Risk Analyst

Heathrow, FL, USA
Competitive salary
05 Sep 2020
02 Nov 2020
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Senior Risk Analyst, HPEL Lake Mary/en-US/DHC/job/Lake-Mary/Senior-Risk-Analyst--HPEL_REQ1219_0013993/apply Job Summary
The Senior Risk Analyst plays a key role in a dynamic, Global Financial Technology (FinTech) Company, working directly with Finastras Global Chief Risk Officer/Chief Audit Executive and Leadership Team to develop, maintain and execute to strategic roadmap and supporting initiatives. This role will have hand-on exposure to key strategic and high impact corporate initiatives related to Enterprise Risk Management, Internal Audit, Regulatory Compliance, Governance etc., and will partner with the business to ensure relevant risks are recognized and appropriately mitigated. You are self-driven, with a passion for developing and driving risk practices that produce best-in-class results. Innovative thinking is applied to every project or issue, looking beyond past practices for the best path forward. Using a deep understanding of Finastras business imperatives and building strong relationships across all functions, you are a respected advisor who collaborates to develop balanced business strategies and influence risk-based decision making. You are not intimidated by uncertainty, and understand Risk Management isnt just about risk it is about opportunity, and enabling achievement of long-term business strategy.
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the Companys business, risk landscape, financials, processes and control environment
  • Develop high impact presentations, documentation and reports to senior management and the Board
  • Support significant corporate initiatives, processes, operations, implementations, M&A, etc. to ensure appropriate risks and controls have been considered
  • Recommend improvements to systems, procedures and processes to minimize risks, improve efficiency, or generate cost savings
  • Perform special projects as needed
Basic Qualifications
  • B.S. in Accounting, Finance, Computer or other relevant field
  • MBA degree
  • 2+ years of public accounting / management consulting, or other relevant experience
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and experience; ability to recognize, analyze and solve complex problems
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to distill complex data, analysis, conclusions into accurate, succinct and relevant reports and summaries
  • High ethical standards and values with ability to handle confidential / sensitive issues and information with the highest degree of professional responsibility
  • Strong Attention to Detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to build relationships, challenge, negotiate and gain the confidence and respect of internal and external stakeholders
Preferred Qualifications, Knowledge and skills
  • Knowledge of risks, controls and auditing concepts, approaches, tools, techniques, frameworks and best practices or strong interest to learn
  • Project management skills with ability to successfully manage concurrent projects, prioritize conflicting objectives and drive simultaneous initiatives to completion
  • Desire to obtain professional certification, such as Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or similar
  • Strong technical and data management skills including ability to gather, format, model and analyze large data sets and discern data inaccuracies
  • Experience in public company, regulated industry or at Top 4 consulting firm
  • One or more relevant professional certification, such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or desire to obtain shortly after joining
  • Experience in FinTech or Financial Services
  • Experience working directly with Management of a large international organization
  • Experience designing, implementing and working with data analysis and visualization tools, such as Power BI or Tableau


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Posted 30+ Days AgoFull timeREQ1219_0013993 Finastra: Who are we?
We are one of the worlds largest fintechs, with a team made up of over 10,000 superstars, serving more than 8,500 customers across 130 countries.

Were an energized bunch, who love to be at the forefront of innovation. We make it our mission to develop and stay ahead of the latest trends and technology. Our goal? To put customers at the core of what we do and to deliver solutions that drive transformation and unlock the potential of people and businesses.

How do we do this? With a heritage and portfolio spanning the entire banking sector, we have used our expertise to create a unique platform-based approach for the world of financial services. Partnering with global players like Microsoft, Accenture, Salesforce and more, to create an open and inclusive development environment. An environment that cultivates ideas, maximizes creativity, and enables innovation.

We believe that the future of finance is OPEN. By focusing on OPEN collaboration, supported by our OPEN platform, our OPEN ecosystem and an OPEN and inclusive culture, we can be OPEN for good. Together, we can ensure financial inclusion and open innovation for everybody.

The Future is OPEN.
Our Mission and Vision:
Our vision is to unlock the potential of people and businesses by creating the #1 open platform for innovation in the world of financial services.

Our mission is the journey we are on to deliver this vision, and we are well underway, having launched FusionFabric.cloud in 2019. Already recognised as a secure, industry-leading cloud platform, weve partnered with the largest and most vibrant partner and developer ecosystems to create a hugely scalable environment that fosters collaboration and rapid innovation for all.

Inside Finastra, our ambition is to be the most loved and inclusive fintech in the world. Our people across the globe are diverse, talented and open. And we are always looking for the most creative and inspiring minds to join the team. Whoever you are, youre welcome at Finastra. Come and join us - make our home your home and open up the world of finance!

For more information, visit www.finastra.com


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The Future of Finance is Open