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Assistant Vice President - IT Risk Analyst

Company: Mizuho Financial Group Inc.
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Join us as an IT Risk Analyst! The IT Risk analyst shall be responsible for conducting IT Risk Assessments and reporting on their results in accordance with Mizuho procedures. The IT Risk program can be described in three steps below, which shall all be under the operating domain of this role: Risk Identification - Oversee, Manage, Report and provide Transparency on Mizuho's Risk Identification process including the performance of risk exception requests and the different annual risk assessments performed by Mizuho. The IT Risk analyst will also track and report on Risk identification efforts by Internal Audit and provide visibility on all audit points related to risk. Risk Measurement - Utilizing the procedures defined by Mizuho head office and locally, the IT Risk Analyst will be responsible for collection, analysis and dissemination of relevant data for measurement of risk (KRI) inclusive of the impact of incidents, problems outage time, outage resolution, and operational financial losses. Risk Mitigation - Collaborate with the various teams to defined Risk Mitigation techniques to bring the risk within the acceptable limits. Day to day responsibilities include: Carry out IT Risk Assessments based on internally developed methodology Provide reporting support for all Risk based reporting by IT Promote a thorough understanding of IT Risk roles, processes and activities Identify relevant KRIs based on existing and emerging threats to the organization Collaborate with the Enterprise Risk Management dept to help assess risk appetite and to set up appropriate risk thresholds and limits Collaborate with both IT and Business depts. to conduct risk assessments identifying risks associated to day to day operations and assist in the mitigation of the risks Manage risk related projects and coordinate with the different teams as required Collaborate with internal teams to align our operational activities with regulatory bodies such as the FRB and OCC as well as IT Risk best practices Discuss findings with stakeholders and follow up on agreed upon action plans and target completion dates Have the ability to determine if proposed technology solutions have cross-functional impact or risks to other units and to identify areas of efficiency Provide appropriate information share and updates with senior management and other key stakeholders Provide root cause analysis, along with conclusion on production issues Qualifications Bachelor's Degree, experience in managing the completion of assessments is essential Working knowledge of IT risk frameworks Strong business, analytical, quantitative, problem-solving and decision making skills Solid understanding of project life cycle AND IT risk management concepts and processes Exceptional stakeholder management skills including experience liaising with internal clients who are performing services Superior communication skills: both written and oral with technical and non-technical staff Able to work with Archer and SeviceNow - Moderate working knowledge preferred Strong understanding of financial institutions and SDLC Strong excel skills for in depth analysis Any one or more of the following certifications preferred: CISM, CRISC or CISSP Ideal candidates will have 7+ years in Financial Services, 3+ years in relevant Risk/Audit depts. with hands on experience performing risk assessments, and 4+years in IT. #WayUP Other requirements In accordance with New York City law, employees based in Mizuho's New York City office are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to work on-site (unless a legally-required accommodation has been approved). Mizuho has in place a pilot remote working program, with varying opportunities for remote work depending on the nature of the role, needs of your department, as well as local laws and regulatory obligations. Company Overview Mizuho Americas is a leading financial institution comprising several legal entities, which together offer clients corporate and investment banking, financing, securities, treasury services, asset management, research and more. Mizuho's operations in the Americas connect a broad client base of major corporations, financial institutions and public sector groups to local markets and a vast global network. Mizuho Americas is an integral part of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG), which is comprised of offices in nearly 40 countries, approximately 60,000 employees, and assets of more than USD 1.8 trillion. Learn more at mizuhoamericas.com. Mizuho Bank Ltd. offers a competitive total rewards package. We are an EEO/AA Employer - M/F/Disability/Veteran. We participate in the E-Verify program. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. #LI-MIZUHO

Keywords: Mizuho Financial Group Inc., Jersey City , Assistant Vice President - IT Risk Analyst, Executive , Jersey City, New Jersey

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