Head of US Risk

| Chicago

What We'll Bring

At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. We are consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.

Come be a part of our team – you’ll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.

What You'll Bring

5-7 years of professional experience with 3+ years of risk management, compliance, operational risk assessment, control analysis, compliance or operational testing and/or audit experience required.

Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills - able to communicate complex ideas in an understandable way and get people behind ideas.

Able to operate independently and objectively - empowering others, building trust with peers and direct reports.

Able to think and act strategically – able to sense risk implications facing the group arising from internal and external factors.

Able to identify and appropriately prioritize risks and issues.

Ability to self-manage in a complex and unstructured environment.

Enterprise Risk and/or Operational Risk Management expertise.

Knowledge of appropriate risk and control management theory and techniques.

Knowledge of applicable regulations.

First class leadership skills – demonstrates gravitas, personal credibility and ability to influence stakeholders at all levels, particularly senior colleagues.

Good negotiator to resolve conflicts and ensure clear progress is made.

Impact You'll Make

With moderate supervision, this position is responsible for preparing and providing consolidated financial presentation for executive management team on a monthly and quarterly basis. This position requires strong organizational, communications, and management skills in a fast-paced with deadline driven environment. This position interacts with a wide range of management levels and cross-functional teams within TransUnion.

Ensure the Risk Function meets the expectations of a “2nd line of defense” (as per 3 lines of defense model).

Lead the implementation and operation of the TransUnion Risk Management Framework in the US. Manage the mechanisms to measure and take accountability for the effectiveness of the operation of risk governance controls.

Develop and lead a network of risk champions within the lines of business/functions to execute risk program requirements.

Facilitate the production of high-quality risk reporting to management and provide an objective view on the quality of TransUnion risk management in the US.

Collaborate with other Risk Management functions across the TransUnion enterprise.

Develop, manage and execute Risk Management governance activities, including conducting meetings, assembling and analyzing KRI/KPI data, and recording agreed actions and decisions.

Provide risk management advice and oversight in order to support, enable and independently challenge risk decisions.

Analyze and report risk profile, control performance, and benchmark processes against regulatory requirements, corporate standards and industry best practices.

Implement and ensure the effective operation of appropriate risk governance.

Provide a summary of risk performance and outlook for Executive Management by preparing top-down risk reporting on current risks, significant issues and mitigating actions.

Provide the Executive with an opinion on how risks are being managed and highlight areas of concern.

Lead risk projects, method changes or risk systems developments as appropriate.

Develop a continuous improvement culture where lessons learned are shared.

Facilitate the articulation of business risk appetite statements and report on adherence.

Represent and promote the importance of robust and appropriate governance and internal controls.

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Location

555 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661

What are TransUnion Perks + Benefits

TransUnion Benefits Overview

At TransUnion, our associates are our greatest asset. However, we understand that work is only one part of our associates’ lives. We recognize the importance of providing a healthy balance between work and home because that’s really where being a force for good starts.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Start your day at TU by grabbing an Intelligentsia coffee or a tasty, hot breakfast from our onsite café. Head up to your workspace where you'll get down to business amidst the inspiring backdrop of beautiful downtown Chicago. Brainstorm onsite with team members in a variety of colorful huddle rooms or collaborate cross-functionally with our offices around the world via video conference, Skype or our intranet. Check things off your to-do list as you continually make progress on key business initiatives. Need a quick break? Challenge your colleagues to a game of ping-pong, pool, foosball, pop-a-shot or Mario Kart in one of our three onsite game rooms. Ready to hit the gym? We have one right downstairs complete with a personal trainer and a selection of free instructor-led fitness classes. Keep your energy up. Take a conference call at one of our walking or bicycle desks. Then attend the quarterly town hall to hear from the TU leadership team on progress in the current quarter and plans for the next. After a day of innovation, wind down in one of our massage chairs or join your colleagues at North Avenue for a game of league volleyball, sponsored by TU!

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