VP, Compliance & Control, Financial Services Risk Officer

Job Locations US-TX-Richardson
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Realpage is looking to add a VP of Compliance to our fast-growing company! The Financial Services Risk Officer, along with business management, ensures that effective risk management is embedded in day-to-day operations and reflected in the implementation of. She / He will be primarily responsible for proactive management of operating risk. This requires significant coordination across internal business teams, as well as other support and control groups within the organization. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required in order to guide, influence and convince others. The role requires the applicant to work closely with team peers and stakeholders and to ensure a high level of quality interaction with business partners and a flexible approach to performing control activities required to meet the business objectives. The list of activities under Key Responsibilities is indicative of the nature of the role and may change over time. The position holder will grasp new concepts quickly, have the ability to analyze data and link themes, and work independently but in partnership with management and staff, and drive required actions to achieve outcomes.


What you will be doing:

  • Own the execution and facilitation of the various risk, compliance, and governance processes applicable to the Financial Services businesses
  • Assist risk owners in the identification and evaluation of operational risks and controls, including identification of potential issues and opportunities for improvement
  • Drive risk discussions, provide input, and ensure decisions are made regarding risk acceptance and mitigation
  • Partner with risk owners to ensure that governance and procedures associated with risk assessments, remediation tracking and operational risk reporting are within the Risk Framework
  • Identify candidates for control and monitoring automation, simplification of front line control responsibilities, and automation of recurring reporting requirements
  • Conduct risk assessments, test control design and operating effectiveness
  • Produce and support risk management reporting to management (e.g. Annual Risk Assessments, Quarterly Risk Assessments, Operational Risk Forum, Key Indicator Dashboards)
  • Ensure that significant risks and issues are appropriately and timely escalated
  • Provide issue management review and validation support
  • Liaises with Business and 2nd and 3rd lines of defense teams on breaches and action steps to correct breaches
  • Interfaces with Regulators on Operational Risk matters.
  • Provide readiness assistance for audits and exams (both internal and external).
  • Develops and maintains relationships across the business users and Lines of Defense to better understand and deliver customer requirements by responding to changes in the internal and external business environment
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding RealPage, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.


What we think it takes to get the job:

  • 8 - 10 years relevant experience
  • Significant experience in Operational Risk and control monitoring frameworks are a must. Other risk and control disciplines (e.g., credit risk, market risk, underwriting) would be a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills required in order to negotiate internally, often at a senior level.
  • Ability to design and implement control functions that are aligned with business objectives and manage and monitor risk in a pragmatic and value-additive way
  • Experience in Internal Audit or Financial Control are desirable.
  • Demonstrated analytical ability; asks insightful questions; Well versed in breaking down complex matters into core issues and root causes that can be more readily addressed.
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal & written; ability to explain control monitoring and oversight concepts and objectives in clear terms



At RealPage, we’re always looking for talented professionals who thrive in a learning work environment that continually supports individual greatness. We foster a culture of innovation and creativity. It is the things you do that bring out the best of you and RealPage.


RealPage considers qualified applicants without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, race, national origin, age, veteran, or disability status. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive work environment where all teammates feel a sense of belonging while bringing their authentic self to the table and being valued for it.


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