Company: Stanford University
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 17, 2023
This is a fixed-term position. Stanford University seeks people
committed to excellence and to improving our world and, in turn, is
dedicated to supporting its employees as they develop their careers
and enrich their lives. - Stanford's Business Affairs provides
administrative policies, infrastructure, systems, services, and
support for the benefit of the university community. - Financial
Management Services (FMS), a department within Business Affairs, is
responsible for creating an ecosystem which promotes innovative and
sound financial administration policies and practices that balance
controls, compliance, and customer service. FMS is primarily
responsible for financial policy oversight, quality assurance and
financial services at Stanford University and its affiliated
entities. It also serves as a liaison to the hospitals and the
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC). The FMS work environment
is grounded by core values that include adapting to change,
engaging in curiosity, celebrating accomplishments, and encouraging
an inclusive environment where everyone is valued, respected, and
can thrive. JOB PURPOSE: Performroutinerisk
precedents, and systems. May serve as liaison for a key risk area
ordepartment/unit. CORE DUTIES :
- Triage, analyze, and assess risks throughout the third-party
lifecycle. Identify risks and facilitate their management
consistent with organizational priorities, internal and external
requirements, and best practices.
- Identify, investigate, and remediate discrepancies in supplier
records and engagements, including verifying and validating
- Contribute to the development, implementation, and maintenance
of the organization's third-party risk management program,
including its supporting tools and procedures.
- Conduct issue analysis and resolution and recognize exceptions.
Participate in developing solutions that may require policy changes
or the development of new processes; maintain broader
organizational perspective in decision making.
- Execute internal control programs established by management,
research new regulations, and implement approved changes.
Specialize in an area of responsibility and create compliance
- Perform analyses of large complex data sets and engagements.
Identify and resolve issues which may span multiple areas.
- Construct and assemble data for risk analysis and decision
making; develop conclusions and present high-level summary of
findings. May develop risk summaries or analyses for individual
- Contribute to reports and presentations of complex supplier and
risk data and metrics for management and third parties.
- Participate as a member of a project team; support new
initiatives. Inform decisions determining approach to managing and
completing processes. Contribute to unit and organization strategy;
assist in the development of change management plans and materials
- Develop and maintain desktop procedures and process
documentation for area of responsibility.
- Participate in critical analysis of existing systems and
processes and identify opportunities for process improvement.
- Provide consulting advice to client group(s); serve as a
resource on matters within area of responsibility and support
transactions with external partners. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS :
Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree and two years of relevant
experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Advanced proficiency in business applications, such as
Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel. Demonstrated knowledge of
financial systems, internet, and computer literacy.
- Familiarity with common risk frameworks and risk assessment
- Basic investigatory, audit, and/or assessment skills,
especially as relates to financials, fraud, legal/regulatory
compliance, incident response, or similar domains.
- Strong communication skills, including ability to prepare
materials for, and clearly and effectively communicate technically
complex information to, internal and external audiences and client
- Basic project management skills and ability to contribute as
part of a multi-functional team. Certifications and Licenses: None
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS *:
- Constantly sitting.
- Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, use telephone,
writing by hand, sort/file paperwork. Occasionally stand/walk,
lift/carry objects weighing 11-20 pounds.
- Rarely reach/work above shoulder. * - Consistent with its
obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable
accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires
accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.
- Routine extended working hours during peak cycles; travel to
school/unit sites across university. WORK STANDARDS :
- Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well
with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external
- Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal
responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns;
uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons
- Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable
University policies and procedures, including but not limited to
the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's
Administrative Guide, - http://adminguide.stanford.edu . This role
is open to candidates anywhere in the United States with periodic
visits to campus. Stanford University has five Regional Pay
Structures . The compensation for this position will be based on
the location of the successful candidate. The expected pay range
for this position is $64,000 to $87,000 per annum. Stanford
University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate
of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position.
The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on
factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities
of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate,
departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic
location and external market pay for comparable jobs. The job
duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions
in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be
interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and
responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary
depending on department or program needs without changing the
general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility.
Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.Stanford is an
equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran
status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Business
Affairs: Financial Management Services (FMS), Redwood City,
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