• Senior Compliance Officer

    Location US-CA-Pasadena
    Job ID
    2018-5301
    Category
    Legal Compliance
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    For more than 40 years, East West Bank has served as a pathway to success. With over 130 locations across the U.S. and Greater China, we are the premier financial bridge between the East and West. Our teams of experienced, multi-cultural professionals help guide businesses and community members on both sides of the Pacific looking to explore new markets and create new opportunities. And our sustained growth and expertise in industries like real estate, entertainment and media, private equity and venture capital, high-tech and aviation help build sustainable businesses and expand our employees’ potential for career advancement.

    Headquartered in California, East West Bank (Nasdaq: EWBC) is a top performing commercial bank with an exclusive focus on the U.S. and Greater China markets. With assets of $37.7 billion, we’re ranked among the 30 largest banks in the United States and currently top 5 in “America’s 100 Best Banks” by Forbes, a list where we've consistently been in the top 15 since 2010. With a strong foundation, an enterprising spirit and a commitment to absolute integrity, East West Bank gives people the confidence to reach further.

    East West Bank is seeking a Senior Compliance Officer. The Compliance Officer will be responsible for coordinating with the Compliance Managers and the Director of Compliance on projects assigned to support the compliance aspects of the Bank’s goals.

    Responsibilities

    • Oversee compliance projects and work with business units on projects that need monitoring and guidance from Compliance Officers
    • Work with the project teams on test scripts, reviewing testing and ensuring compliance components are addressed in project implementation
    • Maintain tracking of business units’ action plans to ensure identified gaps and corrective actions are promptly addressed, resolved, and reported
    • Perform regulatory research and work closely with Compliance Managers in the Department to ensure consistency in compliance goals. Support Management in developing compliance-related procedures and training materials
    • Manage workload independently and effectively while adhering to deadlines.
    • Travel to Palo Alto to support ongoing projects. (Travel up to 50%)

    Qualifications

     

    • Minimum 7+ years total experience including 3+ years of experience with internal audit or regulatory compliance, risk management in a banking environment.
    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required.

    Knowledge and Experience:

    • Knowledge and understanding of regulatory risk in the financial/banking sector.
    • Knowledge and experience with digital banking, preferred.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills; experience communicating with management and writing reports.
    • Proficiency in MS Word, Power Point and Excel is required.

    Additional Desired Skills and Qualifications

    • Compliance certification is a plus.

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