State Street

Job Description

For the Chief Administration Office department in our company State Street Bank International GmbH in Frankfurt  (Solmsstrasse) we are looking for a Head of First Line of Defense (FLOD) Business Controls (m/f) – Job ID 163233.

Major responsibilities

  • Act as a change and transformation enabler to create and direct the strategy around the FLOD Business Controls Program for Global Services (GS) Germany and Austria
  • Embrace changes around FLOD Business Controls and Risk Convergence and influence the culture within FLOD;  provide a control and risk Subject Matter Expert advisory service
  • Act in accordance with Risk Excellence role model ethical behavior and decision making
  • Monitor the normal execution of critical/key controls across functions and then promptly raise exceptions
  • Work in close collaboration with the GS EMEA Head of Assurance Review and with the SSBI GmbH Head of FLOD Business Control to develop an effective Assurance Review program for GS Germany and GS Austria leveraging the GmbH Poland Assurance
  • Review team as/when feasible
  • Monitor remediation steps and corrective action plans from control review findings to implementation
  • Direct the submission of reports on control reviews undertaken controls inventory maintenance and remediation activities to relevant stakeholders
  • Provide strong management reporting; monitor actively manage and reports risk and compliance issues; timely escalate any risk matters to GS Germany and GS Austria senior management to the SSBI GmbH Head of Business Control and the GS EMEA Head of

Education Experience and Skills

  • Successfully completed Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Extensive experience in a similar role within Financial Services
  • Proficiency in risk and control management
  • Experience in change and project management
  • Ability to lead or work on large global cross functional projects and to act as a change agent
  • Excellent leadership skills including ability to challenge and influence
  • Ability to operate in a multi-cultural environment
  • Fluency in English knowledge of German and other languages beneficial
  • Excellent communication skills to various situations and audiences
  • Professional maturity enthusiasm flexibility and proactive approach
  • Excellent organization and time management skills ability to prioritize
  • High level of personal integrity


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