Lead Business Analyst, Enterprise Risk Management

  • Incentive Bonus
  • Des Moines, IA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines
  • 28 Nov 17 2017-11-28

This analyst will take a lead role in coordinating and managing Credit and Collateral IT projects. The analyst will use process expertise to define, create, document and improve Credit's end-to-end business processes, including the development and tracking of key performance indicators. This analyst would work individually, with other Risk Management Staff and with other departments as needed.


Lead Business Analyst, Enterprise Risk Management

This analyst will take a lead role in coordinating and managing Credit and Collateral IT projects. The analyst will use process expertise to define, create, document and improve Credit's end-to-end business processes, including the development and tracking of key performance indicators. This analyst would work individually, with other Risk Management Staff and with other departments as needed.

Responsibilities:
*Ensure all IT-related projects for Credit and Collateral are being managed and monitored effectively, including compilation of business requirements and coordination and prioritization of Credit department resources;
*Propose and assist in updating and implementing process and procedural improvements within the Credit department;
*Assist in the documentation and tracking of Credit department processes and workflow, including:
o Document Credit Risk's business (and pieces of cross-departmental) processes in detail, including internal control touchpoints and UDAs
o Review public and desktop procedures for accuracy and efficiencies;
o Perform cross checks between regulations, policies, procedures, the website, etc. to ensure consistency and accuracy;
o Develop tools for workflow visibility;
o Develop and track Credit Risk key performance indicators;
* Ensure business activities are in-line with Strategic Business Plans;
*Exhibit ownership of the operational risk environment in Credit Risk, including representing Credit and Collateral Risk on the Operations Risk Committee; and
*Lead Special Projects.


Qualifications:
*Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Accounting, Systems Management, Operations Risk or something similar: MBA preferred;
*7+ years' work experience / history of working with analytics, process reviews and implementing system improvements;
*Familiarity with the FHLB system, knowledge of Credit and Collateral operations and applicable regulations;
*Due diligence and internal control experience;
*High attention to detail: audit minded;
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
*The ability to multitask;
*High performer who can be effective working with different levels of an organization;
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and
*Strong computer skills including Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel: SQL knowledge preferred.