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Risk Leader

Location: Franklin Park
Posted on: May 16, 2022

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 15,000 branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work. In a typical branch office, a financial advisor meets with clients and receives branch office support, so they can focus on building deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis, Tempe and Mississauga provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. We continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors. The Risk Management Leader will join the Client Strategies Group Risk Management department as we continue to accelerate and deepen the front-line risk capabilities of our firm's Advice, Planning Products and Services in support of our firm's transformation. The Risk Management Leader will be responsible for leading capabilities within CSG to better understand, effectively manage and communicate the risk profile of the division. This includes the execution of the firm's risk management framework, in adherence to Enterprise risk standards by identifying, measuring, responding to and reporting on the risks of CSG's business, such as operational, strategic, model, financial and other risk types. Key Responsibilities: Lead a function that executes the firm's risk management framework and provides value-add, consultative risk coverage to CSG's functional capabilities by: Identifying, quantifying, and responding to risks across CSG to enable risk-based actions and decision-making by business leaders Partnering with business areas to conduct risk assessments in accordance with the CSG Risk Management Framework and Enterprise risk standards Co-developing risk mitigation strategies and action plans with risk owners to address highest priority risks Synthesizing risk data into meaningful reporting, tailored to various audiences and levels in the organization Cultivating front line risk ownership and accountability Providing ongoing risk consultation, support and constructive challenge to the business Designing and leading cross-divisional risk governance and accountability frameworks for business areas Attract, develop and engage best-in class risk management talent Champion a strong risk culture for the division via elevating the risk knowledge base of associates and leaders of the division and deploying risk management best practices across the division Lead divisional representation to consult on, co-create, execute and align on key ERM initiatives Identify opportunities and execute plans to mature the 4 Pillars of the CSG risk management framework --- Risk Identification, Risk Measurement, Risk Response, Risk Insights Coordinate with many other business areas, including connecting with peer risk teams and SMEs to align and provide thought leadership on divisional and Enterprise priorities, firm programs or projects, in addition to ad hoc initiatives requiring risk coverage. Ensure that external events and emerging risks are considered and managed accordingly Continue to develop and share deep knowledge and understanding of broader industry, risk management best practices Skills / Requirements: Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree or industry designation (e.g. --- CFA, FRM) preferred Series 7 required or attainable within twelve months of hire 7 years risk management, internal controls, internal audit, or experience with comprehensive knowledge of risk management Relevant or comparable experience preferred, such as financial services, wealth management, asset management, investment products, etc. Previous leadership experience preferred, with a focus on diversity and inclusion Experience in building relationships and networks, at varying levels in the organization Ability to strategically plan and effectively execute Strong analytical, problem-solving and systems thinking skills Strong written and verbal communication skills, with ability to tailor communication based on the audience Ability to lead in an environment of significant change 2021 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For-- By Great Place to Work-- and FORTUNE Magazine --- Edward Jones was named No. 20 on the list. From FORTUNE --2021 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments. 2021 Corporate Equality Index --- Edward Jones joins the ranks of 767 major U.S. businesses that received top marks in the Foundation---s 19th annual scorecard on LGBTQ workplace equality. From The Human Rights Campaign. All Rights Reserved 2021 Training Top 100 list - Edward Jones ranked No. 19, up six spots from last year in its 21st consecutive year on this prestigious list. J.D. Power, 2021 --- Edward Jones has ranked "highest in Employee Advisor Satisfaction among Financial Investment Firms" in the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Financial Advisor Satisfaction Study. Edward Jones received the highest score among employee advisors in the J.D. Power 2007,2008, 2010, 2012-2015, 2017-2021 Financial Advisor Satisfaction Studies of employee advisors--- satisfaction among those who are employed by an investment services firm. Visit for more information. 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: Salary: $106916 - $182047 Category: Headquarters

Keywords: EDWARD JONES, Chicago , Risk Leader, Other , Franklin Park, Illinois

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