Operational Risk Officer
Fresno, CA Bank
Job Type
Full-time
Description

At Fresno First Bank, we truly believe that our people are our greatest asset – and we treat them as such. We offer exciting and interesting opportunities for dedicated, hard-working professionals. If you share our values and passion for providing clients with opportunities to achieve their aspirations and personal success.


Our Values:

Teamwork: We all pitch in to provide the high caliber service our customers deserve. We have to trust and rely on each other to execute our work with purpose and efficiency – however difficult the task might be. We are constantly thinking about the next step and the next opportunity.

Relationships: Building mutually beneficial relationships is crucial to the long-term success of our organization. By immersing ourselves in the business ventures we empower, we come to understand our customers as people with real human needs rather than just numbers.

Authentic: We say what we mean, and we mean what we say. Internally that means holding each other accountable and owning up to mistakes. It also means being straight forward with customers.

Commitment: Our pride of ownership is strong. Every day, we bring our best in order to support our customers and represent the bank.


Employment with Fresno First Bank will allow you to earn competitively, grow professionally and enjoy a collaborative and compassionate culture that rewards good ideas, good work, and initiative.


The Operational Risk Officer will oversee the organization’s comprehensive operational risk management program, assessing and identifying risks that could negatively affect the reputation, safety, security, or financial success of the organization.


Job Duties


We are seeking to hire a seasoned Operational Risk Officer to join our team. The person will be responsible for Enterprise-wide operational risk management. 

  • Serves as the Operational Risk Management Officer
  • Serves at the Information Security Officer
  • Serves as the Vendor Manager
  • Serves as the DR/BCP Plan Owner
  • Serves as External Audit Coordinator
  • Conducts operational risk assessments; evaluates and recommends changes to policies, procedures, and processes; collecting and analyzing documentation, statistics, reports, regulatory guidance, and market trends for the following areas:
Information TechnologyInformation SecurityWire/ACHDigital BankingVendor ManagementDR/BCPSDLC  
  • Own, Develop, maintain, and administer the following risk management areas by establishing programs, policies, and procedures to manage, identify, and address risks in the following areas:
Vendor Management Policy and ProgramDR/BCPSDLC – System Development Lifecycle Policy and ProgramOperational Risk Management and Governance Program

  

  • Ensure the bank is prepared to meet the Operational Risk requirements of FDICIA, GLBA, and SOX regulations.
  • Reviews and assesses risk management policies and protocols; makes recommendations and implements modifications and improvements.
  • Recommends and implements risk management solutions such as insurance, safety and security policies, business continuity plans, or recovery measures.
  • Reviews and analyzes metrics and data such as cash flow, inventory, breakage, and employee activity that could uncover fraudulent behavior.
  • Drafts and presents risk reports and proposals to the Board of Directors, senior executive, and staff.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as directed.
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in risk management, Finance, or related field required.
  • 3-5 years of related experience highly preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of policies and best practices of financial services risk management.
  • Understanding and ability to implement and manage software development governance program.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent mathematical and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software to prepare reports and policies.
  • Ability to understand and apply risk versus reward solutions and decision making to enable the bank to grow and thrive.