Sr. Risk Analyst

Cambridge Associates LLC Boston , MA 02298

Posted 7 days ago

Firm Overview

We are a leading global investment firm and aim to help endowments & foundations, pension plans, and high net worth private clients implement and manage custom investment portfolios that generate outperformance and enable them to maximize their impact on the world. Working alongside its early clients, Cambridge Associates pioneered the strategy of high-equity orientation and broad diversification, which since its inception in the 1980s has been a primary driver of performance for institutional investors. Today, we deliver a range of portfolio management services, including outsourced CIO, non-discretionary portfolio management, investment staff extension, and asset class mandates. Cambridge Associates maintains offices in major financial centers across the globe, with headquarters in Boston, MA.

Working with some of the world's most sophisticated institutional investors, we bring a deep knowledge of portfolio management best practices to the clients we serve, and select our colleagues with great attention to their potential to become a valuable member of a collaborative, intelligent and hard-working team.

Position Overview

Cambridge Associates (C|A) has been at the forefront of innovative investment portfolio strategies for over 40 years. Based in the financial district of Boston, we serve global clients from 8 offices across the US and around the world. We are currently seeking a Director to join the Enterprise Risk & Audit team serving our Global Investment Management Firm. C|A's Enterprise Risk & Audit practice supports essential business issues, providing objective risk assurance for risk governance, management, and compliance. At C|A, Enterprise Risk & Audit is not a "check the box" exercise; instead, the group provides valuable and influential risk insight to support leadership, governance, technology and ongoing operations at the Firm. This position reports to the Head of Enterprise Risk and Audit, and is responsible for both leading and executing Enterprise Risk & Audit efforts

Job Responsibilities

  • As a member of the ER&A team, collaborate on risk based strategic projects and lead and execute internal audits

  • Assist in the development and implementation of a an integrated Enterprise Risk Management and Governance program, keeping current on external and internal risk factors

  • Assist in the creation and execution of a holistic risk based audit program across the business to provide meaningful observations and recommendations

  • Provide subject matter expertise on risk management issues, trends and best practices globally

  • Prepare and present results of risk assessments and internal audits

  • Monitor risk responses by management to key risk recommendations

  • Continue to develop and formalize risk standards and practices that align with the Institute of Internal Audit (IIA)

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of productive risk communications with functional leaders across the Firm

  • Prepare, maintain and update documentation on ER&A processes and procedures


  • Minimum of 5 years' experience, preferably in financial services/investment management.

  • Experience as a member of an Internal Audit or Risk Management function highly desirable

  • Consulting background strongly desirable, with a solid understanding of process and systems controls and SOC requirements

  • Strong knowledge of risk assessment methodologies

  • Demonstrated, proven, and practical knowledge of value added risk/internal audit standards and practices

  • Excellent communications skills, capable of adapting messaging to various audiences clearly and succinctly

  • Understanding of the investment management regulatory environment

  • Skillful in managing multiple projects, reprioritizing as necessary, elevating for approval as appropriate

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally 10% annually

  • Able to work independently and in a team environment to manage and deliver quality results

  • Bachelors in Accounting, Finance or related discipline

All applications must include a resume and cover letter.

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