Purpose of Job

Let’s do something that really matters.

At USAA, we have an important mission: facilitating the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. Not all of our employees served in our nation’s military, but we all share in the mission to give back to those who did. We’re working as one to build a great experience and make a real impact for our members.

We believe in our core values of honesty, integrity, loyalty and service. They’re what guides everything we do – from how we treat our members to how we treat each other. Come be a part of what makes us so special!

We are seeking a dedicated Credit Risk Analyst to uses quantitative methods to identify credit risk, develop and deliver credit strategies, and supervise credit performance for consumer credit portfolios to optimize profitable growth within risk appetite. Mitigate operational and compliance risk inherent in credit strategy. Tracks and monitors internal and external factors impacting credit strategy performance for bank portfolio products.

This lead position can be based in one of our following office locations: San Antonio, TX, Plano, TX, Charlotte, NC or work remotely in the continental U.S. with occasional business travel.

Job Requirements

What you'll do:

  • Identifies and leads existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role.
  • Ensures risks associated with business activities are optimally identified, measured, supervised, and controlled.
  • Follows written risk and compliance policies, standards, and procedures for business activities.
  • Applies industry leading practices and analytical skills to identify risks and opportunities within the managed portfolio and translates results into strategic solutions with the delivery of credit risk strategies.
  • Applies critical thinking skills to synthesize analyses, identify root causes, and develop clear and concise recommendations to drive credit risk strategy development and influence senior decision makers.
  • Assists in delivering Bank credit risk strategies across lines of defense by effectively driving analytical projects through analysis of data and processes and clearly communicating insights/recommendations to key collaborators and leadership
  • Applies industry knowledge and driven benchmarking to advise credit strategy development.
  • Applies quantitative analysis based upon internal and external data sources to bring structure and clarity to challenging problems.
  • Develops and presents comprehensive risk and financial reporting in support of senior management and committee oversight of existing and emerging risks and increases the quality and direction of credit performance to appropriate levels of management.
  • Performs complex financial risk sensitivity analysis.
  • Creates requirements to support the management of credit strategy infrastructure and ensures credit strategies are implemented as intended.
  • Applies programming and analytical techniques to analyze credit data.
  • Provides support for junior team members regarding analytics and risk management.
  • Collaborates with key collaborators to guide & facilitate teams in the development and implementation of key initiatives.

What you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Finance, Economics, Engineering, or in a Mathematical subject area; OR 4 years of related experience (in addition to the minimum years of experience required) may be substituted in lieu of degree
  • 4 years of experience in an analytical field or work passionate about leading analytical projects, sophisticated analytics, and risk assessments such as analyzing and interpreting sophisticated bank credit risk data and credit or financial analysis activities, and/or driving activities that support consumer credit risk strategy; OR an advanced degree in Business Management, Finance, Economics, Engineering, or in a Mathematical subject area and 2 years of experience in an analytical field or work passionate about leading analytical projects, sophisticated analytics, and risk assessments.
  • Understanding of banking regulations, risk and/or compliance.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills.
  • Good eye for business and attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong research, investigation skills and shown good judgment in problem solving.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Solid understanding of data analysis tools including skills to develop analysis queries and procedures in SQL, SAS, or other business intelligence and analysis software applications for data segmentation, aggregation, and statistics (E.g., SPSS, Python, R or Visual Basic).
  • Knowledge of federal laws, rules, regulations, and applicable guidance to include: FCRA, Reg B, UDAAP/UDAP, OCC Heightened Standards, OCC CREDIT RISK GUIDANCE

What sets you apart:

  • Experience with SAS, Tableau, R, Python and/or other programming/reporting tools
  • Experience with quantitative analysis
  • Experience in developing risk strategies for Credit Cards or other lending products
  • Experience at bank/financial institutions
  • Experience with communicating and presenting sophisticated concepts to non-technical people
  • US military experience through military service or a military spouse/domestic partner

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

What we offer:

Compensation: USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market data of the position. The actual salary for this role may vary by location. The salary range for this position is: $78,670-$150,330.

Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance and at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.

Benefits: At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning, and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.

For more details on our outstanding benefits, please visit our benefits page on USAAjobs.com.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

USAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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