Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago

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Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago Chicago, IL, United States
Risk Management Chicago, IllinoisApplyIndependent Security AnalystThis position has responsibility for evaluation of the Bank's information security posture and ensuring the Bank is informed of the current threat environment, current good practice of information security, the effectiveness of the Bank’s information security control design.  This position works with all business units in evaluating in identifying security and technology risks.  This position has regular interaction with varying levels of business unit management across the Bank.RESONSIBILITIES:Support the Bank’s Information Technology Risk Assessment.Build out continuous monitoring capabilities to measure changes to the Bank’s threat environment and the effectiveness of the Bank’s controls.At least quarterly, sample IT Security activities and provide a written report assessing the effectiveness of the security program.Project manage penetration testing vendor engagements of the Bank.Monitor Bank projects throughout the Project Development Life Cycle (PDLC) to assure compliance with plans and provide input to decisions regarding risk management related projects or security modifications or enhancements to technology or operating systems environments.Contribute in other Operational Risk department programs such as events, change management requests, end user computing to ensure timely and accurate operational risk reporting.Evaluate and recommend updates to the Bank's security policy and supporting management policies and procedures while considering the impact of regulatory compliance and implementation of industry best practices.Evaluate whether appropriate technical and administrative controls are in place and aligned with the Bank's business needs and strategic direction relative to all aspects of security and related compliance.Prepare relevant information about the Bank's security program through presentation and reports.REQUIREMENTS:Bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science, information security or equivalent.Security certification is highly preferred (CISSP, SANS GSEC, etc.).3-5 years of security or technology experience.Experience with Amazon Web Services or similar IaaS preferred.Experience in a Windows Server environment.MS Office product knowledge (notably Outlook, Word, Excel, and Access).Tableau product experience or experience with other reporting packages preferred.Experience with auditing information security programs, conducting security assessments, and/or penetration testing preferred.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago Chicago, IL, United States
Regulatory Affairs Chicago, IllinoisApplyThe Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is a $76.1 billion wholesale bank and one of 11 district banks chartered in 1932 by the U.S. Congress to improve the availability of funds to support home ownership. The FHLB Chicago is a member-owned cooperative serving members in our district of Illinois and Wisconsin. All federally insured depository institutions, insurance companies engaged in residential housing finance, credit unions, and community development financial institutions located in our district are eligible to apply for membership. Today, the FHLBank System, which is regulated by the Federal Housing Finance Agency, has more than 7,200 members.POSITION SUMMARY:The Regulatory Affairs Advisor will be responsible for the management of the Bank’s relationship with its regulator with respect to assigned areas while working directly with the Sr. Manager of Regulatory Affairs, Legal and Government Relations Group. This position will also be responsible for the development of regulatory strategy for interaction with the Bank’s members’ regulators.   There is direct interaction with the regulator, senior management, membership and the Board of Directors.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Maintain a positive relationship with the Bank’s primary regulator, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), by interacting on a consistent basis with examiners and other FHFA staff, while promoting a culture of compliance, transparency and credibility.Coordination of Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) examinations:Coordinate and centralization of the flow of information between the FHFA and the Exam Coordinators.Provide quality control; review target exam materials and track ongoing regulatory requests, and post documents to internet portal and correspond with regulator, as appropriate.Acquiring and delivering all pre-examination requests on a prompt and comprehensive basis through necessary engagement with Bank staff.Help prepare management and business teams prior to examination, including coordination with Exam Coordinators from other areas of the Bank.Facilitate ongoing meetings during and after the on-site examination and organize management responses to exam findings and other regulatory requests.Effectively manage the orderly retention of records tied to all exam requests and track other key regulatory communications.Regularly assess the examination process and make recommendations of changes to support enhanced regulatory relations.Record key issues during regulator meetings; proactively identify trends in regulatory requests and discussions and raise them to manager to ensure strategic responses across the organization; participate in discussions with senior management on related issues.Develop and maintain metrics related to examination results, regulatory requests and other items.Coordinates annual meetings with members’ regulators. Collaborates with other areas on timing of meetings and preparation of any required documentation/presentations for such meetings.Review guidance on FHFA reporting requirements and maintain regulatory reporting inventory in MetricStream; provide support for timely and accurate preparation of regulatory reporting, including correspondence, documents, and presentations.Works closely with Assistant Corporate Secretary in connection with the Corporate Governance function, including coordination of agenda materials and minutes, prepare annual directors guide, and maintenance of Board papers electronic portal.Assist in management of annual election of directors process pursuant to FHFA regulations, including ongoing contact with Board of Directors and members.Participates in projects and represents the Legal and Government Relations Group as required for meetings relating to information technology.Other duties as assigned.Duties and responsibilities will evolve with experience and proven performance.EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:5-7 years experience in the financial services industry preferably including work experience at a regulatory agency, coordinating regulatory examinations or in a bank’s finance, risk control, compliance, or internal audit departmentStrong understanding of regulatory processes and banking regulations.EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a business, accounting, legal, policy or financial discipline.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND BEHAVIORS REQUIRED:Outstanding communication and relationship skillsComfort dealing with higher managementDedication to integrity, producing high quality results and meeting deadlinesCapability to manage under stressful situationsHighly organized with the ability to independently set priorities when requiredDemonstrates willingness to adapt to individual and institutional roles, needs and environmentStrong Microsoft Office skills.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago Chicago, IL, United States
Mortgage Partnership Finance Chicago, IllinoisApplyThe Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is a $76.1 billion wholesale bank and one of 11 district banks chartered in 1932 by the U.S. Congress to improve the availability of funds to support home ownership. The FHLB Chicago is a member-owned cooperative serving members in our district of Illinois and Wisconsin. All federally insured depository institutions, insurance companies engaged in residential housing finance, credit unions, and community development financial institutions located in our district are eligible to apply for membership. Today, the FHLBank System, which is regulated by the Federal Housing Finance Agency, has more than 7,200 members.The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is seeking an experienced and technically proficient Senior Risk Analyst to join its Mortgage Partnership Finance (MPF) Analytics Group. The group takes on a diverse role, supporting the MPF business through regular and ad hoc reporting, analytical insight, and involvement in key operational processes.Duties:Supports the team’s reporting and analytical efforts, responsible for efforts to streamline and automate consumption of key data from large and complex sources for use in regular and ad hoc reporting and analysis, primarily to support risk management of the Bank’s whole loan mortgage portfolio.Regularly monitors credit and counterparty exposures that the Bank faces through its secondary mortgage business operations. Partners with risk stakeholders to identify and manage exposures in accordance with risk policies.Responsible for maintaining existing and building new reporting dashboards to enhance risk management reporting leveraging business intelligence tools such as Tableau. Primary participant in effort to streamline efficient and valuable dashboards for management and business stakeholders.Designs and maintains complex SQL/SAS code used to feed streamlined reporting and other deliverables. Responsible for query design, validation, best practices documentation, and regular maintenance.Supports key regulatory reporting requirements, at times acting as liaison with regulators.Analyzes the volumes, quality, risk, and performance of the Bank’s whole loan mortgage portfolio for internal management, investors, and external agencies (i.e. Office of Finance, Federal Housing Finance Agency, SEC reporting).Partners with team to ensure compliance with ongoing usage of vendor and proprietary models. Plays a role in supporting validations and ensuring adequate monitoring and documentation are in place.Acts as a contact point for communication with external Bank partners and vendors.Uses market research and develops benchmark tests to support the model validation of key loss forecasting model.Perform Bank ad hoc analysis for senior management and third parties (such as regulators).Encourages teamwork, professionalism and high morale, throughout the department and the Bank.Creates efficiencies within work tasks to eliminate or reduce manual processes. Requirements:A qualified candidate will possess at least 4 years of experience in a fast paced and analytically focused role, preferably within the financial services industry. The individual will have extensive experience organizing, consuming, and analyzing large and complex data and must be proficient with query languages (SQL/SAS/VBA). In addition to a high level of proficiency with Microsoft software (Access, Excel), experience developing business intelligence reporting preferred (experience with Tableau strongly preferred). Familiarity with mortgage credit risk and the secondary market strongly preferred. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Behaviors:Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in finance, business, economics, mathematics or the equivalent work experience, is strongly preferred.Ability to work independently, accurately, and to meet deadlines. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external clients and industry professionals.Candidate must be motivated to learn and succeed in a demanding environment that requires solutions to complex challenges.Candidate must work well in a team environment.Experience writing and maintaining complex SQL/SAS/VBA code and developing business intelligence reporting while applying best practices.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago Chicago, IL, United States
Mortgage Partnership Finance Chicago, IllinoisThe Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is a $80.7 billion wholesale bank and one of 11 district banks chartered in 1932 by the U.S. Congress to improve the availability of funds to support home ownership. The FHLB Chicago strives to be a valuable partner to our member financial institutions in Illinois and Wisconsin during all phases of financial and economic cycles. The mission of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is to partner with our member shareholders in Illinois and Wisconsin to provide them competitively priced funding, a reasonable return on their investment in the Bank, and support for community investment activities.The Operations and Support Specialist serves as a vital contributor to the performance of mortgage pricing, executing mortgage-related financial transactions, and assisting business partners in the secondary market.  He/she will assist with a wide variety of important functions including providing guidance to external business partners from established guidelines, performing research, compiling / analyzing mortgage data for reports of moderate to high complexity, performing rate distribution communications and reconciling daily transactions, accounts, and exceptions.Duties:Assist with the execution of mortgage-related financial transactions and managing the process of mortgage pricing.Act as a liaison between internal departments and external business partners for the support of products and the development of financial institution relationships.Apply originations, underwriting, servicing, and Mortgage Banking knowledge to perform research and analysis for requests and to resolve questions and issues that arise with external business partners or internal parties.Perform the daily and monthly reconciliation of transactions, accounts, and exceptions.Contribute to end-of-month functions, processes requiring technical acumen, ad hoc reports and queries, special projects, system and website testing.Complete ongoing mortgage industry and technical skill training.Mentor and cross-train less experienced team members.Requirements:Intermediate MS Access and Excel Skills VBA or programming experience a plus.1-3 years mortgage banking experience specific to the secondary market.Bachelor's degree; majors in Finance, Economics, or Accounting a plus.Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Behaviors:Quick learner with strong analytical skills.Meticulous attention to detail.Reliable self-starter.Ability to work under pressure and deadlines.Highly professional approach when dealing with others.Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago Chicago, IL, United States
Information Technology Chicago, IllinoisThe Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is a $76.1 billion wholesale bank and one of 11 district banks chartered in 1932 by the U.S. Congress to improve the availability of funds to support home ownership. The FHLB Chicago is a member-owned cooperative serving members in our district of Illinois and Wisconsin. All federally insured depository institutions, insurance companies engaged in residential housing finance, credit unions, and community development financial institutions located in our district are eligible to apply for membership. Today, the FHLBank System, which is regulated by the Federal Housing Finance Agency, has more than 7,200 members.We are currently seeking a Senior Security Engineer to join our team.  This role will be responsible for providing a safe and sound environment for the Bank’s data and business technology processes by recommending, designing and implementing information security controls.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Work on a cross-functional team designing and implementing a variety of enterprise architecture and security projects.Research latest trends in security and infrastructure and propose improvements to the Bank’s environment.Collaborate with different areas of IT in order to provide security and business technology solutions for the bank.Documentation of security policy, standard, procedure and design documents.Support the safe and sound operation of Bank technology operations through the design and implementation of resilient business technology systems.Demonstrate strong sense of accountability at self, team and department level.Giving and receiving effective feedback across all interactions.Attention to quality and detail in work activities.Ability to address conflict with peers and others in the organization.Think creatively to leverage technology to solve business problems.Requirements:6-8 years of security or technology experience.Experience in a Windows Server environment.Experience with Amazon Web Services or similar IaaS preferred.Scrum/Agile work environment experience preferred.4 year college degree in information technology or equivalent experience.Security and technology certifications are highly preferred (CISSP, SANS GSEC, MCSE/MCITP, etc.)Requires advanced knowledge of Microsoft Windows platform.MS Office product (notably Outlook, Word and Excel)
Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago Chicago, IL, United States
Information Technology Chicago, IllinoisThe Senior IT Compliance Analyst will provide a secure and protected environment for the bank’s data and systems by evaluating IT controls, performing application assessments, identifying areas of non-compliance, and developing improvements to operational deficiencies.Primary Duties:Independently evaluates and analyzes issues or recommendations for improvements in processes; and communicates results to management and other key stakeholders.Takes a lead role in the development and execution of the internal IT compliance testing program. This includes: application assessments, internal IT controls and compliance reviews; and remediation testing of issues identified during regulatory inspections or internal assessments.Proactively identifies technology risks and develops recommendations for improvements to mitigate risks and bring programs and operations into compliance with the goals and objectives of the Information Security Program.Continually reviews and improves the application assessment methodology, process, and procedures.Assists in developing and administering ongoing IT compliance monitoring and governance activities.Advises internal business clients on the effectiveness of corrective action plans in the event of non-compliance or detected vulnerabilities in their environment.Contributes to various project requests from Vendor Management, External Audit, Information Security, and Enterprise Risk Management to increase operational efficiency, strengthen IT environment, and help meet Bank’s internal and external regulatory or compliance requirements.Performs ad-hoc IT compliance requests or additional duties as assignedParticipates in the annual Risk Control Self Assessment processRequirements:Bachelor’s Degree or 8-10 years of equivalent/applicable work experience 4-8 years of IT security, IT compliance, or IT risk management experienceSecurity certification is highly preferred (CISSP, CISA, CRISC, CGEIT, etc.)
Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago Chicago, IL, United States
Information Technology Chicago, IllinoisThe Security Engineer will provide a secure and protected environment for the bank’s data and systems with the following responsibilities:Utilize Active Directory to provision user access in a least privilege manner and manage system configurations.Review and report on security related events from Bank systems.Vulnerability Management processing including analysis, prioritization and remediation of vulnerabilities.Responsible for the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of security controls and ensuring adherence to bank policies.Maintain firewalls, spam filters, anti-virus software and other security controls.Track and complete security-related issues via trouble ticket system.Collaborate with different areas of IT in order to provide security solutions for the bank.Generate reports to track technical environment settings and events.Provide timely reports on the status of projects as well as any unforeseen issues to management and to business units.Complete high level documentation of security policies and procedures.Requirements:Bachelor's degree in Information Technology 3-5 years of security or application support experience preferred  IT and Security specific certification is highly preferred (Security+, SANS GSEC, CISSP, MCSE, MCITP, etc.)Requires advanced knowledge of Microsoft Windows platform
Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago Chicago, IL, United States
Information Technology Chicago, IllinoisThe QA Analyst will be responsible for creation, execution and maintenance of manual and automated testing scripts using Selenium, VB.net, JavaScript or any additional automation tools/plug-ins or products acquired. In addition, the role is very collaborative by way of daily interaction with developers, product owners, and stakeholders on high performing delivery teams. The candidate will help collect and analyze metrics of the testing process over time to help identify quality assurance process improvements. The position requires writing testing scripts through code to improve quality throughout test automation. To be successful in this role, the QA Analyst must have a positive attitude, always open to learn new technologies and process and possess effective communication skills.ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:Create and maintain both manual and automated testing scripts.Collaborate on an agile team, with an emphasis on quality through the SDLC.Represents testing team and participates in agile events to obtain an understanding of system changes in preparation for test case development.Optimize test cycle efficiency and add test automation into the continuous delivery pipeline.Track all results, problems and defects throughout the testing cycle.Expected to provide valuable input on process improvements to help the team focus on quality.Has the ability to introduce, develop skills to support new automation frameworks, technologies and ideas for the betterment of advancing the Bank’s overall automation strategy as needed.EXPERIENCE & EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science, information systems, or computer engineering and/or 3 years equivalent work experience.Certifications (CSQA, CSTE) or equivalent relevant experience.Familiar with agile methodologies.1-3 years experience with automation and/or a combination of course work & hands-on.Strong working knowledge of system testing and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies.Experience with automated testing tools.SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS:Selenium Web DriverJavaScript / VB.net / Java / C#MS Office Applications/Office 365SQL Server Management Tools 2008 or greaterKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & BEHAVIORS REQUIRED:Working knowledge of general testing principles and best practicesMust have excellent verbal and written communication skills to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly languageFamiliarity with scripting in automation frameworks such as Selenium, UFT,Familiarity with scripting languages such as VB.net and JavaScriptRequires a working knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and multiple testing methodologies (Agile, Waterfall and Hybrids)Understanding of Test Driven Development, Continuous IntegrationPractical time-management skills are required. Working knowledge of estimating work and actions to complete tasks. Timely deliveries are a high expectation.Experience working with financial banking applications is a plusStrong teamwork ethic by demonstrating ability to work at ease with both development and non-technical usersBasic database skills for writing SQL query writing and back end validationAbility to troubleshoot software defects and identify the root causeApplicants for employment in the United States must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status. 
Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago Chicago, IL, United States
Information Technology Chicago, IllinoisThe QA Analyst will develop and execute manual test cases for new and existing software applications.  Analyst will also be responsible for creating and maintaining test scripts, documenting results and reporting & tracking defects found in the applications under test.  The QA Analyst works collaboratively within the IT department and business units to execute and validate testing based on system requirements and business need.Duties:Interpret business requirements and develop testing plan to satisfy requirements.Write, develop and execute new manual test cases.Track all results, problems and defects throughout the testing cycle.Represent testing team and participate in reviews of use cases and other requirements documentation to obtain an understanding of systems changes in preparation for test case development.Routinely interacts and meets with affected business areas to demonstrate testing performed and ensure it meets the expectation.Expected to provide valuable input on process improvements and provide individuals information so they can make accurate decisions.Requirements:Bachelor's degree.Up to 5 years of relevant experience.Proficiency with Excel is a must.Working knowledge of Quality Assurance testing and the Software Development process is required.Intermediate knowledge of SQL/MS Access.Experience in mortgage banking, the secondary mortgage market and the Mortgage Partnership Finance Program is a plus. Skills/Knowledge: Must have outstanding communication (verbal, written) skills.Requires a working knowledge of Quality Assurance testing and the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).Multi-tasking and time management abilities are a necessity.Ability to work at ease with both development and non-technical users.Must be able to communicate technical terms and concepts to non-technical staff.Requires the ability to grasp and understand business acumen. Takes initiative to ask questions for clarity and comprehension.Must be comfortable managing diverse relationships, across team and with business stakeholders.Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish, despite setbacks.Uses time effectively and efficiently, able to re-prioritize with changing demands.Must have a positive attitude and be flexible to a constantly changing landscape.Applicants for employment in the United States must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status. 
Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago Chicago, IL, United States
Information Technology Chicago, IllinoisApplicants for employment in the United States must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status. The Java Developer will be part of an agile development team building enterprise grade software systems.  In this crucial role, you will be responsible for the design, development, testing, and support of the bank’s online banking system, credit rules system as well as provide support to other internal systems.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Collaborate with staff to ensure smooth and reliable operation of software and systems for fulfilling business objectives and processesPromote a culture of collaboration and continuous improvementAssist in software releases and roll-outs, and communicate to the end users about status and project conditionsPerform software improvements and upgradesPerform code deployments and releasesWork with team to accurately forecast timing and efforts of workComplete all tasks with a focus on qualityMeet or exceed established SLOsCollaborate directly with different areas of IT and the business in order to provide solutions for the BankBuild rapport and elicit problem details from customersProvide timely reports on the status of projects as well as any unforeseen issues to management and to business unitsComply with all assigned administrative and operational tasksApply diagnostic utilities to aid in troubleshootingAccess software updates, drivers, knowledge bases, and FAQ resources on the Internet/Intranet to aid in problem resolutionWorks to promote an understanding of business process and business requirements with technical staffIdentify and learn appropriate software and hardware used and supported by the organizationTest fixes to ensure problems have been adequately resolvedAdhere to established policies, standards and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of theBank systems and dataProvide on-call support of bank applicationsOther duties as requiredQualifications:Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Computer Engineering3 years equivalent work experience with Java, desktop and server operating systems, including MS Windows, Linux, Server, and Office productsCertification in a technical field or discipline a plusKnowledge of Agile methodologies, including Scrum and KanbanKnowledge of cross functional team modelsExperience with IT troubleshooting principles and techniquesExperience/Skills/Abilities/BehaviorsWorking knowledge of Java (J2SE 8, J2EE 6, EJB, JMS, and JPA). C# and .NET a plus.Preferred working knowledge of SVN, Websphere, Hibernate, Spring, MyFaces 2.0, Web services (SOAP and REST), Ant, and MavenFamiliarity with identity and access management tools, Jenkins, FishEye, Angular JS, responsive web design frameworks (i.e. Bootstrap), TeamCity, Octopus, SSRS, and BI Publisher are a plusExperience with common application platforms, development tools and best practicesWorking knowledge of basic software design patternsWorking knowledge of Microsoft SQLExperience writing SQL queriesStrong written and oral communication skillsStrong interpersonal skills, with a focus on rapport-building, listening and questioning skillsStrong technical writing skillsAbility to conduct research into a wide range of computing issues as requiredAbility to absorb and retain information quicklyAbility to present ideas in user-friendly languageHighly self-motivated and directedKeen attention to detailProven analytical and problem-solving abilitiesAbility to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environmentExceptional customer service orientationExperience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago Chicago, IL, United States
Collateral Chicago, IllinoisThe Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is a $78.7 billion wholesale bank and one of 11 district banks chartered in 1932 by the U.S. Congress to improve the availability of funds to support home ownership. The FHLB Chicago is a member-owned cooperative serving members in our district of Illinois and Wisconsin. All federally insured depository institutions, insurance companies engaged in residential housing finance, credit unions, and community development financial institutions located in our district are eligible to apply for membership. Today, the FHLBank System, which is regulated by the Federal Housing Finance Agency, has more than 7,200 members.Position Summary:The Collateral Verification Specialist will conduct collateral verification reviews on Member Institutions to ensure that pledged collateral complies with the Bank’s Member Product Policy and Collateral Guidelines. Will review findings and support the Credit Department in making decisions related to the extension of credit. Responsible for reviews of pledged loans secured by commercial real estate, along with loans secured by residential property, farms, and business personal property assets.  Responsible for providing guidance and input on eligibility and review criteria related to commercial real estate.Duties:Coordinate and perform reviews of qualifying collateral pledged to the Bank by Member Institutions to secure indebtedness, with emphasis on pledged loan collateral secured by commercial real estate.Prepare comprehensive reports that include findings, comparative analysis and recommendationsConduct exit meetings with the Members regarding results of the field audit reviews, and work to establish mutually acceptable solutions to findingsWork with the member to advise, educate and provide guidance regarding pledged loan collateralAdvise Members and their advisors regarding the Bank’s Credit and Collateral policies and CollateralGuidelinesAct as a subject matter expert in area of commercial real estate lending; provide guidance to collateral team members and interact with personnel throughout the bank and our member institutions in the area of commercial real estate lendingParticipate in refinement of collateral guidelines related to commercial real estate lendingOther duties as assignedRequirements:Education: Bachelor’s or Masters degree in Finance, Accounting or related field;Experience: Minimum three years of experience reviewing, auditing, examining, originating and/or underwriting commercial real estate loans. Candidates with commercial real estate development, appraisal, consulting, and/or deal structuring will also be considered. Additional experience in residential, farm, agricultural, and commercial and industrial lending preferred.Travel: Throughout Wisconsin and IllinoisKnowledge, Skills, Abilities and Behaviors:Heavy emphasis on understanding of commercial real estate lending / underwriting, preferably related to loans secured by Class A and Class B office, industrial, warehouse, retail, and/or flex space.Ability to interpret and analyze business and property financial statementsIntermediate-to-advanced Excel skills needed.