Job Description

Who you are: 
You're a strategic leader dedicated to protecting the organization against risk. Throughout your career, you’ve developed a deep understanding of Enterprise Risk Management best practices, and use this knowledge to provide insight on setting, measuring, monitoring, and reporting the organization’s risk appetite. In fact, you've built a reputation on your ability to identify and communicate key risk factors and drive a risk aware culture.
So what are you waiting for? There's no time like the present to take these skills that you’ve cultivated to make your mark at a growing organization that has amazing culture, a sincere passion to help, and strong community roots. Read on - Desert Financial Credit Union might be the match you’ve been looking for!
A typical week might include the following:
Shape, implement, and facilitate the operation of credit union risk management process and enhancement of risk management infrastructure.
Guide the collaboration with stakeholders to establish the control environment to measure and monitor risk. Drive compliance with risk management policies and limits, collect and assesses risk data, identify risk ownership gaps, and implement initiatives to close gaps in risk management.
Develop and communicate risk management policies, training, and reporting to the highest levels of Credit Union management. Facilitate sharing of effective risk management standard methodologies.
Lead the Audit and Enterprise Risk Management teams and oversee the Credit Union's audit program. Work closely with the Credit Union’s regulators and the internal team that facilitates the regulatory examination process.
Perform other job related duties as assigned.
This role might be right for you if you have:

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, or related field.

10 years of senior level experience leading Risk Assessment or Risk Management teams in financial services.

Knowledge of financial service industry auditing methods and procedures.

Bonus Points if you have:

MBA or Master’s Degree.

CRCMP - Certified Risk and Compliance Professional

Professional Risk Manager (PRM)

Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM)

Experience working for a state or federal financial institution regulatory body (i.e. National Credit Union Administration; Arizona Department of Financial Institutions)

About Us:
We are considered leaders in the local credit union space, and we are growing like crazy. We’ve got a culture focused on smarts, kindness, continuous learning...and our people love it. A full 93% of our employees would recommend us to their friends. Come find out why! Learn more at
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Application Instructions

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