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Senior Risk Manager - SOX 404

Fidelity Investments
Boston, USA
Closing date
Apr 7, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:
The Role

Fidelity's Risk Assessment and Testing Center of Excellence has set standards for performing risk assessments & controls testing and assessing the adequacy and effectiveness of controls, compliance, and governance processes. This position within the CoE team is responsible for driving all aspects of the Sarbanes Oxley 404 program including timely execution of high-quality risk assessments, control attestation, control testing, identifying, and mitigating key risks, establishing relationships with business partners, reporting key performance indicators, playing a key role in team initiatives, and coaching team members.

The Expertise and Skills You Bring
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field, CPA a plus
  • 6+ years industry experience, including audit or financial services risk management.
  • Knowledge of accounting practices and financial services industry.
  • Fund accounting and operations knowledge, specifically related to alternative investments, preferred.
  • Prior experience with Sarbanes Oxley 404 compliance, internal control over financial reporting, financial risk, and operational risk.
  • Knowledge of investment management practices and strategies, particularly within the alternative or digital assets space a plus.
  • Proven problem solving, analytical, organizational, and project management skills.
  • Ability to influence others to get the job done and partner with other areas of Fidelity.
  • Thrives in a dynamic organization where priorities shift to respond to business needs.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills and proficiency in MS Word.
  • Accountable for delivering results in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Strategic problem solver who approaches work with an open mind and recommending improvements to mitigate risks and drive positive change.
  • Standout colleague who possesses the ability to work with internal business partners to inspire change, improve the efficiency and effectiveness of risk management processes.
  • Builds strong and expansive working relationships, in person and virtually, with business partners and colleagues.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks; and provide supervision and direction to less experienced associates.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills enabling you to prepare and present recommendations to partners and senior management.

The Value You Deliver
  • Conduct in depth risk assessments and control testing.
  • Promote a strong control environment by documenting controls, identifying potential gaps, and making sound recommendations for improvement.
  • Participate in initiatives to improve existing processes within the Risk team and champions a team environment, as well as implementing an agile approach to risk activities.
  • Promote a culture of risk management by forming relationships and creating awareness about the risks facing our business partners and organization.
Company Overview

Fidelity Investments is a privately held company with a mission to strengthen the financial well-being of our clients. We help people invest and plan for their future. We assist companies and non-profit organizations in delivering benefits to their employees. And we provide institutions and independent advisors with investment and technology solutions to help invest their own clients' money.

Join Us

At Fidelity, you'll find endless opportunities to build a meaningful career that positively impacts peoples' lives, including yours. You can take advantage of flexible benefits that support you through every stage of your career, empowering you to thrive at work and at home. Honored with a , we have been recognized by our employees as a top 10 Best Place to Work in 2024. And you don't need a finance background to succeed at Fidelity-we offer a range of opportunities for learning so you can build the career you've always imagined.

blends the best of working offsite with maximizing time together in person to meet associate and business needs. Currently, most hybrid roles require associates to work onsite all business days of one assigned week per four-week period (beginning in September 2024, the requirement will be two full assigned weeks).

At Fidelity, we value honesty, integrity, and the safety of our associates and customers within a heavily regulated industry. Certain roles may require candidates to go through a preliminary credit check during the screening process. Candidates who are presented with a Fidelity offer will need to go through a background investigation, , and may be asked to provide additional documentation as requested. This investigation includes but is not limited to a criminal, civil litigations and regulatory review, employment, education, and credit review (role dependent). These investigations will account for 7 years or more of history, depending on the role. Where permitted by federal or state law, Fidelity will also conduct a pre-employment drug screen, which will review for the following substances: Amphetamines, THC (marijuana), cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine.

We invite you to Find Your Fidelity at .

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that the most effective way to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce is to build an enduring culture of inclusion and belonging.

Fidelity will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate a request for an accommodation, contact the HR Accommodation Team by sending an email to , or by calling 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 3.
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