Director Asset Liability Management
St. Paul, MN 
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Posted 19 days ago
Job Description

Who We Are

AgriBank is part of the customer-owned, nationwide Farm Credit System. Under Farm Credit's cooperative structure, AgriBank is primarily owned by 14 local Farm Credit Associations, which provide financial products and services to rural communities and agriculture. AgriBank expertly and reliably obtains funds and provides funding and financial solutions to those Associations. The AgriBank District covers a 15-state area stretching from Wyoming to Ohio and Minnesota to Arkansas. We are dedicated professionals leveraging our tremendous assets into supporting the people who feed the world.

How We Serve

AgriBank's mission is to expertly and reliably obtain funds and prudently provide funding and financial solutions primarily to the 14 Farm Credit Associations in the AgriBank District. Prudent lending standards and unwavering attention to risk management have resulted in a strong balance sheet. This balance sheet facilitates ongoing access to the financial markets, offering funding in the form of loan products with a wide variety of maturities, repricing and repayment options to District Associations. District Associations share in the positive benefits of a strong funding Bank through consistent access to capital, a broad array of financial products they use to serve their customers and an appropriate return on their investment through patronage distributions. We do all of this important work by listening, seeking feedback and delivering collaborative, innovative solutions. We foster a culture where diverse ideas are not only accepted, but expected. Delivery of quality products and financial services is our top priority.

What We Offer For Our Employees

As part of our commitment to attract and retain the best talent, we offer competitive salary and benefits, including a generous 401(k) plan and time-off plans. We support our employees' development by offering education assistance, conferences, seminars, development training and other programs. We offer a flexible and supportive environment that leads to healthy work/life balance. AgriBank and our employees care about the community--we offer employee matching to partner organizations and paid time off to spend volunteering at a nonprofit organization. The combination of our total rewards and benefits, flexible and supportive workplace, and mission-driven culture make AgriBank the place to grow your career.

Join the dedicated professionals at AgriBank, and put your skills to work ensuring farmers and rural communities have the innovative financial solutions they need to feed our neighbors and the world.

Position Purpose

As a key member of the Treasury team, you will be part of AgriBank's mission to support the people who feed the world. As the Director of Asset Liability Management, you will monitor financial market conditions, bank balance sheet activity and develop strategies to optimize the AgriBank's asset / liability position and ensure that the bank interest rate risk profile remains within approved Treasury and Asset Liability Committee (ALCO) targets. In addition, you would be responsible for day-to-day oversight of the funding process, develop funding plans and coordinate with the Capital Markets and Liquidity team on debt issuance and derivative execution. Lastly, you will also manage the ALCO governance process for Treasury.

Additional duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop asset liability management (ALM) and derivative hedging strategies for Treasury
  • Support the development of liquidity, investment strategy and contingency funding plan
  • Review risk profiles, month-over-month changes and variance descriptions
  • Review and contribute to net interest margin forecast and attribution of results
  • Provide day-to-day oversight of funding process and development of funding plan
    • Direct the funding plan and process in support of Interest Rate Risk and liquidity management objectives
  • Monitor economic and financial markets and help develop Treasury market views
  • Support treasury department and lead Asset Liability Management (ALM) team in governance of ALCO and Market Risk Committee (MRC)
  • Collaborate and cooperate with IRR team on policy and assumptions
  • Select, develop, motivate and evaluate the team
  • Provide advice to associations and other bank departments on asset liability risk management matters
  • Participate as a subject matter expert in Farm Credit System discussions and meetings

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, statistics, actuarial science, mathematics, engineering, computer science or a related field
  • 8 years of related experience
  • CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst), FRM (Financial Risk Manager) certifications or a MBA in Finance or relevant advanced degree may reduce the experience requirement

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Expert knowledge of interest rate risk and hedging
  • Expert knowledge of banking industry lending, funding and asset/liability management practices
  • Expert knowledge of financial markets and macroeconomic assessment
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP
  • Working knowledge of modeling processes and 3rd party asset/liability models
  • Expert skill in processing complex, detailed information in an accurate and thorough manner
  • Expert skill in organizing material and information in a systematic way to optimize efficiency
  • Expert research, analytic and valuation skills especially related to capital market instruments, including loan, investment, debt and derivative products
  • Expert skill in Microsoft Office especially advanced Excel functions and VBA
  • Working ability to use database software such as SQL or MS Access to mine and analyze data
  • Skill in selecting, managing, coaching, motivating and developing talent
  • Oral and written communication skills, sufficient to exchange information effectively with peers, supervisor, senior management and Association customers
  • Responsible to appropriately protect the confidentiality, security, and integrity of AgriBank's systems and data

AgriBank will not sponsor a work visa (e.g. H1B, etc.) to fill this position.

Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications may apply for this position by clicking on the following link:

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process may contact us through the following methods: Phone: 651-282-8647 or Mail: AgriBank, Attn: Talent Recruiting, 30 E 7th Street, Suite 1600, St. Paul, MN 55101.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

AgriBank FCB is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/W/D/V) dedicated to diversity in the workplace and offers a great work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


AgriBank is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
8+ years
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