Job Overview
Company: BBVA Compass
Base Pay: N/A
Other Pay: N/A
Employee Type: Full-Time
Industry: Other Great Industries
Manages Others: Not Specified
Job Type: Retail
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Required Experience: Not Specified
Required Travel: Not Specified
Relocation Covered: Not Specified
Reference ID: 2014-83081
Location: Birmingham, AL (map it!Map it!)
Contact: Not Available
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Company Overview

BBVA Compass is a member of the BBVA Group, a global leader in financial services with more than 112,000 employees in over 30 countries. Today, we’re one of the top 25 financial institutions in the United States and part of one of the largest and most respected financial institutions in the world.

Throughout its distinguished 150-year history, the BBVA Group has relied on a business model that stresses integrity and transparency as a way of doing business. This approach has served us well, even in challenging economic times.

Now a $698 billion organization, we continue to expand our presence in the world’s most important markets.

Our broad business base and financial stability provide a strong foundation for future growth, both for our company and — if you choose to be a member of our team — your career.

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BBVA Compass is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Description 


The Sr. Risk Specialist – Risk Officer supporting the Risk Assessment team is responsible for supporting the analytical and reporting needs of the Risk Management team including but not limited to Enterprise Risk Identification and Assessment, Economic Capital, Stress Testing, and Asset Allocation.  This individual will also support the business unit and overall bank strategic initiatives relating to credit risk management.  Individual will address business issues by analyzing risk assessment practices and effectiveness, and make recommendations to management.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Researching and networking across multiple risk disciplines to identify and assess emerging enterprise risks
  • Creating, modifying, and executing both qualitative and quantitative analytical methods for specified risk assessments
  • Preparing reports of risk assessment conclusions for risk committees 
  • Quantification of the credit, market, operational and business risks in our business plans.
  • Assessment of other risks and their potential impact on capital and liquidity planning: liquidity risk, compliance risk, strategic risk and reputational risk.
  • Evaluation of the way the different risks interplay, identifying and eventually quantifying the impact of potential concentrations or diversification effects.
  • Quantification of the impact of different stressed scenarios from different sources. Broaden the scope of the stressed scenarios, including idiosyncratic and systemic scenarios, and improve the granularity of the stress testing
  • Compile detailed business documentation to support the decisions made based on risk assessment conclusions

Job Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business related field, such as Economics, Finance, or Accounting, with Master’s degree preferred
  • Good organizational and process management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and ability to interact effectively across different levels of the organization
  • Programming skills in SAS or VBA preferred
  • 2 + years of banking experience, risk management or financial analysis preferred.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Exposure to quantitative techniques and database management, Statistical modeling exposure a plus.
  • Proven ability using Microsoft Office tools for reporting and analyzing data.


  • Grade 17 - 18 Experience Required: 2+ years’ experience risk management, financial analysis, or general banking. 
  • Grade 19 - 20 Experience Required: 5+ years’ experience risk management, financial analysis, or general banking. 

 NOTE:  Candidate may be asked to provide a work product.


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