Sr. ERM Risk Analyst

Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago  •  Chicago, IL

Less than 5 years experience  •  Financial Services

$80K - $126K ($70K - $110K base + 15)
Posted on 02/22/18 by Meri Sheehan
Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Less than 5 years experience
Financial Services
$80K - $126K
($70K - $110K base + 15)
Posted on 02/22/18 Meri Sheehan

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is seeking an experienced Senior Analyst to join our Enterprise Risk Management team. The group takes on a diverse role in identifying, evaluating, measuring, and monitoring key risks to the Bank. The primary responsibility is evaluating new activities and services, with a focus on the Bank?s mortgage purchase program. 

*Position Level may be higher or lower, dependent on the selected candidate's experience.


  • Assess how the market, credit and operational risks associated with new or modified mortgage program products or services fit within the Bank's strategy and risk profile.
  • Analyze the volumes, quality, risk, and performance of the Bank?s mortgage program.
  • Conduct analysis of mortgage program KRIs and KPIs for purposes of enterprise riskreporting.
  • Streamline and automate consumption of key data from large and complex sources to supportrisk analysis of the Bank?s mortgage program.
  • Build and maintain reporting dashboards to enhance Risk Management reporting, leveraging business intelligence tools such as Tableau.
  • Encourage teamwork, professionalism and high morale, throughout the department and the Bank and assists otherrisk groups as needed.
  • Create efficiencies within work tasks to eliminate or reduce manual processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years of experience in the secondary mortgage market required, preferably in a Risk or Financial Analyst role.
  • Strong risk and data analytical skills which can translate to riskreporting.
  • Ability to review new products and services and understand process flows and identify inherent risks.
  • In-depth experience organizing, consuming and analyzing large and complex data is requried.
  • A high level of proficiency with Microsoft Suite, especially Excel is required.
  • Experience using Tableau is preferred.
  • Bachelor?s degree with an emphasis in Finance, Business, Economics, Mathematics and/or equivalent work experience is required.


  • Ability to work independently, accurately and to meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external clients and industry professionals.
  • Candidate must be motivated to learn and succeed in a demanding environment that requires solutions to complex challenges.
  • Candidate must work well in a team environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to present on complex topics to senior management.

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