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Lead Operational Risk Specialist

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Job Details
Job Order Number
6987125
Company Name
Discover Products, Inc.
Physical Address
2500 LAKE COOK ROAD
Riverwoods, IL 60015
Job Description

At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers and is consistently awarded for both. We’re all about people, and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.

Responsible for performing first line of risk-defense functions. Works to minimize operational, legal, and compliance risks. Identifies risks that have a direct impact on the business. Responsible for ensuring that corporate standards related to critical regulations, such as anti-money laundering (AML)/OFAC Sanctions/CARD Act policies, procedures and processes are effectively implemented and followed by the line of business teams within Discover Bank. Serves as a liaison between business unit and Corporate Risk Management (CRM), Compliance, Legal, and other business groups.

Responsibilities

  • Provides expertise to assist the business in successful implementation of the regulatory requirements
  • Identifies emerging compliance and legal risk impacting the company and communicates them to management. Supports the implementation and enhancement of projects and initiatives.
  • Assists with the management of internal and external examinations. Ensures compliance with internal standards, regulatory requirements, and industry best practices.
  • Executes compliance process reviews to measure compliance with regulations and associated risks.
  • Assists the Marketing and CODM business groups to ensure successful implementation of new products, services and capabilities.
  • Keeps the lines of business aware of issues and activities related to risk identification and control weaknesses
  • Proactively identifies and drives improvement efforts to increase control effectiveness
  • Promotes a risk-aware culture, ensures efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to standards and processes

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Organizational Behavior, Law
  • In lieu of a degree, 6+ years of experience in Business, Operations, Audit, Compliance, Law

Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we’d also look for:

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  • Master’s Degree in Business, Organizational Behavior, Law
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager
  • Certified Internal Auditor
  • CAMS: Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialis t
  • CFE: Certified Fraud Examiner

CIPP: Certified Information Privacy Professional

The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.

The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.


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