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Junior Data Risk Analyst (Remote)

Junior Data Risk Analyst (Remote)
Chicago, US
71,000 - 112,000
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Job Description

We’re building a relationship-oriented bank for the modern world. We need talented, passionate professionals who are dedicated to doing what’s right for our clients.

At CIBC, we embrace your strengths and your ambitions, so you are empowered at work. Our team members have what they need to make a meaningful impact and are truly valued for who they are and what they contribute.

To learn more about CIBC, please visit

Job Description

Reporting to the Data Governance Lead for the US Region, the Data Governance Analyst supports ongoing data risk and control activities. The incumbent will be responsible for two critical functions: 1) use independent judgement to identify, anticipate and oversee the mitigation of data risks that could affect strategic business objectives and 2) assess adherence to data policies and standards as well as the adoption of data governance capabilities across the organization. The ideal candidate will bring a variety of skills, be proactive in solving problems, be able to work independently and part of a team, and be comfortable communicating with many different levels of employees across the organization.


The US Data Management Office is responsible for establishing data as a strategic asset for CIBC US Region, further enhancing data governance, building out our data and analytic capabilities, and developing the US Region data management strategy.

Our strategy: Leverage data and analytics to build competitive advantage to enhance our client focus. To facilitate this, we will:

  • Improve our data quality through focused data governance programs and processes

  • Use new data technology to increase agility and reduce cost

  • Become an analytics leader, focusing on continuous advancement


  • Perform data risk and control analysis, including identification, assessment, monitoring and measuring of data risks, by incorporating and understanding information from a variety of sources to recommend a course of action

  • Escalating, managing and reporting data risk control issues with transparency, as well as effectively creating accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards

  • Facilitate the identification of data governance compliance gaps and implement strategies to monitor ongoing adoption of and effectiveness of data policies, standards, procedures and controls

  • Be informed and engaged as a subject matter expert on data-related regulatory requirements, organizational policies and standards, as well as industry best practices

  • Provide appropriate guidance, education, training, and communication to all relevant stakeholders


  • 5 years of related work experience in Risk Management, Data Governance or control-related functions

  • Broad and comprehensive knowledge and understanding of banking operations and data governance concepts (DCAM preferred)

  • Disciplined self-starter with strong analytical, logical, reasoning and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail and accuracy

  • Confidence to work directly with all levels of management and facilitate meetings

  • Excellent communication skills - both verbally and written

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint and Word) and SharePoint

  • Ability to work flexibly in a team environment

What you need to know

  • CIBC is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong. We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and we provide an accessible candidate experience. If you need accommodation, please contact

  • You need to be legally eligible to work at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work or study permit.

Job Location

IL-70 W Madison St, 8th Fl

Employment Type


Weekly Hours



Communication, Detail-Oriented, Meeting Facilitation, Microsoft Office, Multitasking, Proactive Approach, Problem Solving, Strategy Implementation

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