Commonwealth Financial Network

Enterprise Risk Analyst

US-MA-Waltham
Job ID
W-2017
# of Openings
1
Category
Enterprise Risk Management
Type
Full-Time

Overview

Commonwealth Financial Network® is the largest privately held independent broker/dealer–RIA in the U.S., with offices in Waltham, Massachusetts, and San Diego, California. Since 1979, we’ve been helping our field force of independent financial professionals help investors pursue their financial goals. We do that by providing them with the technology, research, resources, and support that allow them to keep their focus on what’s most important: investors and their financial objectives.

 

With that said, we are not your typical financial services firm. For starters, we’re a fast-growing company, and we think and have fun like a start-up. Conveniently located on the commuter rail near the intersection of Route 95 and the Mass Pike, we’re accessible from anywhere—and away from the congestion of a downtown commute.

 

Commonwealth recognizes that our people are our greatest asset by investing in training and professional development. As a result, Commonwealth has been recognized 36 times (and counting) as one of the Best Places to Work by top publications in the region (Boston Globe, Boston Business Journal, San Diego Business Journal, San Diego Union-Tribune), as well as in the IT industry (Computerworld). With high marks in areas such as work environment, work/life balance, job satisfaction, and opportunities for advancement, Commonwealth is a place where you can thrive.

 

Discover what it’s like to be psyched to come to work every day! We offer you:

 

  • A generous bonus plan
  • Stock options and use of vacation properties (Cape Cod, Lake Winnipesaukee, Sunday River, Key Biscayne, Las Vegas, the Bahamas, and the Dominican Republic)
  • A more relaxed, “dress for your day” dress code
  • A free on-site fitness center
  • Ample opportunity to volunteer with and support local charities
  • A VTO (volunteer time off) day to use toward a cause that’s important to you
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Free breakfast on Fridays
  • A competitive benefits package—and much more

About the Opportunity

Are you the type of person who enjoys digging deep and working with others to solve problems? Who’s always on top of all the details? Do you enjoy learning? Our Enterprise Risk Management department is looking for a risk analyst to assist us with completing various risk initiatives and cross-departmental projects. You’ll conduct risk assessments, analyze risk metrics, and create reports for senior management. Strong communication and writing skills are a must!
 
If you have 2+ years of related work experience, as well as a basic understanding of risk concepts—and you thrive in a collaborative, team-driven environment—then let’s talk.

Responsibilities

  • Training and assisting managers with LogicManager
  • Attending departmental task force risk meetings, documenting meeting notes, and distributing risk reports
  • Maintaining and administering the team’s SharePoint site and risk software
  • Working on small- to medium-sized risk projects, under the direction of the risk supervisor
  • Assisting management with insurance renewals or claims processes
  • Collecting risk data to support critical assessments conducted by management
  • Assisting with collecting data from multiple sources to produce analytic risk reports
  • Considering and suggesting methods to improve risk analysis and reporting to team leaders
  • Conducting in-depth due diligence of vendors
  • Assisting advisors by answering their questions regarding vendor due diligence

Qualifications

  • Experience with statistical reporting and/or risk modeling
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • 2+ years of related industry experience
  • General understanding of risk concepts
  • Proven success in working cross-functionally within an organization
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Open to earning professional certifications and/or FINRA securities registrations
  • Experience using investigative and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • College degree—preferably in finance, business, or a related field

Summary

Have we piqued your curiosity? Can you see yourself thriving in this career opportunity, as well as our Anything but Common® workplace culture? If so—and if your background and experience align with our needs—please do submit your application right away.

 

Commonwealth Financial Network® is an equal opportunity employer.

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