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Risk Manager


Maine State CU is hiring a Risk Manager at its Augusta branch.

It’s an exciting time to be at Maine State CU! We have had numerous employee promotions, remodeled our main office to better serve our members, and we were once again recognized as one of Maine’s Best Places to Work.  We are a financially strong, growth-oriented, and community-based financial institution with more than $500 million in assets.  We currently serve more than 30,000 members with three branch locations in Kennebec County, and we are expanding into Cumberland County. If you seek a work environment promoting empowerment, collaboration, and teamwork, consider Maine State CU.

The Risk Manager is responsible for overseeing the credit union’s risk management program, collaborating with the Chief Operations Officer, Senior Management Team, and the Audit Committee. The risk management program includes the identification and monitoring of financial, operational, and strategic risk throughout all credit union business units. The program consists of in-depth data analysis, quantitative risk assessments, comprehensive operational process reviews, reporting, and documentation. The Risk Manager assists management in assessing and mitigating identified risks, including responsibility for ensuring that the organization proactively determines which risks it will accept and retain. This individual will be the credit union’s designated compliance officer. As the compliance officer, they will be responsible for working with department managers to research and interpret regulatory guidance. This individual oversees employees focused on risk management.

Requirements:

The successful applicant will be a highly motivated, team-oriented, positive thinker with a desire to provide exceptional service in a fast-paced environment. You should have a minimum of three to five years of financial institution risk management, compliance or audit experience, and a Bachelor’s degree with a major or concentration in accounting, finance, management, risk management, business, or similar discipline. Comprehensive knowledge of applicable state and federal laws, regulations and agency guidelines, including consumer protection regulations, fair lending laws, NCUA rules and regulations, and Bank Secrecy Act/USA Patriot Act will be necessary. Also required are the ability to write reports, business correspondence, and policies and procedures, and to interpret, analyze and present information from various regulatory agencies in appropriate form geared toward a targeted audience. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills are required, as well as effective presentation skills for providing information and responding to questions from the Audit Committee, groups of managers, employees, and regulatory agencies.

How to Apply:

If you are ready to use your skills and experience to make a difference and work with a great team of professionals, send a letter of interest and resume to HR-MSCU@mainestatecu.org.

Maine State CU offers a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package, and a great working environment. We are a Best Places to Work in Maine employer and an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).