A highly reputable bank out of the Midwest is looking for a senior level compliance professional to join the team out of their Wichita location. Reporting into the CRO, this responsibilities of this position include assisting with internal strategies, policies, procedures, and programs to prevent violations of consumer law, or regulation and follow a risk management program that monitors and reports on the Bank's CMS programs. Primary responsibilities include oversight of the Compliance Department, the Bank's CRA Program, the Bank's Fair and Responsible Banking Program, and leading the Bank's Compliance Committee.
Oversee and monitor the implementation of the Bank's Compliance Program and Controls, including the Bank's Compliance Management System (CMS).
Develop and implement the Bank's annual Compliance work-plan that reflects the Bank's unique characteristics, provides a clear Compliance framework with consistent ethics while promoting fair and responsible banking.
Lead a team to assess how the Bank is performing against its applicable regulatory obligations and internal compliance requirements by overseeing the execution of monitoring and testing plans to ensure that the Bank's top regulatory risks are covered and that all other risks are overseen in a timely and risk considered basis as well as enhance existing practices of issues identification, analysis, and remediation.
Design and execute ad hoc targeted assessments in response to heightened areas of compliance risk.
Identify, report, and escalate monitoring and testing results to internal stakeholders, including the identification of thematic and enterprise-wide issues.
Ensure that the Bank's technology solutions for CRA, Fair Lending and HMDA are being effectively utilized.
Chair the Compliance Committee at the Bank
Supervise and provide backup support to the Bank's CRA Officer.
Provides strategic direction, advice, and training to the senior management team on matters relating to Compliance.
Interact with regulators on compliance issues.
Coordinates efforts related to internal audits and external Bank examinations.
Maintain in-depth knowledge of State and Federal regulations applicable to the Bank and necessary level of knowledge on emerging regulatory Compliance risks
8+ years of related work experience in regulatory compliance (especially CRA, HMDA, and Fair Lending), risk, audit, or control function within financial services and at least 3+ years of Compliance leadership, people management.
Bachelor's degree or advanced degree is preferred.
Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) preferred, other Compliance certifications desirable.
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in testing strategies, control methodology, root cause analysis and building multi-year testing programs.
Demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication and people management skills, including ability to coordinate work and deadlines between multiple lines of business and third-party vendors.
Effective conflict management proficiency, including assessing customer complaints and maintaining/tracking corrective action plans.
Must have experience with providing regulatory guidance, addressing regulatory concerns and providing recommendations for closing regulatory concerns at all levels at the Bank.