Risk Manager

Early Warning Services   •  

Scottsdale, AZ

Industry: Finance & Insurance


Less than 5 years

Posted 33 days ago

Overall Purpose

The Risk Manager will support Early Warning's strategy of driving a culture of risk management by contributing to the execution, monitoring, maintenance, and continued development of the Company's Enterprise Risk Management Program.

Essential Functions

  • Contribute to the development, execution, and reporting of the annual enterprise risk assessment.
  • Manage and facilitate the operationalizing of the Process Classification Framework, including monitoring, updates and certifications.
  • Educate and assist in the establishment of process mapping standardization across the enterprise.
  • Lead and facilitate Risk and Control Self-Assessments (process maps, RCMs, RCSA performance, control certifications, LOD2 reports).
  • Facilitate and operationalize the Self-Identified Issues Process (partnering, advising, monitoring).
  • Build and maintain ERM Policies, Standards, and Procedures.
  • Facilitate the execution of assigned business function's product/operational risk assessments, and the creation of risk appetite statements and risk tolerances.
  • Collaborate with management in the design of key risk indictors (risk tolerance metrics).
  • Maintain assigned business function's risk register and risk tolerances/KRIs to ensure key risks are actively managed.
  • Build rapport and relationships across the enterprise to foster the organization in the maturity of owning and managing their risk and controls.
  • Educate and train employees in the company's risk management program and policies.
  • Recommend, develop, and establish risk management related procedures and tools.
  • Support the production of all necessary reports to the ERM and Management Committee.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the business units and departments.
  • Lead other various enterprise risk management projects and deliver with minimal oversight from the VP and Director of Enterprise Risk Management.
  • Support the company's commitment to protect the integrity and confidentiality of systems and data.


  • Education and experience typically obtained through completion of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field.
  • 3 or more years of audit, operational risk or other risk management experience.
  • Understanding of risk management and internal control leading practices.
  • General knowledge of regulatory requirements specific to the business-line.
  • Exemplary communication and presentation skills.
  • Superior organization skills.
  • COSO's Internal Control – Integrated Framework
  • Process Mapping
  • 3 or more years of experience within a three-lines of defense program, preferably with a financial institution.

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow instructions and perform other related duties as assigned by their supervisor.