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The Supervision + Credit group is responsible for the supervision and regulation of state member banks (SMBs), bank holding companies, savings and loan holding companies, financial holding companies, data service providers, trust companies, and foreign banking organizations that operate in the Twelfth District. Supervised institutions are in all states of the District and range in size and complexity from small community organizations to some of the largest banking organizations in the country.
The Risk Analysis and Surveillance (RAS) team supports Risk Management’s objective of developing and maintaining a holistic, integrated view of current and forward-looking financial, nonfinancial, and economic risks within the 12th District. RAS is responsible for data capture, preparation, and input, as well as production support for reporting and supervisory technology foundational to and underpinning the supervisory views of District risk. The team partners and collaborates with senior risk specialists by providing financial and data analysis in support for or challenge of risk opinions and hypotheses. RAS also works closely with supervisory technology specialists to identify product development opportunities, design solutions, and work to implement and make those solutions ready for production. Additionally, the team conducts mandated financial surveillance activities to highlight potential supervisory concerns among domestic banking institutions located within the District.
Are you ready to lead a team that is at the forefront of banking supervision? Do you have the experience to help position the SF Fed’s Supervision +Credit organization as a leader and innovator of data-driven supervision? If yes – then read on!
We need you! A Manager, to lead the Risk, Analysis, and Surveillance Team within the Risk, Policy, Analysis + Tech Group of the SF Fed’s Supervision and Credit (S+C) Department.
As the manager, you are leading and directing the activities of a team with varied strengths. These are surveillance analysts and specialists whose primary responsibility is to apply their subject matter expertise to identify and communicate risk while increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of the supervisory process. You will be directing short and long-term strategies for the identification, prioritization, and development of data-based opportunities across S+C and the System, with a focus on the 12th District Regional, Community and Foreign Examinations Group (RCFEG). In addition, you will work to align data and technology strategies to the broader Reserve Bank and/or System-level initiatives, to support the overall Mission, and to deliver on S+C’s vision for developing and implementing innovative solutions that are integral to the risk assessment, supervisory program, and examination processes.
You will have superb communication skills with the ability to explain complex technical concepts to diverse audiences. Your collaboration skills and ability to develop positive relationships with executive leadership, senior management, System staff, and other regulators/partners will be a critical part of the role.
Highlights of Responsibilities:
Sets the short and long-term strategy for delivering and improving Board-mandated surveillance, and the development of innovative solutions using existing and new technologies to address evolving needs of supervision and examination management and staff, with a particular focus on identifying, measuring, monitoring, and mitigating existing risks and emerging risk concerns, or improving efficiencies in supervisory program or examination processes.
Contribute to the development of data ingestion processes to prepare, extract, and enrich a variety of both internal and external data used to identify and communicate risk.
Sets priorities, ensures accountability, reviews work products, facilitates talent management and succession planning, assesses development needs, and delivers coaching to ensure continuous development of skills, proficiencies, and talent pipeline.
Leads and facilitates collaboration within Risk Management’s integrated team structure and equally with business partners across the SF Fed and S+C to prioritize resources to deliver and continually improve analysis and surveillance products.
Represents SF Fed S+C at the System-level, leading and/or participating in System work groups oriented around analysis and surveillance processes. Serves as subject matter authority and stays abreast of new and emerging technology and methodologies both internal and external to the Federal Reserve System.
Builds and leads relationships with external collaborators, including system staff members at other Reserve Banks.
Typically seven or more years of direct or comparable banking, financial industry or banking supervision experience is required, with extensive knowledge of risk, surveillance, and project management.
Typically, five or more years of people leadership experience with an emphasis on developing and mentoring team members with a diverse group of backgrounds.
Proven track record to influence at all levels of an organization, with strong analytical, problem solving, communication and project management skills.
Bachelor’s degree in business, technology, or related fields of study (or equivalent work experience). Advanced degree, relevant professional certifications or examiner commission are desired.
Domestic travel and overnight stays are required at approximately 10-25% but could be change at any given time depending on one’s assignment.
Top candidates will exhibit the following critical behavioral competencies: Leadership, Accountability, Collaboration, Influence, Critical Thinking, Achievement, and Innovation.
This position requires access to confidential supervisory information, which is limited to “Protected Individuals.” Protected Individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens and U.S. nationals, U.S. permanent residents who are not yet eligible to apply for naturalization, and U.S. permanent residents who have applied for naturalization within six months of being eligible to do so or who will sign a declaration of intent to apply for naturalization before they begin employment.
All employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or qualify for an accommodation from the Bank’s vaccination policy; the Bank will provide accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.
We offer a wonderful benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Pre-tax Flexible Spending Account, Backup Child Care Program, Pre-Tax Day Care Flexible Spending Account, Paid Family Care Leave, Vacation Days, Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Pet Insurance, Matching 401(k), and a Retirement / Pension.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. #LI-Hybrid
While the SF Fed is a Reserve Bank, we’re not what you might expect. We’re unreserved here. That means we seek new and diverse perspectives. We spark conversations and encourage debate. We build opportunity. We pursue careers that are true to ourselves, from economists and cash processors to bank supervisors and cloud engineers. When you join the SF Fed, you join a team of people working together to promote an inclusive economy that works for everyone. If that’s the kind of impact you’d like to make with your everyday work, find your next career opportunity here.