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Compliance Specialist Posted Dec 07
The Middlefield Banking Company, Middlefield, OH
 
The Middlefield Banking Company is a full service FDIC-insured commercial bank operating 14 branches and an LPL Financial® brokerage office in Geauga, Ashtabula, Portage, Trumbull, Lake, Franklin, Delaware, Cuyahoga and Summit Counties.

The Bank also operates a Loan Production Office in Mentor, Ohio. We are continually recognized as one of the most profitable community banks in the U.S.

We are currently seeking a Compliance Specialist for our Middlefield office. The Compliance Assistant will a ssist the Compliance & CRA Officers in implementing and maintaining the Bank's compliance program to ensure conformity and adherence with all applicable federal and state banking laws and regulations; with an emphasis on the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) and the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Uses independent judgement to analyze loan documents to determine if a loan meets regulatory guidelines to qualify as a HMDA and/or CRA reportable loan

Conduct scheduled internal reviews of data captured and reported by the business units to ensure it has been accurately recorded in accordance with regulatory guidelines

Prepare written reports of findings and follow up on responses

Validate corrective action

Provide guidance and advice to employees

Track and trend results of reviews

Ensure completeness of regulatory reporting data testing for omissions

Ensure regulatory reporting deadlines are met

Maintain information on all loans, projects, and activities that qualify for CRA credit

Assist other compliance personnel as needed

Successfully complete all job-related training

Attend external training as identified by supervisor

SECONDARY DUTIES:

Perform other duties as assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position has no supervisory duties.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be detail oriented and able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Knowledge of HMDA, CRA and general bank regulatory compliance preferred.

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Advanced knowledge of and proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, Bank information systems and software. Experience with CRA-Wiz helpful.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Communicate with peers and managers both verbally and in writing. Communicate basic and known level of concepts. Skilled at communicating one-on-one and in groups. Read and interpret general business documents. Write routine reports and general business correspondence.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Position requires basic math skills with ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide. Ability to create and interpret graphs.

REASONING ABILITY:

Must possess theability to solve practical and moderately complex problems using prescribed and detailed procedures. Problems are routine with standardized solutions that require some degree of judgment. Ability to work independently with little direction. Must possess superior analytical skills as well as deductive reasoning.

EDUCATION:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum experienced required to be successful in this job is 1-2 years of relevant work experience in banking industry.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, use hands to input data into the computer, and speak and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stoop and lift files and boxes up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work environment is a typical office setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal. Job may require travel to various bank locations.

The Middlefield Banking Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Employment Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time

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