Synchrony Financial

GRC Risk Management Systems Business Analyst

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Job Description:

Role Summary/Purpose:

We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual to join our dynamic team as a Business Analyst. As a key member of GRC Risk Management Systems team, you will play a critical role in the understanding and driving organization's risk management goals. This is an excellent opportunity for an entry-level professional looking to build a career in the financial industry while contributing to the organization's data-driven decision-making processes.

We’re proud to offer you choice and flexibility. You have the option to be remote, and work from home, or come into one of our offices. You may be occasionally requested to commute to our nearest office for in person engagement activities such as team meetings, training and culture events.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Advocate for use of the GRC technology platform as the optimal tool for risk and governance program activities and system of record

  • Identify process improvement, user experience, design, and technical systems and architecture opportunities to support risk and governance programs

  • Maintain a well-groomed backlog, participate in Agile rituals and be the voice of the business for GRC

  • Support build and prioritized sequence of the backlog to drive defined product roadmap by partnering and collaborating with stakeholders on defining and documenting requirements

  • Support the day-to-day management and operation of Synchrony’s GRC Risk technology platform, as required

  • Work with IT and business teams, as required

  • Perform other duties and/or special projects as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree OR in lieu of degree; high school diploma/GED and 5+ years of Project Management experience

Desired Characteristics:

  • Ability to lead and manage projects to completion, especially managing multiple projects simultaneously

  • Problem solver with ability to promote collaborative problem solving

  • Effective communication skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

  • Experience in the Risk/Banking/Credit Card industry

  • Track record of creative problem solving and ability to thrive in a cross-functional and virtual environment

  • High energy, self-motivated, with strong communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Experience with Agile software development framework

  • Experience working in a dynamic environment

  • Experience working with a global team

Grade/Level: 09              


The salary range for this position is 60,000.00 – 112,000.00 USD Annual and is eligible for an annual bonus based on individual and company performance.


Actual compensation offered within the posted salary range will be based upon work experience, skill level or knowledge.

Salaries are adjusted according to market in CA, NY Metro and Seattle.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be 18 years or older

  • You must have a high school diploma or equivalent

  • You must be willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation and submit fingerprints as part of the onboarding process

  • You must be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

  • New hires (Level 4-7) must have 9 months of continuous service with the company before they are eligible to post on other roles.  Once this new hire time in position requirement is met, the associate will have a minimum 6 months’ time in position before they can post for future non-exempt roles.  Employees, level 8 or greater, must have at least 18 months’ time in position before they can post.  All internal employees must consistently meet performance expectations and have approval from your manager to post (or the approval of your manager and HR if you don’t meet the time in position or performance expectations).

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required.  We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. 

Our Commitment:

When you join us, you’ll be part of a diverse, inclusive culture where your skills, experience, and voice are not only heard—but valued. We celebrate the differences in all of us and believe that our individual, unique perspectives is what makes Synchrony truly a great place to work. Together, we’re building a future where we can all belong, connect and turn ideals into action. Through the power of our 8 Diversity Networks+, with more than 60% of our workforce engaged, you’ll find community to connect with an opportunity to go beyond your passions.

This starts when you choose to apply for a role at Synchrony. We ensure all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodation Notice:

  • Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

  • If you need special accommodations, please call our Career Support Line so that we can discuss your specific situation. We can be reached at 1-866-301-5627.   Representatives are available from 8am – 5pm Monday to Friday, Central Standard Time

Job Family Group:

Risk Management

Job Summary

Canton, OH, US Location
Full Time Job Type
Synchrony Financial

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