Risk Analyst

We are First Western Trust.
Individually, we are entrepreneurs, advisors, art collectors, and more. Together, we are a team with a mission to be the best. We find ways to share and celebrate excellent work; we are prepared to go above and beyond to do what's right; we work with purpose; we create new solutions that allow us to deliver better value; we expect and invite honesty from others; and we seek to understand before being understood.

This is who we are, how we work, what we believe, and what we expect.

Want to join a talented, creative group of professionals? We are currently seeking a skilled, inquisitive, and collaborative audit professional to be our Risk Analyst within our Denver bank just steps from Union Station.

The Risk Analyst assists the Director of Risk Management/Information Security Officer to deploy all aspects of the risk framework organization-wide. The scope of the role covers a wide breadth of areas including compliance monitoring, audit and exam remediation, cybersecurity program maintenance, and fraud/incident response documentation. If you are an experienced bank audit and risk professional who enjoys being collaborative, we'd love to hear from you and see how we connect!

Highlighted Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and conduct internal audits, as assigned
  • Assist DRM in RFP process vendor management process for audits of operational, compliance and IT areas
  • Assist Physical Security Officer with physical office risk assessments
  • Assist Senior Compliance Analyst with Trust and other compliance area regulatory monitoring
  • Document Exam and Audit Remediation (EAR) findings in the EAR reporting system, follow up and test management action plans
  • Update IT (Information Security, GLBA, BCDR), IR and Fraud program documents as changes in programs occur
  • Assist DRM, Compliance Officer/Compliance staff in fraud and incident response reporting, tracking and resolution.
  • Gather, document, organize and follow up on written procedures, offline and remote testing results from support, operations and PC areas for BCDR program.

Technical Requirements:

- 2+ years of experience within bank operational auditing
- Experience with trust regulatory audits
- Ability to organize audit work papers and remediate review comments
- Experience working during a bank regulatory exam preferable
- CPA (or CPA track) preferred

Interpersonal Requirements:

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders across the organization
- Expresses thoughts clearly, accurately and precisely both verbally and in writing and demonstrates good listening skills
- Takes the initiative to identify and execute next steps while coordinating with key stakeholders in a positive and productive manner

Looking to take your career to the next level? First Western is not only offering a competitive salary to start and full health (dental, vision) benefits, but also the following:

- Bonus Potential
- 401(k) Plan with Match
- Paid Parking/Transportation Benefits
- Access to Training & Professional Development Programs
- Sponsorship for Obtaining Professional Certifications
- Flex Spending Accounts
- Health Savings Account
- Paid Time-Off+ Bank Holidays

Interested in learning more and seeing how we connect? Visit us today at: https://myfw.com/ourcompany/ourcareers/

Questions? Contact us at [email protected]

First Western Financial, Inc. is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our associates. EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

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