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Compliance Specialist

Posted: 08/17/2022

The Compliance Team is seeking an experienced, self-motivated, career minded individual to join a team of professionals dedicated to improving the lives of our members, their families, and our communities.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Role blends administrative, operational and compliance responsibilities, which requires a proactive approach within a highly confidential and professional environment.
  • Ensures the Credit Union is in compliance with all appropriate laws and regulations, creating organization-wide awareness of changing laws and procedures, and balancing risk with safe and sound banking practices by:
    • Coordinating, monitoring, and overseeing day-to-day compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act including money laundering compliance and the Red Flag program.  Provides weekly and/or monthly reports to Supervisory Committee, Board, and organization.
    • Analyzing new and pending laws and regulations which will affect the Credit Union's operations and Compliance Program. 
    • Assisting management in developing policies and procedures for compliance issues.
    • Representing Northern as the SAFE Act administrator.
    • Reviewing and approving Marketing Advertisements/Product sheets as needed.
    • Assisting with internal and external audits and exams, ensuring all requested documentation is provided timely and accurately. 
    • Supporting the Vendor Management Program.
    • Supporting the Abandoned Property program to ensure the collection of funds, remittance, and reporting process to state agencies.
    • Collaborating with the Training and Development Team and other department leaders to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.  This includes onboarding, annual, and ongoing training for internal owners and volunteers.
  • Takes a proactive approach with providing exceptional service and demonstrating a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.  This is demonstrated through the support provided with all aspects of:  reports and packets for Board and Supervisory Committee, administration of Board portal, onboarding of new volunteers, and senior team projects.
  • Provides confidential administrative assistance including mail responsibilities, travel arrangements, and supply ordering.
Job Qualifications:
  • Equivalent to a two-year college degree or completion of a specialized course of study at a business or trade school required.
  • Two to five years of progressive experience in similar or related position required.
  • The position requires strong interpersonal skills for maintaining effective teamwork among peers and, positive working relationships with vendors that Northern partners with.
  • Incumbent must exhibit maturity and a demonstrated ability to perform duties in a highly confidential environment.
  • Excellent mathematical skills, demonstrated reasoning ability.
  • A full working knowledge and ability to utilize a broad range of PC-based software programs, including Microsoft Office Suite and other internal database programs.
  • Incumbent must be proactive, self-motivated, flexible, and able to handle conflicting and changing priorities and perform in a collaborative team environment with minimal supervision.
  • A full working knowledge and ability to utilize a broad range of PC-based software programs, including Microsoft Office Suite and other internal database programs.
Northern Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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