Senior Risk Manager, Finance (US Remote Work Eligible)

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Job Description

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.

The Sr. Risk Manager is responsible for assisting the division in the identification, evaluation, mitigation, and monitoring of operational, strategic, financial, and other risks. The Sr. Risk Manager executes the risk management program, which includes performing and facilitating risk assessments, connecting risks across reporting responsibility and assisting the Finance Risk Leader in prioritizing risk mitigation efforts. This position will also be working in partnership with many stakeholders including Finance leaders and risk representatives from other divisions within the organization.

* Act as an independent advisor for leaders and associates by facilitating the risk assessment process of high risk areas and processes to ensure significant risks within the process are addressed, including but not limiting to ethical business practice, company policies and regulatory requirements.
* Understand how the magnitude of certain risk indicators may change as they cut across reporting responsibilities and provide specialist risk management capabilities which have a significant impact on the firm's strategy
* Consolidates and reports risk assessment information across areas to allow business and senior leaders to effectively manage the firm/division's risk level
* Advise and assist business process owners on performing root cause analysis and the development of controls to effectively mitigate the identified control gaps
* Develop and perform process, system, and project testing plans to assess system integrity and control effectiveness, including implementing tools and methods of risk evaluation
* Prepare risk documentation to assists leaders and other stakeholders in implementing controls to address identified risks on both a short and long-term basis
* Assist the Finance Risk Leader in developing risk strategies to maximize the firm's benefits whilst minimizing risk exposure, developing systems to control and monitor risk, such as early warning detecting systems that alert leaders to new or evolving risks

Qualifications Required in the Job:

* Bachelor's degree (business, finance or accounting preferred)
* Proficiency in spreadsheets, databases, and other software programs
* CPA, CIA, CFE, CISA, or FRM preferred.

Minimum Years of Experience Required

* 3-6 years public accounting, internal audit, risk management, or internal control experience with comprehensive know ledge of process analysis and control design techniques preferred
* Ability to independently identify, prioritize, monitor, communicate, and/or resolve issues.
* Ability to work closely with other individuals at all level within the division and throughout the firm Good understanding of major functions in the Finance Division and in divisions supported
* Must have strong time management and organizational skills
* Superior interpersonal and communication skills; effectively communicates with leaders and associates within and outside divisions and outside vendors. Incorporates effective listening and collaboration skills.

Problem Solving:

* Strong critical thinking skills required.
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to recognize and implement solutions affecting processes, procedures, systems and/or controls to manage risk.
* 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 when needed.

Decision Making:

* Medium to high level of authority. Responsible for consulting with and providing independent assessment and oversight of controls throughout the division.

Span of Influence:

* High level of impact due to potential exposure to risk (Financial, Regulatory, vendor, financial reporting, etc.) to the division.
* FORTUNE 2020 - Edward Jones was named No. 7 on the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list.
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* Edward Jones Ranked No. 6 of the 100 best workplaces for millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine.
* 2020 Corporate Equality Index - Edward Jones joins the ranks of 680 major U.S businesses that received top marks in the HRC Foundations 18th Annual Scorecard on LBGTQ Workplace Equality
* Edward Jones named a top company for training, ranking No. 25 on Training magazine's 2020 Training Top 125 list - the highest ranking among the financial-services industry!
* Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. The firm ranked No. 5 on the list of 50 companies, up two spots from last year.
* The Best Workplaces for Parents list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations. Edward Jones ranked No. 7 on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2019 list, the firm's 20th appearance on the list. The firm also was ranked the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance and the No. 6 Best Workplace for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.

Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. Visit our career site to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate: