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Specialist, Operational Risk

Lincoln Financial Group Hartford, CT

Job Description

Alternate Locations: Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Hartford, CT (Connecticut)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #39541

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates.

The Role

This position will perform and deliver on routine assignments/projects while simultaneously leveraging and applying knowledge of his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility, including risk management.


  • Communicates with key stakeholders to provide a control analysis for routine activities and recommends solutions for closing gaps based on industry best practices.
  • Compiles and analyzes data, processes, metrics and other relevant information associated with assessing and evaluating the control environment
  • Develops and maintains project plans, team agendas and SharePoint site for assigned projects.
  • Documents and tracks risks, mitigating controls and control improvements.
  • Identifies and recommends process improvements that significantly reduce workloads or improve quality for Operational Risk Management.
  • Maintains and maps key procedural controls to defined risk scenarios for each risk category and documents process flows as defined through interviews with subject matter experts.
  • Performs and delivers on routine assignments and/or projects for Operational Risk Management.
  • Prepares monthly reports and other routine status updates to support the day to day operational risk functions.
  • Promotes and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within Operational Risk Management.
  • Reviewing and assessing key controls to ensure financial reporting processes and process owner obligations are met.

Education & Experience

  • 1 - 3+ Years audit experience in the Insurance and/or Financial Services Industry or equivalent business experience working with risks and controls (Required)
  • 0 - 1+ Years Preferred CPA or CIA
  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) (Minimum Required)

This position may be subject to Lincolns Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincolns current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Lincoln Financial Group (LFG) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

Job Details

Date Posted September 5, 2017
Date Closes October 5, 2017
Requisition 39541-en_US
Located In Hartford, CT
Department Risk Management
SOC Category 00-0000.00