SVP – Compliance Director – Up to $165K – San Antonio, TX – Job # 2100

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 an SVP – Compliance Director role in the San Antonio, TX market. The position is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing a comprehensive and effective enterprise risk management (“ERM”) system relating to compliance risk mitigation in connection with the strategic objectives. The candidate will oversee all aspects of developing, implementing, and administering the compliance management program, to ensure that the bank remains in substantial compliance with its internal operating policies and procedures, and all bank regulatory laws and regulations.

The opportunity has a generous salary of up to $165K and a full benefits package.

SVP – Compliance Director responsibilities include:

  • Directing all aspects of the compliance management program involving the daily lending and operational activities of the Bank, including but not limited to BSA/AML, CRA, Fair Lending, HMDA, and other consumer compliance regulations and select safety and soundness regulations.
  • Providing overall strategic compliance leadership and direction and proactively mitigates risks.
  • Developing, implementing, administering, maintaining, and enhancing all aspects of a risk-based organizational-wide compliance program designed to ensure the Bank complies with all relevant laws, regulations, and rules governing its operations and product and service offerings.
  • Overseeing the compliance staff throughout their roles of researching applicable federal and state laws and regulations, reviewing the organization’s policies and procedures, monitoring, and remediation plans.
  • Supervising the Bank Secrecy Act, OFAC Officer, Compliance Officer, Compliance and Community Development Officer (CRA Officer).
  • Working closely with other department managers, banking center managers, and other bank personnel in developing short and long-term compliance plans and programs.
  • Overseeing, maintaining, and enhancing a culture of compliance throughout the company, including providing guidance, education, and assistance, when necessary to the three lines of defense.
  • Overseeing actions of comprehensive monitoring, independent third party regulatory and internal audits, and making necessary preparations for such audits or exams.
  • Coordinating responses to external and internal audits and regulatory examiners and ensures deficiencies identified from such audits and examinations are corrected.
  • Making recommendations to the Board of Directors, Senior Management, and Bank personnel about compliance-related issues, including emerging compliance and regulatory issues.
  • Serving on the Compliance Committee chairperson and serves as a member of several management committees and participates in task forces, as necessary.
  • Conducting appropriate compliance and risk management education and training necessary to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Performing personnel actions including performance appraisals, disciplinary actions, and interviewing candidates for employment.

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 business, accounting, or finance.
  • Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Seven or more years of bank experience to include compliance administration, risk management and audit work in a financial institution.
  • Five years of supervisory experience including writing performance appraisals, hiring, and coaching.
  • Familiarity with compliance monitoring and testing systems.
  • Certified Regulatory Compliance Manger (CRCM) or Certified Community Bank Compliance Officer (CCBCO) is required.
  • Other certifications such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Risk Professional (CRP) and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) is a plus.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent time management skills.
  • Excellent leadership skills demonstrated by ownership of issues through their resolution while providing sound guidance to others.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to speak and hear to make presentations to management and staff.

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