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Sr. Risk Analyst in Chicago, IL at SNI Technology

Date Posted: 3/28/2018

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    Chicago, IL
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Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a full-time Senior Risk Analyst for a large financial company located downtown.

Position Summary:
Senior Risk Analyst will be primarily responsible for evaluating the business case for member financial institutions' credit risk. The successful candidate will be the primary liaison with the Bank's credit risk department as well as stakeholders within the Group and the Bank with respect to member credit risk. Secondarily, the candidate will be responsible for other aspects of enterprise risk, including member asset market risk.

General Responsibilities and Duties:

  • In depth knowledge of fixed income securities and loan markets, transaction structures, mortgage underwriting, including residential and commercial real estate loan.
  • Represent group regarding member credit to stakeholders around the bank and executive level committees.
  • Develop and perform credit and collateral risk measuring analytics and reporting.
  • Develop and maintain liquidation plans.
  • Perform analytics and risk assessment on residential and commercial whole loan mortgage portfolios through the use of cash flow modeling, examination of loan level characteristics and risk structure analysis.
  • Assess how credit and liquidity risks impacting various fixed income markets affect the collateral pledged to the Bank by certain members.
  • Recommend credit and collateral terms for financial institution borrowers, in particular non-depository financial institutions.
  • Assist in research and analysis of credit risk associated with Bank assets, new products, and initiatives.
  • Analyze and report on trends in specific members' collateral portfolio.
  • Work with institutional sales and members on risk mitigation strategies and structures.
  • Monitor economic trends and regulatory developments and their impact on borrowers and counterparties in their area of responsibility.
  • Provide analysis to regulators, senior management, and Credit and Collateral Committee.
  • Perform complex ad-hoc analyses for senior management, as required.


  • Seven to ten years of experience evaluating credit risk of financial institutions, or loan and securities collateral.
  • Secured lending experience helpful, but not required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, relational databases, data management tools, and database query writing, SQL experience preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics and other business-related or quantitative discipline. MBA or other Master's level degree required. PhD degree helpful.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Behaviors:

  • Ability to drive initiatives to completion and meet deadlines.
  • Both a strategic and critical thinker.
  • Must be able to adeptly negotiate with stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Persuasive, encouraging and motivating.
  • Ability to assess problems, determine impacts and work with appropriate resources.
  • Must be able to effectively prioritize issues and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.