Strategic Initiatives & Regulatory Management, Vice President

Industry: Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 75 days ago

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The VP, Audit Strategic Initiatives & Regulatory Management will play a key role in leading the design, implementation and sustainability of initiatives and regulatory management to support IAA’s vision and objectives through: building an understanding of end-to-end project and process scope and requirements; collaborative and positive stakeholder engagement including partnership with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders; and the identification and management of project risks, all completed within known time and resource constraints, and through continuous support of all members of the team.

The candidate will be expected to utilize substantial experience in both internal audit and project management from prior roles in order to lead a broad range of strategic initiatives in an effective and efficient manner in order to positively contribute to the IAA team and MUFG. The scope and type of strategic initiatives that the candidate will be involved will vary; some may be broad and global in nature with a large amount of stakeholder engagements, while other may be targeted projects aimed at enhancing a specific area within IAA.

This role is an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated internal auditor who is looking for a new challenge (outside of actually auditing) to take their career to the next level within an exciting environment. There are large opportunities for growth and development in this role, with exposure throughout to senior and executive leadership within IAA, other MUFG business lines, as well as regulators, and a candidate who is seeking new and exciting challenges in their career will have the ability to thrive in this role by truly impacting the efficiency and effectiveness of IAA.

The candidate will ideally have experience with internal audit and project management within one or more large complex organizations, or similar experience from consulting-type roles, working with stakeholders to enhance and/or automate processes and the control environment; someone who excels in managing projects from the initial planning and designing through to completion, and proactively partners with stakeholders to ensure a successful end result. While this role does not involve auditing, it is expected that the candidate is able to have meaningful and collaborative relationships with senior management within IAA and is able to effectively partner withaudit teams by understanding and planning for the impact that any initiatives may have on the audit teams going forward.

  • Ability to manage projects and provide visibility into status, both for individual projects and broadly across areas of change, to demonstrate progress toward organizational goals
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical skills and impeccable business judgment
  • Foundational knowledge of utilizing technology tools and solutions (e.g., SharePoint, Advanced Excel) to streamline and/or automate business processes and controls
  • Highly-developed relationship management skills to effectively and efficiently manage relationships across multiples levels of IAA and MUFG
  • Strong business acumen, experience managing strategic projects, ability to understand and assess the ‘big picture’ and tailor status updates and presentations appropriately based on the audience
  • Support end-to-end regulatory management to help ensure a positive and proactive regulatory framework and business model for IAA
  • Engage with IAA Leadership. Business Managers, MUFG Regulatory Affairs Office and other key stakeholders to monitor and report on regulatory exams, regulatory issues, and also utilize internal and external sources to provide regulatory insight to IAA stakeholders on an ongoing basis
  • Build relationships across IAA, MUFG, and regulators and examination staff
  • Strong ability to anticipate and plan for issues and develop appropriate strategies as necessary

Additional Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 – 15 years of some combination of Internal Audit, Regulatory Management, or Project Management within Financial Services
  • At least 5 years Internal Auditexperience
  • Big 4 / consultancy experiencepreferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience using word-processing, spreadsheet and presentation programs, with clear and concise messaging and content
  • Project management qualifications or execution skills and an ability to deliver high-quality work products in a timely and agile manner
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Foundational knowledge and/or experience in risk-based methodologies, and risk and control environments
  • Willingness to take ownership of domestic and/or global projects by establishing frameworks and processes that are transparent and sustainable
  • Strong personal and professional accountability, and the ability to enhance one’s skillset while continuing to deliver Business-as-Usual needs
  • Operate within industry best practices, applicable regulations, and internal and external professional practice expectations
  • Effectively manage relationships (internally and externally) to a mutually accountable, productive, respectful, and trusted level.

  • Requisition #: 10027576-WD