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Risk Analytics Leader



Waterloo, Illinois, US.



Business and Financial Operations Occupations

Published on 2022-03-20 23:08

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 15,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

In a typical branch office, a financial advisor meets with clients and receives branch office support, so they can focus on building deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis, Tempe and Mississauga provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. We continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.The CSG Risk Analytics Leader will join Client Strategies Group Risk Management as we continue to accelerate and deepen the first-line risk capabilities of our firm's Advice, Planning Products and Services in support of our firm's transformation. The CSG Risk Analytics Leader will be responsible for leading capabilities within CSG to better understand, effectively manage and communicate the risk profile of the division via risk analytics and visualization. This includes the execution of the firm's risk management framework, in adherence to Enterprise risk standards by identifying, measuring, responding to and reporting on the risks of CSG's business, such as operational, strategic, model, financial and other risk types.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading team members in achieving CSG Risk Management's objectives of Risk Insights and First Line Model Risk Management.
  • Providing analytical risk insights to large and often complex initiatives to drive risk-optimized decisions.
  • Conceiving and executing best in class risk analytic solutions which includes advanced risk analysis, quantitative risk measurement, risk modeling, scenario analysis and key risk indicators.
  • Equip team members with the analytical knowledge and skills to inform the prioritization of deliverables and trade off decisions to meet the needs of stakeholders.
  • Partnering with senior leaders to integrate quantitative risk analytics into business decisions.
  • Influence business areas on how to effectively use risk analytics to solve business issues
  • Translate firmwide messaging to ensure functional understanding and change management
  • Accountable for the appropriate analytical approach for the business needs of identifying, measuring, responding to and reporting on risk.
  • Responsible for translating the strategy of CSG's Risk Insights and First Line Model Risk Governance into execution and implementation
  • Execute the CSG's front line model risk management framework, aligned to ERM standards and policies.
  • Collaborate with business, functional and other divisional and enterprise risk partners to ensure comprehensive identification, tracking, mitigation, resolution and reporting of risks/issues
  • Educate leaders across CSG on model risk and analytical concepts and best practices.

Skills / Requirements:

  • 10+ years relevant prior experience required
  • 3-5 years people leadership preferred
  • Experience in quantitative or STEM field
  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field required, Master's Degree or advanced designation such as CFA or FRM preferred
  • Series 7 required or attainable within twelve months of hire
  • Experience building teams and managing people preferred, with a focus on diversity and inclusion
  • Strong leadership capability with ability to drive accountability
  • Experience in building relationships and networks
  • Ability to manage in an environment of significant change
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Ability to solve complex, non-routine problems, which includes development of innovative and tailored solutions
  • Highly detailed oriented but also able to connect risks and processes at the business area and enterprise level
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with ability to tailor communication based on the audience
  • 2021 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® By Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE Magazine – Edward Jones was named No. 20 on the list.
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  • 2021 Corporate Equality Index – Edward Jones joins the ranks of 767 major U.S. businesses that received top marks in the Foundation’s 19th annual scorecard on LGBTQ workplace equality.
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  • 2021 Training Top 100 list - Edward Jones ranked No. 19, up six spots from last year in its 21st consecutive year on this prestigious list.
  • J.D. Power, 2021 – Edward Jones has ranked "highest in Employee Advisor Satisfaction among Financial Investment Firms" in the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Financial Advisor Satisfaction Study.
    • Edward Jones received the highest score among employee advisors in the J.D. Power 2007,2008, 2010, 2012-2015, 2017-2021 Financial Advisor Satisfaction Studies of employee advisors’ satisfaction among those who are employed by an investment services firm. Visit for more information.

Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. Visit our career site to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:
Salary: $106916 - $182047
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