VP - Banking Compliance - Spanish Required


Job Description

Kforce has a foreign banking client frpom the LatAm region that is seeking a Vice President - Banking Compliance in New York, NY.Responsibilities:

  • Managing and overseeing the Compliance Department and its function and acting as the subject matter expert on compliance related matters

  • Developing, implementing and maintaining a comprehensive compliance program (including policies, procedures and internal controls) for effectively assessing, identifying, monitoring, preventing and mitigating risks and ensuring compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations and industry standards, while minimizing duplication and maximizing efficiency

  • Developing, implementing and overseeing on an ongoing and proactive basis internal compliance reviews, regulatory compliance reviews, risk assessments, testing and monitoring activities to assess the compliance risks associated with the Branch's business and to ensure appropriate governance and control

  • Implementing and overseeing an effective transaction monitoring program that ensures the accurate review and timely disposition of transaction monitoring

  • Establishing and maintaining appropriate due diligence procedures to assist onboarding clients.

  • Supervising the periodic review of all customer files for completeness and overseeing the maintenance of all logs, checklists, forms, notices, etc. prepared by the Compliance Department

  • Collaborating with department heads on reviewing and evaluating activities, processes, policies, procedures and internal controls, as well as new products/services, to ensure that they are in compliance with applicable laws and regulations and assist in bringing noncomplying areas into compliance

  • Developing and implementing an annual compliance monitoring and training schedule and periodically revising the plan in light of changes

  • Identifying, measuring and escalating compliance risks and issues to management and/or line of business, as necessary

  • Bachelor's degree (BS/BA) required; advanced degree a plus (e.g., JD, MBA)

  • Recognized compliance certification preferred (CRCM or equivalent)

  • Minimum 15 years of compliance experience in the U.S. banking industry, with at least 7 years of management level compliance position

  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of U.S. banking laws and regulations (federal and state) including Federal Reserve and NYSDFS regulations

  • Knowledge of wholesale banking operations and products

  • Demonstrated ability to understand complex regulatory requirements, critically evaluate compliance risk to determine if internal controls adequately adhere to the Branch's risk tolerance and create effective compliance programs

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and apply laws, rules, regulations, guidance and common law principles to practices within the business areas

  • Experience dealing with regulators, auditors, and consultants

  • Spanish fluency is required

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:YearsMinimum Compensation:150000.00Maximum Compensation:180000.00

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