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Manager, Ops Risk & Controls

Atlanta, GA 30309 | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 05/26/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Financial Services Job Number: 16474 Field of Expertise: Legal

Job Description

Our client, a leading independent investment management firm, is seeking an experienced Manager, Ops Risk & Controls for a 6+ month contract-to-hire opportunity in Atlanta, GA. This position is hybrid with 3 days on site, and 2 days remote.

  • Lead the execution of all aspects of risk management policy and framework as needed.
  • Ensure consistency in applied practices of risk management across Risk categories promoting consistent measurement of risk.
  • Support Risk Management Committees and governance forums as necessary
  • Provides communication of risk management activities and outcomes to the Head of Enterprise Risk and relevant Risk Management Committees as required and/or beneficial.
  • Assist first line stakeholders in identifying appropriate risk metrics/key risk indicators to monitor adherence to established Risk appetites.
  • Be a trusted point of advice for risk and control owners throughout the construction, management and continued oversight of policies and controls.
  • Assist & Advise first line stakeholders with the integration of the Enterprise Risk management practices into business model and operations including policy principles and control requirements.
  • Partner with stakeholders in the business to ensure that emerging risks are considered and managed for business initiatives and/or change.
  • Ensure that risk management programs meet or exceed regulatory requirements and expectations, including those related to capital adequacy. May manage risk assessments, scenario analysis and stress testing in support of regulatory requirements.
  • Assist first line stakeholders in identifying appropriate methods to prevent and monitor policy and/or control deviations. Advise and challenge risk owners on the balance of controls to prevent, detect, correct, and govern critical risks relative to risk appetite and impact tolerance.
  • Lead workstreams ensuring target state risk management objectives are achieved and deliver critical aspects of the Enterprise Risk transformation.
  • Facilitates business risk and controls self-assessments ensuring appropriate business focus on internal/external change and emerging risks. Challenge the business as to the appropriateness, effectiveness and completeness of its internal controls, risk mitigations plans and related progress.
  • Assist and advise first line stakeholders on relevant incident management information which may include adherence to Global incident management policies, themes and trends, and deep-dives as necessary.
  • Oversee the delivery of governance forum reports and materials and other enterprise risk-related management reporting and analysis as required or beneficial including Key Risk Indicator reporting to ensure appropriate escalations, monitoring, and management of enterprise risk within risk appetite.
  • Oversee execution of policies and procedures ensuring alignment with global standards and conformity with applicable regulations, regulatory expectations, and guidelines.
  • Builds strong relationships and partners with the business to provide enterprise risk advice and support for business-driven initiatives and objectives (i.e., risk advisory services).
  • Coordinates and collaborates with Enterprise Risk leadership and regional staff on enterprise risk initiatives, activities, and reporting.
  • Provides and/or coordinates training and awareness programs in support of effective enterprise risk management, culture and conduct in region.
  • Participates in and contributes to regional and global enterprise risk management initiatives to provide appropriate regional perspective and thought leadership to improve upon the enterprise risk program and outcomes globally.
  • Promotes and fosters a focus on innovation, continuous learning, and improvement for all aspects of Enterprise Risk Management including appropriate leverage of technology and data analytics.
  • Embraces Invesco’s Purpose and culture and helps further the firm’s diversity and inclusiveness to drive better outcomes for our clients and employees.
  • Ensure all activities are in line with Invesco’s Conduct principles.
  • 5-7 years’ experience in enterprise/operational risk in financial services firm, preferably asset management
  • Proven success in leading and managing an Operational Risk program, with expertise in Investment Services, Change & Program Management and/ or Third-Party Risk.
  • Experience in working effectively with multiple levels in an organizational all the way to the Senior Management Committees and Boards.
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Risk, Business or relevant discipline, advanced degrees and/or accreditations beneficial.
Pay Rate- $77.00- $79.71/hour  

Meet Your Recruiter

Kirsten Overlee
Senior Director, IT Recruiting

Kirsten is a highly strategic, results oriented Senior Director of IT Recruiting with more than 20 years of experience attracting and retaining top quality candidates. She currently leads our outstanding IT team and handles account management for some of Corps Teams top clients.

Prior to Corps Team, Kirsten was a Sr Recruiter for two well-known IT Staffing Firms and a Corporate Recruiter for MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Western Digital and Texas Instruments. Kirsten brings a unique expertise to the table based on her diverse recruiting background and has gained a reputation as a no-nonsense recruitment professional. Kirsten is able to draw upon a diverse history in Talent Acquisition, “Needle in a Haystack”, sourcing, recruitment and screening, Executive Search, Client Relationship Management, Account Management and Client Retention. Kirsten is an active professional member of SHRM and possesses a Bachelor of Business Administration with an emphasis in Management Information Systems. She has been with Corps Team for eight years.

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