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Compliance Officer Omaha NE

United Republic Bank Elkhorn, NE

Job Description

Compliance Officer Omaha NE

If you are bright and ambitious and are looking for growth potential, then this is the Bank for you! 

Job Environment
Be empowered to succeed and thrive in a team environment dedicated to professionalism, integrity, community, and growth. Partner with colleagues to provide a level of service customers expect and that you enjoy providing!

We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic and a service-driven individual to join a team of experienced bankers in a consultative, customer-centric premier financial organization.

Career growth opportunity with a growing, dynamic, and focused Omaha community bank.



The Compliance Officer is responsible for developing, implementing and administering all aspects of the Bank’s Compliance Management Program.  This position plans, organizes, and controls the Bank’s day-to-day administrative, lending and operational compliance activities; collaborates with the Chief Operating Officer in the overall administration of these directives for the Bank.  Participates in various committees, audits, and examinations.  Performs duties as the Bank Secrecy Act Officer.  Advises the Board of Directors, Senior Management and Bank personnel of emerging compliance issues and consults and guides the Bank in the establishment of controls to mitigate risks.


Assures compliance with all Bank policies and procedures, as well as, all applicable state and federal banking regulations.



  1. Develops, implements and administers all aspects of the Bank’s Compliance Management Program; performs duties as the Bank’s Compliance Committee chairperson; assists independent, state and federal regulator auditor inquiries; reviews and writes compliance-related policies and procedures; makes recommendations to the Board of Directors and Senior Management when appropriate; submits annual reports to the Board of Directors detailing compliance issues.
  2. Maintains a proficient knowledge of all applicable banking rules and regulations.
  3. Performs duties as the Bank Secrecy Act/OFAC Officer; conducts various quality control reviews and monitoring in the area of Bank Secrecy Act, USA Patriot Act, Anti-Money Laundering, OFAC and Customer Identification Program compliance using industry standard and regulatory guidance sampling methods to ensure the Bank’s compliance efforts are maintained on a daily basis.
  4. Works closely with the Chief Operating Officer; develops strategic plans, reviews reports; organizes plans and makes recommendations for major compliance initiatives involving functional changes within the Bank and budgets.
  5. Identifies and mitigates potential risk issues against the Bank; interacts with Bank personnel pertaining to such issues.
  6. Verifies the accuracy of APY and APR calculations for the system, disclosure, and advertising purposes.
  7. Maintains a Compliance Library for the Bank; ensures materials are current and available for use and reference.
  8. Oversees actions of comprehensive self-testing, independent third party and regulatory audits; makes necessary preparations for such audits or exams; coordinates responses to external auditors and regulatory examiners; ensure deficiencies identified from such audits and examinations are corrected.
  9. Develops and administers various forms to assure the use of correct and updated forms by Bank personnel.
  10. Ensures compliance with all applicable reporting and recordkeeping requirements.
  11. Ensures the timely distribution of related materials and publications to designated personnel.
  12. Conducts compliance training presentations and exercises with all Bank personnel, including material presented to employees during the new hire orientation process.
  13. Consistently applies superior decision-making techniques pertaining to inquiries, approvals, and requests as they apply to existing policies and procedures, keeping within assigned approval limits and using these instances as learning tools for employee development.
  14. Assumes responsibility for special projects, gathers data and prepares reports for Senior Management, audits, and other personnel.
  15. Processes, solves and answers complex customer transactions, problems or inquiries.
  16. Operates computer terminal or personal computer to process account activity, determine balances and resolve problems within given authority.
  17. Answers telephones, answers questions and directs callers to proper Bank personnel.
  18. Assumes responsibility for various department functions in the absence of staff members or in overload situations.
  19. Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works ethically and with integrity; upholds organizational values; accepts responsibility for own actions.
  20. Demonstrates knowledge of and adherence to EEO policy; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; educates others on the value of diversity; promotes a working environment free of harassment of any type; builds a diverse workforce and supports affirmative action. 
  21. Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports the Bank’s goals and values; benefits the bank through outside activities.
  22. Performs the position safely, without endangering the health or safety to themselves or others and will be expected to report potentially unsafe conditions.  The employee shall comply with occupational safety and health standards and all rules, regulations, and orders issued pursuant to the OSHA Act of 1970, which are applicable to one’s own actions and conduct.


  • The position of Compliance Officer performs duties specific to the position and other functions as assigned.
  • The position of Compliance Officer is not responsible for the supervision



These specifications are general guidelines based on the minimum experience normally considered essential to the satisfactory performance of this position.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform the position in a satisfactory manner.  Individual abilities may result in some deviation from these guidelines.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; or related experience and/or training; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.  Work related experience should consist of an in-depth background in Bank administration, compliance, and supervisory skills.  Educational experience, through in-house training sessions, formal school or financial industry related curriculum, should be applicable to the financial industry.


  • Advanced knowledge of Bank administration, lending and operations products and services; related state and federal laws and regulations, and other Bank operational policies and procedures.


  • Intermediate experience, knowledge, and training in all operational and lending activities and terminology.


  • Proven ability to effectively train and instruct others in a formal classroom or one-on-one environment.


  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, and technical procedures.


  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.


  • Advanced skills in computer terminal and personal computer operation; mainframe computer system; word processing and spreadsheet software programs.


  • Intermediate typing skills to meet production needs of the position.


  • Intermediate math skills; ability to calculate interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages; balance accounts; add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; locate routine mathematical errors; compute rate, ratio and percent, including the drafting and interpretation of bar graphs.


  • Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions and instruct others, train personnel, write reports, correspondence and procedures, and speak clearly to customers and employees.


  • Ability to deal with complex problems involving multiple facets and variables in non-standardized situations.


  • Ability to work with no supervision while performing duties.


  • Current Nebraska driver’s license and a vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage if required to drive in the course of performing assigned duties and responsibilities.


  • The incumbent must be able to perform this position safely, without endangering the health or safety to himself or herself or others.


  • Required to comply with the SAFE Act, including successful initial and ongoing registration in the registry.


This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities and qualifications for this position.  The job description is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform or of all qualifications that may be required either now or in the future.

Job Details

Date Posted November 27, 2018
Date Closes December 27, 2018
Located In Elkhorn, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Hours 40 hours per week; M-F
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 13-1041.00 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation
Zipcode 68022
Name Amy Mrsny
Address 111 N 181 Street
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68022
Phone 402-505-8500
FAX 402-505-6929

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations

This job requires the following skills

  • Bank Auditing
  • Compliance
  • Due Diligence
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Compliance Officer
  • Legal - Compliance
  • Quality Control
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • And More ...