Senior Risk Analyst, Enterprise Risk Management

Wellington Management Company, LLP
Boston, USA
09 May 2022
08 Jun 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 60 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

We are transitioning to a hybrid work environment where both remote work and the office play a critical role. Our vision is a future where all employees are empowered to work flexibly to drive the best outcomes for our clients. Flexible work is a mindset and a core value. Our employees are encouraged to work remotely two days a week as a standard practice and will have flexibility in terms of working hours.

Our Operational Risk Management (ORM) Team, as members of Wellington's Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) function, collaborates with all three lines of defense to optimize the firm's strategic and tactical operational risk exposure through continuous key risk identification and monitoring, risk aware decision making, and the development and driving of the risk agenda and related mitigation strategies. The Team is expanding its capability set to align with the firm's digitization and enterprise data strategies, and related business process automation and controls design agenda.

The Risk Professional, located in Boston, will advise first line leadership on control automation opportunities, control enhancements, and test coverage of automated control processes implemented via applications supported by both IT and Operations teams as well as the governance of business process controls, including control design assessments. The Sr. Risk Analyst will also advise on the governance of software development life cycle, including business requirements development, functional specifications, and testing in an effort to ensure business controls are adequately incorporated into application design. This position will also collaborate closely with business process design engineers, the Enterprise Data Services and Internal Audit Teams.

  • Advise and challenge on controls design during the application development process
  • Assess current application testing practices and advise on effective code coverage, acceptance testing
  • Risk ranked approach to risk and controls design assessments on Wellington's existing suite of applications
  • Training on controls design for automations
  • Mapping of key risks and risk indicators to applications development/enhancement prioritization
  • Ensuring appropriate documentation of automated processes and controls, including application inventories and documentation of functionality
  • Monitoring the remediation of controls gaps (identified through incidents, audit findings, controls assessments, and applications testing)
The successful candidate with a minimum of 8 years of experience which includes risk management, software product management, business/systems analysis, and/or process design, ideally but not limited to the investment management industry. Business consulting or risk advisory experience is a plus. We will also consider internal candidates for this position. Additional qualifications may include:
  • Strong technology skills to quickly understand application architecture and relevant risks
  • Critical thinking and judgement in analyzing the root cause, risk impact of business/application processes, and the ability to recommend pragmatic controls design
  • Ability to develop collaborative relationships with business, technology, and risk function leaders
  • Understanding and appreciation of software development methodologies including Agile, Devops
  • Experience with developing and assessing controls design and operational risk management frameworks
  • Ability to prototype solutions, proficiency in languages and data visualization tools such as SQL, Tableau, Python, etc
  • Technology risk management
  • Undergraduate degree
  • Strong analytical and problem solving, and project management skills
  • Strategic and critical thinker who is also results oriented and pragmatic
Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? That's ok. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and welcome a chance to review your background. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a diversified workforce and considering a broad array of candidates with a variety of skill, workplace experiences, and backgrounds.

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law . If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at .

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