Operations Risk Analyst

Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka   Topeka, KS   Full-time     Finance
Posted on May 27, 2022
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Now Hiring for an Operations Risk Analyst

This position may be filled at an Associate or Analyst level depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate. This individual supports the Operations Risk Manager by performing and completing tasks related to FHLBank’s operations risk management programs. Tasks include working directly with business partners to implement, maintain and communicate operations risk related policies, frameworks and procedures FHLBank-wide to ensure risks are identified, assessed, monitored and mitigated within the FHLBank’s Risk Appetite. This individual will support the Operations Risk department with the design, execution and continuous enhancement of several FHLBank-wide programs. This individual may also assist in supporting other operations risk related programs, such as business resiliency, vendor risk management, model risk management and end user developed computing (EUDC) (i.e., governance around the development and use of spreadsheets and other tools). Operations risk program assignments are of moderate complexity and require the exercise of judgment.

What qualifications are needed?

Bachelor's degree in accounting, business, finance or other related discipline is required. Master's degree and/or professional certification (i.e., CPA, CIA, CRMA) is preferred for the Analyst level. Effective communication skills, both oral and written. Effective analytical and problem-solving and a continuous improvement mindset. Attention to detail and good organizational skills. Knowledge of internal control system processes and risk management methodologies. Associate: One to three years of experience in risk management, internal audit, external audit or other similar or related fields. Analyst: Three to five years of experience in risk management, internal audit, external audit or other similar or related fields. Analyst: General knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and auditing standards.


FHLBank Topeka’s products and services help our member fi­nancial institutions support affordable housing and community development e‑orts across the Midwest. We have been headquartered in Topeka, Kansas, since 1932. FHLBank is an equal opportunity employer. We accept all people, celebrate diversity and promote an inclusive workplace.

Benefits: FHLBank offers a hybrid operating model* and an attractive benefits package including health & dental insurance, 401(k) with company match, a short-term incentive plan, student loan repayment assistance, onsite fitness center with shower facilities and much more. *Eligible positions may have the opportunity to work remotely up to two days per week. Find more details & apply online.