U.S. Bank Senior Risk and Controls Analyst in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

About Elavon (www.elavon.com)

Elavon is wholly owned by U.S. Bank, the fifth-largest bank in the United States, and provides end-to-end payment processing solutions and services to more than 1.3 million customers in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. As the leading provider for airlines and a top five provider in hospitality, healthcare, retail, and public sector/education, Elavon’s innovative payment solutions are designed to solve pain points for businesses from small to enterprise-sized.

Elavon is currently seeking a Senior Risk and Controls Analyst to join a new risk management team within the Chief Financial Officer’s organization. Supporting the Head of Finance Compliance, this individual will review processes and controls across the CFO organization to identify gaps and enhancement opportunities, liaise with Finance associates to coordinate their participation in US Bank risk management programs, provide guidance and training to business leads and lower level staff, provide risk advisory services to Finance leaders to help manage risk, and oversee audit findings and recommendations to ensure robust remediation. The position will require working independently with minimal supervision, taking initiative to research and develop creative solutions to problems, and working with the Head of Finance Compliance to build a best-in-class Finance Governance program.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Conduct periodic control assessments to ensure that control gaps are identified and remediated. Meet with senior management to discuss findings of internal process reviews.

  • Identify and assist with implementing new controls.

  • Help facilitate internal and external audits and assessments. Oversee audit findings and recommendations. Coordinate management of issues.

  • Provide SOX program support as needed.

  • Learn the business, including settlement, pricing, interchange and other processes and related systems.

  • Support associates across the CFO organization with participation in US Bank risk management programs and initiatives including Third Party Risk Management, Tool Risk Governance, Process Risk Assessment, Risk & Control Self-Assessment, and Compliance Controls Documentation.

  • Work closely with risk and control associates across Lines of Defense in the United States, Europe and Latin America.

  • Produce meaningful reporting to inform Finance leadership of risk management activities, program status, and key emerging risks.

  • Coach and mentor junior staff.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience

  • Five to seven years of experience in an applicable risk management environment

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Two or more years of team lead or management experience

  • Ability to conduct analysis of banking products, systems, procedures and processes

  • Advanced level of presentation (verbal/written) and relationship building skills

  • Strong risk and control knowledge; must possess an awareness of financial controls and operational risk management

  • Experience with SOX requirements

  • Advanced computing skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) with the ability to quickly learn new applications

  • Solid analytical skills

  • Demonstrable professional integrity and a strong work ethic

  • An intermediate understanding of financial services regulatory requirements

  • Payment processing or financial services industry experience

  • Knowledge of accounting theory practice, regulatory requirements and reporting

  • Project management or consulting experience

Job: Risk/Compliance/QC/Audit/Fraud

Primary Location: Georgia-GA-Atlanta

Shift: 1st - Daytime

Average Hours Per Week: 40

Requisition ID: 190000226

Other Locations: United States

U.S. Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating a diverse workforce.

U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.