Risk Leadership Development Program Associate Risk Leadership Development Program Associate …

Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
in Minneapolis, MN, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
in Minneapolis, MN, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Risk Leadership Development Program Associate
Job Description

Advice & Wealth Management (AWM) Business Development is the growth engine for Ameriprise Financial and approximately 10,000 branded financial advisors1 who help clients plan to achieve their dreams and financial goals, and a dedicated corporate staff focused on driving profitable growth in the employee and franchise advisor platforms. The Supervision department is part of the AWM organization. Managing risk and running a compliant organization in an increasingly complex regulatory environment is a core priority for Ameriprise and for all firms in the financial services industry.

The Supervision department is comprised of the Centralized Supervision Unit (CSU) and the Front Office. The CSU completes day to day supervision of new accounts, annuities & insurance, securities trades, client communications, financial advice reviews and other work in support of the Ameriprise field force. The Front Office manages a variety of operational functions that include supervision technology support, supervisory procedure development and a host of other risk identification and resolution functions. Key to success of these teams is maintaining close and effective working relationships with field leaders, supervisors and advisors. The department also collaborates closely with colleagues in the General Counsel's Office (GCO), where the Compliance department, legal and regulatory affairs functions reside.

As part of the Risk Leadership Development Program, you will have the opportunity to be part of an 18-month program with three 6-month rotations in three different areas within Supervision. You'll gain exposure to a broad range of business initiatives, along with developing direct experience in three of the following areas, each lasting six months:

- Supervisory Technology Tools & Business Support
- Supervision Support & Implementation
- Risk Governance & Infrastructure
- Risk Loss & Recoveries Trending & Heightened Supervision
- Trade Corrections & Supervisory Design
- Marketing & Communications Supervision.
- Advice Supervision.
- Insurance & Annuities Supervision.
- Complex Products Supervision.
- Trade & New Account Review Supervision.

A strong understanding of Risk Mitigation, and a solid network of colleagues from across the company positions the program participants for success in roles such as business analyst, compliance analyst or corporate registered principal role following the program.


Responsibilities will vary depending on assigned project(s) and may include:
- Performing analysis, recommendations and then leading enhancements to existing processes and reports.
- Participating on project teams responsible for implementing and executing new policies.
- Creating, updating and managing review processes for new/existing communications.
- Drafting and maintaining project plans and status reports.
- Capturing and tracking project issues and assisting with resolution.

Required Qualifications

Current seniors pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Business Analytics, Finance, Communications, Marketing. Business, Economics, Auditing or a related field.
- Excellent academic performance with at least a 3.0 GPA.
- Commitment to complete the full 18-month leadership development program.
- Demonstrated Leadership ability.
- Previous Internship experience.

Preferred Qualifications

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to work effectively at all levels of the organization-with team members, managers, and senior leaders.
- Demonstrated ability to pick up new concepts quickly.
- Demonstrated influencing skills with the ability to drive results.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong attention to detail.
- Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities.
- Dynamic interpersonal and consultative skills.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office software.
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