Where good people build rewarding careers. Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You’ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers’ lives. We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life. Job Description Allstate Insurance Company has an exceptional career opportunity for an Operational Risk Consultant! This position is located in Northbrook, IL. The Role The role performs assessments to provide analysis, appraisals, and recommendations to leadership and senior executives on whether significant operational risks are being properly mitigated. Our team applies their knowledge, insights and objectivity to help the organization by evaluating the design and effectiveness of controls embedded in strategy, governance, operations and processes across the department. Responsibilities Assists with the planning and execution of operational and compliance assessments; Drafts high quality reports and ensures findings and actions are well documented in accordance with department standards Ensures assigned project documentation is developed and kept current; Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication and exhibits strong partnering skills and ability to interact with various levels of management and external stakeholders Performs operational assessments by reviewing organizational and functional activities to ensure risks are appropriately identified, associated procedures are applied and related controls are designed and operating to mitigate the identified risks. Consults through ad-hoc advisory engagements while working hand-in-hand with process owners to share risk considerations and control best practices as they undergo strategic projects Develops thorough and practical knowledge of operational risk methodology techniques; Participates in discussions to obtain detailed understanding of business or functional area processes, systems and company initiatives. Assists the Risk Manager and Lead Senior in the development and maintenance of client relationships Job Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related degree. CPA, CIA, or CISA designation a plus Knowledge of operational risk and risk assessment methodologies, including control design Prior experience conducting meetings with and preparing and delivering presentations to line, middle management Strong written and verbal communication skills Flexible, adaptable and comfortable with the unknown Advanced problem solving skills and ability to independently research solutions to complex and ambiguous problems Advanced ability to leverage learned technical skills in support of team objectives Advanced conflict management and problem resolution skills in managing internal and external partners and stakeholders The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen. Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®. As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy. Learn more about life at Allstate. Connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn or watch a video. Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position. Effective July 1, 2014, under Indiana House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1242, it is against public policy of the State of Indiana and a discriminatory practice for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by refusing to employ an applicant on the basis that they are a veteran of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the Indiana National Guard or a member of a reserve component. For jobs in San Francisco, please see the notice regarding the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. For jobs in Los Angeles, please seethe notice regarding the Los Angeles Ordinance. It is the policy of Allstate to employ the best qualified individuals available for all jobs without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, disability, and citizenship status as a veteran with a disability or veteran of the Vietnam Era. ABC
Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®. As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- includ...ing a generous paid time off policy.Learn more about life at Allstate. Connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn or watch a video.