Saint Louis, MO
The Risk Manager is responsible for the execution of the risk management program, which includes performing periodic risk assessments, process review, control design evaluation, monitoring key risks, and reporting on risk and control to leadership.
This Risk Manager will also be working in partnership with many stakeholders. This position calls for the ability to successfully develop relationships with leaders and associates within the division and across the organization, and then leverage those relationships to effectively implement change. An associate in this role must be able to assess our future risk management needs and be an effective catalyst of change today.
: Act as an independent consultant for division leaders and associates as it relates to determining the effectiveness of control design
: Ensure appropriate internal controls are in place to address identified risks and controls related to divisional risks
: Advise business process owners on performing root cause analysis over identified issues as well as monitoring control deficiencies and resolution, while mitigating risk through the development of operational and business unit controls
: Prepare risk reporting, including analysis of risk profile and risk indicators
: Coordinate and provide guidance to associates and leaders during internal audits, external audits and regulatory exams
: Work closely with divisional Risk Management leaders and cross-divisional risk representatives to align the Firm-wide risk framework to identify and appropriately evaluate/prioritize current and emerging risks
: Understand the roles, responsibilities, and activities performed by organizational functions (e.G., marketing, sales, operations, finance, human resources); understand the interrelationship among organizational functions; have ability to collaborate across functional and organizational lines
: Proactively identify high risk issues, formulate recommendations, and play key role in implementing solutions, and advise process, system, and project testing plan to assess system integrity and control effectiveness
: Participate in and/or lead cross functional teams responsible for implementing risk management objectives and projects;
: Train new division associates within the department, as well as key business partners within and outside the division
: A Bachelor' s degree is required (with emphasis in Accounting, Finance, or Business-related preferred).
: Graduate degree preferred (e.G. MA, MBA, etc.)
: Professional license (CPA, CIA, CFE, CFA, CISA, or FRM), or working towards designation, is a plus.
: 5+ years of relevant work experience in public accounting, internal audit, risk management, internal finance/controls, or related field is preferred.
: Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint is required. Microsoft Visio is a plus.
: Ability to independently prioritize workload, and identify, monitor, communicate, and/or resolve issues that develop.
: Ability to work closely with other individuals at all levels within the division (and throughout the Firm). Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) to effectively communicate with leaders and associates and externally
: Strong critical thinking skills required.
: Ability to solve complex, non-routine problems. Must be able to understand the upstream/downstream impacts to other departments, divisions and third party organizations and escalate as necessary.
Persons requiring sponsorship for an employment visa are ineligible for this position