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Vendor Risk Analyst Boston, MA Office/en-US/Professional/job/Boston-MA-Office/Vendor-Risk-Analyst_JR003938/apply
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Eaton Vance has a unique opportunity for a Vendor Risk Analyst, within the Finance & Accounting team, reporting to the Director of Vendor Risk. Eaton Vance has created this pivotal role to dynamically respond to the evolving needs of the firms third party risk management program. The position will collaborate with Procurement, A/P, IT, Legal and Internal Controls teams to assist in the firms oversight of third parties. Responsibilities will include implementing a risk based methodology for assessing third party vendors and ensuring the methodology is properly applied by all departments. Continuous assessment and updates to the third party risk program will need to be performed in response to changes in our environment and to build enhancements and improvements into the process as they are identified.
As the Vendor Risk Analyst, you will assist the Director of Vendor Risk with the assessment of vendors and with the overall facilitation of the vendor risk program. You will assist in the implementation of a new vendor risk system, which will include training business partners throughout the organization. You will work with teams across the organization to onboard new vendors, identify issues related to third parties, track remediation, resolve issues, and report progress. You will work closely with our internal controls team on the review of SOC reports and the design of new SOX controls, which includes the identification of financial reporting risk associated with a new vendor. You will liaise with various levels of management throughout the company to assist in the remediation of issues related to risks identified in the monitoring of third parties.
Leading day-to-day execution of various types of vendor risk responsibilities and efforts.
Assisting in the enhancement of the third party risk program to become more dynamic and consider vendors across the firm.
Assist in the communication of third part risk program across the firm.
Communicate with stakeholders the expectations, timing and status of the vendor risk process.
Perform quality assurance on vendor risk assessment activities
Evaluating known issues and assist in the risk mitigation activities.
Training business owners and technical teams about vendor risk and risk management.
Tracking ongoing vendor monitoring process to ensure appropriate activities occur including performance monitoring and off-boarding.
Assist internal controls team with SOC report reviews, implementation of user controls and evaluation of deficiencies related to third parties.
Assist in the development of reporting/metrics to be presented to Senior Management and various Boards.
Coordinate and lead Vendor Risk Committee meetings
Continually challenge yourself by becoming ingrained in projects and our ever changing business.
2-3 years related work experience
Understanding of internal controls (operational controls and internal controls over financial reporting)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in business, accounting, finance, or related discipline.
Excellent communication skills
Detail-oriented self-starter with excellent organizational skills
Ability to work in a fast- paced environment
Internal or external audit experience
CISA, CISSP, GIAC designations considered a plus
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