The Manager of Risk & Compliance leads the second line of defence activities for risk management and regulatory compliance (excluding privacy) by identifying, assessing, measuring and monitoring risks inherent to business activities and the business line controls in place to manage them. You will be an integral part of developing an understanding of risk and compliance throughout our credit union. This position is designated as the CAMLO.
You are an energetic team leader! Your team engages with impacted teams in developing action plans to ensure gaps are understood and mitigated in an effective and timely manner. You will use a forward-looking/dynamic risk approach to assist the CRO in evolving our enterprise risk management (ERM) framework and strengthening the corporate risk rating. This role will also lead various risk activities and initiatives related to fraud, third party risk management, ICAAP, climate risk assessment, etc. while promoting a risk-aware culture.
You lead the development, documentation and periodic review of policies and procedures and proactively design and improve reporting to understand Synergy’s key risk indicators. You respond to inquiries, complaints and incident investigation requests with urgency for the circumstance. You are accountable and responsible for business continuity planning (BCP) and participate in projects where subject matter expertise is critical. Creation of board reports and participation in government policy consultation to CUDGC and/or federal level governments are additional responsibilities that will be required.
Your strong attention to detail provides you with creative problem-solving abilities. You excel in strong written and verbal communication which demonstrates your ability in creating effective presentations to all levels of the organization. You have excellent sensitivity to a range of circumstances, along with sound judgment to act accordingly. You can identify emerging risks and understand their impact to determine what is a threat vs. an opportunity.
If you are deeply interested in a career with purpose, Synergy offers the opportunity for you to contribute to our Credit Union’s success.
Qualifications: Preference is given to candidates with a related degree (i.e. business) and at least five years of related work experience. This may include fraud prevention, risk management, AML, audit, and / or compliance. Substantial knowledge of related legislation/regulations and their practical use in the financial services industry. Knowledge with components of privacy protection, including but not limited to data protection, IT governance, cyber security, etc. are valuable assets.
An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered. Preference will be given to relevant risk management and/or compliance certifications/designations. A background in law/law degree is considered an asset.
If the above describes you, we want to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Please quote competition #238201 in the Subject Line. This position will be posted until a suitable candidate is hired.
- Location: Lloydminster, or any of our rural branch locations in Saskatchewan. A hybrid or remote work arrangement will be considered for a suitable candidate.
- Hours:37.5 hours weekly, Permanent full-time
- This position will be required to travel and is expected to work with a high degree of flexibility in hours of work and travel abilities. The successful candidate must have access to reliable transportation.
A little more about us:
At Synergy, our members are owners who profit when we do and who get a say in how we are run. We also live in the communities we serve. This matters to us. We invest locally by offering sponsorships, donations, and scholarships, and through volunteerism. We connect with groups looking to improve overall financial literacy by providing presentations and tailoring them for educational opportunities – for families, schools, youth groups – you name it. We are proud to serve more than 29,000 members and have reached over $2.5 billion in assets.
We were named one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers for the 6th consecutive year. This reflects our workplace culture and commitment to building relationships beyond banking with our members, and our team.
Synergy operates on the lands referred to as Treaty 6 Territory, which encompasses the unceded lands of Indigenous Nations and Peoples, including the Plains Cree, Woodland Cree, Saulteaux, Nakota, Dene and Metis.
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest. Only those under consideration will be contacted. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a bonding process that includes a criminal record check and credit check.
Synergy aspires to have a workforce that is representative of the diversity of our country and encourages applications from everyone.
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