Senior Analyst, Operational Risk Management


Downtown LA

General Information:

The Senior Analyst is responsible for facilitating and maturing an effective and efficient operational risk management (ORM) program in accordance with the company's Operational Risk Management framework. The individual will work directly with all major business functions and investment teams to identify, assess, and mitigate operational risks across Firm's business. Additionally, the individual will be expected to consult with management on control design best practices. As the individual will play a key role in Firm's "second line of defense," candidates should be comfortable challenging the assumptions and conclusions of senior individuals while maintaining constructive relationships with management.

Responsibilities include:
  • Facilitating management's identification, evaluation, mitigation, and monitoring of operational risks through the application of established operational risk methodologies and frameworks;
  • Consulting with management to design effective operating controls that balance operational requirements and best practices;
  • Documenting and assessing operational breaches/risk events, consulting with business to develop appropriate controls/remediation plans, and monitoring implementation of agreed upon mitigation;
  • Owning relationships with specified business managers to promote a culture of continuous improvement/operational risk management and driving constructive communication with the ORM team;
  • Actively contributing to the development and implementation of a key risk indicator (KRI) framework and reporting program;
  • Proactively identifying operational risk management practices and trends that may be relevant to the firm and integrating them into the firm's ORM framework where applicable;
  • As an Operational Risk subject matter expert, providing oversight of, and challenge to, operating functions; and
  • Performing other duties as needed
Experience & Education:
  • 3-5 years of direct experience with risk management practices, including familiarity with the following frameworks/concepts: Basel, COSO, ERM, risk and control self-assessment;
  • Degree required
  • Alternative asset management experience is highly preferred;
  • Experience working in a global operating environment, involving multiple vendors and a robust, complex systems environment;
  • Ability to demonstrate direct experience with:
    • Applying sound judgment in the evaluation of risks and controls;
    • Challenging the assumptions and conclusions of more experienced staff members;
    • Facilitating insightful conversations to ensure appropriate consideration and evaluation of risks;
    • Performing effective root cause analysis to identify control gaps and weaknesses and recommend appropriate corrective course of action; and
    • Collaborating with business managers to promote an effective risk management culture by proactively identifying areas of operational risk across processes.
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