Risk Analyst
Job Details
GA East Paces Ferry, Resurgens Plaza - Atlanta, GA
Full Time
Bachelor's degree or equivalent
As needed


The Risk Analyst will work under the Bank Secrecy Act Officer’s and Information and Corporate Security Officer’s direction and closely with Information Technology, Operations, and other Bank units to ensure that Information Security, Fraud, Bank Secrecy Act, and Corporate Security risks are properly managed.


Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Accountabilities



  • Maintain strong partnerships with line and other support unit management
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of supervisory, compliance, cybersecurity, reputational, legal and operational risks
  • Ability to acquire and apply technical aspects of Information Technology as they relate to networks, firewalls, account take-over and other aspects of emerging predicate crimes
  • Ability to design effective controls to mitigate risk
  • Ability to adjust to shifting responsibilities across Banks Secrecy, Fraud, Information Security and Corporate Security related job functions
  • Ability to manage in a remote environment


Information Security

  • Provide oversight and review of Information Technology initiatives to mitigate risks
  • Provide oversight and review of vendor relationships as they relate to information security
  • Assist in the preparation of written reports for senior management and the Board of Directors on collection and reporting of key Information Security performance indicators
  • Compile and present an annual Information Security Report and Risk Assessment to the Board of Directors
  • Implement an effective process for reporting Information Security incidents; oversee the investigation of reported security breaches
  • Assist Information Technology to ensure effective staff training programs are in place to increase information security awareness across the Bank
  • Assist the Information Security Officer to develop and implement customer and proprietary information security policy, procedure and processes
  • Assist Information Technology in preparing an annual Cybersecurity Risk Assessment
  • Maintain oversite of system access reviews including effective management of new/ separated employees, changes in access privileges (Active Directory, User Access, Core and Network)
  • Assist the Incident Response Team with maintaining an effective Incident Response policy, procedure and practices


Bank Secrecy/ Fraud

  • Assist in the preparation of written reports for senior management and the Board of Directors on collection and reporting of BSA/AML/Fraud events
  • Assist in monitoring customer transactions for suspicious activity
  • Assist in designing and implementing effective Bank Secrecy controls regarding customer due diligence, payments and prepaid and other card programs
  • Evaluate, investigate and report on fraud events; work with law enforcement when appropriate
  • Manage and enhance written policy, procedure and processes for legal subpoenas, summons, garnishments and levees; provide oversight and direction to fulfill requests as needed.
  • Assist in the development of fraud and BSA related training


Corporate Security

  • Assist in preparing written reports for senior management and the Board of Directors on security metrics, reviews performed, issues discussed with management and management responses
  • Assist the Corporate Security Officer when responding to robberies or other crimes; provide support to the Corporate Security Officer when communicating with law enforcement
  • Complete annual physical security assessments for the Bank’s physical locations; identify and monitor controls for existing and potential physical safety hazards
  • Compile and present an annual Corporate Security Report and Risk Assessment to the Board of Directors as required under the Gramm Leach Bliley Act
  • Provide security and safety training support and guidance to all Bank personnel
  • Implement an effective process for reporting Corporate Security incidents; participate in the investigation of reported Information Security breaches



  • 5+ years (combined) in Information Security & Risk Management with a Financial Institution
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Knowledge of and experience with Fiserv, Verafin, Information Security technology software (or its equivalent)
  • Professional certifications (preferred) – Professional Information Security, Fraud, Risk Management and/or Bank Secrecy
  • Hands-on experience organizing or reorganizing Bank policies, procedures and processes
  • Experience working with a bank’s Internal Audit unit, external audit firm, and regulators
  • Practical experience with risk assessments
  • Proven project management and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills - written, verbal, and listening
  • The ability to function effectively in a dynamic environment with time-sensitive situations 
  • Bachelors or higher degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or related discipline from an accredited program or equivalent work experience


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