Enterprise Risk Analyst

Winnipeg, MB Full-time

Doing business to business, person to person. Payworks is a leading workforce management solutions provider and multi-year winner of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies program. We are proud to be Canadian owned and operated as well as committed to developing world-class products and providing a progressive workplace culture where Doing Right by People is our purpose.

With clients of all sizes from coast to coast and more than 400 employees, we currently have an exciting opportunity on our Information Security team for the right candidate. Because when it comes to great people, there’s always room for one more.


The Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) team plays a vital role in sound governance and risk management at Payworks, including developing and maintaining Payworks' risk appetite statements, policies and standards, assessing key risks and strategic initiatives, collecting key risk indicators/metrics, and reporting.

You are a motivated, energetic, success-driven, and results-oriented team player with excellent technical, quantitative and analytical skills. You can apply those skills across a variety of business processes.

Reporting to the Vice President of Information Security and working with the broader ERM team, the Enterprise Risk Analyst will support management's reporting requirements and the development of key risk indicators. The Enterprise Risk Analyst will also manage and maintain the Governance and ERM tooling while developing simple and creative visualizations to support reporting requirements. This requires leveraging analytical and quantitative skills to present complex information clearly and concisely to stakeholders. 

  • Comprehensive employer paid benefits for you and your family and excellent pension plan with employer contributions.
  • Plenty of professional development opportunities.
  • Community-minded culture – Receive two paid days per year to volunteer and lots of opportunity to “Pay it Forward”. 
  • Time and flexibility to meet your needs – Hybrid work model with flexible work options, plus 3 weeks vacation to start, flex time and parental leave benefits.
  • Cool perks – Annual wellness subsidy, Costco membership, fun office environment and events, regularly scheduled fitness classes, and more!
  • Work with the ERM team and business risk owners to perform risk identification, analyses, prioritization, mitigation, monitoring, and report findings and recommendations to the ERM team and management.
  • Contributing to the development, maintenance and communication of company policies, procedures, and risk registers.
  • Lead in transitioning from existing excel workbooks to a new ERM platform/tool. Participate in the selection, design, and implementation process. Continue to administer the tool once in production. 
  • Conduct risk assessments across the organization to better understand operating process and procedures, current risk exposures, existing controls, and any planned projects or controls that will mitigate risk.
  • Work with IT Security, Privacy and Legal to perform third party vendor risk assessments.
  • Prepares and create a variety of reports communicating key operating data, risk metrics and exposures.
  • Designs and develops automated processes for key risk indicators, risk analytics and technical reporting.
  • Work with IT and Audit groups to integrate technical controls, and audit controls with the ERM tooling to dynamically update risk registers.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • University Degree or College degree within a related field of study.
  • Experience in a similar role considered a strong asset.
  • Strong analysis, organizational, communication and documentation skills.
  • Experience in using and managing Governance, Risk, Compliance or Audit tools.
  • Experience in conducting risk assessments and related interviews. 
  • Strong computer skills considered an asset.
  • Experience with any of the following vendors, tools or products considered an asset: OneTrust, BitSight, Excel, Thomson Reuters HighQ, Rapid7

We are proud to support a Flexible Work Plan that allows employees, in collaboration with their leader, to choose the work location that best suites their work and lifestyle. The Enterprise Risk Analyst reports into the Payworks office in Winnipeg, however has the option to work in the office or on a hybrid work model.

Payworks is committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, and collaborating with employees, clients and guests to identify and effectively remove barriers, in a manner that respects the principles of independence, dignity, integration, reasonable accommodation and equal opportunity. Payworks welcomes and encourages applications from all persons. Individuals applying for employment with Payworks may request accommodations at all stages of recruitment and employment from Human Resources.

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