Risk Management Officer

Members of the CUA Team work to create and deliver a great banking experience to 20,000 individuals and businesses across Nova Scotia.  The CUA Difference is a combination of flexible products, personalized service and quick decisions made and delivered by people who know and love our Province.  CUA’s continued growth and member satisfaction reflects a team of committed problem-solvers who think big and outside the box to help others take a step forward in their financial health.  If you are excited about the opportunity to help people achieve what matters most, while changing the way people think about banking, consider the following opportunity.

Risk Management Officer

Reporting to the Manager, Risk Management, the Risk Management Officer is responsible for assisting in the delivery of all aspects of CUA’s risk management function, which includes regulatory compliance reports, internal audits, FINTRAC requirements and ad-hoc management requests.  In addition, the Risk Management Officer will carry out activities outlined in the Fraud Prevention Program.  As part of its role, the position will compile data, analyze information, engage with internal customers and prepare reports.


As the successful candidate, you have worked in a financial institution and understand the role of risk management within this type of organization.  You have proven analytical capabilities with logical thinking that lends itself to defensible conclusions and recommendations.  You have excellent planning and organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task and prioritize to meet changing requirements.  Your written and verbal communication skills are strong and you can explain complex issues in a clear, easy to understand language.  Your attention to detail and interpersonal skills will enable you to be a strong resource for this function.


  • Possess an undergraduate degree or diploma in Business Administration or, equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Strong analytical capabilities.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Solid interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively work with diverse groups.
  • Financial institution experience is considered an asset.

Employment Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at CUA:

CUA strives to achieve a workplace where opportunities are based on skills and abilities and recognizes the value that diversity brings.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including those who identify as racially visible, indigenous, women in underrepresented roles, persons with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ+ community.  CUA supports candidates and employees with access and accommodation needs.  If you are selected for an interview and require a specific accommodation, please let us know and we would be happy to assist.

This is a full-time position offering competitive benefits and compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Closing date for this opportunity is August 1, 2023.

Method of Applying

Please apply by submitting a resume to careers@cua.com as well as providing your salary expectations. While we appreciate all submissions, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.  Thank you for your interest in joining the CUA Team!