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VP of Risk (Asset Based Lending)

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 11-30-2018

Are you an experienced Risk professional looking to work collaboratively with the executive team to provide strategic direction, oversight and stewardship to a growing National financial services organization? Do you have strong knowledge of commercial and corporate finance, credit risk management, leasing and underwriting documentation? If so, and you possess a solid understanding of risk policy and can clearly articulate your analysis of credit, you will be excited about this opportunity.

Our client is hiring a VP of Risk. You will provide strategic leadership to the Risk Division to ensure effective risk management. This includes but is not limited to risk identification, strategy development, execution and supporting business priorities. You will be responsible for credit risk management reporting, ensuring policies, procedures and forecasting are in place.  You will be a thought leader within the industry!

This is a highly visible role in which you will be part of the senior management team and will collaborate on driving growth strategies. Managing portfolio results whilst supporting business profitability objectives and regulatory requirements, you will also be leading analytics and reporting, along with ownership of credit policy and development of the investment risk plan.
In order to be considered for this role, you will possess the following:
  • Undergrad in Finance or Business coupled with an MBA or CFA designation
  • 10+ years of progressive experience within the Financial Services Industry (subprime lending exposure a strong asset)
  • Expertise in Credit Risk, asset based lending, leasing, underwriting, capital funding and contracts
  • Ability to work independently, think critically, make decisions and meet deadlines while multi-tasking between different projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to build relationships, influence thinking and decisions and provide strategic leadership
  • Exceptional communication skills, professional and career driven
This is an exceptional role in the Canadian Investment space, highly visible and will be rewarded with a solid compensation package.
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