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Associate Enterprise Risk Specialist
Ref No.: 17-00265
Location: White Plain, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 03/30/2017

Tailwind Associates, an EOE, has a full time opportunity with our client in White Plains, New York for an Associate Enterprise Risk Specialist

Job Description

The Associate Enterprise Risk Specialist supports the development, implementation, continuous improvement and reporting for our Client's Enterprise Risk (ER) management function. The Associate Enterprise Risk Specialist supports the ER team assisting with the on-going identification, definition, assessment, analysis, mitigation and monitoring of enterprise level risks and opportunities impacting achievement of strategic objectives and business initiatives.

  • Perform statistical and quantitative analysis on individual risks and the risk inventory to identify underlying relationships and assist in the risk roll-up/alignment process.
  • As directed, research emerging risk issues and present summary findings to Senior Management.
  • Provide support for the Enterprise Risk team and our Client's staff in facilitating the Enterprise Risk (ERT) process by providing risk identification, definition, assessment, analysis, mitigation, and monitoring throughout the Client.
  • Support the development of enterprise risk reports by providing data base support, mapping of data elements, developing and testing quantitative algorithms, etc.
  • Assisting with the development, updating, and reporting of Key Risk Indicators
  • As directed, support the ERT in aligning processes and systems by working in partnership with Internal Audit, Compliance, and Strategy .
  • Assist ERT in the development of training materials and assist in conducting ER education, training, and workshops to various levels of our Client's Business Units management and staff.
  • Assist senior specialists and the Senior Director-Enterprise Risk Management in the preparation of executive level presentations.
  • Provide support on the on-going operation and data base maintenance of the Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) software module specific to the ER program.
  • Perform regular updates to the risk repository, assessment, and reporting tool and ensure integrity of the repository data base.
  • Work with senior ERT members to establish and implement the Enterprise Risk task level schedule to ensure timely delivery of assigned work products.
  • As directed, develop and maintain up-to-date meeting minutes, reports and related materials for the Enterprise Risk website.

Required Skills
  • Basic knowledge of various types of risk drivers, including Market Risk, Operational Risk, Credit Risk, etc.
  • Basic knowledge of enterprise-wide Risk management concepts.
  • Basic knowledge of financial planning concepts.
  • Proficient in spreadsheet and/or statistical analysis packages. Working knowledge of Access, Word, PowerPoint and MS Project.
  • General understanding of enterprise risk management practices as they apply to the energy/utility industry
  • Ability to prepare and deliver clear and concise summary and insights with assistance from senior analysts and manager; including advanced PowerPoint skills
  • Ability to work and interact with various levels of our Client's staff and management across all business units and departments.
  • Ability to clearly communicate and present analysis results and underlying assumptions with clarity.

Required Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or Economics.
  • A minimum of 2 years directly relevant experience with risk analysis and interpretation and conversion of business functions into full process mapping.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, sex or age.