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Quality Assurance Specialist for Global Regulatory Reporting - US

Bank of America

Bank of America

Legal, Quality Assurance
Charlotte, NC, USA · United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, May 3, 2024

Job Description:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection. Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!

Job Description:

This job is responsible for assisting in providing risk oversight and advice to the Line of Business (LOB) on risk management issues. Key responsibilities include monitoring and adhering to risk management policies, limits, standards, controls, metrics and thresholds within the defined corporate standards, assisting in conducting execution of risk framework activities including independent monitoring and testing of controls and risk management processes for the LOB. Job expectations include the ability to recognize all risk categories including credit, market, operational, and compliance.

This role aligns to the Global Regulatory Reporting (GRR) Team within the CFO Global Financial Control (GFC) department. GRR’s purpose is to drive high quality regulatory reports through operationally efficient processes to support the production of various regulatory reports as required by Regulatory authorities.

Primary responsibility for this role is to execute the Quality Assurance (QA) function for GRR-US. The teammate in this role will work closely with the QA Team Lead and regulatory reporting Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) within the US team to validate the completeness and accuracy of GRR’s high risk reports (FFIEC 031, FR Y9C, FR Y-15, FR Y-14Q, etc.).

The role will have responsibility for reviewing GRR’s end to end processes to ensure that: the data inputs into the related reporting are complete and accurate; GRR’s processes, including regulatory aggregation and reporting logic, are being performed as intended and produce expected outcomes; and GRR’s controls are being executed correctly and working effectively.

The QA team will rotate through GRR’s submissions and will be expected to identify, define, and implement Operational Excellence opportunities. In addition, the role will require reviewing, leveraging, and supporting updates to: Business Requirement Documents, Data Dictionary documentation and Desktop Top Procedures.

The Team:

  • The GRR- US team is made up of approximately 130 individuals based across Charlotte and India

  • The team prepares and submits regulatory reports for consolidated and material entity reports in the US.

  • Interaction will be across the CFO group, as well as Front Office, Risk partners and Technology

Responsibilities

  • Assists in establishing and overseeing the risk management governance structure for the Line of Business (LOB)

  • Assists in conducting execution of risk framework activities including monitoring and testing of controls and risk management processes for the LOB

  • Liaise with businesses to understand market trends and impacts on portfolio, using knowledge of stress testing and its applicability to risk categories

  • Ensures adherence to the policies and procedures established by the company

  • Supports the management of risk requests, breach remediation and providing risk effective challenges for front line units

Skills:

  • Critical Thinking

  • Analytical Thinking

  • Portfolio Analysis

  • Credit and Risk Assessment

  • Oral Communications

  • Presentation Skills

  • Written Communications

  • Decision Making

  • Technical Documentation

  • Monitoring, Surveillance, and Testing

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5+ years of regulatory reporting, Audit, Risk, Data or other relevant financial services or banking industry experience

  • Understanding of financial statements and banking products

  • Familiarity with US regulatory reporting requirements / technical requirements is preferred.

  • Prior data experience (i.e., analytics, data profiling) preferred

  • Expected competencies for success in this role include:

  • Communication – ability to communicate very effectively, including strong written, verbal and summarization skills

  • Partnering – ability to partner collaboratively and constructively, within the GRR team, across the GFC group and more broadly across other departments

  • Prior analytical skills (Alteryx, advanced Excel)

  • Ability to work independently

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40