Ameris Bank is a high-performing community bank providing an exceptional customer experience with well trained, empowered employees. At Ameris, we look outside conventional wisdom and processes to find new answers. This means cutting red tape, empowering our people to make decisions at the local level and creating clear paths and easy touchpoints. We represent energy and passion, a steady strength that is bold and assertive, creativity in thinking and problem solving, a scrappy determination and nimble approach to getting things done, a good natured, genuine and approachable way of serving each other and our customers. We look forward to the future, and what this means for you, if you join our team.
The Enterprise Risk Analyst is responsible for supporting the Senior Risk Officer and the Risk Management Department through the accumulation of Key Risk and Key Performance Indicators, compilation and reporting of results from the Bank’s Risk and Control Self- Assessment (RCSA) process, and identification and tracking of gaps identified through the RCSAs. In addition, the ERM/ORM analyst may assist various business line (1st line) risk managers as needed with the accumulation and reporting of their specific business line risk data while demonstrating the Ameris Vision, Purpose, Expectations and Values.
Essential Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities:
- Under supervision of the SRO and other members of the Risk Management Department, support the development and maintenance of the risk management programs. Will participate in consultation to execute the program components. Will assist in the development and maintenance of the following:
- Risk Appetite
- Emerging Risks
- Risk aggregation and reporting
- Risk and control Self-Assessments
- Key Risk Indicators/Key Performance Indicators
- Process and Control Library
- Assist in the monitoring, analysis and reporting of financial risk exposures. Support organizational compliance with risk policies through regular risk exposure monitoring and reporting.
- Support the businesses and other risk partners (e.g. Compliance, BSA/AML, Legal, etc.) in risk reporting responsibilities.
- Assist in the development and maintenance of meaningful reporting on Operational Risk issues, gaps, trends and overall risk profile.
- Partner with management of assigned business units to support and monitor compliance with the company’s risk appetite, anticipate trends, and alert management of emerging risks and ensure effective challenge to promote a strong risk culture throughout the organization.
- Assist the Risk Management Department with the continued efforts to train and facilitate risk owners to properly conduct and document risk assessments and provide effective review and challenge.
- Collaborate with the SRO, the Chief Risk Officer, and other risk management employees to continuously improve risk management activities and oversight in the company.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:
- General banking knowledge.
- Risk Management and/or Internal Audit experience.
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills including presenting to senior management.
- Strong organization skills with ability to work independently.
- Strong analytical skills both qualitative and quantitative.
- Intellectual curiosity, superior problem-solving abilities and attention to detail, and prompt follow-through.
Industry and Work Experience:
- 2 to 4 years in relevant financial services industry experience that includes enterprise risk management.
- Bachelor’s Degree required.
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the position.
All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)