Finance provides leadership of the financial integrity of the
firm, business intelligence and advocacy, and applies this
expertise to positively impact the firm's financial standing and
strategic business objectives. You will play a critical role in the
firm’s growth and sustained financial durability. As part of this
team, you will have the ability to influence decision making and
contribute to new strategies. You will also drive operational
effectiveness and efficiency to assist us in achieving business
The Sr. Risk Manager, within the Finance Risk and Control
Department, is responsible to assist the division to identify,
evaluate, mitigate, and monitor the operational, strategic,
financial, and other risk of the division. Executes the risk
management program, which includes performing and facilitating risk
assessments, connecting the risks across reporting responsibility
and assisting divisional Risk Leader in prioritizing risk
mitigation efforts. This position will also be working in
partnership with many stakeholders including division's leaders and
risk representatives from other divisions within the
•Act as an independent advisor for leaders and associates by
facilitating the risk assessment process of high-risk areas and
processes to ensure the significant risks within the process are
addressed, including but not limiting to ethical business practice,
company policies, 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 plan
to assess system integrity and control effectiveness, including
implementing tools and method of risk evaluation.
•Prepare risk documentation to assist leaders and other
stakeholders in implementing controls to address identified risks
on both short-term and long-term.
•Assist Risk Leader in developing risk strategy 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.
•Bachelor's degree (business, finance or accounting
•Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, as
well as other software programs and databases
•6+ years public accounting, internal audit, risk management, or
internal control experience with comprehensive knowledge of process
analysis and control design techniques required
•Ability to independently identify, prioritize, monitor,
communicate, and/or resolve issues
•Ability to work closely with other team members at all level
within the division and throughout the firm
•Ability to drive and facilitate risk discussions with various
stakeholders within the organization
•Superior interpersonal and communication skills; effectively
communicates with leaders and associates within and across
divisions and external vendors
•Demonstrates ability to work in a highly collaborative team
environment by incorporating effective listening and collaboration
•Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability
to work at all levels of management, including senior
•Strong time management and organizational skills required
•CPA, CIA, CFE, CISA, or FRM - Preferred
•Previous direct and cross-functional team leadership skills or
project management experience preferred
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.
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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.
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