Risk / Compliance Officer – Up to $100+ Lake Zurich, IL – 1085

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 Risk / Compliance Officer role in the Lake Zurich, IL market. The position is responsible for developing, administering and maintaining effective Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Consumer Compliance, Audit and Risk Management Programs in accordance with applicable laws, guidelines and regulations.

The opportunity has a generous salary of up to $100K+, full benefits and is bonus eligible.

Risk / Compliance Officer responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with the Bank’s BSA and Senior Compliance/CRA Officers to administer, monitor and maintain specific aspects of the compliance programs, including: BSA and Consumer Compliance Program, Training Programs, Risk Assessments and Monitoring Programs.
  • Monitoring and assuring compliance with all Bank BSA related policies and procedures, as well as, all applicable state and federal banking regulations.
  • Monitor Lending and CRA departments for compliance with consumer and other applicable lending laws/regulations.
  • Participating in all Compliance and CRA committee meetings.
  • Assisting in the preparation and compilation of Enterprise Risk Management and Audit related metrics and reporting, as well as attending ERM and Audit Committee meetings and draft minutes for review by the Committees.
  • Implementing changes to Bank policy, procedures and practices to ensure compliance with BSA and consumer protection laws and regulations.
  • Informing Bank management and lines of business regarding changes to Federal and State regulatory law.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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 in Economics, Finance, Business Management, related field or equivalent.
  • Five or more years of progressive experience in banking compliance or regulatory roles.
  • Familiarity with compliance monitoring and testing systems.
  • CRCM, CAMS, or similar certification is a plus.
  • 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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