GBQ is looking for a Compliance Senior to join our Credit Union Compliance team. We are looking for a professional with a solid understanding of Anti-Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy Act, USA PATRIOT Act Customer Identification Program, and OFAC requirements to actively participate in serving credit unions in compliance audits and consulting engagements related to BSA/AML. This individual will also assist with the execution of Automated Clearing House (ACH), SAFE Act, Fair Lending, Consumer and Mortgage Lending, and general compliance engagements. Projects are fast-paced, and work is delivered as part of a team. This position is for self-starters who will work primarily remotely with 20-30% travel in Ohio and surrounding states depending on client requirements.

Tasks:

  • Execute compliance audits and consulting engagements.
  • Consult and communicate with department leaders and client personnel to complete compliance and consulting engagements.

Profitability:

  • Complete assignments within an established budget for assigned areas and monitor and report the actual hours incurred compared to the budget for assigned client engagements.
  • Achieve charge hour budget and meet hour expectations established by the Firm.
  • Participate in “approved” non-client initiatives to improve firm administration.
  • Consistently utilize all firm and department software efficiently.
  • Complete and ensure completion of accurate, neat, and organized workpapers that are free of errors.

Practice Growth:

  • Represent firm and build relationships by participating in outside activities.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills while working on client work and firm-related projects.
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Client Focus:

  • Demonstrate strong communication, presentation, and organization/time management skills to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to research and analyze regulations and to develop and implement practical solutions.
  • Exhibit behavior consistent with rules of conduct of the AICPA, OSCPA, and Accountancy Board of Ohio.
  • Identify process improvements resulting in efficiencies on client engagements.
  • Comprehend and summarize complex issues and perform technical research.
  • Ability to complete assignments timely and accurately.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work additional hours necessary to meet client deadlines.

Brand Culture/Development:

  • Must work well both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to self-manage and create accurate and timely deliverables in a remote environment.
  • Exemplify Brand Attributes of the Firm.
  • Adhere to and ensure compliance with all administrative policies and procedures of the Firm.
  • Demonstrate the ability to address conflict with peers and subordinates.
  • Consistently enhance and develop individual, professional and technical skills.
  • Provide timely feedback to direct reports and identify coaching and mentoring opportunities to assist in the development of the associate.

Work Experience and Education:

  • Expert-level knowledge of state and federal credit union and banking regulations such as Bank Secrecy Act, Office of Foreign Assets Control, SAFE Act, Truth-in-Lending, Equal Credit Opportunity, Fair Housing, HMDA, RESPA, FCRA/FACTA, Truth-in-Savings, Funds Availability, Electronic Funds Transfer, UDAAP, etc.
  • BA or BS in accounting or a related field; additional experience or certifications may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • 4-7 years of compliance experience with a financial institution (bank, credit union, public accounting firm).
  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) or Bank Secrecy Act Compliance Specialist (BSACS), Accredited ACH Professional (AAP), Credit Union Compliance Expert (CUCE), or other relevant professional certifications a plus.
  • Experience submitting written or oral reports of audit results to senior management and audit committees and communicating findings, analysis, conclusions, and recommended actions.
  • Knowledge and practical use of statistical analytics and testing methods. Ability to analyze and interpret data.
  • Strong proficiency in the use of technology and basic PC applications (Microsoft Excel & Microsoft Word).

Organizational Relationships:

  • Will report directly to a Performance Manager who will provide any necessary guidance relative to administrative issues or work performance through the formal evaluation process.
  • May supervise staff members on client engagements.
  • May perform roles of performance manager for staff members.

Special Requirements:

  • 20-30% travel in Ohio and surrounding states expected.
  • Reliable transportation for on-site client work.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends based on time of year and client demands.

 

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