Risk Manager

Citizens Financial   •  

Johnston, RI

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 42 days ago

The Risk Manager (RM) partners with business unit management to manage and assess, on an ongoing basis, the material risks associated with its activities, determining if actions need to be taken to strengthen risk management or reduce risk given performance against the business unit’s risk profile and tolerance. The RM will accomplish this by participating and providing detailed feedback on the adequacy of project deliverables that strengthen the control environment or reduce risk against the business unit’s risk profile and tolerances.

Responsibilities for this colleague include:

  • Development and maintenance of an effective end-to-end risk management program including development of design adequacy and control effectiveness. 
  • Serves as the subject matter expert, providing knowledge and expertise on compliance obligations, regulations and industry standards while adhering to Citizens’ procedures and guidelines.
  • Establish and maintain an effective business relationship with business partners, key project stakeholders, Second Line of Defense and subject matter experts to advise and support the Business Control Officer (BCO).


• 5+ years of experience in Information Technology, Information Security, Data Management and/or Business Continuity

• 5+ years of Risk Managementexperience gained from working in financial services industry, preferably in Technology Risk or Operational Risk

• Experience in an organization that is highly regulated

• Advanced knowledge of internal controls and risk self assessment

• Knowledge of business processes and/or products and operations; regulatory requirements; and key processes, risks and controls

• Analytical skills

• Strong business writing skills

• Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization

• Project management skills to support multiple complex assignments

• Strong influencing and negotiating skills

• Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite



• Bachelor’s degreerequired

• Master’s Degree preferred

Job ID/ Req. Number1810360