City National Bank

Mgr Risk-Exam Mgmt

1 week agoLos Angeles, CA



Responsible for end-to-end examination management and coordinating multiple, simultaneous internal and external examinations impacting the Division. This includes: managing a team in documentation gathering and preparing responses to a large volume of information requests ongoing, reviewing documentation to ensure appropriateness and consistency prior to submitting, as well as drafting management responses and leading internal control development or enhancement projects in order to remediate identified issues. This role also supports the departments in monitoring for and remediating operational risk as necessary.

Residential Lending Division

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Make a meaningful difference as a member of City National's Residential Lending group. This is a great opportunity to grow your career with a stable and expanding organization while enhancing and retaining bank client relationships through competitive mortgage products and solutions with exceptional service and care.


  • Act as central point of contact for the Division related state, federal and agency examinations, and directly interface with executive and senior management, internal and external auditors and regulators.
  • Direct and manage a team in order to effectuate a successful response strategy, as well as to manage the compilation of necessary documents, writing of required narratives and establishment of documented policies and procedures.
  • Work with Risk & Compliance Manager to enhance the exam management program, in order to effectively manage and track ongoing audits/exams and subsequent responses to ensure appropriate coverage and timeliness.
  • Responsible for coordinating and handling pre- and post-examination activities including, but not limited to, opening meeting materials, responding to exam questionnaires, responding to loan file requests, investigating potential findings, and drafting regulatory responses.
  • Identify, interpret, and apply state and federal laws and agency or investor guidance to origination and servicing business.
  • Perform qualitative review of information provided in response to examinations to ensure responses are consistent, and accurate.
  • Continuously evaluate risks, identify mitigating controls, develop conclusions, and enhance or develop internal controls to mitigate key risks.
  • Monitor all open issues until satisfactorily resolved. Escalate status as warranted. Conduct formal follow-up to determine the adequacy and effectiveness of actions taken. Prepare reports of results for senior management.
  • Perform ad hoc operational risk related projects, as directed.



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in audit, regulatory examination, compliance testing, or similar capacity;
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience within the banking and financial sector, with a focus on Federal and State laws, regulations, and supervisory guidance, risk management, or a combination of these disciplines within support functions such as Risk Management / Compliance Governance Programs, Human Resources, Finance, Legal, etc.;
  • Minimum 3 year's experience working with commercial banking products required

Skills and Knowledge

  • Strong presentation and written communications skills; ability to interact with and influence senior executive management across the organization in order to achieve best practices and optimal business outcomes;
  • Corporate Compliance, Risk Management, Regulatory or Compliance Audit experience with a regulated financial institution, with exposure to commercial banking products is preferred;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain cooperative, collaborative, and productive business partnerships;
  • Self-directed individual with a strong ability to work independently;
  • Excellent problem solving, time management and organizational skills required;
  • Ability to lead and direct employees with competing deliverables in a complex and high-paced environment.


Starting base salary: $87,027 - $138,965 per year. Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location. This job is eligible for bonus and/or commissions.

To be considered for this position you must meet at least these basic qualifications
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Benefits and Perks

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City National Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by law.


We start with a basic premise: Business is personal. Since day one we've always gone further than the competition to help our clients, colleagues and community flourish. City National Bank was founded in 1954 by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs and that legacy of integrity, community and unparalleled client relationships continues to drive phenomenal growth today. City National is a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada, one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Client-provided location(s): Los Angeles, CA, USA
Job ID: NationalBank-RLD-18266

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