Job Description: The Risk Manager is responsible for protecting Fidelity's customers and deepening their trust in Fidelity by partnering with the business to identify risks and develop innovative solutions to enhance controls, while fostering a strong risk mindset within FFIO.
Fidelity Fund and Investment Operations (FFIO) provides accounting and investment management support services for Fidelity mutual funds and other retail and institutional investment products. These services include calculating and distributing NAVs, distribution rates and yields for a wide variety of investment products; preparing fund financial statements, dividend estimates and tax returns; monitoring delivery of fund trades to custodian banks; processing corporate actions; collecting securities income on behalf of the funds; reconciling, reporting and moving money in support of fund shareholder transactions; and managing fund liquidity.
The FFIO Risk Team within the Fidelity Legal, Risk & Compliance group helps management and the business identify, monitor and mitigate risk in order protect the interests of the firm and our customers. To execute on this goal, the team is responsible for identifying, assessing, and reporting on significant risks and helping management improve the control environment. The FFIO Risk team is part of a larger Risk and Compliance team that also supports the Fidelity Real Estate Company (FREC), Finance and HR/Payroll business units.
The Expertise You Have
Bachelors' Degree required
5+ years' industry experience, including Public Accounting, Audit or other Risk Management activities
Experience with Exchange Traded Funds (ETF), Partnership Accounting, and Agile environment a plus
Demonstrated leadership experience
The Skills You Bring
Understands, supports and can articulate the vision, mission and strategy of Risk
Demonstrated risk management knowledge and experience, including risk assessment and control evaluation
Well versed in data analytics capabilities and tools (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, Tableau); knows when and how to move from sample-based testing to analyzing full populations to surface risk or identify control deficiencies
Ability to manage multiple tasks; and provide supervision and direction to less experienced associates
Identifies and enables the mitigation of key business initiative risks
Communicates clearly, concisely and impactfully in order to influence others; tailors messaging to audience
Builds strong and inclusive working relationships, in person and virtually, with business partners and colleagues
Adaptable to new information, changing business priorities, input from others, and lessons learned
Approaches work with an open mind and sense of creativity by challenging current practices and recommending improvements to mitigate risks and drive positive change
The Value You Deliver
This role will be part of a team that supports various aspects of FFIO by proactively engaging with the business identify risks, execute risk assessments, and perform testing activities, including identifying opportunities to leverage data analysis to identify areas of risk or operating effectiveness of existing controls. The role requires the ability to work effectively with management, strong interpersonal and analytical skills, as well as the ability to organize and manage work to completion. Depending on the skill set and interest of the candidate, the role may also support other operational activities and initiatives across the Risk and Compliance team including Innovation and Analytics and Centers of Excellence.
Company Overview At Fidelity, we are focused on making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. We are a privately held company that places a high degree of value in creating and nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to our associates. We are proud of our diverse and inclusive workplace where we respect and value our associates for their unique perspectives and experiences. Find your Fidelity at fidelitycareers.com .
Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that the most effective way to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce is to build an enduring culture of inclusion and belonging. Fidelity will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate a request for an accommodation, contact the HR Leave of Absence/Accommodation Team by sending an email to accommodations @fmr.com , or by calling 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 2.