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The Compliance Risk Coordinator is a critical member of Mountain America’s Compliance Risk team that contributes to the overall implementation of the credit union’s Compliance Management System (CMS) which involves monitoring and documenting controls, and advising business units on risk. The Compliance Risk Coordinator executes compliance monitoring activities, ensures compliance procedures are identified and developed, reports and escalates issues to assigned business units, and participates in root-cause analysis and validation of remediation efforts. The Compliance Risk Coordinator acts as a primary liaison for business units to ensure the credit union maintains a strong CMS.


Mountain America Center - Hybrid:

9800 S Monroe St
Sandy, UT 84070


Full Time


To be effective, an individual must be able to perform each job duty successfully.

  • Assist in gap analysis for credit union policies and procedures

  • Identify control improvements for monitoring risk

  • Administer internal procedure repository solution to track, monitor, and report compliance changes throughout the organization

  • Review updates to procedures and determine if changes affect board policy, standards or step-by-steps

  • Review internal operating and lending policies, programs, and procedures periodically to ensure adherence to laws, rules and regulation

  • Assist in developing and reviewing compliance training materials related to operations, deposit accounts, lending products and services. Conduct compliance training (e.g., new manager compliance training), as applicable

  • Coordinate the review and interpretation of new and pending regulations that may impact the credit union's procedures

  • Gather and assist BUs with remediation or acceptance of risk associated with identified issues and opportunities for improvement

  • Document and report issues management and business unit support activities using established methods

  • Conduct reviews of marketing assets/proofs, as applicable, and assist marketing team with inquires related to operations and lending

  • Assists with the compliance monitoring process including identification of areas to monitor, monitoring schedule, reporting, and addressing identified gaps

  • Develop and maintain an effective working relationship with BUs and management

  • Assist BUs with inquiries related to operations, and deposit accounts, lending regulations and industry standards

  • Partners with Governance and Regulatory Risk to ensure compliance risk activities—including monitoring, issues management, and controls—meet regulatory requirements.

  • Execute assigned functions including planning, reporting, and finalization; execute work in conformance with department standards, budgets and deadlines

  • Utilize judgment and responsibility in fulfilling department functions using the credit union policies and the hierarchy of decision making

  • Complies with all regulations as required by law, which may include but not limited to BSA, OFAC, FACT Act, GLBA, Regulation CC (Funds availability), Regulation DD (TISA), Regulation E, UDAAP, and Reg. B, Reg. Z, RESPA, HMDA, Fair Lending. FCRA, CARD Act and other regulations as required by law as it relates to his/her position

  • Perform other duties as assigned


The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.


Minimum 3 years’ research and/or compliance experience


Bachelor’s degree in business finance or additional 5 years combined experience in a financial setting.

Licenses, Certifications, Registrations


Managerial Responsibility


Computer/Office Equipment Skills

  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

  • Experience with analytical and reporting software preferred

  • Experience with Symitar, Archer or another financial institutions software

Language Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to clearly express ideas, methodology, results and recommendations verbally, in writing and through insightful reports and graphic illustrations

  • Demonstrated ability to document outcomes and present information in a manner appropriate for key stakeholders and all levels of the organization

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Highly analytical and strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment

  • Self-starter with strong organizing and time management skills and the ability to work productively and efficiently in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects and timelines

  • Adaptive to change, responds positively to altered circumstances or conditions

  • Possess a desire and willingness to learn and continually update knowledge base on financial concepts, strategies, systems etc.

  • Take initiative to be a problem solver and provide suggestions to improve processes and efficiencies

  • Excellent inter-personal skills including the ability to lead and collaborate with ad-hoc teams

  • Data analytics and data validation skills and proficiency in business data analysis (MS Excel, etc.)

  • Understanding of financial institution compliance, specifically to branch operations and functions


Physical Demands

Ability to sit, talk and hear consistently

Ability to stand, walk, and use hands to handle or reach occasionally

Vision Requirements

Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)

Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)

Weight Lifted or Force Exerted

Ability to lift up to 10 pounds occasionally


There are no unusual environmental factors (such as a typical office)

Noise Environment

Moderate noise (business office with computers and printers, light traffic)

***This Job is not eligible to be performed in Colorado or Connecticut, either remotely or in-person.***


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