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Operational Risk Review Testing Analyst - Operations

U.S. Bancorp

U.S. Bancorp

IT, Operations
Multiple locations
Posted on Sunday, February 4, 2024

At U.S. Bank, we’re on a journey to do our best. Helping the customers and businesses we serve to make better and smarter financial decisions and enabling the communities we support to grow and succeed. We believe it takes all of us to bring our shared ambition to life, and each person is unique in their potential. A career with U.S. Bank gives you a wide, ever-growing range of opportunities to discover what makes you thrive at every stage of your career. Try new things, learn new skills and discover what you excel at—all from Day One.

Job Description

The Operational Risk Review (ORR) Analyst has an exciting opportunity to be a part of the build and implementation of Independent Risk Review and Assessment’s operational risk testing program.

Operational Risk Management oversees the Company’s Operational Risk Framework, including: taxonomies, internal and external loss data, control programs, risk and control self-assessment (RCSA), scenario analysis, root cause analysis, issue management, policy, risk appetite and aggregation, reporting, product change management, corporate security and investigations, third party risk management, sales and services risk oversight, governance, capital oversight, and stress testing across the Company.

The Operational Risk Review (ORR) Analyst (“Analyst”) is responsible for the execution of testing activities within Independent Risk Review Assessment (IRRA), a centralized second line independent testing function. Key roles and responsibilities include working with the business lines and other Risk, Compliance, and Audit professionals across the bank to evaluate processes and controls to ensure effective risk management framework. The Analyst is responsible for test execution within projects and activities that confirm compliance with internal policies applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, and is responsible for the identification of control and process weaknesses through design assessments and testing activities. If gaps are identified, the Analysts will work with the ORR Manager to partner with the business line and Risk Management groups to recommend and influence solutions that mitigate operational risks. Further, the Analyst is responsible for effective verbal communication of testing results to the ORR Lead Analyst and/or Manager and for responding to and/or escalating significant risks as appropriate.

Basic Qualifications
- Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience
- Typically more than five years of applicable experience

Preferred Skills/Experience

- Basic or intermediate knowledge of the operational and technology risk, as well as industry trends that impact Bank operations.

- Basic or intermediate Risk, Compliance, and Audit competencies.

- Solid understanding of the business line’s operations, products, services, systems, and associated risks.

- Solid business acumen and credibility to help business line(s) proactively identify and address risks.

- Average process facilitation, project management, and analytical skills.

- Average presentation, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.

- Proficient computer navigation skills using a variety of software packages, including Microsoft Office applications and word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations.

- Applicable professional certifications (CPA, CIA, etc.) are preferred.

This role can be hired at multiple levels, open to candidates with typically five or more years of applicable experience. The successful candidate will be hired for the level of the position that aligns with their experience.

This role is hybrid. Team members who are in a hybrid role typically spend three days a week at the listed U.S. Bank location(s), while having flexibility on their work location for the other working days.

If there’s anything we can do to accommodate a disability during any portion of the application or hiring process, please refer to our disability accommodations for applicants.

Learn how the way we work at U.S. Bank drives meaningful relationships with our customers and collaboration across the company.


Our approach to benefits and total rewards considers our team members’ whole selves and what may be needed to thrive in and outside work. That's why our benefits are designed to help you and your family boost your health, protect your financial security and give you peace of mind. Our benefits include the following (some may vary based on role, location or hours):

  • Healthcare (medical, dental, vision)

  • Basic term and optional term life insurance

  • Short-term and long-term disability

  • Pregnancy disability and parental leave

  • 401(k) and employer-funded retirement plan

  • Paid vacation (from two to five weeks depending on salary grade and tenure)

  • Up to 11 paid holiday opportunities

  • Adoption assistance

  • Sick and Safe Leave accruals of one hour for every 30 worked, up to 80 hours per calendar year unless otherwise provided by law

EEO is the Law

U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors. Applicants can learn more about the company’s status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal KNOW YOUR RIGHTS EEO poster.


U.S. Bank participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-Verify program in all facilities located in the United States and certain U.S. territories. The E-Verify program is an Internet-based employment eligibility verification system operated by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Learn more about the E-Verify program.

The salary range reflects figures based on the primary location, which is listed first. The actual range for the role may differ based on the location of the role. In addition to salary, US Bank offers a comprehensive benefits package, including incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase 401k contribution and pension (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). Pay Range: $90,100.00 - $106,000.00 - $116,600.00U.S. Bank accepts applications for this position on an ongoing basis.