Senior Risk Manager


At U.S. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work. The fifth-largest bank in the United States, we’re one of the country's most respected, innovative and successful financial institutions. 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.

We offer the exciting opportunity as a Senior Risk Manager within U.S. Bancorp’s Operational Risk Management team. The successful candidate will have a strong internal audit and operational risk management background within a highly regulated industry and a large, dynamic organization. The candidate will also have strong leadership experience and background. This position provides oversight within the 2 nd Line of Defense and works cross-functionally to evaluate, mitigate, and report on operational risks. Key roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Reviews and understands operational risks and risk management processes in order to identify and monitor operational risks
- Provides remediation suggestions and training as needed to business lines and/or 1 st Line of Defense operational risk management teams
- Provides reporting and analysis on operational risks
- Develops and administers operational risk assessment processes 
- Reviews and comprehends internal loss reporting to monitor risk management activities associated with significant losses
- Reviews and comprehends external loss data reporting, and understand its applicability to business lines
- Takes initiative to communicate emerging or changing risk and related control enhancements
- Understands business lines’ scenario analysis information- creating workshop materials and conducting workshops for relevant parties
- Works with business lines to comprehend, develop, and perform Key Risk Indicators’ reporting
- Maintains awareness of key process changes, system changes, organization or governance structure, and key outsourcing arrangements/Vendor exposure and how they impact operational risk management
- Maintains awareness of changes in the Business Line’s basic financial information such as revenue, income, projected growth, including mergers and acquisitions
- Collaborates on and leads special projects as needed
- Takes on a leadership role within the department and assists in providing direction and recommendations for the department 



Basic Qualifications
- Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience
- Ten or more years of experience in an applicable risk management environment
- Applicable certifications

Preferred Skills/Experience

- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with extensive experience documenting operational risk management findings and building relationships cross-functionally

- Strong skills in organizing and rationalizing large amounts of information, including impeccable accuracy and attention to detail

- Excellent leadership skills and experience  

- Banking/ Financial Services experience strongly preferred

- Basel II operational risk management knowledge

- CPA, CIA or additional credentialing or education relevant to position



Risk Management / Fraud Prevention

Primary Location



1st - Daytime

Average Hours Per Week