Director Risk & Control

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
May 10, 2017
Jun 28, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
Primary FunctionLead the Risk and Controls Team responsible for engaging cross-functional teams to perform business process risk assessments, and design effective and efficient financial, operational and compliance internal controls to manage risk.  In addition, responsible for leading the Risk and Controls Team through technology build initiatives to design, build, implement and test the operating effectiveness of critical business process controls.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Director, Risk and Controls you'll take the lead as you:

Technology Build Initiatives
  • Effectively manage completion of risk and control design and build activities for projects varying in scope, complexity, and effort.
  • Effectively manage project execution to ensure completion of all tasks within objective and timeline goals.
  • Effectively manage performance of end-to-end business process risk assessment and communication of business requirements to manage risk, maximize functionality and ensure financial integrity with the new technology solution.

  • Engage the team and business partners through control design and build activities to ensure solutions are compliant with Sarbanes Oxley and other regulatory requirements.
Control Sustainment
  • Effectively collaborate with other risk management teams and Internal Audit teams on key initiatives.
  • Manage performance of ongoing risk assessment processes to identify changes in business processes that impact risk assessment and control design.
  • Support the team and engage leaders to manage the overall resolution and remediation efforts for gaps identified through ongoing process walkthrough and risk assessment processes.
  • Effectively manage the timely execution of automated controls testing procedures to support internal and external audit review.
  • Effectively manage the completion of key SOX Program Management activities to meet all deadlines established by internal and external audit.
Managing Team and Talent
  • Develop and manage 8 direct reports, setting clear expectations and providing ongoing performance feedback and opportunities.
  • Mentor, coach and guide all team members within the Risk and Controls Function to provide necessary training.
  • Develop ongoing strategy for the team, including continued evaluation of the team structure and role within Target.
  • Develop an annual plan for risk and control activities.
  • Bachelor's Degree B.A/B.S.
  • Minimum 5-7 years experience in audit/risk & controls
  • Ability to define and implement strategic direction for the team
  • Ability to establish direction and manage team workload.
  • Proven problem solving and analytical skills
  • Proven critical thinking skills
  • Excellent listening and communication skills.
  • Ability to negotiate effective and timely decisions and actions.
  • Ability to handle crisis, setbacks, or conflict constructively and diplomatically.
  • Ability to provide essential information to the right people at the right time.

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