• Compliance Specialist

    Job Locations US-WI-Waunakee
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    In 1908, State Bank of Cross Plains opened our doors with one goal in mind: to make our vision of helping others achieve their dreams a reality. Since we believe that anything is possible with the right people by your side, we aim to be a knowledgeable financial partner who helps the Dane County community and surrounding area accomplish their goals—and then set new ones. With our unique community bank culture, competitive wages and benefits and opportunities for growth, we offer our employees the ability to make a difference for our customers in helping them reach their financial dreams.

    We are seeking a self-starter and detail-oriented professional to join our Waunakee office as a Compliance Specialist! A Compliance Specialist will be responsible for assisting in monitoring the effectiveness of the compliance program by performing various tasks to ensure the bank maintains a high level of compliance by staying current on regulatory issues and by informing staff of regulatory changes.  This role will also assist the AVP-Compliance Officer and outside consultants and regulators to facilitate reviews and examinations.


    • Assist with internal compliance audits.
    • Work with the Compliance Committee to implement policies and procedures relative to regulatory changes
    • Perform department monitoring reviews to assure departments remain compliant
      • Ensure that actual practices follow the established policy and procedures
      • Ensure consumer laws and regulations are being followed
    • Present monitoring review findings to AVP-Compliance Officer
    • Analyze and report on key risk indicators used to monitor Fair Lending performance
    • Assist in the development of employee compliance training programs
    • Stay current on all compliance regulations
    • Review and approve all bank ads and marketing pieces to ensure they meet all regulatory requirements
    • Assist AVP-Compliance Officer as needed with special projects, tasks, etc.
    • Coordinate and support CRA officer with tracking community development activities, loans, investments and update public file
    • Performs all other duties as assigned.


    • Associate degree in Accounting, Finance, or similar designation and/or two-four years equivalent work experience in a similar position required
    • Previous experience in banking or financial institution setting and/or compliance required
    • Well-developed verbal/written communication skills and interpersonal skills to be able to interact and communicate with diverse groups of customers, employees, examiners, etc.
    • Strong attention to detail with excellent follow up skills and the ability to work efficiently and accurately
    • Demonstrated problem solving skills with the proven ability to exercise independent judgment in decision making
    • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point with the ability and willingness to learn new programs and software
    • Self-starter that can manage multiple priorities simultaneously and work in a fast-paced/deadline driven environment
    • Willing team player with the ability to put forth the extra effort necessary to make the office a successful operation including the willingness to put in extra time when needed and/or to attend required & recommended outside educational programs, seminars, etc.

    The State Bank of Cross Plains values a diverse workforce and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities encouraged to apply.


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