Job Description

The Risk Analyst position interacts with business leaders and other credit union disciplines to understand business operations and dynamics and analyze, monitor, and manage related risks. The Risk Analyst will be responsible for developing dynamic risk assessments and audit work programs to guide independent and objective assurance activities across the credit union. The Risk Analyst will maintain a risk intelligence inventory of qualitative and quantitative resources and will synthesize the inventory into actionable intelligence to guide the prioritization of auditable entities. The Risk Analyst partners across in the implementation and application of the enterprise-wide GRC application that is used for enterprise risk management, vendor management, compliance management, etc.

What you will do here:

  • Manage the identification and assessment of enterprise risk to include strategic, operational, and key initiative risks, and works with the appropriate functional risk units and project teams to balance risks with rewards. Develop action plans to enhance the probability that desired objectives will be achieved.
  • Drive the risk assessment process associated with strategic decisions across the enterprise and emerging risks to ensure enterprise risks are monitored as conditions change.
  • Establish collaborative relationships with key business owners to assist in the development, assessment, and monitoring of mitigation plans for enterprise risks to ensure all risks are managed to an acceptable level. Identify, evaluate, and escalate issues that conflict with the credit union risk tolerances and develop KRIs for each business unit to ensure timely monitoring
  • Achieve a deep understanding of the credit union strategy and aligns risk assessments with business units and functional objectives to promote thinking about risk from both an operating and strategic perspective.
  • Support the development and ongoing production of risk management reporting and presentations for meetings with leadership and relevant risk committees.
  • Produce periodic and ad-hoc risk analytic reports to management and other related committees.
  • Partner across in implementation and application of the enterprise wide GRC application that is used for enterprise risk management, vendor management, compliance management, and more.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

What you will need:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, or other applicable discipline; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • 3 years of Financial Institution experience required.
  • 2 years of Risk Management experience preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Presentation skills required.
  • Time management and problem solving skills required.
  • Strong organizational skills required.
  • Strong analytical/critical thinking skills required.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

For additional information about our organization, careers, and benefits visit: http://www.desertfinancial.com/careers

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

Apply Online