Job #: 1829

Title: Operational Risk Analyst


  • New York City, NY
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $50-75
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 1 year ago

    The Americas Risk Department, as a 2nd line of defense organization, provides common risk management oversight and services to all businesses and legal entities across U.S. Operations.  Effectively managing risk on a consistent and holistic basis across all our businesses is critical to success in the Americas as well as a regulatory imperative.

    The Operational Risk Management (ORM) & Planning Team is responsible for building repeatable, sustainable operational risk capabilities across the enterprise.  The ORM framework establishes the foundation for a sustainable, repeatable risk management capability across  driven by a common set of pillars and components that drive risk identification, measurement, monitoring and reporting.

    Process Mapping is the foundational building block to identify & document all existing risks and control points.  To accurately assess and demonstrate the effectiveness of controls, there must first be a clear identification of existing processes & controls which is gained through process mapping.  As processes mapping is a critical component of effective risk management and a strong control environment, Operational Risk Management is looking for a consultant to assist the team in the execution of process mapping workshops. This resource will follow an established methodology to document process flows and maintain a mapping of these functional processes to our Risk and Control libraries.

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities to include:
    Pre-workshop prep, workshop participation &  documentation creation
    Maintain workshop schedule in coordination with Mizuho ORM staff
    Coordinate with stakeholders to gather procedures as context for baseline process maps
    Review existing risk and control documentation
    Aid in the creation of baseline process maps ahead of workshop meetings
    Participate in workshops to document process, risks, and controls
    Document risks, controls, gaps and other process attributes
    Document minutes for each workshop
    Post-workshop updates/maintenance
    Map processes to the ORM risks and controls hierarchy
    Update documentation and process flows based on stakeholder feedback
    Map Audit review summaries to process map documentation
    Identify handoff points to additional processes and map back to process inventory
    Align processes to ORM business unit hierarchy
    Aid in the identification of key vs. core controls
    Ongoing process mapping input
    Provide strategic advice on documentation of controls
    Summarize workflow findings and make suggestions for improvement
    Provide insight on specific process domains as well as process mapping linkage to the RCSA program
    Aid in the classification of risks & controls in process map inventory

    ​Applicable Skills:

    Experience in creating process maps for a major institution
    Advanced experience with Microsoft office products (Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Outlook)
    Ability to work well in both an autonomous and team environments
    Ability to analyze and synthesize large amounts of data
    Strong attention to detail
    Experience with business intelligence tools a plus


    Bachelor degree or higher: Major in Finance, Engineering, Economics, Information Systems preferred



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