• Credit and Risk Associate, Eagle Lending

    ID
    2018-6412
    Job Locations
    US-CA-San Francisco
    Category
    Lending
  • Overview

    First Republic is an ultra-high-touch bank that provides extraordinary client service. We believe that one-on-one interactions build lasting relationships. We move quickly to serve our clients’ needs so that their financial transactions are handled with ease and efficiency. Client trust and security are paramount in our line of business. Ultimately, our goal is unsurpassed client satisfaction which will lead to personal referrals – our number one source of new business.

     

    We recognize that our competitive advantage starts with our people and our culture. At First Republic, we work hard and move quickly as a very coordinated team. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow and contribute in a fun, fast-paced environment, First Republic is the place for you. We have exceptional people focused on providing extraordinary service.

     

    First Republic Bank is looking for a Credit and Risk professional with proven experience and leadership skills to join our Eagle Lending team. In this new role, the Credit and Risk Specialist will have an exciting opportunity to implement and maintain a robust compliance support function within Eagle Lending, one of the fastest growing business units at First Republic. The Credit and Risk Specialist will ensure that the various business functions throughout Eagle Lending remain in compliance with all regulatory and internal risk management policy requirements.

     

    You will utilize strong strategic planning and leadership skills to drive our Credit and Risk function in building out new processes/re-engineering existing processes, with the goal of ensuring that key Eagle Lending functions have strong risk controls in place and adhere to Bank and regulatory guidelines.

     

    Additionally, you will work collaboratively with key partners within Eagle Lending and Bank-wide in order to manage the development and/or enhancement of both back-end and front-end processes and risk identification and mitigation efforts.

     

    To learn more about Eagle Lending, check out our product suite through the links below:

     

     

    We're a highly collaborative team with a can-do attitude and client-centric culture. If you have a passion for sales and banking, we would love to hear from you.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Support activities of Eagle Lending’s Credit and Risk function, ensuring that deadlines are met and issues and audit recommendations are effectively resolved in a timely manner.
    • Develop and facilitate process improvement trainings for Eagle Lending staff across the country.
    • Support strategic initiatives of front-line or operational process re-engineering and automation in order to more effectively meet regulatory requirements.
    • Guide implementation of new regulations and, from time to time, new product implementation, ensuring that appropriate project plans are in place, deadlines are met, and effective policies & procedures, training programs, and communication strategies are in place.
    • Develop risk metrics to produce meaningful data and executive dashboard reporting, reflecting issues, trends, and overall effectiveness of program.
    • Identify opportunities to improve efficiency, reduce risk, and improve quality, and make recommendations to management for related process improvements.
    • Act as liaison with the Corporate Compliance team as well as internal/external audit groups and regulators, while providing subject matter expertise to Eagle Lending.
    • Perform duties and responsibilities specific to department functions and activities or as assigned by supervisor.
    • Responsibilities include the following: 1) adhering to and complying with all applicable, federal and state laws, regulations and guidance, including those related to Anti-Money Laundering (i.e. Bank Secrecy Act, USA PATRIOT Act, etc.), 2) adhering to Bank policies and procedures, 3) completing required training, 4) identifying and reporting potential suspicious activity to the BSA/AML Officer, and 5) knowing and verifying the identity of any customer(s) that enters into a relationship with the Bank. 

     

     

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree required.
    • Must possess 1 - 2 years of experience in Risk Management, Compliance, Lending, or other related fields.
    • Must possess strong working knowledge of MS Word / MS Outlook / MS Access / MS PowerPoint/ MS Excel.
    • Knowledge of loan processing and/or servicing systems strongly preferred.
    • Experience with AFS, Appian, TotalPlus ML, IBS, OnBase and/or IL applications a plus.
    • Proactive individual able to operate efficiently in a fast paced environment.
    • Quick learner and ability to manage multiple priorities.
    • Proven ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
    • Ability to succeed in a team-oriented work environment.
    • Able to quickly forge effective working relationships with a variety of personalities.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrated skills in organization and strong attention to detail.
    • Provides extraordinary service.
    • Furthers the First Republic Bank culture and values.

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