The Western Alliance Bank Enterprise Risk Management Group is responsible for leading the strategy and execution of the Bank's risk management framework. The ERM group is searching for a Temporary Risk Analyst to help operationalize several initiatives through December 31, 2019.
Western Alliance Bank (WAL) is seeking a Risk Modeling Manager. This role will manage and mentor junior risk modelers developing models for Corporate Commercial Real Estate (CRE) and Commercial & Industrial (C&I) exposures and other WAL portfolios. The models will be used to meet regulatory requirements for both Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL)and Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test (DFAST). The manager will also lead modeling projects for Dual Risk Rating (DRR). The Risk Modeling Manager will have experience and knowledge of credit loss modeling for commercial or consumer portfolios such as default models, transition models, loss-give-default models, ARIMA Time Series Models, and familiarity with various vendor models (e.g. Moody’s RiskCalc and CMM Models, and Andrew Davidson Models).
This position will work with other modelers to develop the next generation risk models. The manager will also lead model documentation, remediation, and socialization with portfolio risk managers and Line of Business subject matter experts, and independent validation by the Model Risk Management Group (MRMG).
In this role, you will contribute to the success of WAL.
The position of Compliance Officer Senior assists the Director of Corporate Compliance and the Compliance Managers in the formulation, maintenance and support of the compliance policies and procedures designed to ensure the Bank achieves optimum compliance with all applicable compliance laws. Along with other members of the Compliance department, this position implements the Compliance Management Program policy to ensure the Bank maintains a robust Compliance Management System (“CMS”). Additionally, the position is responsible for assisting with those areas of the Bank affected by changing laws, regulations, or policies to ensure the appropriate changes are implemented.
Assures compliance with all Bank policies and procedures, as well as, all applicable state and federal banking regulations.
The primary functions of this position are to oversee the Bank’s Core Compliance second line of defense activities specifically as they relate to Privacy, Marketing and an initiative focused on ensuring compliance with ADA requirements for the Bank’s internal and external websites.
The Business Process Improvement Analyst for Risk will support execution of the company's Enterprise Risk Management structure of the 3LOD(three lines of defense) Program to ensure the consistency in the implementation and operationalization across the enterprise. This role will support the FLOD(first line of defense) activities supporting the Operations group and attest to the quality of the governance environment by performing validation of controls identified through Risk and Control Self Assessments, Process Level Assessments and Product and Compliance Risk Assessments. Contributions include providing process control mapping and focusing on risk documentation, data integrity and transparency, process improvement and long term risk mitigation.
Other duties include championing and deploying process improvement methodologies and toolsets across the organization. Building capability through knowledge-sharing and coaching. Building the team's credibility by engaging effectively with stakeholders, deploying appropriate methodologies and toolsets. Create and maintain a reputation as the internal consultant of choice by senior management for any problem solving, risk mitigation and compliance.