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Compliance Attorney
Ref No.: 17-02804
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 80,000.00 - 125,000.00 /Year
Compliance Attorney
Job description
What we are looking for:
Seeking talented individuals for a position as a Consumer Compliance Attorney to support the company's consumer lending business based in the New York office, the attorney will partner closely with business units to ensure compliance objectives are realized and compliance risk is managed. She/he will work with our Chief Compliance Officer to enhance effective regulatory compliance internal controls, monitoring-testing, issues management, program governance, and process improvements. Furthermore, she/he will identify, analyze and report on internal and external trends and risks with respect to compliance.
Responsibilities:
· Review, facilitate and develop action plans related to compliance risk assessments
· Assist Compliance leadership in fulfilling information requests from third-party partners and facilitate examination/interface with regulators
· Advise and support business units with respect to compliance requirements and compliance risks, including emerging compliance risks in the internal and external environments; implementation of controls, and execution of day-to-day compliance activities
· Develop controls for business processes to mitigate compliance risk
· Implement testing program to determine the adequacy and effectiveness of compliance controls and develop periodic reporting on the test results
· Review agreements, websites and marketing materials with respect to compliance requirements.
Qualifications
Basic Qualifications
· JD Degree and 2+ years related experience in Consumer Lending and Compliance Risk Management
· Demonstrated knowledge and application of consumer protection laws and regulations such as ECOA, TILA, FDCPA, UDAAP, FCRA as well as AML compliance
Preferred Qualifications
· Professional certifications(s) such as Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM), Certified Risk Professional (CRP), Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Certified Information Privacy Professional, or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)