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Manager Regulatory Affairs GRC Office

Company: City National Bank
Location: Beverly Hills
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:



Position reports to the Head of Governance Risk and Controls (GRC) and is responsible for owning all regulatory responses for the Governance Risk and Controls office and will be one of the primary interfaces to the Legal and Regulatory Relations teams.Senior member of a team which assists business and risk departments with readiness for regulatory examinations.This role will also liaise with HR, Technology & Innovation and other key support functions.

Governance, Risk and Controls (GRC)
Be part of City National's U.S. Governance, Risk and Controls (GRC) Office. This group's focus is on enhancing our risk management and regulatory compliance capabilities to ensure the bank is well-positioned for future opportunity and sustainable growth.


  • Responsible for driving all GRC activities related to regulatory responses in partnership with senior stakeholders across the bank
  • Responsible for leading quarterly progress reports and ongoing GRC communications with regulators
  • Liaises with Regulatory Relations office on a regular cadence to ensure alignment of GRC and Regulatory Relations activities across regulatory exams, progress reports, communications and any additional activities, as needed
  • Liaises with Legal/General Counsel office on a regular cadence to ensure alignment of GRC and Legal activities across regulatory exams, progress reports, communications and any additional activities, as needed
  • Partners with senior leaders in the GRC office to ensure integrated activities across regulatory response and remediation planning are well coordinated
  • Partners with senior leaders in the GRC office who are managing remediation activities to ensure that output from remediation activities has traceability back to root causes and regulatory responses and has proper signoff through appropriate governance channels, as necessary
  • Provide leadership and ownership of various remediation initiatives as needed
  • Oversee and coordinate the timeliness and accuracy of responses to regulators, including data requests and responses to exam findings (such as Request Letters, Matters Requiring Attention, etc).
  • Ensure comprehensive analyses of regulatory feedback and expectations, peer practices, underlying issues and their root causes
  • Provide bank regulatory advisory support with business partners and second line of defense to identify and mitigate remediation risks and issues.
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of banking regulations, bank operations and procedures, accounting, risk management controls, and other internal control objectives and practices.
  • Work with senior leadership (EVPs and SVPs) to identify, discuss, and address emerging regulatory trends that may impact their relevant business operations from a compliance perspective; actively monitor and report on regulatory developments and trends affecting US business platforms.
  • Responsible for fostering a culture of compliance with existing and pending regulations.
  • Provide advice on compliance and regulatory risk matters related to bank regulatory activities to businesses, and other functions, as needed.
  • Lead and manage colleagues team through influence and example.


    • Minimum 10 years of experience in banking compliance, risk, legal, regulatory or related bank regulatory experience
    • Minimum 10 years of financial services industry experience, of which 5 years must include direct experience in Compliance and/or Risk Management
    • Minimum 3 years of experience leading and managing teams
      Skills and Knowledge
      • Deep understanding and proven ability to build relationships with internal and external partners and manage heavy regulatory exam load
      • Strong interpersonal, influencing, and communications skills with an ability to interact effectively with stakeholders and regulators, to include virtual, matrixed leadership experience and the ability to effectively manage and build relationships across City National.
      • Experience managing or being a part of a compliance or risk management team for a large US bank or large Legal Firm
      • Technical understanding of Corporate Risk operations, processes, and responsibilities.
      • Proven leadership and project management skills to drive alignment across stakeholder groups to develop and deliver repeatable end-to-end risk management solutions and controls aligned with group's processes.
      • Deep understanding of risk framework, corporate/business policies, and programs to translate into plans for the business, function and/or risk type.
      • Knowledge and understanding of regulatory and risk management in the financial services industry.
      • Previous consulting experience preferred.

        Starting base salary: $157,943 - $293,299 per year. Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location. This job is eligible for bonus and/or commissions.

        *To be considered for this position you must meet at least these basic qualifications
        The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

        Benefits and Perks

        At City National, we strive to be the best at whatever we do, including the benefits and perks we offer our colleagues. Get an inside look at ourBenefits and Perks.

        City National Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by law.


        We start with a basic premise: Business is personal. Since day one we've always gone further than the competition to help our clients, colleagues and community flourish. City National Bank was founded in 1954 by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs and that legacy of integrity, community and unparalleled client relationships continues to drive phenomenal growth today. City National is a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada, one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies.

        Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: City National Bank, Beverly Hills , Manager Regulatory Affairs GRC Office, Administration, Clerical , Beverly Hills, California

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