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Risk Management Data Analyst

Company: Commerce Bank
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

About Working at Commerce - Wouldn't it be great to build your career at a bank that's known for helping people with their financial challenges? That's exactly what you'd be doing when you join the team at Commerce Bank. We're looking for teammates who are ready to do whatever it takes to help our customers with their everyday financial needs. You'd be helping yourself too, because Commerce has a tradition of recognizing and rewarding team members for their talent, skills and contributions. - -No wonder we've been an industry leader for over 150 years and have developed a reputation as a great place to work in the financial services world. If you'd like to be a part of a team and culture that is respected by its peers and in your community, we should talk. We're always looking for the best and brightest. About This Job The main purpose of this job is to support Risk Management in developing plans and methods to identify and analyze analytical tools/processes throughout the Bank that may pose various risk and to participate in data intensive initiatives as needed as a representative of the second line of defense. Essential Functions

  • Work with management to develop a methodology that identifies tools that require independent validation
  • Perform initial planning and scoping activities with management for the tool that will be validated
  • Develop and execute a validation plan that tests the conceptual soundness, governance structure, and applicability of ongoing monitoring for certain tools used throughout the Bank
  • Work with management to craft recommendations for potential risks present within the tool/process
  • Design and lead data projects for examinations, data intensive regulatory processes, or other Risk Management data initiatives
  • Develop metrics and data analytic tests to effectively evaluate different tools and partner with management to interpret the results
  • Assist with data mining projects throughout Risk Management during the exam planning process, and for periodic compliance monitoring assessments, by helping determine available data sources/tools (e.g. OnDemand, Business Objects, ACL, etc.) and techniques to evaluate those sources
  • Assist Risk Management monitoring teams with development of analytics to assess large, comprehensive data sets for compliance with various laws and regulations
  • Actively seek out best practices and emerging trends both internally and externally to provide recommendations for how to leverage new techniques to manage risks
  • Provide technical guidance and expertise to Risk Management department staff, which may, at a minimum, include the following: technical training and mentoring, maintaining current knowledge of technology industry trends and practices and working with other Risk Management staff to evaluate technology impacts in their reviews.
  • Perform other duties as assigned Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required
    • Intermediate knowledge of data analysis, including data extraction tools and technology (preferably Power BI, ACL, Business Objects, AQT, SQL, or similar) and MS Access
    • Intermediate understanding of relational database concepts and queries
    • Demonstrated ability to summarize and explain technical data/processes
    • Demonstrated ability to analyze and document processes, data, procedures, and controls
    • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to manage interrelated and/or complex issues and to respond to changes regarding project objectives, scope, or deadlines.
    • Intermediate presentation, analytical and critical thinking skills
    • Strong project management skills
    • Motivated and organized self-starter with strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple priorities
    • Inquisitive, agile and strong team player with excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
    • Ability to remain adaptable and resilient to all situations with an optimistic outlook and cast a positive shadow that is aligned with our culture and Core Values
    • Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Teams and Outlook - Education & Experience
      • Bachelor's degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics, Accounting, or other Business focused degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required. - Master's degree in a technical field or a business-related such as Data Science, Actuarial Science, Applied Statistics, MBA or MSF preferred.
      • 4+ years data analysis experience with progressively increasing responsibility and performance or technical internal audit, with proven data analysis experience required
      • Advanced hands on experience in Statistical Software (e.g. SAS, R, Python) and big data environments (e.g. cloud (e.g. AWS, Azure, Snowflake), and on-prem (e.g. Hadoop), as well as traditional data warehouse environments (e.g. Teradata) required
      • Financial institution experience or familiarity with the industry preferred
      • Technical knowledge of financial industry processes preferred Location: 922 Walnut St, Kansas City, Missouri 64106Time Type:Full time

Keywords: Commerce Bank, Kansas City , Risk Management Data Analyst, Executive , Kansas City, Kansas

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