Vice President, Risk & Finance

Stabilization Central Credit Union (SCCU) is a proactive agency that has been supporting and strengthening BC credit unions facing regulatory difficulties since 1989. It works in partnership with credit unions providing proactive, customized solutions and valuable tools to strengthen their business practices with a focus on stability and sound financial and risk management. SCCU provides proven leadership and direction to member credit unions via its service offerings of Governance, Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management, and Strategic Planning, to ensure a healthy, self-sustaining credit union system.

The Vice President, Risk & Finance (VP) works closely with the CEO and the board of directors to define, deliver, and improve SCCU services that enhance member credit union sustainability, regulatory compliance in governance and risk management, as well as supporting overall growth. The VP develops relationships and builds trust across the industry, ultimately becoming a key partner of member credit union boards and senior leaders. Travelling throughout the province when required, the VP provides effective relationship management in addition to consistent and impactful program delivery.

The individual will analyze economic, business, and financial conditions and their impact on individual and industry-wide credit union operations. They will then identify opportunities to proactively enhance member credit union performance or to mitigate losses through SCCU’s comprehensive suite of services including the Master Bond Program. This support will encompass providing guidance and direction in the application of policies, standards, best practices, and business continuity plans for member organizations as well as SCCU itself.

The ideal candidate is a highly successful and confident professional who brings a strong understanding and application of risk mitigation and financial management for effective and efficient business operations. Possessing multiple years of broad financial senior leadership experience, plus a post-secondary degree in a business or risk management-related field, the successful candidate will demonstrate a proven ability to forge productive partnerships and to create and contribute to a positive and enthusiastic work environment. A detailed understanding of enterprise risk management and an ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of partner groups, including the regulator and the credit unions SCCU works with, will be key to this individual’s success.

If this is the next step in your professional career, please visit our website and submit your application to Shaun Carpenter and Matthew Bell at www.pfmsearch.com.

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