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  • Compliance Risk Consultant

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  • Overview

    This position will report directly to the Compliance Risk Group Manager within the Compliance Assurance Team.  Generally, this position will have responsibility for facilitating the assessment of compliance risk and performing high-level monitoring and assurance of compliance with applicable laws, and regulations, as well as ensuring proper documentation of controls used to mitigate compliance risk.  Compliance Risk team members facilitate the processes used to evaluate compliance with applicable laws and regulations, including facilitation of Business and Services Product Approval Committee (BASPAC) initiative reviews, preparation of management reports and documentation and analysis of compliance risks and controls by establishing a sound working relationship with the Compliance Subject Matter Experts (CSMEs) and providing compliance risk support within the second line of defense.  Additionally, this person will be expected to develop and maintain existing compliance risk reporting requirements that ensure the quality and completeness of compliance risk assessment reporting, compliance risk framework and compliance risk issue management. 


    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:                                                                       

    • Facilitator and compliance risk liaison to US activities and operations that ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations within Compliance scope as it relates reporting, to further the framework maintenance, report results of risk assessments, provide analysis of compliance risk results and perform ongoing monitoring of compliance issues 
    • Gather, review, evaluate, and document compliance risk assessment reporting to ensure existing requirements and future reporting specifications are documented and tested
    • Escalate identified issues to the Risk Group Manager, as necessary
    • Work with CSMEs to identify, monitor and track compliance risk issues
    • Work with Compliance Risk Team and CSMEs to document reporting needs, facilitate reporting awareness and produce regular tracking with quality control of the results
    • Serve as the user coordinator for BWise reporting improvements, defects and ongoing projects within compliance risk management including deadlines, priorities, collecting required specifications and new data elements used in the reporting process.
    • Participates in the development of the quality control schedule for compliance risks, controls, and issues
    • Communication of compliance risk issues to compliance management in the formats requested
    • Performs special projects, testing, validation or special reviews, as necessary
    • Other duties related to compliance as assigned by management




    Working knowledge of:

    1. Compliance laws and regulations
    2. Banking operations and procedures
    3. Security procedures

    Advanced knowledge of:

    1. Federal and state banking regulations
    2. Computer system
    3. Word processing software
    4. Community Reinvestment Act



    1. 4 year related degree or equivalent experience
    2. Strong analytical skills
    3. Good communication skills, both verbal and written
    4. Ability to analyze data
    5. Knowledge of trend analysis and other statistical tools
    6. 8+ years of Compliance related experience (audit, compliance testing or risk management experience with emphasis on operational risks and internal controls; broad knowledge of banking; and ability to lead projects of cross-department teams).
    7. Bachelor’s degree with information systems, accounting, finance, or mathematics emphasis preferred. 
    8. Professional certification or advanced degrees in compliance, reporting or analytics preferred.


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