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Edward Jones

Risk Manager, Finance Risk

Edward Jones - Saint Louis, MO

Opportunity Overview:

Risk Manager

Finance - Risk Management

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.

Key Responsibilities:

• 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

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Position Type:

Home Office



EEO Statement:

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.

Posting Location:

Missouri, St. Louis

Company 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.

Home based Associate?:


Awards and Accolades:

For the 19th year, Edward Jones was named one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For®” by FORTUNE magazine in its annual listing. The firm ranked No. 5 overall. These 19 FORTUNE rankings include top 10 finishes for 15 years, top 5 rankings for eight years and consecutive No. 1 rankings in 2002 and 2003.

From FORTUNE Magazine, February 15, 2018 © 2018 Time Inc. Used under license. FORTUNE and Time Inc. are not affiliated with and do not endorse products or services of Edward Jones.

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Position Requirements:

Position Qualifications:

• 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

• 4 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


St. Louis

Posted 05/13/2018

Full Time


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Edward Jones


Risk Manager, Finance Risk Edward Jones - Saint Louis, MO, United States


Location: Saint Louis, MO

Company Profile:
A financial services leader with a presence in the United States and Canada, we're known for our personal approach to business. Everyone here, whether they work in our headquarters or in their own neighborhood office as a Financial Advisor or branch office administrator, is dedicated to one purpose – helping our clients achieve their long-term financial goals. Learn why Edward Jones could be perfect for you.