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Working As A Risk Analyst

  • Getting Information
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Analyzing Data or Information
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
  • Deal with People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • $80,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Risk Analyst Do At Kelly Services

* Maintains and updates risk assessment information in the Enterprise Risk Management software.
* Assists with facilitating risk assessments.
* Assures required documentation obtained during the assessment process is maintained in accordance with all policies and guidelines.
* Generates reports and heat maps reflecting the risk landscape of a product, department or enterprise.
* Gathers reports and other data as needed to prepare and distribute the Enterprise Risk Management Committee (ERMC) Packet.
* Works with business units as directed to identify and maintain key risk metrics and related tolerances to support annual assessments and assist management in the early identification of risk trends.
* Supports AVP, Enterprise Risk Management regarding the monitoring and reporting of operational and technology risk assessment gaps.
* Provides back up support to the Risk Management Analyst.
* Flexible to perform other duties and projects as assigned

What Does A Risk Analyst Do At General Electric

* This role reports to the GRC CISO and will have a focus in IT Governance (Compliance, audits, software management) and application security.
* It presents a great opportunity for an individual to be a part of a dynamic team and have a significant impact in an exciting area of the company while growing skills in risk management, cyber security and leadership.
* Essential Responsibilities:
* Lead/participate in IT Governance activities including:
* Assist IT Controller in assessment, audit and reconciliation activities to ensure compliance with internal/external regulatory standards and policies
* Interact with Global Teams for audit remediation
* Assist IT Controller in risk-management initiatives
* Deliver and be responsible for GRC Software Asset Management (SAM) and reporting:
* As the SAM service owner, you will ensure all SAM services are delivered in line with business needs and be the primary business interface to the corporate-wide SAM shared service team
* Responsible for software usage, financial reporting & billing Ensure software license compliance & lead/participate in software audits
* Drive software license consolidation & cost-out efforts
* Coordinate Application Security activities for Niskayuna working with software developers and ensuring compliance with software development requirements
* Identify opportunities and implement process automation to simplify processes, improve results and reduce cycle time
* Perform other tasks as required in support of IT Security and IT Governance

What Does A Risk Analyst Do At Verizon

* Evaluating supplier security practices in order to gauge maturity and ability to securely manage the IT assets and data entrusted to them.
* Collecting Key Risk Indicator supplier data and conducting framework-based risk analysis.
* Identifying security concerns where supplier security programs do not meet Verizon requirements and/or put the Company at risk.
* Working with the Business to address security concerns by driving supplier gap remediation in a timely manner.
* Providing risk-based guidance to supplier business sponsors to garner their full understanding, support and acceptance of the risks involved in doing business with each supplier.
* Working effectively cross-functionally with multiple risk-related teams such Sourcing, Legal, Finance, Compliance and other security teams.
* Participating in the negotiation of supplier contracts with regard to security requirements and articulating risk to supplier business sponsors where suppliers are not agreeing to those terms.
* Perform administrative functions to ensure the prompt and accurate tracking and documenting of supplier risk evaluations, remediation activities and processes

What Does A Risk Analyst Do At Worthington Industries

* Reporting & tracking key metrics (quoting activity, pricing, inventory, market data, scorecards, etc.)
* Help determine Market Activity Support structure
* Actively evaluate total cost to serve / deliver
* Effectively communicate to the Supply Chain management team and other appropriate functional areas key insights (price levels, contract durations, quantities, etc.)
* Perform commercial analysis as needed (Post PO and lost quote review)
* Participate in IBM data review and individual customer profitability and opportunities for improvement (ex.
* D-customer reviews, low margin items

What Does A Risk Analyst Do At CME Group

* Work with peers in GIS, Architecture & Product Management, Execution & Engineering, Infrastructure & Operations, and IT Compliance & Controls to identify and adjudicate InfoSec risks.
* Conduct tabletop, lightweight, and detailed risk assessments using CME Group’s established InfoSec risk management method and instrumentation.
* Collaboratively author and edit various risk-related documents, including Risk Profiles, Risk Advisory Memos, Risk Acceptance Memos, exceptions and exemptions from GIS technical policies and standards, and other related output resulting from risk adjudication activities.
* As requested, support the GIS Risk Lead’s participation in and contribution to various working groups across the Technology Division, including but not limited to the Enterprise Architecture Board, various change advisory boards, Identity & Access Management working group, Data Protection working group, etc.
* As requested, assist the Executive Director of GIS Risk Management, Manager, Risk Management, and GIS Risk Lead with:
* Continuous improvement and maturation of the methods, instrumentation, training, documentation, and processes required to properly manage InfoSec risks.
* Providing advisory and consulting services to the Information Technology Management Team related to InfoSec risks, treatment strategies, and decision-making.
* Promoting a culture of risk awareness and accountability through training, education, and risk management consultative support.
* Producing GIS metrics for management and other stakeholders including gathering applicable data, identifying meaningful trends and effectively reporting written narrative, tabulated data and graphical representation.
* Problem Solving:
* Objectively assess the impact, likelihood, velocity, and magnitude of identified risks
* Objectively advise on any number of technical controls that will mitigate risk while not imposing undue burden on those who must implement the controls
* Drive objectivity and build consensus among stakeholders with widely divergent perspectives and drivers
* Rapidly analyze complex technical details
* Synthesize detailed analysis into a “big picture” view that can be easily understood by non-technical stakeholders in order to support risk-based decision-making for senior managers within the Technology Division.
* Decision Making:
* Recommends risk treatment decisions
* Recommends ranges of controls when risk mitigation is desired
* Recommends improvements to methods, instrumentation, training, documentation, and processes
* Recommends solutions for automating and streamlining InfoSec risk management practices
* Working Relationships:
* Exercises skills in negotiation and influence on a daily basis to gain consensus with stakeholders on risk management decisions and deliverables.
* Works daily with peers across all elements of the Technology Division.
* Communicates regularly with cross-functional peers outside of the Technology Division, including General Counsel, Records Retention, Global Assurance (internal audit), Enterprise Risk Management, Third Party Risk Management, and other business unit leadership.
* Interacts occasionally with industry peers from other SIFMUs, research organizations, solution providers, etc

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How To Become A Risk Analyst

Most management analysts have at least a bachelor’s degree. The Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designation may improve job prospects.

Education

A bachelor’s degree is the typical entry-level requirement for management analysts. However, some employers prefer to hire candidates who have a master’s degree in business administration (MBA).

Few colleges and universities offer formal programs in management consulting. However, many fields of study provide a suitable education because of the range of areas that management analysts address. Common fields of study include business, management, economics, political science and government, accounting, finance, marketing, psychology, computer and information science, and English.

Analysts also routinely attend conferences to stay up to date on current developments in their field.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

The Institute of Management Consultants USA (IMC USA) offers the Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designation to those who meet minimum levels of education and experience, submit client reviews, and pass an interview and exam covering the IMC USA’s code of ethics. Management consultants with a CMC designation must be recertified every 3 years. Management analysts are not required to get certification, but it may give jobseekers a competitive advantage.

Work Experience in a Related Occupation

Many analysts enter the occupation with several years of work experience. Organizations that specialize in certain fields typically try to hire candidates who have experience in those areas. Typical work backgrounds include experience in management, human resources, and information technology. 

Advancement

As consultants gain experience, they often take on more responsibility. At the senior level, consultants may supervise teams working on more complex projects and become more involved in seeking out new business. Those with exceptional skills may eventually become partners in their consulting organization and focus on attracting new clients and bringing in revenue. Senior consultants who leave their consulting company often move to senior management positions at nonconsulting organizations.

Important Qualities

Analytical skills. Management analysts must be able to interpret a wide range of information and use their findings to make proposals.

Communication skills. Management analysts must be able to communicate clearly and precisely in both writing and speaking. Successful analysts also need good listening skills to understand the organization’s problems and propose appropriate solutions.

Interpersonal skills. Management analysts must work with managers and other employees of the organizations where they provide consulting services. They should work as a team toward achieving the organization’s goals. 

Problem-solving skills. Management analysts must be able to think creatively to solve clients’ problems. Although some aspects of different clients’ problems may be similar, each situation is likely to present unique challenges for the analyst to solve.

Time-management skills. Management analysts often work under tight deadlines and must use their time efficiently to complete projects on time.

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Real Risk Analyst Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
VP Risk Analyst HSBC Bank USA, N.A. New York, NY Dec 05, 2016 $200,928
Risk Analyst 3 EBAY, Inc. San Jose, CA May 04, 2015 $170,000
Financial Risk Analyst MJ Boyd LLC New York, NY Nov 21, 2016 $166,000
Financial Risk Analyst MJ Boyd LLC New York, NY Nov 23, 2015 $165,000
Risk Analyst King Street Capital Management, L.P. New York, NY Jun 21, 2016 $165,000
Risk Analyst 6 Bill Me Later, Inc. Timonium, MD Jun 15, 2015 $162,000
Risk Analyst Balyasny Asset Management New York, NY Aug 28, 2015 $160,000
Risk Analyst Balyasny Asset Management, L.P. New York, NY Oct 02, 2016 $160,000
Risk Analyst Bluemountain Capital Management LLC New York, NY Aug 28, 2015 $155,000
Risk Analyst Saba Capital Management, LP New York, NY Sep 09, 2015 $154,690
Risk Analyst-Structured Products Gravitas Technology Services, LLC New York, NY Oct 05, 2016 $154,690
VP, Quantitative Risk Analyst Barclays Capital Inc. New York, NY Oct 08, 2016 $153,546
Risk Analyst 5 Paypal, Inc. San Jose, CA Jan 23, 2015 $150,631
Quant Risk Analyst Point72 Asset Management LP Stamford, CT Sep 26, 2016 $150,000
Risk Analyst Balyasny Asset Management Chicago, IL Nov 25, 2015 $98,800
Fraud Risk Analyst Citicorp Credit Services, Inc. (USA) Islandia, NY Jan 09, 2016 $97,500
Risk & Payments Analyst Facebook, Inc. Menlo Park, CA Aug 09, 2016 $96,387 -
$116,387
Risk Analyst Inovant, LLC Austin, TX Jul 09, 2016 $96,250 -
$106,250
Risk Analyst Moore Capital Management, LP New York, NY Dec 23, 2016 $95,200 -
$115,000
Quantitative Risk Analyst OFI Global Asset Management, Inc. New York, NY Aug 07, 2015 $95,100 -
$111,400
Risk Analyst 2 Paypal, Inc. San Jose, CA Jun 10, 2015 $95,040
Project Risk Analyst Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc. San Francisco, CA Sep 25, 2015 $95,014
Risk Analyst Western Asset Management Pasadena, CA Jun 15, 2015 $82,410 -
$95,000
Junior Quantitative Risk Analyst The Bank of New York Mellon New York, NY Nov 30, 2015 $82,000
Junior Quantitative Risk Analyst The Bank of New York Mellon Pittsburgh, PA Jun 30, 2015 $82,000
Risk Analyst Aecom Technical Services, Inc. New York, NY Apr 29, 2015 $81,058
Enterprise Risk Analyst III Santander Bank, N.A. Boston, MA Sep 03, 2015 $81,000 -
$101,000
Risk Analyst AIG PC Global Services, Inc. New York, NY Jun 18, 2015 $80,500

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Top Skills for A Risk Analyst

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Top Risk Analyst Skills

  1. Financial Statements
  2. Ensure Compliance
  3. Risk Management
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Issued approval/decline recommendations upon analysis of credit reports, personal and business tax returns and financial statements, and reference checks.
  • Conducted thorough analysis on investor guidelines to ensure compliance with published guidelines policies and procedures.
  • Performed risk management controls to accurate transaction settlement and recording process.
  • Saved local management 2 hours per day by training the Central Review Unit on 11 new review procedures.
  • Established ongoing communication and interaction with markets to review and evaluate portfolio performance.

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