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Synchrony - Manager - Operational Risk Analytics (1-6 yrs)

Hyderabad Job Code: 798532

Venue Location : Chennai

Date of Interview : 22nd & 23rd February 2020 (Saturday & Sunday)

Timings : 10am to 6pm

Venue: Grand by GRT Hotels

Address: 120, Sir Thyagaraya Road, T-Nagar, Chennai - 600017


Title : Manager - Operational Risk Analytics

Role Summary/Purpose :

- The selected candidate will be part of Risk Testing team (2nd LOD) rolling up to Synchrony India.

- The candidate will be responsible delivering projects end to end with utmost quality.

Essential Functions / Responsibilities :

- Analyze, interpret, and make recommendations of statistical analysis used in support of risk testing while developing a good understanding of all analytic data systems.

- Provide SAS programming, statistical modeling and analytics expertise in multiple areas. - Develop queries to suppor the reviews outlined in the risk testing review schedule, work with risk testers to understand and document requirements, provide requested data within


- Review 1st line surveillance output (reports) to assess the state of fair lending compliance within the business and ensure timely and effective remediation of compliance defects

- Prepare reports and discuss findings from testing activities with Senior Management.

- Track management action plan items to completion and conduct follow up testing to ensure updated controls are working as designed

- Make recommendations to business line management and staff for enhancing 1st line business surveillance processes to prevent or detect risk control defects

- Provide support for cross functional projects or special assignments as requested.

- Learn and incorporate new types of data from external sources and all customer touch points for use in testing and analysis.

- Plan, conduct, and monitor 2nd line risk testing activities to independently validate the effectiveness of controls that mitigate key risks and Critical to Compliance requirements

- Identify training needs and organize training to increase data analytics understanding and efficiencies

- Lead, coordinate, and manage the data request process

- Perform other duties as assigned by the SYF/SYB Risk Testing Leader

Qualifications / Requirements :

- 1+ Experience with SAS programming - SAS Base / SAS Stats/ SAS Macros and SQL tools.

- 1+ years' of experience in consumer banking laws, regulations, and regulatory guidance, or consumer finance.

- Experience in working with large volumes of data from multiple data sources and in analyzing data to identify key trends and insights

- Experience with Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a proven ability to interact with Senior Leadership and convey key messages

- Experience with project management, preferably in a lead role with a proven ability to meet milestones and target dates

- Keen analytical ability, in order to perform root cause analysis and recommend remediation actions.

Desired Qualifications :

- Experience using ACL to analyze large volumes of data

- Experience with proxy assignment and geocoding

- Experience with Bayesian Improved Surname Geocoding ("BISG")

- Experience performing Fair Lending testing

- Experience utilizing ACL to create and execute test scripts

- Relevant banking certifications such as; CISA, CIA, CCSA CRCM, CAMS

- Ability to work independently

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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