Compliance Officer REQ#4890

Full Time at Citizens First Bank

Oversees the Bank’s compliance activities ensuring the Bank’s operations are compliant with applicable federal and state rules and regulations. Responsible for policy development and legal compliance for the Bank. Actively participates in the development of Bank products and services to existing and potential customers. This position is responsible for conducting and overseeing ongoing training on compliance requirements and procedures and interacts with all Bank management and personnel.

Essential Roles/Responsibilities as follows:

1. Develop and coordinate the Banks efforts to comply with consumer protection laws and regulations 2. Maintain a current knowledge of applicable laws, regulations and issues. Monitor legislative and regulatory developments for the Bank and report important compliance developments to management and other Bank personnel 3. Research regulatory issues and respond to compliance questions from Bank personnel, utilizing all applicable resources 4. Develop, implement, and conduct training programs, sessions and seminars to educate Bank personnel on compliance requirements and procedures in their respective areas of responsibility 5. Monitors compliance with laws and regulations throughout the Bank and develops internal controls to test compliance 6. Reports result of compliance reviews to the Board of Directors Audit Committee making appropriate recommendations as to the steps necessary to correct deficiencies 7. Review Bank forms, notices, brochures, and advertisements for compliance with laws and regulations. Coordinate with marketing, forms design, computer programmers, and other personnel as needed. 8. Assists in preparing for audits and regulatory examinations and coordinates audits and examination efforts and provides responses to examinations and audits 9. Position specific compliance and other trainings as required 10. Other duties as assigned

In order to be qualified for this role, the following is required:

Minimum: Bachelor degree in accounting or equivalent required, eight years of accounting/compliance and audit experience and three years of managerial accounting experience. Knowledge of and ability to interpret and disseminate information regarding federal and state banking law and computer systems. Ability to organize and prioritize work and meet deadlines. Strong verbal, written and public speaking skills and interpersonal skills.

Strong work processing skills. Executive level communication skills. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions. Computer literate with Windows and other applications. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals/training materials. Preferred: Ten years of managerial compliance experience in banking or related environment in management.

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Citizens First Bank is an equal opportunity employee and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for the employment regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws. Please see the attached posters for more detail about your rights: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law (EEO)Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).


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