Manager, Risk Management
Highly successful billion-dollar multi-national company headquartered in Vancouver. Fantastic career opportunity for an ambitious and well-rounded risk management and internal audit professional. Friendly corporate culture, inspiring and impressive executive leadership, well-rounded scope. Reporting into a fantastic Director, Risk Management.
Who- the Company:
Our Client is a very well-established and highly successful company with ~2000 employees and dozens of operating sites across Canada and the US. They have a stellar reputation among their happy customers, employees, and partners. Collaborative, innovative, and friendly corporate culture. Better work-life balance than is found in most companies of this size. Headquartered in Downtown Vancouver.
What- the Role:
On behalf of our client, SWIM is seeking a new Risk Manager who will be based in the corporate headquarters in Vancouver. Risk Management is considered an important function at this company and has the full support of the CFO and the Board. The Risk Manager will have responsibility for risk management, loss prevention, internal audit, business continuity, insurance program oversight, etc.
Working collaboratively with members and business leaders across all departments, including sales, marketing, operations, supply chain, human resources, and information technology. The Manager will use various systems including an ERP, Excel, PowerPoint, a financial planning software, a data visualization program, and eventually a GRC tool.
Who- the Candidate:
We are seeking a dynamic, business savvy, and proactive risk management professional who loves working at a fast pace in a complex corporate environment. The new Risk Manager will be someone who can truly partner with the business and who can approach risk management with a collaborative, long-term perspective.
CPA Accounting Designation combined with a relevant undergraduate degree
Any of these designations (pursuing or already achieved) is not required but would be very beneficial- Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), Canadian Risk Management (CRM) and/or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
At least 5 and ideally 7+ years of relevant experience in a risk management, loss prevention and/or internal audit role.
Training in a multi-national public practice accounting firm is highly preferred, ideally up to Manager-level.
Experience in the risk management function of a very large, multi-jurisdictional business- ideally with operations across North America.
Experience collaborating with senior executives, department heads, and Board members.
Systems- proficiency in Excel is required. Experience using an ERP is highly preferred. Experience using a data visualization tool is an asset. Hands-on experience using a GRC tool is a very beneficial (big bonus points for experience assessing and implementing a new GRC tool!).
Hands on process improvement and change management skills.
Competitive base salary commensurate with level of skills, experience, and education. The company will provide their new Risk Manager with a solid overall compensation package, including a generous profit-sharing/bonus program, an RSRP match, PD support, and excellent health benefits. Please feel free to discuss further with SWIM.
This company is headquartered in the heart of Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful corporate office. The Manager can choose to work entirely from office or can work from home 2 days a week- getting to the office for team collaboration, important meetings, discussions, social events, etc. This role will eventually entail occasional business travel (Canada and US).
When & How to Apply:
Swim Recruiting will be presenting the profiles of short-listed candidates directly to the hiring Director for review. If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume (MS Word format is preferred as it works best with our internal systems, but PDF is fine, as well). Thank you