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Risk Analyst



Job Summary

Critical features of this job are described under the headings below. They may be subject to change due to changes in our business processes or other business-related reasons.

POSITION SUMMARY:  Under the leadership of the Director of Internal Audit and Assistant Director, is responsible for providing due diligence support related to risk management of THDA programs and third party vendors.  Due diligence will include gaining comprehensive knowledge and understanding of third party due diligence policies and guidelines, providing support related to vendor management software and analyzing metrics for performance of third party vendors.

Job Responsibilities


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Plans and performs vendor oversight reviews including quality control, licensing, and various reviews of third party/vendor systems that impact the agency’s compliance and quality assurance plan.
  • Provides expertise on regulatory compliance matters, assesses and measures compliance and related risks; monitors and tests the adequacy of the agency’s compliance and licensing environment.
  • Researches compliance requirements for audits of THDA programs, grantees and partner organizations.
  • Makes recommendations for improvement.
  • Performs research to assisting with investigations necessary to address allegations of fraud, waste, or abuse of agency assets, programs or functions or any other allegations affecting the organization.
  • Liaison with the vendor management software vendor to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness vendor management process.
  • Gain comprehensive knowledge and understanding of third party due diligence requirements for THDA.
  • Prepares vendor monitoring reports for management.
  • Provides support and training to THDA management regarding vendor due diligence.
  • Supports Director in providing information for regulatory compliance reviews.
  • Performs special projects as directed by the Director or the Assistant Director.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with division personnel and organization staff.



The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in accounting, finance, banking, business administration or other business related field and/or relevant post-high school certification preferred.
  • Substantive direct experience in one or more of the following: third party due diligence, ethics and compliance programs, risk and controls, process management or change management. Mortgage industry experience preferred.
  • At least 3 years of experience working for a professional services organization providing one or more of the following: regulatory and compliance, audit, consulting, financial advisory, enterprise risk management or other related services.

The above qualifications express the minimum standards of education and/or experience for this position. Other combinations of education and experience, if evaluated as equivalent, may be taken into consideration.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies:

  • Knowledge of third party risk management regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to learn and use technology, including vendor management software.
  • Ability to write clear and concise reports detailing observations and results.
  • Ability to perform projects independently.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Maintains credibility through sincerity, honesty, and discretion.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships with internal and external constituents.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong time management skills; uses time effectively; consistently meets deadlines.
  • Maintains a high level of confidentiality.
  • Documents regularly, thoroughly, accurately, and completely.
  • High level of detail and accuracy.
  • Exercises good and consistently fair judgment, courtesy, and tact in dealing with the staff and public while giving and obtaining information.
  • Computer literate; proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and the internet; able to effectively adapt to and use other computer systems as needed for daily activities.

Additional Information


BENEFITS:  THDA offers an excellent benefits package:  medical, dental, vision, and life insurance options; disability insurance; retirement plans; flexible benefit pre-tax accounts for medical, dependent care, transportation, and parking; annual leave and sick leave that begin accruing after the first month of employment; and 11 paid holidays per year.  We also offer work-life balance opportunities through alternative work schedules, flexible schedules, and telecommuting.



How to Apply



  • Date Posted: January 20, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Community Development
  • Start Date: 02/27/2023
  • Salary Range: 4,510
  • Working Hours: 37.5