to senior management and on our Client’s strategic initiatives designed to improve infrastructure.

  • Collaborate with management to implement a robust client-acceptance process by focusing on client affiliates and applying industry standards to reduce delays in project acceptance by the audit practice and increase efficacy.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate has as a minimum a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics, professional internships while in school and have completed a Financial Analyst Program at Goldman, Morgan or a Big 4 Consultancy.  The ideal candidate has a combination of business and financial systems analysis skills and is required to be knowledgeable in a range of software products that have the potential to meet business needs as well as the ability to define scope and requirements, isolate key issues, reviewing possible solutions, assist in the preparation and presentation of a recommendation. In addition, the ideal candidate will have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics is Required; Master’s degree preferred

  • 8-10 years of experience and completion of an Analyst Program at Goldman or Morgan or a Big 4 Consultancy firm.

  • Strong PC skills, including PowerPoint, MS Excel (pivot tables, VLOOKUP’s),

  • Previous or Current experience as a Business Analyst in a Financial Services Organization (gathering business information, defining project scope and requirements, preparing BRD, liaising with technology counterparts and performing UAT)

  • Proficient with spreadsheets, relational databases and statistical and graphics packages in order to develop recommendations for senior management and to develop detailed presentations and financial/regulatory reports

  • Must have strong communication skills (verbal and writing), Critical thinking and research skills.

  • Detailed oriented with the ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to assess current financial conditions as well as rely heavily on modeling and forecasting

  • Ability to interpret financial transactions and must verify documents for their compliance with government regulations.

 

(To Apply Please contact Diane Katz at diane.katz@primesoftinc.com)