Chief Risk Officer (CRO)

Chief Risk Officer (CRO)

In light of BlueShore’s continued asset growth as one of BC’s largest financial institutions and to prepare for the next stage of growth and digital transformation, we are advancing our risk maturity with the addition of a Chief Risk Officer (CRO) to the Executive Leadership Team. This role will report directly to the CEO and will lead the evolution of the enterprise-wide risk management policies and framework.

The CRO is responsible for ensuring that all areas of risk (including but not limited to cyber risk, credit risk, financial risks, operational risks including information technology, information security, corporate security, business contingency, AML/ATF, and legal & regulatory, and insurance, etc.) are managed in alignment with defined risk appetite and relevant provincial and federal regulatory obligations.

This role serves as a strategic partner to the CEO and Executive Leadership Team and is a key resource to the Board and its Risk Committee, acting as advisor on all risk and compliance matters. The incumbent in this role is required to develop, implement and maintain effective risk management strategies. The role must also lead and develop a team of specialized risk and compliance professionals, resolve complex issues both internally and externally including audit and regulatory bodies and provide direct and independent reporting to the Board and relevant Board subcommittees (e.g. Risk Committee, Audit Committee, Governance and Conduct Review Committee).

Closing Date:                January 28, 2022

Key responsibilities of this role are:

Leadership:

  • Leads, oversees and is accountable for the enterprise-wide risk management policies and framework across the whole of BlueShore Financial, which includes defining risk appetite, the risk governance structure, and the approach to risk identification, assessment, monitoring and reporting, including reporting to the Risk Committee of the Board.
  • Leads the enterprise risk management activities including registry, testing, periodic oversight reviews, physical risk assessments, asset quality reviews, risk and control self-assessments, business process mapping, enterprise-wide risk assessments and developing key risk indicators.
  • Oversees and provides independent challenge to the first line of defense risk management practices, including escalation and/or resolution of critical risk issues.
  • Leads the second line credit review process, for adherence and compliance against applicable lending policies and guidelines across the enterprise.
  • Chairs the Management Risk Committee (MRC); builds relationships with the first line while having oversight of the second line.
  • Directs the day to day implementation and management of the AML/ATF program; ensuring compliance with provincial and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Leads and coordinates supervisory communications between regulatory bodies and BlueShore Financial including; managing the responses to recommendations; coordinating all aspects of on-site reviews; and delivering regulatory updates and key messaging to executive and the Board.
  • Responsible for updates to the outsourced risk policy including assessing the oversight of third party relationship risk. Individual ELT member who holds the relationship is responsible for risk assessment of outsourcing, vendor relationships, mortgage brokers and external sales agents.
  • Leads, develops and manages the risk management process, business contingency plan and key messaging.
  • Oversees investigations of suspected or confirmed fraud incidents and security breaches by staff or clients and ensures good working relationship with law enforcement officials and financial community.
  • Oversees the Risk and Compliance department and is accountable to ensure that the appropriate skills and capacity exist to perform the duties of their mandate.

Strategy and Change Management:

  • Participates as an active member of the Executive Leadership Team by contributing to enterprise wide and departmental strategies, adding value from a risk management perspective while maintaining an enterprise-wide view.
  • Advises ELT and the Board of key inherent risks and mitigation strategies involved in setting corporate strategy.
  • Identifies and leads the enterprise risk management strategies to advance the BlueShore Financial vision and goals, demonstrating how risk and compliance initiatives both protect the organization’s interests and support business success.
  • Executes a long term risk and compliance strategy, taking into account complex external factors, internal risk appetite framework, and emerging regulatory and legal requirements.
  • Identifies, interprets and leads the change in implementing risk and compliance best practices.
  • Functions as the risk expert/advisor to the business executives and others with regard to key business issues.
  • Works in partnership with all business units, providing strategic advice, and leads the Risk and Compliance function to do the same.

Analytics:

  • Develop methodologies to aggregate risk data, measure risk and provide quantitative and qualitative analytical support to the lines of business and executive teams.
  • Leverages tools that identify, align, and build on BlueShore Financial’s risk management capabilities in order to protect BlueShore Financial’s interests.
  • Leads the Risk and Compliance department in the analysis and evaluation of key risk indicators.
  • Shares results of analyses with others across BlueShore to enable data driven decision making and support the BlueShore Financial digital strategy.

Compliance:

  • In collaboration with various departments, utilizes enterprise risk management to implement effective practices in lending, credit solutions and collections including documentation of exceptions, quality control of applications and monitoring authority limits and controls.
  • Collaborates with other line of business leaders to ensure the effective management of risk in various forms including but not limited to credit, IT, operational and cyber related risk across all lines of business.
  • As Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer (CAMLO), collaborates with Privacy Officer to ensure alignment with provincial and federal regulatory requirements and Privacy Acts.

Knowledge:

  • Maintains a solid knowledge of the latest industry trends and best practices, ensuring optimal performance of the Risk and Compliance department, which in turn influences various departments and business overall.
  • Plays an active role as a participant and thought leader in industry events, seminars and workshops.
  • Monitors federal and provincial legislations in addition to evolving legal requirements. Ensures compliance with applicable provincial and federal regulations, disclosure requirements, and Market Code of Conduct.
  • Ensures alignment of current industry risk trends with strategic direction of the organization and by providing insights and oversight in the spirit of compliance and continuous improvement.

 Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years direct related experience
  • Extensive leadership experience (minimum five years at the leadership level)
  • Successful experience working with Boards of Directors and Board Committees
  • University degree or related diploma, with an MBA/graduate degree preferred
  • Minimum of five years in the financial services industry
  • Proven experience in implementing and managing enterprise risk management strategy and governance, risk and compliance activities
  • Strong relationship management and advocacy skills with regulators and other external bodies
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to influence at all levels of the organization
  • Experience in project/change management
  • Superior communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Mastery level knowledge of investigative principles, practices and policies
  • Mastery level knowledge of risk processes, regulatory frameworks, expectations and business impacts with a focus in the financial services industry
  • Expert knowledge of internal security controls and procedures, including both IT and physical security
  • Ability to work well within an Agile Business Model / approach (in support of business and digital transformation in the financial service industry)
  • Strategic vision and thinking; strong capacity for strategic analysis

Health and Safety

The health and safety of our teams, clients and communities is our top priority. Successful candidates will be required to submit proof of vaccination before their start date. We recognize that some individuals are unable to be vaccinated for valid reasons protected by law. BlueShore Financial will not discriminate or tolerate discrimination against anyone who is unable to get vaccinated for valid medical, religious or other reasons protected by law.

Be Richly Valued. At BlueShore Financial, our employees are as important as our clients. We strive to create a workplace culture of openness, empowerment, trust and passion.  Our values unite our organization and are our guiding compass.  But it is our exceptional staff that bring our corporate values to life. They are passionate about delivering exceptional client service and a banking experience that promises to impress.  And this level of engagement shows. We’ve been formally recognized making Kincentric’s “Best Employer in Canada” list 10 years in a row and as one of “Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures” by Waterstone Human Capital.

From the moment you walk into one of our Financial Spas™, you’ll know you’ve arrived at a special place, where all the elements work together to stimulate the senses and create a distinctive atmosphere unlike any financial institution you’ve experienced. We embrace the west coast lifestyle, while providing a premium and sophisticated experience for our clients and employees. You may not recognize us, but we’ve been serving the lower mainland for over 80 years!  But this isn’t the Credit Union of your childhood.  We’re different and better.

Risk and Compliance Officer

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

RISK & COMPLIANCE OFFICER

Kerrobert Credit Union is committed to providing personal, friendly, quality financial services to fulfill the needs of members and the community.

We are looking for a full-time employee to:

  • act as a resource on matters relating to anti-money laundering/terrorist financing compliance, privacy, market code and other related legislation.
  • ensure compliance with established policies, procedures and legislation
  • assist management with review of business plans
  • oversee monitoring, investigation and tracking of internal control processes and losses due to fraud, forgery and theft
  • assist in development of marketing and promotional material to build a positive community image

 

Knowledge of credit union products and services, computer literacy and dedication to ongoing self-development would all be assets.  Salary will be commensurate with experience, qualifications, and competency.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those under consideration will be contacted.

 

Submit resume by January 25, 2022 to:

Trina Duhaime, General Manager

Kerrobert Credit Union

PO BOX 140

Kerrobert, SK  S0L 1R0

Ph: 306-834-2611 Fax:306-834-5558

Email:  trina.duhaime@kerrobert.cu.sk.ca with ‘Risk & Compliance’ in the subject line.

Vice President, Credit Risk

At Conexus, it’s not what we do, it’s how we do it.

Are you ready to make a move and work for a company who puts the financial well-being of its members first? It’s not just something we say at Conexus. It’s a promise delivered by our 900 employees each day. We are passionate about our members’ financial health, and our employees reflect that passion. At Conexus it’s about more than conducting a banking transaction, it’s about creating a personalized experience for each member. We do this by keeping it simple and lending an ear to each member’s individual needs throughout Saskatchewan.

Our employees are authentic, bold, creative, and responsible. They are the reason we consistently deliver outstanding member experiences. They’re more than just individuals who come to work each day, each employee is a vital part of Conexus.

The bigger picture

We’re looking for a forward-thinking individual who understands and has a passion for the lending business and responsible risk management to come on board as our Vice President, Credit Risk. This is the perfect opportunity for an innovator that is ready to challenge our status quo and willing to disrupt our current practices.

How you’ll be spending your time

  • Coaching and empowering your team to take calculated risks that balance member service with responsible risk management.
  • Ensuring that your team is in the know and can clearly communicate lending decisions to our members.
  • Developing new strategies and lending policies that are easy to understand, efficient, faster, and outside the box.
  • Sharing insight, helping inform decisions, approving complex loans and occasionally resolving conflict around conditional approvals and credit declines.

The way people describe you

  • A credit risk pro with business, agriculture and consumer lending experience.
  • A disruptor that looks beyond credit risk and incorporates enterprise risk into your decision-making.
  • A dedicated coach who guides teammates to grow and work through complex credit requests and sets them up with tools and knowledge for responsible risk management.
  • An influencer who’ll make a meaningful difference on our member and employee experience by supporting and leading change.
  • A knowledge seeker who stays on top of the lending industry and looks for emerging risks and new opportunities for healthy business development.

The experience you bring

  • Senior professional in business and consumer lending.
  • Formal leadership experience with demonstrated ability to effectively lead a team.
  • Post-secondary degree in finance, economics, business administration or related discipline. Post-graduate education is an asset.

What you get in return

Our team works tirelessly to ensure the financial success of each of our members. We think such dedication deserves recognition. That’s why we’re proud to offer some of the most competitive job perks of any employer around. Come, join our crew, and find out just how sweet the rewards can be:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Industry-leading work-life balance and rewards
  • Formal and informal employee development
  • Meaningful work that makes a real difference in our members’ lives

So, what do you think – does this sound like you? Do you think you’re the right fit for Conexus and can rock this role? If you do, and you have the qualifications outlined above, then we encourage you to apply now. If you have questions about this position, please contact Tahnee at tahnee.smerchynski@conexus.ca. But act fast, the opportunity closes on December 5, 2021.

Manager, Risk Assessment

The Deposit Guarantee Corporation of Manitoba (DGCM) guarantees 100% of deposits held at Manitoba credit unions and the caisse (cu/caisse). As the regulator for Manitoba cu/caisse, DGCM ensures every cu/caisse operates under sound business practices.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team of professionals.

Reporting directly to the Director, Risk (Monitoring) and indirectly to the Director, Risk (Examinations), the Manager, Risk Assessment acts as DGCM’s primary liaison with a group of assigned cu/caisse. The position is responsible for the monitoring and follow-up of material risks identified at assigned cu/caisse; and leading or participating in the examinations of other cu/caisse.

Selection Criteria:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Strong knowledge of sound corporate governance, risk management practices, and financial principles
  • Familiarity with enterprise risk management, internal audit, and compliance
  • Self-motivated with excellent analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Post-secondary degree in a related area(s)
  • 5 years minimum related experience
  • Fluency in French would be considered an asset, but is not required

This is a great opportunity for a candidate with the right blend of experience, aptitude, and interest. Some travel within Manitoba is required.

To attract, motivate, and retain qualified people; DGCM offers a competitive benefit and compensation package, and are committed to work/life balance.

We seek diversity in our workplace. Indigenous persons, women, visible minorities, and persons with a disability are encouraged to self-declare.

Please send your resume with cover letter by Wednesday, November 17, 2021 to careers@dgcm.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Manager, Risk & Procedures

An amazing opportunity to bring your risk management expertise to a dynamic employer in a stunning, natural setting.

We invite you to be part of a team where you can feel good about the work you do. At SASCU, we believe in fostering a supportive work environment that is the perfect blend of friendliness and professionalism. Add in a competitive compensation package and excellent benefits, along spectacular natural scenery, and it’s easy to see why we are an award-winning employer.

Reporting directly to the Vice President, Strategy & Innovation, the Manager, Risk & Procedures will be relied upon to effectively manage the control, reporting, monitoring, and awareness of financial risk management, loss prevention, and security controls for SASCU, as well as to identify and recommend areas for improved safeguards. This position acts as the Chief Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer (CAMLO) for SASCU as well as the Security and Privacy Officer.

 

What you’ll do:

In addition to acting as CAMLO, Security Office, and Privacy Officer for SASCU, as Manager, Risk & Procedures, you can expect to:

  • Act as the primary contact internally and externally regarding risk and security matters including with regulators, internal auditors, and local law enforcement.
  • Monitor, investigate, and track losses due to fraud, forgery, and theft.
  • Assume a leadership role in business resumption and crisis management planning.
  • Oversee outsourced arrangements for SASCU.
  • Act as Credit Union Office of Crime Prevention and Investigation (CUOCPI) designate for SASCU.
  • Conduct Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) reporting.
  • Provide leadership to the Procedures & AML Analyst.

 

What you’ll bring:

Along with a post-secondary degree in a related field, you will have a minimum of 5-7 years’ experience with internal control and risk management within a financial institution. Other experience and education requirements include:

  • A strong understanding of branch operations, including cash and member services, as well as personal lending.
  • Advanced knowledge of credit union banking systems, retail products, processes, terminology, and current procedures.
  • The ability to obtain the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS) designation within 12 months of attaining the role.
  • The Canadian Risk Management (CRM) designation is an asset.

 

Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite and the ability to learn specialized software specific to risk management are expected. Strong organization, communication, analytical, and coaching skills are also essential. The successful candidate must be able to present complex information to several audiences with varying levels of understanding. Given the nature of this position, a meticulous attention to detail, an ability and willingness to research information internally and externally, and being able to adaptively work with various stakeholders and changing priorities are required.

A bit about SASCU:

SASCU Financial Group offers a broad range of personal and business financial services through SASCU Credit Union and its three lines of business: SASCU Insurance, SASCU Wealth, and Commercial banking. SASCU Credit Union branches are in Sicamous and Sorrento, plus two in Salmon Arm, and an insurance office in Enderby. Established in 1946, SASCU has more than 19,000 members, 150 staff, and over $900 million in assets. Learn more at www.sascu.com.

 

To apply:

This is an exceptional opportunity to take your career to the next level and be part of our exciting future at SASCU! If you are both community-minded and prepared to contribute to a successful and growing organization, please email a cover letter and résumé to hr@sascu.com.

 

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to meet fidelity bonding requirements, including completion of references, a criminal record check, and credit check. Employment offers will be conditional on the candidate providing satisfactory proof of COVID-19 vaccination (vaccination records or receipts issues by the Province), subject only to valid legal or medical exceptions, and complying with all pandemic/epidemic control measures affecting the workplace.

Procedures & AML Analyst

This is a great opportunity to take the next step in your career and create a future at SASCU!

We invite you to be part of a team where you can feel good about the work you do and the positive impact on the communities we serve in the Shuswap region. We believe in fostering a work environment that is the perfect blend of friendliness, support and professionalism, not to mention, fun! Add in competitive salary and benefit packages, along with perks such as an employee incentive plan, reduced banking fees and spectacular natural scenery, and you’ll see why SASCU is an award-winning employer.

As the Procedures & AML Analyst, you will make balanced procedural recommendations that reflect SASCU’s corporate focus on member centricity and continuous improvement while meeting our regulatory compliance obligations, including Anti-Money Laundering (AML) requirements and fraud management. The Procedures & AML Analyst also recommends, documents, and implements new and revised policies and procedures across SASCU to ensure that staff have the tools and information they need to complete their work efficiently and within established guidelines.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Monitor and identify internal and external situations that may result in updates to SASCU’s procedures.
  • Recommend changes to the Manager, Risk & Procedures, consult with key stakeholders, and document and implement policies and procedures.
  • Customize, design, and create forms for SASCU’s operations manual to support efficiency of operations.
  • Respond to operations-specific queries from staff, supervisors, and managers, and provide guidance to assist them in locating required information and resources.
  • Liaise with external operations and compliance departments regarding new and anticipated changes.
  • Liaise with the Training department and assist with training staff on new/changed procedures.
  • Monitor, report on, and support with the auditing of Anti-Money Laundering procedures and other compliance requirements.
  • Adjust to a dynamic environment where focus, timelines, and project milestones may be adjusted due to project needs and priorities.

What you’ll bring:

  • A post-secondary diploma in business or communications.
  • 4-6 years’ experience in the financial services industry.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office suite and other programs.

You’re perfect for this role if you have:

  • Strong attention to detail, organization, time management, and research skills.
  • Adaptability to working with various stakeholders and changing priorities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A commitment to continuous learning and development.

 

This is a full-time Monday to Friday position. It is an excellent opportunity for a community-minded individual to further their career within a successful and growing organization. If this sounds like you, let us know! To apply, please email a cover letter and résumé to us at hr@sascu.com.

 

A bit about SASCU:

SASCU Financial Group offers a broad range of personal and business financial services through SASCU Credit Union and its three lines of business: SASCU Insurance, SASCU Wealth, and Commercial banking. SASCU Credit Union branches are in Sicamous and Sorrento, plus two in Salmon Arm. Established in 1946, SASCU has more than 19,000 members, 150 staff, and over $900 million in assets. Learn more at www.sascu.com

 

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to meet fidelity bonding requirements, including completion of references, a criminal record check, and credit check. Employment offers will be conditional on the candidate providing satisfactory proof of COVID-19 vaccination (vaccination records or receipts issues by the Province), subject only to valid legal or medical exceptions, and complying with all pandemic/epidemic control measures affecting the workplace.

Compliance Administrator

First Nations Bank of Canada (www.fnbc.ca) is a federally regulated chartered bank servicing Indigenous and non-Indigenous customers throughout Canada.  We are focused on delivering superior customer service and offer a full range of personal and business banking products.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are rapidly expanding in the Canadian marketplace and provide our employees the opportunity to advance in their career.

Reporting to the Chief Compliance Officer, the Compliance Administrator is an entry-level position that must demonstrate an awareness of, or a willingness to learn, the Bank’s regulatory obligations and corporate governance functions, and must ensure that all duties performed align with the Bank’s goals.

Location:

This position is based at our head office in Saskatoon for a Monday through Friday work week and may be a mix of in-office and remote.

 The Role:   

  • Through training, support and guidance, you will become knowledgeable in Bank requirements including Regulatory Compliance Management (‘RCM’) and Anti-Money Laundering / Anti-Terrorist Financing (‘AML/ATF’) programs and Risk Enterprise Management.
  • You will act as the initial point of contact to identify, assess and submit certain compliance reports internally and to regulators.
  • You will provide ongoing administrative support to the Chief Compliance Officer and the Corporate Secretary in areas of compliance and board of director governance.
  • You will support business units and training in critical RCM-AML/ATF functions as required.

Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational and time-management skills with the ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn the Banking industry and able to meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Friendly, enthusiastic self-starter with ability to work independently under minimal supervision
  • Experience or understanding of corporate secretarial duties and responsibilities
  • Strong team player with proven ability to maintain relationships across all levels of the organization

 Education and Experience:

  • We are willing to train the right person
  • A degree, diploma or certificate in an area of business, administration or governance would be an asset
  • Experience working in a corporate secretarial or compliance-related field would be an asset
  • Experience working in a financial institution environment would be an asset

     Make First Nations Bank of Canada your First Choice

      Please submit your cover page and resume to:  hr@fnbc.ca

Assistant Manager, Central Operations

Together, Let’s Do Great Things!

We’re the largest financial institution based on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, and we’ve got an opportunity for you. We are seeking and Assistant Manager, Central Operations, so if you’re passionate about improving people’s financial health and have experience with anti-money laundering and fraud mitigation we’d like to hear from you.

What’s the role?

The Assistant Manager, Central Operations is primarily responsible for supervising  functions related to anti-money laundering and fraud mitigation, and services provided to branch operations with regards to/not limited to clearing administration, loans administration, document administration.  As Assistant Manager, Central Operations you have the ability to interpret and apply legislative changes, provide guidance around regulatory requirements, and develop policies/procedures to achieve regulatory compliance and mitigate fraud loss. In addition to this, you are accountable for the overall leadership, supervision, coaching, and continuous development of team members. You work with focus to provide support and information to the department and branch employees.

Your duties will include:

  • Ensure that the anti-money laundering and anti-fraud/fraud mitigation functions are reviewed on a regular basis and approved changes are implemented accordingly.
  • Design continuous improvement processes and conducts regular evaluations and follow-up with Central Operations and branch staff to determine the effectiveness of services programs delivered.
  • Monitor activities to promote efficient servicing of branch and operational requirements.
  • Monitor the completion of processing, reconciling and settlement functions as related to operations.
  • Supervise the interpretation and application of legislative changes to ensure that all parties abide by the legislation.
  • Ensure that information is accurately reported to FINTRAC in regards to Large Cash Transaction and Electronic Funds Transfers.
  • Accountable for the overall findings and escalation resulting from Suspicious Transaction Reports, Politically Exposed Foreign Person processes, Fraud Incident reports, AML processes relating to CCFMI, and memberships with CRA or RCMP Production Orders and reclassification.
  • Provide guidance to the branches and departments with operational procedures to meet regulatory requirements and reduce losses.
  • Provide guidance to the branches and departments with operational procedures to increase efficiencies.
  • Review applicable processes and policies on an ongoing basis to determine efficiencies and bring forward recommendations
  • Provides effective leadership by creating a trusted environment that fosters collaboration and innovation, ensures a respectful, engaging and productive work environment and positive culture.
  • Accountable for the overall leadership, supervision, coaching, and development of the area employees.
  • Assists with the development and engagement of an employee culture that inspires innovation, creativity, collaboration, diversity and supports achievement of the business goals and increased employee productivity.

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma requiring 3-4 years of full-time study or have an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of six (6) years progressive financial experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • AML Certification from The Canadian Anti-Money Laundering Institute (CAMLI)
  • Educational/work experience background in risk management, fraud investigation and anti-money laundering.
  • Solid understanding of service levels, branch operations, products and services.

Ideally, you are a flexible, collaborative team player with:

  • Extensive experience in FINTRAC Reporting requirements.
  • Proven experience in providing detailed and accurate information to third parties.
  • Extensive experience in risk management, fraud investigation and anti-money laundering.
  • Advanced research skills and advanced strategic and creative thinking skills.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office products, including Word and Excel.
  • Advanced understanding of audit procedures.
  • Solid knowledge and experience of fraud activities and loss prevention.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to coach and motivate a team of representatives.

Who are we?

Since first forming in 1946, Coastal Community has grown to become the largest financial services provider based on Vancouver Island. We’re proud of the legacy we’ve built and the things that make us who we are:

  • We’re 100% member-owned, with all decisions made locally—right here on Vancouver Island.
  • We’re a growing organization with over $4 billion in assets under management. Coastal Community helps improve the financial health of over 100,000 members and clients through our 24 branches, 16 insurance offices, 4 business centres, plus our wide range of online and digital services.
  • We believe in making meaningful contributions to the communities we call home. Each year, we give over half a million to community organizations and programs.

If you join us you’ll work hard, but have a lot of fun along the way. We offer a generous compensation package and a great work/life balance because we want you to spend your career here. Many people do!

Director, Risk Governance & Policy

Concentra Bank is a purpose-based organization, striving to create the future of banking. We are embarking on a bold plan to evolve and grow into a diversified, top tier performing company delivering greater value to employees, customers, and owners.

As an innovative and future-focused company, we form partnerships to deliver industry-best financial solutions to our customers. We offer a wide range of financial solutions including specialized banking, consumer finance, treasury, wealth and trust services and more. We strive to be among the most trusted organizations in Canada by solving problems for our customers and offering a positive, seamless experience.

Concentra employees enjoy a competitive total rewards package and flexible work environment. We are looking for an experienced Director Risk Governance & Policy to join our Risk Governance team in one of our corporate locations (Regina, Saskatoon, Surrey, Toronto) or in a home office environment.

Director, Risk Governance & Policy

The primary purpose of the Director, Risk Governance & Policy position is to develop risk management frameworks, policy, risk management committee mandates and risk reporting, and to provide support to the management of the Bank’s regulatory affairs.

This position is responsible to develop and maintain the risk management frameworks and policy model by facilitating development, reviews and enhancements to the Risk Governance Framework, Risk Appetite Framework and Corporate Policy Framework, as well as facilitating the ongoing development, reviews and enhancements to Corporate Policies and Management Guidelines. This position is also responsible for providing oversight to the alignment of Risk Appetite and enterprise strategy, and for providing independent challenge to the first line of defense on alignment with Risk Appetite, Corporate Policies and Management Guidelines.

The Director, Risk Governance & Policy develops and maintains the risk management committee mandates and risk reporting by facilitating development, reviews and enhancements to the risk management committee mandates, and providing risk reporting for executive, risk management committees and the Board. This position provides support to regulatory relationships by assisting in the maintenance of a central repository of the Bank’s supervisory communication with all prudential regulators, as well as the coordination of supervisory communications between OSFI and the Bank. This position also assists in the coordination of OSFI supervisory reviews and in the management of responses to recommendations to ensure they are timely and complete, and provides regulatory updates and key messaging to executive and the Board.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in finance, law, economics, business administration or commerce complemented by a professional designation in finance, accounting or law and 5 years progressive experience in the financial industry
  • Subject matter expert in understanding of financial institution risk management, risk optimization concepts, risk appetite and policy structuring
  • Subject matter expert in understanding of OSFI Guidelines for Banks
  • Subject matter expert in understanding of risk management concepts and good practices in governance reporting
  • Advanced understanding of financial institution credit risk, operational risk, market risk, liquidity and funding risk, legal and regulatory compliance risk, reputation risk, capital management and emerging risks
  • Ability to lead and manage projects and deliver results in a changing environment
  • Ability to understand detailed processes and controls
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to influence senior decision makers
  • Strong analytical skills, including ability to identify and interpret complex issues and see underlying causes, connections and implications
  • Advanced written communication and presentation skills
  • Advanced computer skills with advanced skills in Excel, Word and Powerpoint

Applications for this opportunity will be accepted until end of day August 27, 2021. To apply, please visit our Career page at www.concentra.ca.

At Concentra, our goal is to achieve a workforce as diverse as the people we partner with. We encourage all members of the designated groups; aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, women, visible minorities and others to join our team. Concentra strives to provide a safe and respectful work environment free of discrimination and harassment and is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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