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Associate IT Control Analyst

Galveston, TX, US, 77550

Who we are.

American National is a successful and stable corporation guided by five core values: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork. We are among America’s Most Trustworthy Financial Companies according to Forbes. We’ve spent the last 110+ years earning this reputation and we work each day to expand this legacy. We know we’re not just selling insurance, we’re providing security and peace of mind to our 5 million policyholders.


The growth, innovation and success of American National are driven by our incredible employees who thrive on delivering exceptional service to our clients. Success begins and ends with our people. Their loyalty and dedication to American National is why we’re successful.

If you share our values and can contribute to our mission of providing the highest quality service to our clients, we want to hear from you!


Why join us?

We know that our employees’ lives encompass much more than the time they spend at work. To help them maintain a healthy work/life balance, we’ve compiled a generous benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending account, matching 401(k), paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement and referral bonuses.


We’ve also incorporated unique benefits like our volunteer program where employees are provided PTO for giving their time to a non-profit of their choice. Healthy employees are productive employees so we also have a comprehensive wellness program that includes onsite fitness centers and classes or discounted gym memberships, free health screenings, free flu shots, and more. ​


Associate IT Control Analyst


American National is seeking an Associate IT Control Analyst to join our team! 


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:


Assisting in the implementation of a standard operating model for compliance and user access reviews, working with key stakeholders across Business, Application Development and IT Infrastructure teams. This will include:


  • Assisting in the design of Minimum Control Standards.
  • Monitoring and undertaking control assurance activities with the team.
  • Assisting with the development of independent risk reporting.
  • Providing analysis of risks for technology operations.
  • Assisting the team in assessing material risks and/or key controls, providing challenge where needed.
  • Monitoring risk exposures and performance or key risk metrics, using and reviewing the risk type methodologies and supporting development of these where appropriate.
  • Supporting decision-making and approvals around risks and preparation of key risk documentation and reports.
  • Developing relationships with functions engaged in technology operations.
  • Supporting application remediation efforts to close gaps in controls and work working with the Data Steward teams and with Technology counterparts to proactively design, incorporate new controls as applicable.
  • Documenting and maintaining risk control matrices, risk assessment templates and other applicable deliverables.
  • Interfacing with technical teams in the definition, editing, and publication of various types of documents including but not limited to specifications, manuals, and system technical documents focused on the audit and IT risk assessments.
  • Tracking and monitoring flow of all documents from inception to distribution of final copies and managing document revisions.
  • Providing quality assurance check for all document deliverables.
  • Refining, documenting and implementing a standard process for the execution of user access reviews.
  • Assisting reviewers in the accomplishment of user access reviews.
  • Assisting Business and Technical stakeholders in the preparation of risk documentation.


Required Skills:


  • Strong planning, organization and multitasking skill.
  • Strong commitment to quality and attention to detail.
  • Ability to quickly adaptable to change.
  • Work in an independent and team environment.


Preferred Qualification:


  • One year or more of related experience, preferably in financial or consultancy firm. 
  • Bachelor’s degree or 5 or more years of related experience. 
  • Experience utilizing SharePoint and MS Office.
  • IT related experience or Risk Management within IT Demonstrable Operational/Non-Financial Risk Management skills.
  • Experience with working in major projects in large financial institution.
  • Demonstrable success managing and operating in a matrix environment that encompasses functional and geographical diversity.




Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this role. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.


American National’s recruitment policies help us place individuals in a timely and efficient manner. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted by our recruiting team. Candidates always have the ability to determine their application status by logging into our Career Portal.


Learn more about our culture by following us on social media: LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter: @CareerswithAN


American National is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.

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“If you believe you can make a difference in the lives of our clients, if you’re willing to work hard, if you want a fulfilling career, and if your values match ours, then I want you to work for American National. ” – James Pozzi, President and CEO.




Nearest Major Market: Galveston
Nearest Secondary Market: Houston

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