Credit and Risk Analyst

First Republic San Francisco, CA
Overview

About the Role:

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 Analyst 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 Analyst will ensure that the various business functions throughout Eagle Lending remain in compliance with all regulatory and internal risk management policy guidelines.

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.

Responsibilities

* Support activities of Eagle Lending's Credit and Risk function, such as preparing for audits and loan portfolio reviews

* Implement audit recommendations and effectively resolve audit findings in a timely manner

* Develop and facilitate process improvement and risk mitigation trainings for Eagle Lending staff across the country

* Guide implementation of new regulations and, from time to time, help implement new credit guidelines

* 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

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

* Quick-thinker, fast learner, problem solver and possess strong analytical skill

* Ability to succeed in a team-oriented work environment

* Collaborative behavior, 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

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