Senior Analyst, Enterprise Risk Management

November 22 2022
Categories Enterprise Business Analyst,
Montreal, QC | Toronto, ON • Full time
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The TMX group of companies includes leading global exchanges such as the Toronto Stock Exchange, Montreal Exchange, and numerous innovative organizations enhancing capital markets.

United as a global team, we’re connecting cross-functionally, traversing industries and geographies, moving opportunity into action, advancing global economic growth, and propelling progress. Through a rich exchange of ideas, meaningful collaboration, and a nimble operating model, we're powering some of the nation's most critical systems, fueling capital formation and innovation, bringing increased opportunity to business visionaries, product ingenuity to consumers, and career exploration to our team.

Ready to be part of the action?

Now Hiring - Senior Analyst, Enterprise Risk Management

This second-line role is responsible for supporting the implementation of the Enterprise Risk Management ("ERM") Program and the overall operational resilience of both CDS and CDCC ("TMX Post-Trade"). Reporting to the Enterprise Risk Manager, the incumbent facilitates the identification, assessment, monitoring, and reporting of all significant risks through interaction with lines of business, process owners, and the Senior Leadership Team.

The ERM - Senior Risk Analyst (SRA) you will be supporting the enhancement of Operational Resilience of CDS and CDCC, ensuring regulatory requirements relating to Operational Resilience are met, and providing scrutiny of the operational risks and controls from within the business' 1st line of defense. This will involve liaising widely throughout the business with other teams, producing monthly/quarterly dashboards, monitoring impact tolerance breaches, and reporting progress on agreed resilience standards/remediation of identified vulnerabilities.

Reports to: Manager, Enterprise Risk Management

Your Key Accountabilities and Challenges:

  • Supports the ERM Manager with the risk evaluation processes. Through this process collaborates with the risk identification, assessment, and measurement of key strategic initiatives and/or significant projects supporting the growth of TMX Post Trade Services and/or the Montreal Exchange markets;

  • Partner closely with Business groups, Risk Management, Technology, Information Security, Legal, and other representatives across the Organization to ensure business, operational, and information risks related to the key initiatives are managed to an acceptable level;

  • Act as a key point of contact for the ERM team and participate in various internal governance committee meetings and external meetings with Senior Management and Regulators to provide a risk profile update;

  • Support business lines in the completion of the quarterly risk and control self-assessment (RCSA) exercise and maintain the corporate risk register up-to-date;

  • Complete research linked to specific risk-related projects and risk assessments;

  • Define Key Performance and Risk Indicators for effective business management;

  • Lead the Incident Management Program, ensuring that risk events are adequately identified, analyzed, and reported to the regulators;

  • Update annual documentation related to business continuity management (Business Impact Analysis, Business Continuity Plan, etc.) and coordinate Disaster Recovery tests (internal, industry-wide, etc.);

  • Supporting the implementation of risk models, methodologies, standards, and procedures to enable the execution of Post-Trade ERM/ORM monitoring program including planning, sampling, testing, issue tracking, reporting, and oversight/challenge

  • Review Contracts and SLAs, perform due diligence and risk assessment to the Post-Trade’s critical service providers as part of ongoing Third-Party Performance and Risk Monitoring;

  • Lead the business units to build and operationalize key initiatives post-implementation system and process-wide Incident Management processes;

  • Monitors opportunities to improve Post-Trade’s non-resilience, and proposes risk mitigation measurements across Key Business Processes;

  • Assist in the preparation of the Senior Leadership Team, Risk Management Committee, and Board reporting;

  • Promote a positive risk management culture through training, communication, and promotion of standard methodologies;

  • Act as an ambassador for the risk function when gathering data and working with peers and external partners.

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Master preferred;

  • Experience in the delivery of ERM/ORM projects;

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in Risk Management or Middle/Back Office service;

  • Experience and knowledge of Risk Management concepts like Operational risk management, Risk appetite, Internal controls, Business continuity management, Crises management, Third party risk management, Cyber risk, and related operational resilience concepts

  • Good understanding of financial institutions, infrastructures, and markets

  • Experience working in a matrixed environment, and coordination of work across a large number of partners.

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, more specifically:

    • Very good capability to communicate on a regular basis with the stakeholders;

    • Able to competently act as a data recorder/scribe during risk assessment working sessions, draw up executive reports, and prepare a high-end presentation

  • Good analytical skills; Attention to detail;

  • Self-confidence, positive attitude, pragmatism;

  • Ability to reflect and summarize;

  • Sense of priorities;

  • Team spirit;

  • Continuously demonstrate a passion to learn more about the TMX businesses and the Exchange sector and learn as much as possible from business unit staff


  • Certifications in risk and/or business continuity

  • Knowledge of Google for Work

  • Bilingual (French and English)

  • Experience within a Management Consulting firm

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Excitement - Explore emerging technology and innovation, as well as ventures and digital finance that shape the future of global markets! Experience the movement of the market while grounded in the stability of close to 200 years of success.

Connection - With site hubs in some of the world’s most multicultural cities, we leverage our size and structure to create rich connections and belonging while experiencing powerful global impact through our work.

Impact - More than a platform, we use our talents to power mission-critical systems that drive global economic advancement, innovation, and growth. As well, our employee-led Team Impact spreads social good via our giving strategy.

Wellness - From empathetic leadership to a culture of flexibility and balance, we believe wellness at work creates the maximum yield and a stronger “we”. Plus, with a cloud-first and hybrid workstyle, as well as generous time-off and leaves, we support a life well lived!

Growth - From a growth mindset in our work, to expansion in our business, TMX is home to action-takers energized by the achievement of ambitious growth.

Ready to enrich your career with impactful work, leaders who truly care, and the flexibility and programs to help you thrive as part of #TeamTMX? Apply now.

This role is required to know a language other than French as TMX is an international organization with operations across the globe and its clients, shareholders, competitors, stakeholders, regulators and employees communicate in English.

Dans le cadre de ce poste, le titulaire est tenu de connaître aussi une autre langue que le français, étant donné que TMX est une société internationale qui mène ses activités à l’échelle mondiale et que ses clients, ses actionnaires, ses concurrents, ses parties prenantes, les autorités qui la réglementent et son personnel communiquent en anglais.

TMX is committed to creating and sustaining a collegial work environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect and one which reflects the diversity of the community in which we operate. We provide accommodations for applicants and employees who require it.

Le Groupe TMX s’est engagé à créer et à maintenir un milieu de travail empreint de collaboration au sein duquel chacun est traité avec dignité et respect, et qui reflète la diversité de la collectivité où nous exerçons nos activités. Nous mettons en place des mesures d’adaptation pour les candidats et les employés qui en ont besoin.

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