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Job Number: REQ4513
Location: Calgary preferred, open to Edmonton
Apply by: August 21, 2022
Paygrade: L – OTH

This is a permanent posting
Leader Name: Senior Manager, Data Analysis

The Risk Modeling & Analytics team is primarily focused on providing a robust perspective of the entire loan portfolio to better manage credit risk. The team is viewed as a critical source of insight into the current and forecast performance of ATB’s credit portfolio and supports strategies to maintain the risk appetite for the enterprise and individual lines of business. One of the Risk Modeling & Analytics team’s key responsibilities is to provide oversight to the credit risk management process by measuring, identifying, and forecasting credit risk. This includes the monitoring of enterprise and portfolio key risk indicators, and reporting of the credit portfolio.

As ATB’s next Data Analyst, you will play a critical part in Integrating credit research, portfolio policy, economic risk analysis, company information, and industry best practice knowledge, to document, deliver and visualize key credit risk messages throughout ATB Financial. Reporting to the Senior Manager of the Risk Modeling & Analytics team, the Data Analyst is responsible for developing credit risk reports, analyzing or determining the severity of the risk to ATB Financial, recommending mitigation strategies and providing or visualizing data-driven analysis to senior credit leadership. The Data Analyst also provides guidance and support to the Credit department in the areas of internal stakeholder relations and communications. The primary recipients of documented credit risk reports and policies are Senior Executives and Management (including the Areas of Expertise Senior management) Finance, Compliance and Board of Directors.

The Data Analyst is accountable to:

  • Manage and analyze complex data with the goal of creating, implementing and maintaining production of credit risk reports utilized for monitoring the composition and trends within each portfolio.
  • Identify and assess potential risks to achieve strategic plan and maintain within the Credit Risk Appetite; recommend mitigation strategies to the Senior Manager of Risk Analytics and team stakeholders.
  • Collaborate on complex credit risk inquiries and provide ad-hoc analysis on the current and forecast health of the credit portfolios.
  • Develop, maintain and improve data quality and availability for comprehensive risk management.
  • Improve the current analysis and visualize related analysis in Business Intelligence Tools (primarily Tableau).
  • Mentor early to mid career Data Analysts, including the delivery of training and guidance for the delivery of complex analytics.

Requirements

  • A degree in Statistics, Applied Math, Commerce/Business, Economics, Business Administration or a similar information science discipline is required. Preference is given to individuals with or achieving professional designation such as PRM, FRM, CFA, etc.
  • 5+ years of “hands‐on” or formal programming experience (SQL, SAS, Python) is strongly preferred.
  • 3+ years experience of developing reports and dashboards using Business Intelligence Tools (e.g.Tableau, Business Objects, Data Studio, PowerBI) is strongly preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills with good database and SAP experience to handle/manipulate large datasets from different sources and formats. Some experience in summarizing and conveying key issues or trends from large datasets is required.
  • Expertise with G Suite tools (docs, sheets, slides).
  • Prior experience or ability to understand large and complex data structures and data flow processes is required.
  • Prior experience or ability to improve/ develop automated workflows for data management and analytical purposes is required.
  • Prior experience in corporate risk analysis and/or portfolio reporting within a credit or banking environment would be an asset.

Benefits

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We are dedicated to building a workforce reflective of the diversity within our communities and creating an environment where every team member has what they need to reach their potential. We encourage candidates from all equity-seeking groups to apply.

What happens next?

Thank you for applying online. If you are shortlisted for this opportunity, you will hear from us after the posting close date regarding next steps. We might ask you to participate in a digital interview or phone interview. If you require any accommodations, please let us know.

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