Enterprise Risk Management Analyst

January 2, 2019


Northwest Federal Credit Union




Risk Assessment





  • Assist with the development and administration of Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) tool.
  • Perform process design walk-throughs with business areas and assist with updating risks and controls, as needed.
  • Support identification and measurement of key risk indicators for the enterprise to identify emerging risks and possible impediments to achieving strategic objectives.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of various business units, credit union regulatory requirements, and financial institution risk management best practices.
  • Assist with the build out of the Business Resiliency module within the GRC tool.
  • Identify and document opportunities for process and control improvements to improve the ERM program’s effectiveness and reduce credit union risk.
  • Identify, resolve & document strategic, financial, operational, and compliance risk-based issues across the credit union.
  • Maintain enterprise governance frameworks, standards and practices relating to risk governance and work with the first line of defense to increase risk awareness.
  • Maintain awareness of enterprise-wide projects to identify potential risks.
  • Work collaboratively with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Lines of Defense functions to identify and implement consistent and practical approaches to risk governance and control-based activities. Compliance
  • Manage authoritative sources and assist with mapping to enterprise-wide findings and controls.
  • Assist with testing of Entity-Level Controls (ELCs). 
  • Assist with targeted testing of business unit controls in determining compliance with established rules and regulations.
  • Stay abreast of and support compliance with applicable federal, state and industry laws, regulations, and guidelines. Other
  • Adhere to Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) regulations and all related Credit Union policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Senior Manager, ERM & Compliance or other senior level leadership.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Information Systems, general business or another related field.
  • 2-4 years of experience in a risk management or internal or external audit field or in a related area within a financial institution.
  • COSO Internal Control – Integrated Framework Certification required within two years of hire date.
  • Strong analytical, written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to apply audit concepts, principles, procedures and techniques.
  • Good organizational skills and strong judgment.
  • High degree of personal initiative.
  • Ability to work independently, with limited required direction and guidance, and provide appropriate direction to other project team members as appropriate.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint. 


  • Experience with various lines of business environments within the financial services industry.
  • Experience at national, regional, or local accounting firms.
  • Experience in a financial institution using a recognized GRC system such as Archer or MetricStream.

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Job Type

Full Time

Career Level

Two plus years of experience

Travel Requirements

Less than 5%

Contact Name

Jaon Ahmad

Contact Phone

703-709-8900 x4246

Contact Email