Director of Governance and Control

United States
$230,000 - $260,000 + benefits
30 May 2022
28 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

A role you will love

The Governance Director is responsible for the daily oversight, governance and support of CCT thoughtfully challenging risk exposures and risk management practices. Consults with and influences business management to identify, formulate and implement policies, procedures and controls to mitigate risk while maintaining a balance between risk mitigation and operational efficiency, and ensuring risk and control activities are achieved within agrees timeframes and meet expected standards.

The Governance Director will work closely with department leaders and relevant internal stakeholders providing operational risk expertise and manages the development, implementation and monitoring of key business operations and processes to ensure all department activity is actioned and reviewed in order to meet strict deadlines and CCT and CPU standards.

The Governance Director is responsible for communication and collaboration with business heads, Legal, Audit, and regulators on risk related topics.

The role holder will be involved in various aspects of the department decision making process including, new product development, new clients, and new or changes to existing processes. The Governance Director, as necessary, will escalate matters requiring further review.

  • Provide review and challenge to department tactical and strategic changes ensuring risks are clearly identified and appropriate controls are adopted.
  • Serve as the central point of contact for governance related activities, representing the department as required.
  • Provide periodic updates to stakeholders (GCG, Risk Management, Internal Audit) on progress of risk and control activities.
  • Adopt and locally manage the CCT Governance and Control framework requirements ensuring timely resolution of open items.
  • Ensure operational risks are properly identified, controls are effective, and properly documented in ACE across all processes and all locations in accordance with the CPU Risk Management framework.
  • Support department’s efforts to address and resolve open issues timely and in accordance with CPU standards.
  • Proactively manage incidents, ensuring communication to senior management is timely, CPU exposure is minimized, root cause analysis is performed, and corrective actions completed.
  • Deliver reporting and analysis over the department’s risk and control activities including commentary over items outside of tolerance to management and committees.

What will you bring to the role?

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience

Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent; or ten+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Ability to lead a multi-region operating group, consisting of several dozen staff.

Language Ability

Ability to read/analyze/interpret business periodicals/ journals/technical procedures/gov. regulations; write reports/business correspondence/procedure manuals; effectively present information/respond to questions from managers/clients/customers/public

Mathematical Ability

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to solve practical problems and work with a variety of variables.

A company to be proud of

At Computershare, it’s more than just a job, our open and inclusive culture means that we will help you to grow, to move forward and make the most of the world of opportunities we have available. With infinite possibilities, we could take you anywhere. #worldofpotential

Rewards designed for you

Employee Share Plan. Set aside salary to purchase shares in our company and you’ll increase your investment when you receive a generous company contribution towards additional shares.

Health and Wellbeing. Our health and wellbeing rewards can be tailored to support you and your family.

Save for Your Future. We will support you along your retirement savings journey.

Paid time away from work. Our employees enjoy a competitive paid time off package, including a day each year to volunteer time for a good cause that is important to you.

Compensation. $230,000 - $260,000

Employee Discounts. We’ve partnered with other organisations to offer you extra savings. Enjoy discounts with banks, car manufacturers, on flights, accommodation, and days out as well as with many big brand shops.

Extra Rewards. From tuition reimbursement to cash bonus recruitment referral programs, our comprehensive benefits package offers a multitude of options.

A diverse and inclusive place to work

Computershare celebrates the diversity of our people, and we welcome applications from everyone.

We believe that having a culture of inclusion is essential in delivering good results. Attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse workforce where employees feel valued, respected, and empowered allows people to reach their full potential. As a business this diversity helps us to better reflect and understand our customers’ needs to allow us to drive better outcomes.

We are happy to accommodate individual needs during your application journey. If you require disability accommodations or adjustments, please email us detailing your requirements and contact information.

Computershare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.


In most circumstances we are currently performing interviews, assessments, and background checks online to ensure the safety of everyone involved. Should you be successful in securing a role and it can be performed from home, we will arrange for equipment to be sent to you and your onboarding and training will be provided remotely.

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