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Business Risk Team Lead in Baltimore, MD at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 11/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Baltimore, MD
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/6/2018
  • Job ID:
    3DLTZ

Job Description

M&T Realty Capital Corporation is a full-service mortgage banking company that specializes in providing competitive financing nationwide for commercial properties, including multifamily, healthcare facilities, office, industrial, retail, and student, senior, and military housing. As a wholly-owned subsidiary of M&T Bank—one of the 20 largest US headquartered commercial bank holding companies—we have direct access to commercial/multifamily mortgage capital markets, and are fully accredited lenders for:

Basic Function
Implement defined first line of defense risk management initiatives within the business unit in support of the Enterprise Risk Framework. Manage the risk work and employee assignments to those initiatives responsible for risk and control functions in the business unit. Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for execution of risk functions; Serve as project leader on complex and highly visible risk management projects.

Top Responsibilities
Responsible for the execution of risk initiatives that this position leads or for which their team is responsible to conduct. Responsible for completely and accurately documenting key business processes. Identify and assess risks and internal controls associated with the key processes under your leadership.
Actively participate in the planning, execution and reporting of the business unit's risk-based testing program. Perform control testing as an individual contributor and ensure control testing is performed for the team's risk initiatives in accordance with M&T's First Line of Defense Guidance on Management of Risks & Internal Controls and professional standards.
Specific control testing responsibilities will involve the review of testing, and evaluating results to determine if issues exist. Responsibilities may also include independent performance of scripted testing as well as system administrative duties such as the maintenance, validation, and / or updating in the compliance data management system (Archer). Communicate findings to management.
Monitor business unit performance with respect to established key risk indicators (KRIs), and recommend enhancements to strengthen risk control structure.
Accurately complete Risk Control Self Assessments (RCSAs) and other risk management reporting, recommending enhancements to each. Assist in the reporting and escalation of risk events and loss events.
Identify emerging risks and risks associated with new products/ services/ markets/ channels or changes to existing products/ services/ markets/ channels, as well as the control structures needed to mitigate the risks.
Provide guidance on the development of remediation plans. Manage the timely completion of remediation plans and other projects to address issues identified internally and by Enterprise Risk Management, Compliance, Internal Audit or external regulators. Validate the quality of the plans implemented.
Implement and oversee the adherence to policies and procedures for the business unit. This includes identifying updates or enhancements as business unit processes change. In addition, assist in responding to both internal and external requests in relation to departmental processes and procedures.
Provide informal coaching of staff. Provide input to manager with regard to staff performance and growth/development of staff functions and responsibilities for risk initiatives they lead.

Education & Experience
Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years’ relevant work experience inclusive of 1 year leadership/supervisory experience, or in lieu of a degree, a combined 9 years’ higher education and/or work experience, including a minimum of 5 years’ relevant work experience inclusive of 1 year leadership/supervisory experience.

Ideal Experience

Previous experience in compliance

Previous technical writing experience

We encourage candidates with relevant military experience to apply.

About M&T

At M&T, we strive to be the best place our employees ever work, the best bank our customers ever do business with and the best investment our shareholders ever make. So when looking to advance your career, look to M&T.  As a top 20 US bank holding company and one of the best performing regional banks in the country, we offer a wide range of performance based career development opportunities for talented professionals. And through our longstanding tradition of careful, conservative and consistent management and a strong commitment to the communities we serve, we continue to grow with a focus on the future.


M&T Bank Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. M&T Bank Corporation does not sponsor individuals for the purpose of obtaining H-1 Visas. M&T Bank Corporation has policies and procedures in place to promote a drug free workplace.