Strategic Risk Experienced Associate

Grant Thornton

Position Summary:

The Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) position is located within Risk Advisory Services business line and the Strategic Risk Practice at Grant Thornton. The chief role of the ERM consultant is to plan, design, monitor, and implement risk management processes and programs for clients at all levels of maturity. ERM consultants are responsible for the leadership, innovation, governance, and management necessary to identify, evaluate, mitigate, and monitor financial, operational, and strategic risk topics.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Identify and manage risks to the organization, its employees, stakeholders, assets and operations and develop ERM strategies, objectives and policies that will establish the framework, tools and procedures to achieve successful risk identification, measurement, and management within best practice standards.
  • Engage and develop effective working relationships to support cooperative responses to risk management matters and issues.
  • Provide guidance and training to promote risk control awareness, ownership and accountability.
  • Address and solve for the strategic, financial, and operational risk management objectives within a client’s organization.
  • Monitor and analyze risks within a client’s business units and effectively report these risks to clients and their respective internal stakeholders.



  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Degrees or Certifications in an accounting or finance management field (i.e.: CPA, CFA, FRM, PRM, etc.)The following certifications would qualify (not all certifications listed are required): Certified Risk Management Professional, Associate in Risk Management – ERM, Financial Risk Manager, Professional Risk Manager, Chief Information Security Analyst, or equivalent.
  • Experience working on risk governance frameworks, risk management processes, and program build, design or refinement across ERM, Compliance, and BCP programs.
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field is required. 


  • The ability to manage and execute multiple complex projects within required timeframes and expectations; demonstrated excellence in communication and presentation skills; to be able to inform and persuade both orally and in writing.
  • A working knowledge of information technology, particularly how RMIS/RMOS systems and applications integrate with business processes and operations.
  • Practical knowledge of the tools and techniques used in Enterprise Risk Management.
  • A demonstrated ability to perform analytical and detail-oriented tasks; and/or
  • Experience working closely with Senior Management and Project Management in planning and carrying out strategic objectives. 
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
  • In addition, candidates with demonstrated experience, skill, training and/or certification in one or more of the following areas will be considered highly competitive;
  • Insurance or Risk Pooled Environments:
  • Training in ERM services (i.e. Risk Assessment Process, Model Development, RMOS/RMIS, cRMP, ARM-ERM); and/or
  • Experience in pooled environment administering Employee Benefits and/or Property Casualty programs.
  • Finance and Accounting:
  • Demonstrated experience in managing commercial finance programs, and/or
  • Demonstrated experience managing or overseeing risk financing for self-insured pools.

At Grant Thornton, we believe in making business more personal and building trust into every result – for our clients and you. Here, we go beyond your expectations of a career in professional services by offering a career path with more: more opportunity, more flexibility, and more support. It’s what makes us different, and we think being different makes us better.

The team you’re about to join is ready to help you thrive. Here’s how:

  • Whether it’s your work location, weekly schedule or unlimited flex time off, we empower you with the options to work in the way that best serves your clients and your life. 
  • Here, you are supported to prioritize your overall well-being through work-life integration options that work best for your and those in your household. 
  • We understand that your needs, responsibilities and experiences are different — and we think that’s a good thing. That’s why we support you with personalized and comprehensive benefits that recognize and empower all the identities, roles and aspirations that make you, well, you. See how at
  • When it comes to inclusion, we are committed to doing more than checking boxes. Explore all the ways we’re taking action for diversity, equity & inclusion at

Here’s what you can expect next: 

If you apply and are selected to interview, a Grant Thornton team member will reach out to you to schedule a time to connect. We encourage you to also check out other roles that may be a good fit for you or get to know us a little bit better at 

Additional Details:

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