First National Bank of Omaha Sr. Associate, Compliance in Billings, Montana
At FNBO, our employees are the heart of our story-and we're committed to their success! Please see below the details of this career opportunity and how it fits into our organization's success. Our Modern, Flexible Workplace: We believe in a Modern, Flexible Workplace, and we are continuously exploring advancements in technology and office environments to make it easier to work from anywhere at any time, allowing for more flexibility in where and how you work. We know that choice and flexibility are important to you. We also recognize that flexible and remote positions can become opportunities for military partners, caregivers, and individuals with disabilities to thrive at our company. We invite you to consider what a Modern, Flexible Workplace can mean for you! It is anticipated that an incumbent in this role will work remotely 100% of the time and will share a hoteling workspace if/when working onsite, as determined by business needs. The incumbent can work remotely from anywhere in the United States, unless otherwise specified in the job posting. Work location is subject to change based on business needs. Summary of the Job: The Sr. Associate, Compliance is responsible for subject matter expertise related to various FNBO Compliance programs. This role works independently to help design, lead and implement important Corporate Compliance programs across the Bank. About This Role: Senior Associate is responsible for performing various Fair Lending Program daily functions including and not limited to: review of fair lending complaints, review of line of business policies, procedures and training; through Change Control process, consulting with business units on new/revised products, services, marketing criteria, automated systems to ensure sufficient consideration of fair lending requirements. Senior Associate may be requested to prepare and review exception reports or other data analyses using available software packages, including but not limited to Excel and fair lending specific tools; participates in comparative file reviews, branch opening and closing reviews, risk assessments, and other duties as assigned. Advisory (30%): Accountable for providing ECOA- and fair lending-related advice and counsel to the lines of business Advise lines of business on ECOA/Fair lending compliance matters Work proactively with business line contacts and management to ensure effective and efficient compliance risk management solutions are identified and implemented Review line of business policies, procedures and training from and ECOA/Fair lending perspective, and ensure they are current and comprehensive In conjunction with Compliance Change Control processes, consult with the lines of business on new/revised products, services, marketing criteria, innovative tools, techniques and automated systems to ensure sufficient consideration of, and compliance with ECOA/fair lending requirements Review Fair Lending Complaints to determine if there are any trends that may be indicative of control gap or patterns of discrimination Conduct periodic formal risk assessments (and informal risk assessments as needed) and gap analyses of regulations, risks and activities to identify gaps and control deficiencies. Advise business areas to address gaps and deficiencies Regulatory Concept Expertise (30%) Develop and maintain ECOA/fair lending expertise through ongoing and continual review of regulatory and industry publications to stay aware of new developments impacting the enterprise Complete assigned ECOA/fair lending training and participate in related webinars and conferences Regulatory Requirements, Monitoring and Tracking (20%): Monitor ongoing performance in relation to regulatory requirements and established key risk indicators (KRIs) Proactively assess the impact of regulatory developments that could impact lines of business and support the development of new control mechanisms Assess the sufficiency of business line controls for current regulatory requirements and KRIs; where appropriate, support the development of enhanced control mechanisms Track identified ECOA/fair lending issues (including those identified by lines of business, Compliance, Corporate Audit, legal and regulators) Monitor and report progress on remediation of identified regulatory issues Promptly escalate any regulatory issues not being addressed timely Root Cause Analysis and Risk Assessment (15%): In response to identified trends or issues, evaluate associated processes until the underlying cause is determined Evaluate weak or broken processes by asking open-ended questions until the source of the control weakness or failure is identified Prepare summary reports highlighting the identified root cause and recommended correction action Other (5%): Perform project management functions on as-needed basis Assist management in examination communication and management Assist with preparation and conducting committee meeting related to fair lending Collaborate with other members of the team and serve as occasional back up for functions as trained and assigned Complete all other duties as assigned The Ideal Candidate for This Role: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities The Sr. Associate plays an important role in analyzing and addressing regulatory and reputational risks the enterprise may face. In performing this vital role, the Sr. Associate must be able to: Apply principal-based compliance framework to complex business processes Ensure the Compliance Risk Management Program is proactive and robust Work cross-functionally Develop and maintain deep technical knowledge on assigned regulations, strive to obtain CRCM designation Build and cultivate strong collaborative relationships Listen and contribute actively in discussions Job Requirements: 3+ years' experience in financial industry with experience in lending preferred Ability to articulate complex concepts in a clear manner to stakeholders at all levels within the organization, including senior management Compliance background desired, specifically knowledgeable in ECOA/fair lending Excellent organizational and time management skills and demonstrated ability to process large volumes of information Effective project management and strong oral and written communication skills required Must be proficient in the following business and leadership capabilities: independent and sound decision making, effective relationship management skills, negotiation and internal partner-centric leadership Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of applications Sophisticated MS Office Excel skills, and familiarity with relevant industry software Ability to work on multiple, concurrent projects, meet deadlines and work independently Self-motivated team player Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, and finance preferred or related work experience Desired Characteristics - not required Juris Doctor (JD) or Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a plus Professional Certification, such as a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Compensation: Compensation range (base pay): $78,491.00-$129,509.00 Final compensation offer to candidate may vary from posted hiring range based upon work experience, education, and/or skill level. Benefits Overview: We offer a variety of benefits designed to keep you and your family physically and financially healthy. Not only do we offer a competitive salary and work-life balance, we offer benefits to match your needs: Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance 401k, With Matching Contributions Time Off Programs Health Savings Account (HSA)/Dependent Care Employee Banking Growth Opportunities Tuition Assistance Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance Learn more about FNBO benefits here: . For additional information regarding compensation and benefits, e-mail FNBO at . To ensure you receive a response, include the number of this job (listed below) in the subject line of your message.Job number: R-20230521 Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion: FNBO is committed to belonging, inclusion, diversity and equity. We are committed to intentionally and proactively creating pathways to success for historically underrepresented populations. To accomplish this, we foster a culture of belonging and inclusion so that every employee is valued, and has opportunity and the ability to make an impact. FNBO strives to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve in the makeup of our workforce. See the full FNBO Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. to download 'EEO is The Law' Self-Print Poster to download 'EEO is The Law' Supplement for Federal Contractors to download 'EEO is The Law' GINA Supplement All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.