Risk Management Consulting - Manager

Chatham Financial is an independent financial risk management firm helping clients overcome common yet complex capital markets challenges. Chatham works with over 2,000 clients globally, providing advisory and technology solutions to Corporations, Financial Institutions, Private Equity and Real Estate companies. Since its founding in 1991, Chatham has hedged over $5 trillion notional, helping clients understand and use debt and derivatives as a critical piece of their financial strategy. Chatham is a multiple bottom line firm committed to delivering trust and transparency in the capital markets.

As a purpose-driven organization, we are committed to making a positive impact for our clients, our colleagues, our communities and the capital markets at large. We are an employee-owned, view-neutral services firm, with no affiliation to any financial institution allowing us to serve as independent advisors. Chatham has worked hard to create a distinct work environment that values people, teamwork, integrity and client service. We always strive to do what is right, just and fair, even when no one is looking. We would rather be governed by principles than rules. We believe leadership should be gained through influence and personal character, not by title or tenure. As a result, we have a non-hierarchical, team-oriented organization that is highly collaborative.

Risk Management Consulting - Manager Role

Chatham Financial provides risk management consulting solutions to financial institutions and other corporations who face regulatory, accounting, compliance, or financial risk management challenges as a result of participating in the capital markets. These consulting solutions include in-depth review and analysis of clients data, technology, processes & procedures, and/or program management.

We are looking to expand our capabilities by hiring a manager-level consultant to manage the day-to-day engagement execution of our consulting projects including team management and mentoring. Specifically, we are looking for an individual who can undertake the following responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development of client deliverables and project delivery including coaching and managing the project team;
  • Coordinate day-to-day project activities and ensure project progresses as per plan;
  • Identify and manage project change, risks, and issues;
  • Manage day to day communications with client, from staff through senior stakeholders;
  • Guide project staff to adhere to project management and delivery methodology;
  • Maintain project management artifacts;
  • Track and report on project costs against budget, and recommend proactive adjustments to adhere to budget;
  • Assist in the development of practice and solutions including creation of business development materials;


A candidate s skills, experience, and outlook are of primary importance to us. We seek out candidates who exhibit proven drive, intellectual curiosity, and desire to grow personally and professionally. For this role, we are specifically seeking candidates who have the following experience and skills:

  • Required:
    • Bachelor s degree
    • Background in management consulting with an advisory firm;
    • 2 -3 years of working experience in managing complex projects (i. e., characterized by one or more of the following: ambiguity, uncertainty, significant influences outside of one s control, delicate team/stakeholder dynamic, large budget and work scope, aggressive timeline, etc.);
    • Strong ability to problem-solve, make sound decisions, and resolve conflict;
    • History of effective and open communication and collaboration, both verbal and written
    • Proven track record in working with senior leadership (e. g., Managing Director / VP / C-level); and
    • Ability to travel up to 80% based on client requests/commitments (projects typically require less than 50% travel).
  • Preferred:
    • Project Management Professional certification from the Project Management Institute;
    • Experience working in a capacity requiring familiarity with financial services, capital markets, Dodd-Frank and/or international derivatives regulation;
    • Experience in financial risk management, regulatory, compliance, or technology consulting in the capital markets;
    • Ability to mentor and coach junior team members; and
    • Ability to develop effective PowerPoint presentations.

We seek individuals that will thrive in our culture and can make a significant impact over the long term. We invest a great deal of time and training with our employees and we are looking for individuals who want to make a long-term commitment to the company.

Interested candidates can send their resume and cover letter.

Chatham Financial is an equal opportunity employer. Chatham Financial recruits, employs, compensates, transfers, promotes and trains without regard to age, race, color, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, Vietnam era or veteran status, physical or mental disability, creed, citizen status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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