Operational & IT Risk Analyst (Remote Possible)
Posted on: June 25, 2022
At Equitable, our power is in our people.
We're individuals from different cultures and backgrounds. Those
differences make us stronger as a team and a force for good in our
communities. Here, you'll work with dynamic individuals, build your
skills, and unleash new ways of working and thinking. Are you ready
to join an organization that will help unlock your potential?
Equitable employs a "Three Lines of Defense" risk management model
that spans all activities of the Company. The Risk Management
function, along with the Compliance, Internal Financial Controls,
and CISO functions, forms the Company's second line of defense. The
Operational Risk Management (ORM) team is responsible for 2nd line
risk oversight of operational and IT risks across the enterprise.
We aim to be a partner for first line teams to promote sound risk
thinking and mitigate operational risk throughout the organization.
We work closely with many 1st line teams and 2nd line control
functions in identifying, monitoring, and mitigating operational,
IT, and information security risks.
ORM is an area that RM leadership has prioritized as an area to
strengthen in an effort for RM to shape the priorities for our
operations leaders. The Operational & IT Risk Manager will assist
the Director of Operational Risk with management of the Company's
Operational Risk program through executing a number of tasks
related to risk identification, quantification, monitoring, and
mitigation. This role offers the opportunity to:
Gain exposure to a variety of business areas, processes, and risk
topics across the organization
Deepen or gain an understanding of operational and IT risk and risk
Support the strategic direction of the enterprise risk management
function through (a) helping to shape and drive the operational
risk program and (b) prudent review and oversight of enterprise
Partner with 1st and 2nd line teams to identify and mitigate
operational, IT, and information security related risks
Assist with maintenance and management of the Operational Risk
Register to provide transparency into the key operational risks
across the organization and enable effective monitoring and
mitigation where necessary Identify and evaluate risk controls
through the RCSA process and other control effectiveness evaluation
Qualitative and quantitative assessment of individual risks through
assignment risk ratings and calculation of economic risk
Facilitate risk workshops to aid in the identification of risks
across the enterprise
Manage and facilitate the documentation of operational
Partner with the IT & Information Security Risk to assist with the
risk assessment, prioritization, and remediation efforts
Manage updates of operational risk-related program documentation
including but not limited to policies, procedures, workflows, and
Assist with ad-hoc strategic operational risk projects and risk
Candidates for this position may be able to work remotely from a
home-based office.Skills required to ensure success include:
Business Acumen: Knowledge of business concepts, tools, and
processes that are needed for making sound decisions in the context
of the company's business; ability to apply this knowledge
appropriately to diverse situations.
Collaborating: Knowledge of collaborative techniques; ability to
work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and
Decision Making and Critical Thinking: Knowledge of the
decision-making process and associated tools and techniques;
ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive
decisions based on informed judgment.
Effective Communications: Understanding of effective communication
concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit,
receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs
through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.
Results Orientation: Knowledge of the importance of meeting or
exceeding established targets; ability to drive critical activities
Process Management: Knowledge of business process improvement tools
and techniques; ability to understand, monitor, update, control, or
enhance existing business or work processes.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Demonstrates a commitment to
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion by treating everyone with respect
and dignity, ensuring all voices are heard and advocating for
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
3 years of experience working at an insurance or financial services
company in Business, Operations, or IT
Working knowledge of Equitable's commercial business lines and
Understanding of insurance, financial, and IT risk management and
Understanding of risk controls, corporate governance, and
Knowledge of IT systems, networks, and Cloud Technology is a
Diligent, pro-active, resourceful and results-oriented
Critical and analytical thinking and pragmatic problem solving
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Productivity Suite
Excellent oral and written communicator (in both prose and
PowerPoint presentation formats)
Inquisitive and eager to learn
Comfortable working on a variety of tasks
Able to work both independently and collaborate well with other
At Equitable, we're a team of over ten thousand strong; committed
to helping our clients secure their financial well-being so that
they can pursue long and fulfilling lives.
We turn challenges into opportunities by thinking, working, and
leading differently - where everyone is a leader. We encourage
every employee to leverage their unique talents to become a force
for good at Equitable and in their local communities.
We are continuously investing in our people by offering growth,
internal mobility, comprehensive compensation and benefits to
support overall well-being, flexibility, and a culture of
collaboration and teamwork.
We are looking for talented, dedicated, purposeful people who want
to make an impact. Join Equitable and pursue a career with
Equitable is committed to providing equal employment opportunities
to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual
qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender,
gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or
physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic
information or any other class protected by federal, state and
NOTE: Equitable participates in the E-Verify program.
If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job
application or interview process or to perform the essential job
functions of this position, please contact Human Resources at (212)
314-2211 or email us at TalentAcquisition@equitable.com.
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