Compliance & CRA Officer – To $110K – Remote – Job # 2853

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 Washington-based community bank client is seeking to fill a Remote Compliance & CRA Officer in the state of Washington. The selected candidate will be planning, developing, executing, monitoring, and reporting on the CRA Program.

This position offers a competitive salary of up to $110K and a full benefits package. (This is a remote position – must live in Washington or Oregon).

Compliance & CRA Officer responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the Compliance Manager with administering the daily activities of the Bank’s Compliance Management Policy, Risk Assessment, and Compliance Calendar.
  • Overseeing all aspects of the Bank’s Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) requirements.
  • Working with the Bank’s Compliance Manager to support the activities of the bank’s compliance program.
  • Acting as a leader and working on various compliance areas including, training, monitoring reviews, policy and procedures, and product development, with each department of the bank.
  • Providing compliance support, communication, and interpretation of compliance rules and regulations to bank employees and researching regulatory issues as they arise.
  • Designing, implementing, administering, and monitoring all aspects of the Bank’s Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Program, and ensuring proper adherence to the provisions and intent of the CRA, with the goal of meeting the credit needs of the communities the Bank serves.
  • Facilitating the Management CRA Committee.
  • Establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with other employees, management, external auditors, and examiners.
  • Serving as a central resource to provide assistance regarding compliance issues.
  • Scheduling, assigning, and conducting compliance training to ensure the Bank’s Board of Directors, Bank officers, and staff is provided with sufficient education to ensure compliance.
  • Developing and performing compliance monitoring programs to meet compliance objectives, for all departments of the bank.
  • Collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and documenting information that supports compliance monitoring results.
  • Evaluating management responses to all compliance reports, tracking findings, and verifying that remediation is implemented.
  • Conducting research as assigned and providing information regarding regulations, regulatory changes, and potential procedural impact.
  • Serving as a liaison for all regulatory examinations.
  • Completing Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) file audits on closed and non-originated loan files
  • Assisting Management in new product or service initiatives to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations prior to ensure compliance with Regulation C/HMDA.
  • 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:

  • AA College Degree preferred, High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Five or more years of bank experience.
  • Three or more years of experience in compliance, audit, or risk management function.
  • CRCM certification preferred but not required.
  • Experience with mortgage lending and/or commercial lending compliance preferred.
  • Demonstrated understanding of banking laws and regulations.
  • Strong project management skills are a plus.
  • Knowledge of research and review processes and procedures, with the ability to plan, schedule and conduct regulatory reviews.
  • Establishes and maintains effective interpersonal relationships across all areas of the bank, including board members, examiners, and external auditors.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and bank proprietary software.

The next step is yours. Email us your current resume along with the position you are considering to: