Compliance Director

Florida State University Credit Union

Tallahassee, FL


Chris Wallace
(850) 224-4960


Job Description:

FSU Credit Union is a $225 million dollar financial institution serving more than 24,000 members in the Big Bend region.    The Credit Union has nine locations in Florida with over 80 employees.    The philosophy of the organization is to provide excellent service to its members – maximizing their financial well-being – while operating within the parameters of a heavily regulated industry.

The Credit Union seeks a compliance professional to join the management team as the overall Compliance Director.   This individual is responsible for the daily and strategic initiatives of the department including: supervision of department staff, policy development and revisionary practices, audit administration, corporate adherence to state and federal regulatory agency oversight, administration of departmental compliance and examiner liaison.  The organization requires the highest ethical standards and confidentiality with integrity principals at the core of its success.   All employees must champion this philosophy.

This position works directly with all departments including Operations, Marketing, Lending, Information Technology, Card Services, Security, Human Resources and Accounting to ensure the organization is fully compliant with applicable state and federal laws.   Candidates must have a strong working knowledge of BSA/AML, OFAC, HMDA, NMLS, and all other applicable industry regulations.

This position will work closely with both State and Federal examiners as well as organizational engaged and internal auditors. Excellent communication skills is paramount with the ability to lead, maintain confidentiality and work under pressure while meeting deadlines.  The ability to proactively and autonomously establish and lead the compliance efforts of the Credit Union will be paramount.

The ideal candidate must have a minimum of three years of moderate to advanced compliance experience in a financial institution.     A Bachelor’s degree is essential with weight given to the study of business, accounting, finance, communication or management, or behavioral sciences.  However, a minimum of four additional years of direct compliance department experience in a credit union or bank (for a total of 7 or more years) may substitute for the Bachelor’s Degree.  Experience in Teller/Lending/Accounting departments is beneficial.

This position is full-time, exempt management level with a base salary plus a monthly incentive opportunity.  Generally, annual profit sharing bonuses are awarded in both cash as well as retirement account contribution.    An excellent benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life, LTD, generous paid time off structure and 401K retirement matching.    Background screening will be conducted including credit history, as this role is in a financial institution.    EOE/Drug-Free Workplace.

Please visit the career page of our website to submit a resume for this position.