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Wilmington, De

 Risk Control Testing Specialist - M+T Bank

Risk Control Testing Specialist – Requisition 3DGX4

First Line of Defense Risk Management

Wilmington Trust, a Division of M&T Bank

Wilmington, De.


Basic Function:

Contribute to a comprehensive framework to identify, assess, monitor and manage operational risk within the first line of defense. Execute operations control testing of business units within the Wealth & Institutional Services Division to determine adequacy of the control structure, mitigation of risks and effectiveness and efficiency of operating processes. Provide operational risk, control expertise and testing results to the Wealth & Institutional businesses in order for management to assess the effectiveness of the control environment surrounding operations and data processing.


Position Responsibilities:

Develop appropriate test plans to ensure operational business controls are operating as intended. 

Execute testing engagements in a risk focused manner while maintaining independence and department and professional standards.

Prepare work papers documenting testing evidence including process documentation, control identification and assessment and testwork of a complex nature.

Draft recommendations to communicate control weaknesses and testing exceptions to area management.

Identify risk-related issues needing escalation. 

Ensure remediation is identified and retest when completed.

Organize and complete work within established timeframes.

Analyze and interpret Risk and Control Self-Assessments (RCSAs), process maps, procedures and other risk and control related documentation to determine relevance to business lines. 

Create and/or enhance process maps to adequately document current and future state processes and controls. 

Adhere to applicable compliance/operational risk controls in accordance with Company or regulatory standards and policies.

Maintain M&T internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external testing points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable.

Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand.

Complete other related duties as assigned.

May assist in other operational risk related or special projects.


Minimum Qualifications Required:
Bachelors’ degree in Technology/Accounting/Finance/Business and 4 years’ relevant work experience, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 8 years’ higher education and/or work experience.

Effective oral and written communication skills.
Strong analytical and organizational skills.


Preferred Qualifications;

Experience in the execution of Risk Management in the development and assessment of control structure.

Specialized knowledge in the Financial Services Industry and/or experience with auditing/testing.

Related certifications (CPA, CIA, CISA, CAMS or similar).

MBA or Master’s degree in an appropriate field.


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


Please submit resume to the M&T Career site, Requisition 3DGX1