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Senior Risk Manager

Company: Dimensional Fund Advisors
Location: Austin
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Notes to applicants: Most roles at Dimensional will be part of our best-of-both hybrid working model. This includes working together in the office on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, and choosing to work where one works best on Mondays and Fridays. This maximizes in person collaboration and interaction while simultaneously providing flexibility. This broad universal approach applies to most roles globally with a few exceptions that require more or less time in the office. Please discuss with your Recruiter to confirm the details for this specific role. Resumes and portfolios (when applicable) are required as part of your application. When applying from a mobile device or tablet, you may not be able to attach a resume. If you cannot include an attachment at the time of your application, you will receive a follow up email asking you to attach your resume from a computer. Job Description: The Senior Risk Manager is responsible for partnering with Risk Management and Compliance leadership and acts as a key contributor to effectively implement, maintain and administer Dimensional's enterprise risk framework. This position proactively works with colleagues in business units and corporate support functions globally to identify and escalate risk issues and implement control improvements, monitoring event trends, and providing risk reports to various risk committees. The primary focus will be on operational risk but may include other risk areas as appropriate. The Senior Risk Manager also plays a pivotal role in executing both the short-term and long-term goals and objectives set by the firm's Head of Risk Management. Responsibilities Proactively partners with business leaders to identify risk management process with enterprise-wide implications and develops effective methods to evaluate controls with emphasis in the areas of portfolio management, trading, and investment data Promotes the firm's risk management culture through strong engagement and relationship building with senior management Responsible to produce risk reporting for senior management and risk committees, compiles management information, and provides qualitative and quantitative risk guidance Maintain current knowledge of global regulatory risk requirements and developments and provides specific support for EMEA requirements (ICAAP, CP86, MiFID II, RG259, etc.) and other regions as needed Assists senior leaders with preparation of materials, including risk and control self-assessments, for global and regional risk committees Collaborate with business and compliance professionals who conduct operational risk-related activities across the firm Assists the Head of Risk Management and senior compliance colleagues in positioning the enterprise risk framework to align with global business needs Provides backup and support to the Head of Risk Management and regional compliance personnel who are directly involved in risk management initiatives Qualifications Bachelor's degree; advanced degree is a plus 7+ years of professional experience in financial services within a risk related field; asset management CFA, FRM, CRM, or other risk management designation preferred Familiarity with risk management principles and global standards Working knowledge of financial services industry and applicable rules, regulations, and operating procedures (FCA, SEC, FINRA, OCC, etc.) Demonstrated success in identifying risk, developing and implementing control improvements, and building relationships to understand commercial priorities Positive attitude, a natural willingness to support the team and a proven ability to develop and cultivate strong business relationships Sound professional judgment, analytical skills and practicality. This includes the ability to gather information and synthesize it to identify problems, trends, and opportunities Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well in a team environment, both locally and globally, and interface with personnel in a broad range of areas of expertise and at various levels within the organization including executive management Works independently and delivers high quality outputs Demonstrated success in identifying risk, developing and implementing control improvements, and building relationships to understand commercial priorities Detail-oriented and capable of prioritizing in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines #LI-Hybrid Dimensional offers a variety of programs to help take care of you, your family, and your career, including comprehensive benefits, educational initiatives, and special celebrations of our history, culture, and growth. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Company does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, covered veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training, job assignment, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, discipline, termination, and social and recreational programs.

Keywords: Dimensional Fund Advisors, Austin , Senior Risk Manager, Executive , Austin, Texas

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