Testing Specialist

Bank of America Corporation   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 163 days ago

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Job Description:

The Testing Specialist, under supervision, conducts independent transactional and process testing on a team in support of identified needs. A test is defined in the Independent Testing Enterprise Policy as "an independent point-in-time examination of one or more processes, controls, policies and procedures or data sources utilized for managing risk to assess the effectiveness of the control environment. A test is focused on answering a specific objective and has a pre-defined pass/fail criteria." Testing may include activities such as automated surveillance and transaction level testing and may be performed onsite.

The Testing Specialist is accountable for quality testing execution, reporting and analysis of results. This role may participate in test script development and test design. The Testing Specialist contributes to the identification of themes and trends at the front line unit, control function and enterprise level.

Primary responsibilities include performing testing of Volcker-related activities and GBAM Operation Risk activities., i.e.: proper classification of desk trading activities, trading within desk mandates, documentation of risk-mitigating hedging, metrics production and monitoring of metrics, aggregate ownership position of cover funds and identifying gaps/issues in line of business level compliance programs. Identify themes and trends at front line unit, control function and enterprise level.Additional responsibilities include:Metrics/reporting, internal QA/QC, maintaining relationships with compliance officers and front line and line of business support partners, special projects

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in compliance, risk or audit functions (within a peer bank/or broker dealer)
  • Familiarity with products, processes, rules and regulations that are relevant to a large broker dealer and/or bank
  • Understanding of bank compliance functions (risk assessment, monitoring/surveillance and testing activities)
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Desired Skills:

  • Strong knowledge, or experience in tradingfinancial instruments, products and solutions
  • Data experience: data analysis, data modeling, data visualization and/or statistics
  • Experience at SRO or state/federal securities/futures/bank industry regulator a plus.

Job number: 18076439