Chief Compliance Officer – New York, NY – 722

Who We Are

Bankers Recruiting Bankers – The Symicor Group is a boutique bank-only talent acquisition firm based in Chicago.  Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking talent to our valued clients…from a banker’s perspective.  In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers themselves! We know banking and how to evaluate the very best banking talent available in the market.  Whether you are a bank candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our client is seeking to fill a Chief Compliance Officer in the New York, NY market. The position is responsible for establishing and maintaining the Bank’s compliance program. In addition, the Chief Compliance Officer will provide strategic advice on the Bank’s regulatory and compliance environment, technical guidance on specific compliance matters, and supervision of the Compliance Officers and BSA Department.

Chief Compliance Officer responsibilities include:

  • Managing compliance and BSA staff and the overall Compliance Program for the Bank.
  • Ensuring that independent audits of compliance regulations are conducted on a regular basis, and that any exceptions noted are appropriately addressed by management.
  • Reviewing banking laws and regulations for business impact and completing risk assessments. Developing recommendations and coordinating with appropriate counsel.
  • Managing the Bank’s relationship with regulatory agencies (primarily our federal banking regulator, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency), including managing exams, remediation of regulatory findings, and communication with regulators.
  • Serving as primary point of contact for financial regulators and managing the Bank’s responses to regulatory inquiries and preparation for examinations.
  • Overseeing and managing the implementation of the BSA program.
  • Utilizing strong leadership skills in interacting with counsel, customers or team members. Providing compliance input on business action plans, projects or operational requests.
  • Gathering information, analyzing data trends, identifying root cause(s), and providing information to the business or project teams.

Who Are You?

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for an opportunity where you can pursue your interests and your passion. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but merely the starting point for your future.

You also bring the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred/JD highly desirable.
  • Ten or more years of progressive experience in banking compliance or regulatory roles.
  • Seven or more years of experience dealing directly with banking regulators, preferably the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
  • Familiarity with compliance monitoring and testing systems.
  • CRCM, CAMS, or similar certification preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Time management skills.
  • Ability to work under deadlines.
  • Excellent leadership skills demonstrated by ownership of issues through their resolution while providing sound guidance to others.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be experienced in making presentations.

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