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Investment Risk Analyst

Guardian Life

Guardian Life

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, November 10, 2023

As a member of Guardian’s Investment Risk department within Enterprise Risk Management, you will support 2nd line of defense of Guardian’s General Account investments. The individual will focus on reporting, portfolio oversight, surveillance, and ad hoc projects related to the Financial Risk profile of the company. The emphasis will be on data gathering, reporting, and analysis.

You are

Curious and self-starting. Technically proficient to work with large data sets, build production ready reports and dashboards, familiar with fixed income risk, and the ability to communicate and present advanced analytical information to various audiences. Technical skills include the ability to build (or learn how to) tools for data management, analytics and modelling, and front-end reporting. Working knowledge of multiple asset classes and the primary risk drivers. Ability to build relationships with key stakeholders is key.

You have

  • 3-5 years of experience gained from a significant financial institution with preference for life insurance companies

  • Advanced Excel, PowerPoint, and Database management tools (SQL, Tableau, etc)

  • Credit Modelling experience preferred

  • Multi-Asset class knowledge base (Public & Private Bonds, Commercial Real Estate, Securitized Products)

  • Great communicator and “Can Do” attitude

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team

  • Ability to take complex issues and simplify for execution

You will

  • Support the Investment and Financial Risk team

  • Build tools and automation to enhance risk surveillance and reporting (Credit, Risk Appetite, Limits, etc) by building tools and automation

  • Monitor portfolio for compliance with policies and guidelines as well as emerging risks

  • Provide support and analytics to broader Financial & Enterprise Risk management function


Hybrid role – Guardian office- Hudson Yards, NYC – 2 days in office, 3 days WFH

Salary Range

$114,080.00 - $187,415.00

The salary range reflected above is a good faith estimate of base pay for the primary location of the position. The salary for this position ultimately will be determined based on the education, experience, knowledge, and abilities of the successful candidate. In addition to salary, this role may also be eligible for annual, sales, or other incentive compensation.

Our Promise

At Guardian, you’ll have the support and flexibility to achieve your professional and personal goals. Through skill-building, leadership development and philanthropic opportunities, we provide opportunities to build communities and grow your career, surrounded by diverse colleagues with high ethical standards.

Inspire Well-Being

As part of Guardian’s Purpose – to inspire well-being – we are committed to offering contemporary, supportive, flexible, and inclusive benefits and resources to our colleagues.

Health Care

  • Choice of [high deductible/copay] medical plans* with prescription drugs, including coverage for fertility and transgender inclusive benefits

  • Dental plan

  • Vision plan

  • Health care accounts – flexible spending, health reimbursement, and health savings accounts

  • Critical illness insurance

Life and Disability Insurance

  • Company-paid Life and Disability insurance plus voluntary supplemental coverage

  • Accident insurance

Retirement and Financial

  • 401(k) retirement plan with a company match, plus an annual age/service-based Company contribution and an annual profit-sharing contribution, if applicable

  • Complimentary 1:1 financial guidance with a licensed Fidelity representative

Time Off and Remote Work

  • Flexible work arrangements (part in-person/part remote)

  • Unlimited paid time off for most roles plus time off for volunteering, jury duty, voting, and bereavement

  • Personal holidays for colleagues to use in recognition of religious, cultural, or civic days

  • Paid parental leave and paid family and medical leave policies

Emotional Well-being and Work-Life

  • Emotional well-being, mental health, and work/life resources powered by Spring Health

  • Wellness programs, including fitness program and equipment reimbursement

  • Child, adult, and elder back-up care support through Bright Horizons

  • Adoption assistance

  • College planning

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Student loan assistance

  • Commuter benefits in select metropolitan areas

Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (J.E.D.I.)

  • Employee Resource Groups that advocate for inclusion and diversity

  • J.E.D.I. certification and training programs

  • Matching gifts/volunteering

Benefits apply to full-time eligible employees. Interns are not eligible for most Company benefits.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Guardian is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.