Director, Enterprise Risk Management
ATB Financial
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
6d ago


Our bottom line is different.

There’s something special about working at ATB, and it’s been recognized on every top employer list that matters. Maybe it’s our exceptional culture where your total wellness is supported through market-leading benefits and you’re free to bring your whole self to work.

Maybe it’s our commitment to a growth mindset and our unrelenting thirst for making it possible for fellow Albertans even the ones who aren’t our clients.

Whatever it is, you won’t find a more genuine, driven and knowledgeable group of humans anywhere. We foster a culture of purpose, performance and possibilities.

We engage with intense curiosity, and bring our whole selves to work, every day. We know it starts with people like you, so take a chance and start with us.

Location : This is a fully remote opportunity (with occasional travel to Calgary / Edmonton, as required)

Apply by : November 30, 2021

Paygrade : N-OTH

Reporting to the MD, ERM & ORM, the Director of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) will be responsible for leading ATB’s Risk Appetite quantification and plausible risk scenario and assessment function, inclusive of top and emerging threats, enhancing ATB risk appetite framework through the integration of financial risk assessments (capital, credit, financial expectations / results, liquidity), supporting ERM’s internal capital adequacy accountabilities and fostering strong relationships with with executive leaders to manage risk exposures.

Director, ERM Accountabilities :

  • Lead the annual risk appetite refresh process end-to-end Defining approach and strategy to ensure risk appetite adequately covers ATB’s current and forward looking objectives Engaging with quantitative developers, stress testing, modellers and scenario analysis experts to ensure ATB’s risk appetite aligns to dynamic business model changes Liaising with C-suite level stakeholders in a confident and articulate manner
  • Enhance ATB’s top and emerging threats identification, assessment, monitoring and reporting program, including : Supporting ongoing enhancements to the program in consideration of industry best practices and ATB’s strategic plan.
  • Utilizing and enhancing existing outputs from groups such as economics, treasury and stress testing, layering on additional quantification techniques to present a plausible impact range.

    Translating business implications of material risks and how to manage these risks in support of achievement of strategic plans.

  • Maintain and refresh ATB’s top and emerging threats inventory on a quarterly basis to support executive and board reporting requirements.
  • Complete the comprehensive reporting of top and emerging threats that emphasizes material risks to the delivery of ATB’s strategic plan, their impact and key mitigation tactics to executive and board level audiences.
  • Annually, review and improve methodologies related to the quantification of Risk Appetite including risk appetite capacity and backtesting of quantitative metrics provided by other Subject Matter Experts.
  • Work closely with the Risk Management leadership team, business lines, and corporate functions to evolve risk analysis, monitoring, and reporting, including enhanced analytics, deep-dive analyses, and new data visualization for risk reporting.
  • Coordinate the Operational Risk pillar 2 assessment in support of the annual internal capital adequacy assessment process (ICAAP).
  • Developing progressively deeper working relationships with business unit leadership and first line of defense risk leads while maintaining the required independence of ERM within the second Line of Defence.
  • Mentoring junior team members across the ERM and operational risk management function.
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