Full Time
Posted 3 weeks ago

Bank First is seeking a qualified vice president – compliance to join the team in Manitowoc.

In this position, the individual will:

  • Ensure all bank operations follow all relevant legal and internal compliance rules
  • Provide leadership, direction, and integration of compliance activities to fulfill bank needs and state and federal regulations
  • Direct the formulation of strategic compliance planning for future growth of the bank
  • Direct integrated implementation and evaluation of compliance initiatives and on-going activities for the BSA/Compliance and CRA functional areas
  • Serve as the lead representative and advocate for the compliance function

The vice president – compliance is responsible for providing integrative leadership and strategic direction for the entire compliance area including BSA/Compliance/CRA departments and staff. In addition this individual will direct long and short-term planning to develop and maintain a high performing compliance department and oversee compliance reviews and audits — internally and externally – and interpret results to continuously improve the department.

Bank First Employee Competencies:

  • Honesty, Integrity, and Ethics: to act in a fair and just manner, free from deception; to comply with the company’s accepted
    principles of moral conduct
  • Accountability: to accept responsibility
  • Adaptability: the ability to fit into our changing working environment
  • Decision Making: the ability to select an effective course of action while controlling resources and expenditures
  • Interpersonal/Customer Oriented: to develop and maintain relationships with others, internally and externally. Focused on
    meeting customers’ needs, understanding their concerns, and seeking to build trust
  • Results oriented: the ability to drive behaviors to emphasize achievement. The ability to be self-directed towards
    accomplishments, be action oriented, enjoy challenges, and pursue opportunities
  • Innovative: to go beyond the conventional, a willingness to try different solutions, and to encourage new ideas

• 10+ years of BSA/Compliance/CRA experience
• Law or Master’s degree preferred, or Bachelor’s degree with related experience
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Strong computer skills
• Excellent organizational and leadership skills
• Ability to handle self professionally with all levels of management and auditors/regulators
• Attention to detail

Interested applicants may contact Brenda Haese at bhaese@bankfirst.com to view the full job description as well as apply.

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