Director, Compliance - Deposits & Testing

United States-IL-Rolling Meadows
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Start a Rewarding Career with Alliant

Why Alliant?

We’re not a typical financial institution – we’re better. We’re an innovative, fun-loving, highly-engaged group of professionals that are committed to our company and the communities we do business in. We love to recognize and celebrate each other.


Over 90% of our employees say we are a great workplace that is focused on our mission, vision and the future of banking.


What will your day look like?

You will be responsible for partnering with our lines of business and for strategically leading the development of risk-based mitigation plans for our deposit products and services. In addition, this role will be responsible for developing or enhancing second line of defense testing. This role will be responsible for developing a strategic plan to enhance our existing program and successfully executing upon that plan as we approach $10 billion in assets. The Director, Compliance - Deposits & Testing will participate in compliance examinations and other interactions with our regulatory agencies.


Do you see yourself doing this?

  • Establish and monitor various key performance indicators and ensure risk assessments are completed to offer continual insight to senior management and Board of Directors.
  • Strategically preempt legal and regulatory challenges by understanding current and future related legislation and regulations for the industry.
  • Oversee planning and implementation of business compliance systems, projects and controls.
  • Prepare management and board reporting that includes insights and analysis based on industry-leading knowledge of compliance management programs.

  • Provide expert consultation to business partners to identify and mitigate risk within their business units.

  • Develop and execute a risk-based second line of defense testing program and report results to senior management and the Board of Directors.
  • Strategically preempt legal and regulatory challenges by understanding current and future related legislation and regulations for the industry.

  • Maintain policies, standards and procedures related to second line of defense testing.

  • Collaborate with first line of defense to provide accurate and timely responses to member and consumer complaints.

  • Liaise with regulatory agencies on complaints.

  • Translate strategic and operating plans into meaningful direction of projects, goals, priorities and activities; deliver on strategy through the right people in the right place at the right time.

  • Provide business vision by creating imagery and transparency in the possibilities, opportunities and direction of the future.

  • Continual assessment, discerning development, insightful coaching and talent utilization/optimization of subordinate leaders of others.

  • Capture, analyze, and understand the internal environment, team dynamics, and talent capabilities to address organizational refinement, agility and growth.

  • Applies great management practices in leading an engaged workforce to effectively deliver the value of this function.

  • Provides a structured and consistent approach to ensure that individual development plans are in place, performance management is consistent, performance management process is respected and followed, and coaching and feedback are provided on a regular and dynamic basis.




What makes you a great fit?

You’ll be a great fit if in addition to the completion of a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience. JD or Master’s Degree preferred. CRCM or CUCE certification strongly desired, and you have:

  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills required.
  • Broad financial services knowledge and industry best practices for continuously improving a proactive Compliance Management System program.
  • Experience with testing is preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving skills.

When you’re happy, we’re happy!

As a thank you for joining our team, you’ll benefit from:

  • Competitive medical, dental, and free vision benefits
  • Competitive compensation plan
  • Contributions towards gym memberships
  • Generous PTO and banking holidays off


Still not convinced?

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