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VP, Risk Management/Compliance

Location: Fox Valley, Fond du Lac, Dane County - Flexible

Position Profile

Reporting directly to the Audit Committee Chair, the Vice President of Risk Management/ Compliance will manage the Bank’s Enterprise Risk Management program across the organization and the overall Audit and Compliance program, including monitoring the regulatory environment, implementing required changes and conducting reviews to ensure the Bank’s adherence to established regulations, policies and procedures.  The Vice President will lead a team of two – a Compliance Officer and an Internal Auditor.  Key responsibilities include:

  • Utilize various risk assessment methods, resources and tools to identify areas of risk across the organization. Work with management and compliance team to assess and mitigate identified risk, prioritize and implement required changes.
  • Monitor regulatory environment, act as resident expert in these areas and work across the organization to devise and implement strategies to ensure Bank compliance.
  • Identify need and coordinate delivery of training regarding risk and compliance regulations through all appropriate avenues in the organization.
  • Work with senior management and department management to coordinate audit schedules, pre-audit preliminary work and development of strategies for corrections as required.
  • Reviews product information for existing and new products to ensure proper consideration of regulatory issues affecting the product.
  • With other management personnel, review and update policies as needed. Key policies include: Internal Audit and Compliance, CRA Policy and Statement, Audit Policy, Information Security Policy, BSA Policy, Privacy Policy, S.A.F.E Act and Loan Policy.
  • Participate as an active member of the Bank’s M&A due diligence team and integration committee.
  • Chair the ERM and/or Compliance Committees, organize agendas and materials, and present results to Audit Committee.

Position Requirements

The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in Finance/Banking/Accounting or equivalent job experience, with a minimum of 5 years of current and progressive compliance experience as it relates to lending, deposits, finance, IT, internal control, HR, and overall operations.  A broad background in compliance and risk management, the ability to manage people and evaluate processes, excellent communication skills and strong comfort level in interacting at all levels of the organization as well as with regulators and auditors are essential skill sets. A detail oriented, process improvement work style is also a must.  The successful candidate will be a hands-on team leader who can train, coach and motivate others as well as work alongside them to get the job done.


Compensation & Benefits

Our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Contact:          Sara Ralph Coffou,

Phone:            414-273-8244

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