Stefanini is looking for Commissioned Examiner in San Francisco, CA
Lead QA reviews that require the participation of senior exam staff in assessing the adequacy and quality of examination work products and procedures on topics related to an institution’s governance and control, financial condition and operating performance, asset quality, specialty areas, and other regulatory environments.
Design review scopes and often custom work-programs; coordinate work-program execution by rotating senior examiners participating on QA reviews; and aggregate/calibrate results by exercising good judgement on the quality of supervisory conclusions.
Incorporate specialized supervisory knowledge to adjudge the quality of supervisory products and processes of consumer compliance and safety and soundness for bank holding companies and state member banks.
Produce executive summaries and communicate results (verbal and written), including sharing difficult feedback and defending conclusions related to the quality and judgment presented in supervisory work products, to S+C senior management.
Keep track of the status of open findings from QA and external reviews by performing timely follow-up activities to ensure business line corrective actions have addressed the underlying root causes.
Develop an appropriate understanding of business line operations, strategies, risks and risk management practices by engaging on ongoing monitoring and team member outreach activities as inputs to the QA risk assessment and planning process.
Facilitate open and timely communication with senior management, business line contacts, and other essential team members (i.e., Board of Governors, Quality Assurance Community of Practice (QACoP), System subject matter authorities, etc.) to ensure that the broadest possible perspective on supervisory review issues and partnership products are considered, conflicts are diffused, and knowledge is successfully transferred.
Actively participate in local QA and System QA Community of Practice projects to address obstacles or improvement opportunities for the QA program.
Participate in annual QA Risk Assessment and Review Planning process.
Act as the behind-the-scenes reviewer by providing timely feedback on work products, thereby training more junior and/or new staff to be future reviewers-in-charge.
Senior Financial Quality Assurance Specialist Preferred:
Examiner commission from a federal or state banking supervisory agency, or relevant years of experience as a risk specialist and/or field examiner.
Certification in Six Sigma and/or clear understanding of methodologies to improve efficiencies and enhance quality control.
A minimum of 8+ years of relevant experience in banking, financial industry, or banking supervision; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Intermediate to expert skills in at least two fields: credit, market, operational, liquidity or fiduciary risks, financial analysis, corporate compliance/governance and controls, or consumer compliance matters.
Possesses and applies both specific and broad knowledge of principals, practices, and procedures in regard to those specialties (above) when completing assignments
5+ years of QC or QA experience in the government, regulatory, or financial sector, and a strong understanding of compliance, internal audit, or risk management principles is required
Efficient oral and written communication skills, including ability to constructively communicate intricate/delicate issues and write reports that are concise, cohesive and persuasive.
Several years of experience working closely with a mixture of different levels of constituents, particularly with senior leadership
Strong analytical thinking ability: ability to assimilate new information quickly, handle new problem situations, and conduct a variety of responsibilities simultaneously
Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office suite, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point
Effective October 1, 2021, all employees must be up to date with your COVID vaccinations or qualify for an accommodation from the Bank’s vaccination policy.
‘Up to date” means you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive a booster within 30 days of becoming eligible for one. The Bank will provide accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.
We offer a wonderful benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Pretax Flexible Spending Account, Paid Family Leave Care, Backup Child Care Program, Pretax Day Care Flexible Spending Account, Vacation Days, Sick Days, Paid Holiday’s, Pet Insurance, Matching 401(k), and an unheard-of Retirement / Pension.
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or another related field highly desired.