Risk Management Manager

Direct Hire Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Location: Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #18419

Our client a regional commercial bank consistently named as a “Top Place to Work” is currently seeking a Risk Manager to join their growing team. This is an excellent workplace culture where success is shared, and diversity is celebrated.
RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Holds overall responsibility for the administration of the Bank’s automated ERM solution, including creating user guides, setting parameters and definitions consistent with the Bank’s Risk Policy, educating users on the use of the program, and creating end-user reports.
  • Completes, or assists other departments with the completion of risk assessments relating to; products, projects, applications, processes, or initiatives, and determines if the assessments are properly documented.
  • Develops the risk management budget and monitors budget-to-actual results throughout the year. Reports results to the Chief Risk Officer.
  • Responsible for the administration of the Bank’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, including tracking gifts received, annual training, and providing guidance to Team Members.
  • Working with Senior Management, develops and administers the Bank’s internal control framework over financial reporting and other internal controls. Reports quarterly to the CEO and CFO on the effectiveness of the controls.
  • Oversees the development and execution of the third-party risk management program. Reports to the Chief Risk Officer on the effectiveness of the program, the status of due diligence, critical vendors, and vendor exceptions.  Provides overall reporting to the Audit Committee. Duties will also include legal review of contracts and additional due diligence on critical vendors.
  • Manages the development and execution of the bank wide Business Continuity Program. Reports to the Chief Risk Officer on the effectiveness of the program, testing and training provided, and changes in the Plan.  The Risk Management Manager plays a key role in identifying and responding to weather emergencies and interruptions in service.
  • Administers the Treasurer’s Check, wire and medallion guarantee authorization process; tracks authorized signers, recommends authorization dollar limits by reviewing loan, wire, and medallion guarantee authorization limits, prepares annual attestation letters, and trains authorized signers.
  • Administers the senior management policy review and approval process by ensuring that policies are updated and approved annually by the appropriate internal committee; adds and removes policies from the policy review matrix, as applicable.
  • Manages the Bank’s e-discovery solution for email, files, and other electronic data and pulls the data when subpoenaed to do so.
  • Provides responses to audit and examination findings related to risk management areas, and prepares and presents Board Committee reporting, as required.
  • Coordinates State and Federal safety and soundness examinations.
  • Performs all duties consistent with applicable Federal and State laws and regulations
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Exceeds customer expectations by following the guidelines outlined in the Customer Experience Program
REQUIREMENTS: 
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in finance, accounting, or business administration from a four-year college or university.
  • Five or more years of related experience.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

 

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