Executive Director, Credit Union Supervision
$115,000.07 – $137,999.87 annually
The Financial Institutions Commission (FICOM) regulates the financial services and pension sectors in British Columbia. This regulation is designed to protect the public against the insolvency of financial institutions and pension funds, prevent improper market conduct by financial institutions and their intermediaries, and provide deposit insurance for members of BC credit unions.
The Credit Union Supervision Division determines whether credit unions in British Columbia are in sound financial condition and are complying with supervisory standards and their governing laws, including the Financial Institutions Act.
The Executive Director, Credit Union Supervision leads and directs a team of professionals whose primary responsibility is the prudential supervision of credit unions in British Columbia.
The Executive Director represents the Credit Union Supervision program in interactions with government officials, industry stakeholders, other regulators, and the public. Through positive relationships, the Executive Director strengthens the credibility of the regulator and influences industry behaviour in the public interest.
Together with the Deputy Superintendent, the Executive Director prioritizes the Division’s work to respond to risk of harm to the public, delivers short term results while maintaining a long term perspective, and maintains an ongoing focus on understanding and responding proactively to emerging industry trends and associated risks.
Qualifications for this role include:
- Degree in a field related to Law, Accounting, Economics or Financial Management, or field directly related to the position accountabilities; post graduate degree preferred.
- 10 years of experience in a senior leadership role overseeing and directing financial risk management activities within the financial services sector and/or within a financial regulatory body.
- 7 years of experience interfacing with boards of directors, executive committees, CEOs and other senior stakeholders.
- An equivalent combination of related education and experience may be considered.
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