CIT Group Inc.

  • VP, Consumer Technology & Operations Risk Manager

    Location US-CA-Pasadena
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Family
    Information Technology - IT Operations
  • Overview

    Founded in 1908, CIT (NYSE: CIT) is a financial holding company with approximately $50 billion in assets as of Dec. 31, 2017. Its principal bank subsidiary, CIT Bank, N.A., (Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender) has approximately $30 billion of deposits and more than $40 billion of assets. CIT provides financing, leasing, and advisory services principally to middle-market companies and small businesses across a wide variety of industries. It also offers products and services to consumers through its Internet bank franchise and a network of retail branches in Southern California, operating as OneWest Bank, a division of CIT Bank, N.A. For more information, visit


    • Support the Consumer T&O leadership team in identifying key risk and control activities, such as identifying, understanding and managing technology and operational risk through control education, review of metrics and facilitation of risk and control self -assessments.
    • Co-ordinate all key risk activities and demonstrate a good understanding of the top and material risks within the business.
    • Co-coordinating and obtaining business sign off to risk and control self-assessments. Develop and implement an effective control framework.
    • Act as central point of contact between the business and key stakeholders including regulators, internal audit, compliance, third party management and operational risk
    • Participate in corporate risk assessments including SOX, CCAR, Operational Risk control self-assessments, vendor risk assessments, compliance risk assessments, monitor results and track any issues that are opened to ensure they close on the agreed closure dates.
    • Provide and co-ordinate input to key corporate and regulatory initiatives.
    • Develop actionable risk management dashboards for business management. The dashboards will include key risk indicators, leverage existing and develop new reporting as required.
    • Participate in select risk committees/ working groups.
    • Lead adhoc risk remediation and control enhancement projects.
    • Implement central control design and testing for corporate initiatives i.e. SOX CCAR as examples.
    • Provide consultancy on risks for new financial products that the bank maybe considering launching.


    • 10+ years’ experience in financial services, with experience in T&O
    • Familiarity with risk frameworks such as FFIEC, NIST, COBIT
    • Understanding of regulations that apply to the business such as FRB, OCC, CFBP regulations and examination guidance
    • Proven leadership skills
    • Strong analytical skills and a questioning mind
    • Strong communicator across all levels of the organization
    • Self-starter who has the ability to work independently or on teams and cross function
    • Retail banking and mortgage knowledge is strongly preferred


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