Director of Risk Management

Sound Credit Union, headquartered in Tacoma, WA, a progressive-minded credit union is seeking an experienced Director of Risk Management to join our team. While Sound’s Field of Membership serves the entire state of Washington, the primary service area of our 21 branches is in Pierce, King, Snohomish, Thurston counties, and surrounding Puget Sound communities. We currently possess a membership of over 100,000, and assets in excess of $1 billion, placing us among the largest credit unions in the State of Washington.

The Director of Risk Management is responsible for managing and administration of the institution’s Risk Management Program and Internal Audit functions, which includes but not limited to identifying and evaluating risks, establishing programs to monitor, manage, and mitigate risk, and ensure policies and procedures are in compliance with regulations. Serves as the Security/Compliance Officer for the organization, administering loss prevention program(s), managing security, vendor management programs and risk management processes. Conducts analysis and reports on issues relating to fraud, loss prevention, and risk mitigation strategies. Prepares and provides reports to Senior Management, Board of Directors, and Supervisory Committee regarding risk management and compliance processes and preparedness.

We are seeking an individual who is a self-starter with the knowledge, skills, ability to develop this area of our credit union. This person will have well-rounded knowledge of the financial industry, regulations and operations. Experience should include five plus years’ experience in risk management, loss prevention, internal auditing and compliance and five or more years’ experience at a managerial position. Strong working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Excel and Word is required. A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Management, Finance, or closely related field, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job.  Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Fraud Examiner, or certifications in Risk Management is preferred.

We offer a professional work environment with a competitive salary and benefits plan. “Hire-in” range $6,667.00-$8,334.00/mo DOE plus annual bonus of up to 15%. For consideration, interested applicants MUST complete an online application at www.soundcu.com/careers. Pre-employment screening includes a credit check; results should demonstrate financial responsibility. M/F/D/V. EOE.

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