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Associate, Risk Management

Apply Req ID: o6wRgfwt Date posted 09/10/2021


Job Family: Risk

Monitors activities to minimize the company's exposure to risk. Activities may include quantitative analysis, risk identification and remediation. Represents or supports the reputation of the company to minimize compliance and regulatory risk by resolving issues and ensuring adherence to company and legal standards. Responsible for ensuring that all of the company's activities adhere to the necessary rules and regulations, and that the company complies with legal/regulatory statutes and jurisdictions.

Job Function: Risk Management

Ensures adherence to the policies and procedures established by the company. Manages policy, standard definition and monitoring of policy, standard implementation, ensuring harmonization and consistency of risk policies. Monitors and manages risk/exposure and compliance with the company's policies. Identifies, manages and reports on the company's risk areas. Evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of data, document retention, and monitors systems.

Summary of Responsibilities:

The Associate, Analytics is responsible for working across business lines to define and build risk-based analytical datasets, performs data analysis, and delivers analytical solutions that meet the Company's strategic initiatives and risk planning activities for their designated business area.

Essential Functions:

  • Collaborates with business units to define risk requirements, building risk analytical datasets, performs analyses, and delivers analytical solutions that meet and support risk initiatives and strategic direction.
  • Gathers critical information from meetings with various stakeholders to produce useful risk analytics.
  • Provides thoughtful risk-based analysis to enhance reporting functionality and automation of processes.
  • Provides guidance and direction to less experienced data analysts on data analysis and maintenance of data infrastructure.
  • Recommends formatting improvements to current reporting processes.
  • Prepares and analyzes extensive data for timely and accurate managerial reporting, internal/external audits, ad hoc requests, etc.
  • Verifies and confirms data integrity of internally and externally generated reports.
  • Creates and maintains various dashboard(s) to report on metrics and results.
  • Performs extensive data analysis including data profiling and data quality analysis.
  • Mines and analyzes data from databases to drive optimization and process improvements.
  • Facilitates effective communications among business lines and leadership to ensure comprehensive understanding of needs, expectations, and requirements.
  • Collaborates with Data Analytics subject matter experts to identify valuable practices and develop strategies to implement and track.
  • Develops effective tools, processes, and templates to enable efficient delivery of services.

Other Functions:

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Education -
    • Required
      • Bachelor's Degree: Finance, Economics, Management Information Systems, Statistics or equivalent quantitative field.
      • or equivalent work experience
    • Preferred
      • Master's Degree: Finance, Economics, Management Information Systems, Statistics or equivalent quantitative field.
      • Ph.D.: Finance, Economics, Management Information Systems, Statistics or equivalent quantitative field.
  • Experience -
    • 5-9 years
  • Skills & Abilities -
    • Advanced Knowledge of data modeling, database design development, data mining, and segmentation techniques.
    • Advanced knowledge of statistical applications within Financial Services to interpret data requests and identify data analytics opportunities.
    • Demonstrated experience in database architecture, data integration, and data mining applications (SAS, SQL, SQL Management Studio).
    • Demonstrated experience identifying, scrutinizing, improving, and streamlining complex work processes and simplifying difficult concepts.
    • Advanced knowledge of database architecture, data mining techniques, and data analytics.
    • Advanced knowledge of statistics and/or other quantitative analysis techniques.
    • Ability to synthesize information from a variety of data sources into a logical, organized and concise manner.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills.
    • Detail orientated with the ability to also understand overall strategy.
    • Advanced knowledge and experience using statistical packages for analyzing data sets (Excel, Access, SPSS).
    • Demonstrated data analysis, data presentation, and data development skills.
    • Ability to interact with all levels of employees, including senior level management.
    • Ability to leverage technology to improve and automate business tasks.
    • Strong Project Management skills.
    • Strong attention to details and can analyze information quickly.


  • Collaboration - Relationship Management:
    • Proficient - Applying and Executing
      • Knows who to reach out to inside and outside of one’s team to get work done
      • Takes action to enhance working relationships needed to achieve seamless work flow

  • Collaboration - Teamwork:
    • Proficient - Applying and Executing
      • Creates a good working environment in the team; works towards shared goals contributing ideas and accepting change
      • Provides assistance and coaches less experienced team members

  • Execution - Accountability:
    • Proficient - Applying and Executing
      • Follows through to meet commitments to others
      • Takes responsibility for achieving strong results, despite balancing multiple complex demands

  • Influence - Information Sharing:
    • Proficient - Applying and Executing
      • Uses information and data effectively to support a position and present a rational case

  • Influence - Two-way communication:
    • Proficient - Applying and Executing
      • Communicates in a timely and straightforward manner
      • Probes for additional information, clarifies assumptions and confirms agreed-upon actions
      • Keeps everyone involved informed about progress and issues

  • Risk Business Acumen - Industry Acumen:
    • Proficient - Applying and Executing
      • Stays current with industry and regulatory trends and emerging risk issues
      • Has good understanding of current market and competitive landscape that the organization operates within

  • Risk Management - Knowledge of Risk Management Policies, Regulations, Processes and Procedures:
    • Proficient - Applying and Executing
      • Executes risk management process and procedures without management direction, and demonstrates awareness of expected results
      • Knows the relationship and impact of actions and results
      • Has an understanding of regulations impacting area supported

  • Risk Management - Risk and Compliance Adherence:
    • Proficient - Applying and Executing
      • Communicates the importance and benefits of risk management to counterparts
      • Displays natural skepticism and curiosity to question the status quo and uncover issues
      • Adheres to a good root cause analysis process

Working Conditions:

  • Frequently: Minimal physical effort such as sitting, standing, and walking.
  • Occasional moving and lifting of equipment and furniture is required to support onsite and offsite meeting setup and teardown.
  • Physically capable of lifting up to fifty pounds, able to bend, kneel, climb ladders.

Employer’s Rights:

  • This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by your supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.
  • The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.


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