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Enterprise Risk Manager (2019-8271)

Plano, TX, United States


Job Description


Our Enterprise Risk Management team is looking for an ERM professional to support us in maturing our risk management practices. We are expanding the ERM group to provide an enterprise-wide risk framework and centralized oversight and governance to drive greater transparency and inform risk-based decision-making across the firm. You’ll contribute to a strong ERM program that supports us in navigating the wide range of risks many companies face and help us better understand and manage our risk posture.

The Opportunity:


In this role, you will work closely with the ERM Group Vice President to expand, refine and mature the firm’s risk management framework, operating model and capabilities. You will have the opportunity to work with senior leadership in a development, advisory and ongoing risk management role. You will partner with the business to help oversee the identification, mitigation and management of risk, and act as a subject matter expert to provide guidance and advice on risk topics. This role will require strong critical thinking and communication skills, the ability to learn and absorb new content quickly, and the ability to navigate ambiguity as we enhance the firm’s risk management framework to help us meet our goals.

The Day-to-Day:

  • Work closely with the business to socialize risk concepts and promote the organizations’ risk culture, including education and training
  • Build positive and collaborative working relationships with business leaders
  • Engage appropriate stakeholders in enhancing internal processes and capabilities and championing continuous improvement relative to managing enterprise risks
  • Help develop various capabilities and documentation together with the ERM team and other business units
  • Oversee the identification, mitigation and management of risk across areas of focus, including an assessment of the organization’s risk exposure
  • Prepare and provide well-reasoned analyses while recommending solutions, identifying control gaps, and working through potential issues
  • Track, report, and provide analytical insights on program effectiveness

Your Qualifications:

  • 3-7 years of experience in risk, audit or compliance in financial services industry
  • Thorough understanding of risk management concepts and practices, including risk identification, assessment, mitigation/control activities, monitoring and reporting across the firm
  • Previous experience in financial services, preferably an RIA
  • Excellent communication skills including ability to speak to senior leadership
  • Strong analytical skills, including ability to quickly synthesize information from various sources, identifying key points and issues
  • Ability to adapt previous experience and best practices to fit firm norms and needs

Why Fisher Investments:


Fisher Investments is a different kind of investment firm. We don’t come from Wall Street, nor do we believe we fit in with most of the finance industry, and we’re proud of that. We work for a bigger purpose: bettering the investment universe. From unmatched service to innovative perspectives on investing, it’s the people that make the Fisher purpose possible. After all, it’s our people that enable us to offer the level of service that we do. And we invest in them accordingly, offering exceptional benefits like:

  • 100% coverage of premiums for health, vision and dental insurance
  • A 50% 401(k) match, up to the IRS maximum
  • 20 days of PTO*, plus 9 paid holidays
  • 8 week paid Primary Caregiver Parental Leave
  • And much, much more

We also provide a cumulative, continuous learning and development framework customized for every employee. This emphasis on personal and professional growth has yielded an award-winning work environment; we’re Great Place to Work Certified, and The Oregonian named us as a Top Workplace.


But in the end, it’s not the perks that keep people here. They stay because they believe in our mission of service—our employees want to make a difference in an industry that can do better.


* California employees accrue up to 17 days of PTO and 3 days of sick time per year.



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