Compliance Manager – To $160K – Atlanta, GA – Job # 2280

Who We Are

The Symicor Group is a boutique talent acquisition firm based in Lincolnshire, IL & San Antonio, TX. Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking and accounting talent. In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers or accountants themselves!

We know how to evaluate the very best banking and accounting talent available in the market. Whether you are a candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank or company president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our bank client is seeking to fill a Compliance Manager role in the Atlanta, GA market. The successful candidate will manage the day-to-day operations of the Compliance Program and other daily activities for identifying suspicious activity in violation of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), USA Patriot Act, Anti-Money Laundering (AML), and other regulations. The candidate will manage and monitor the performance of the Compliance and BSA Programs and report activities on a continuing basis and ensures compliance, takes appropriate steps to improve its effectiveness, mitigates regulatory risk, and protects the bank’s interest and reputation.

The position includes a salary of up to $160K and an excellent benefits package.

Compliance Manager responsibilities include:

  • Advising and providing strategic direction to the management team on compliance requirements.
  • Developing, implementing, revising, monitoring, and enforcing effective bank compliance-related policies, procedures, processes, guidelines, practices, and strategies for the general operation of the bank’s Compliance Program and its related activities to prevent fraud, illegal, unethical, or improper conduct and to help reduce risks and minimize losses.
  • Serving as the bank’s resource and expert on compliance, BSA, and banking related regulations, laws, and risks.
  • Developing, implementing, monitoring, and managing the annual budget for the Compliance Division.
  • Reviewing and acting as the compliance lead on the development of all-new, enhanced, and existing banking solutions, products, services, advertisements, programs, projects, and launches to ensure compliance, identify and resolve any compliance relates issues, and/or new compliance requirements.
  • Conducting internal compliance reviews, investigations, assessments, audits, quality control, and other reviews and follow-ups, monitors activities and acts on matters related to compliance pursues corrective actions and resolutions and notifies authorities as applicable.
  • Serving as the liaison and interacts with all regulators and auditors on compliance and other matters; coordinates efforts related to audits, reviews, and examinations.
  • Developing and implementing the annual compliance work plan that reflects the organization’s unique characteristics; reviews and revises the compliance plan in light of changes.
  • Assisting business lines with compliance due diligence and follow up on activity on identified risk functions and areas to ensure adequate assignment with compliance regulations and laws.
  • Developing, revising, updating, managing, and monitoring the Bank’s Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery policies, plans, processes, procedures, risk assessments, and administration.
  • Interpreting and analyzing laws, rulings, and regulations; reviews regulatory requirements to determine applicability and impact on the bank’s operations and business lines.
  • Ensuring that all appropriate compliance topics are covered accurately in all business lines’ policy and procedure manuals.
  • Preparing and presenting clear, accurate, and concise reports, communications, presentations, documents, and other information to management, Audit and Compliance Committee, and Board.

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 in finance, accounting, economics, law, business administration, management, or related field.
  • Ten or more years of proven comprehensive and progressive compliance, bank regulatory, management, leadership, and BSA/AML experience in a banking environment.
  • Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM), Certified Regulatory and Compliance Professional (CRCP), Certified Bank Compliance Officer (CBCO), or other relevant certifications.
  • Extensive technical working knowledge and a solid understanding of general banking, compliance, BSA, AML, fraud prevention, banking regulations, laws, policies, guidelines, practices, industry, and related procedures.
  • Expert-level written and verbal communication and diplomacy skills with the ability to communicate clearly, concisely, persuasively, informatively, tactfully, and effectively work across all levels of the organization.
  • Digital and technology-savvy and proficient in using advanced Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) and Google Suite, with the ability to implement innovative solutions; strong knowledge and understanding of compliance and fraud prevention-related management, monitoring, and reporting systems and the FIS Horizon core banking system.

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