Enterprise Risk Analyst, Office of Internal Audit



Application instructions are located at the bottom of the page. Please apply directly through the University of Montana's career portal UM Jobs at https://umjobs.silkroad.com/ . Do not apply through Indeed.com or use easy apply through Indeed.com * .

The Office of Internal Audit invites applications for an Enterprise Risk Analyst to join their team. The individual assigned to this position supports the Director of Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk regarding all aspects of the University of Montana (UM) Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program. Essential duties and responsibilities associated with this position include:
  • Leading and administering regular risk assessments across the UM affiliation by facilitating the identification and assessment of risks throughout UM and its affiliate campuses
  • Assisting in the development and maintenance of meaningful reporting on enterprise risk issues, gaps, trends and the University’s overall risk profile
  • Collaborating with risk owners and executive management to continuously improve risk management activities and oversight
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of risk awareness programs and risk trainings in order to create a culture of risk throughout the UM affiliation
  • Conducting other risk assessments on projects, initiatives, and strategies related to UM goals and objectives
  • Collecting/analyzing data and educating stakeholders
  • Developing presentations and communications for internal and external use
  • Generating and analyzing data, and producing reports/briefings relevant to ERM activities
  • Developing and maintaining successful professional relationships with key stakeholders
  • Administering efforts to mitigate priority risks discovered during the risk assessment process
  • Managing all agendas and presentation materials for ERM Committees
  • Developing ERM tools, practices, and policies to analyze and report enterprise risks to stakeholders
  • Overseeing the development of communication and staff engagement tools for the ERM function through intranet page, blog, seminars, and trainings
The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its five priorities for action: Place student success at the center of all we do; drive excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and research; embody the principle of “mission first, people always"; partner with place; and proudly tell the UM story.

Position Details:
  • Position is full-time, 1.0 FTE, MUS Contract and includes a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including insurance package, mandatory retirement plan, partial tuition waiver, and wellness program
  • Salary for this position is $50,000-$60,000 per year commensurate with qualifications
Minimum Required Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in management information systems, business analytics, or related fields and two (2) years of experience in risk-related areas, including operations, finance, insurance, within a highly risk-driven environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated experience or knowledge of COSO’s Enterprise Risk Management Framework
  • Understanding of how key risks and controls impact the University from an operational, strategic, compliance, reputational, and financial perspective
  • High business acumen and ability to understand the University’s strategy
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to effectively prioritize initiatives to meet expectations
  • Demonstrated communications skills – both verbal and written - with the ability to speak to diverse audiences
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in management information systems, business analytics, or related field
  • Experience in higher education
  • Five (5) years of experience in risk-related areas, including operations, finance, insurance, within a highly risk-driven environment
  • Knowledge of the risk management industry, including industry trends, industry risks, financial profiles, common practices, etc.
  • Knowledge of current research in the risk management and insurance industries
  • Ability to generate and execute on creative ideas to integrate the enterprise risk, emergency preparedness and compliance functions into a cohesive and comprehensive program
  • Effective and efficient time management skills with the ability to manage competing deadlines on various projects, to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and to manage interruptions
  • Excellent questioning skills to discover issues and opportunities
  • Ability to apply knowledge, deploy resources, focus efforts and gain consensus to address issues and capitalize on opportunities
  • Excellent project management skills and the ability to lead others in achieving goals, objectives and deadlines on project work
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to tailor content, presentation and language to various audiences Strong Microsoft Office and Google Apps skills, with particular attention to Excel/Sheets and PowerPoint/Slides skills Demonstrated leadership ability in enterprise risk contexts.
  • Seasoned collaborator—able to work effectively across multiple departments
  • Exceptional attention to detail while able to multitask.
About The Internal Audit Office and Enterprise Risk, UM, and Missoula:

The Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk Office provides an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value to and improve the operations of the University of Montana.

The University of Montana is flagship, research institution with approximately 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It is located in Missoula, a culturally vibrant community of about 75,000, surrounded by mountains and three rivers converge. Abundant recreational opportunities in surrounding state and national forests and nearby Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park complement a thriving intellectual atmosphere. The University of Montana offers eligible employees a generous benefits package that positively separates UM from other local employers and offers many programs and policies to support work-life balance for its employees.

The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its five priorities for action: Place student success at the center of all we do; drive excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and research; embody the principle of “mission first, people always"; partner with place; and proudly tell the UM story.

To learn more about the University of Montana, Missoula, and the State of Montana, please visit the links below.
Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to the Offer of Employment In accordance with University regulations, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in an alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities preferences in accordance with state law. References: References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant. Testing: Individual hiring departments at UM may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions. Employment Eligibility: All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9).

How to Apply

Application Date: Sunday, December 11, 2022 by 11:59 PM (Mountain Time)

Complete applications received by this date will be guaranteed consideration. To receive full consideration, candidates are required to submit all of the following materials.

Please submit the following application materials** via the UM Jobs portal and by clicking "New Resume/CV" button. Please do not apply through Indeed.com*.

A complete application Includes :

  1. Letter of Interest – addressing your qualifications and experience related to the stated required skills for the position. A general letter salutation such as “Dear Search Committee” or “Dear Hiring Manager” is acceptable
  2. Detailed Resume – listing education and describing work experience
  3. Professional References – names and contact information for t hree (3) professional references


* Applying through Indeed.com or easy apply through Indeed.com may result in submission of an incomplete application. Applications may be removed from full consideration if they are not complete with materials listed above under the "How to Apply" section. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure complete application materials are submitted and received by the date listed above.

** Please note: only five (5) attachments are allowed per application. Please combine documents accordingly.

Job Location Missoula, Montana, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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