Chief Compliance Officer

Optus Bank

About Optus Bank:

Optus Bank is a fast-growing unique financial institution focused on creating wealth building opportunities for people and places historically underserved by traditional banks while also providing competitive and complementary banking services to all people in South Carolina and beyond. Optus Bank believes that banking services should be a powerful tool for wealth building opportunities for all people, regardless of their socioeconomic status. To realize that vision, Optus Bank is expanding into new markets and new lines of business and growing its team with people that share its values and entrepreneurial spirit. We have raised more than $100 million in growth capital over the past few months and look forward to deploying it for positive impact on our customers, communities, employees and shareholders.

Chief Compliance Officer:

As a Chief Compliance Officer, you will be responsible for developing, implementing and administering all aspects of the Company’s Compliance Management Program, including the CRA and Fair Lending Programs. You will be responsible for a variety of tasks including planning, organizing, and controlling the Company’s day-to-day administrative, lending and operational compliance activities, collaborate with the HR Director, advise the Board of Directors, Executive Management and Team members of emerging compliance issues, and participate in various committees, audits and examinations. You will review and draft policies and procedures; monitor statutes, court decisions, regulations, and publications to stay current with changes in compliance-related laws and regulations. You may be asked to perform other duties to support the mission and objectives of the bank.

Additionally, the Chief Compliance Officer is expected to consult and guide the Company in the establishment or refinement of controls to mitigate compliance and other regulatory risks. As the leader of the compliance group you will provide direction, counsel and professional growth and development of staff, address any performance issues, coordinate staff for coverage in assigned areas of the department, and be fully knowledgeable and skilled in all areas of the department. All team members are expected to build a great rapport with fellow team members and treat others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.

All team members are expected to maintain current knowledge and consistent compliance with regulations and bank policies and procedures related to the position, including but not limited to Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) requirements.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 10+ years of bank compliance experience and 5+ years of management experience.
  • Certified Bank Compliance Officer (CCBCO), Certified Regulatory and Compliance Professional (CRCP), Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM), or commissioned examiner.

Work Environment:

  • Office setting with traditional hours but flexible and family friendly work environment.
  • Must be able to work at a rapid pace for long periods of time (typically no longer than 8 hours).
  • Must be able to work additional hours to the extent necessary.

Compensation And Benefits:

Our compensation package includes a competitive salary and benefits that include health insurance, 401k, a restricted stock grant program and paid time off.

Job Type: Full-time

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