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Compliance Specialist

Posted on Tuesday, August 4


  • Serve as an active member of the bank’s Compliance Committee to ensure bank’s compliance with various laws and regulations.

  • Research federal and state banking laws and regulations, and review the bank’s policies and procedures for compliance.

  • Provide information and reports to the Compliance Committee to accurately determine the bank’s extent of compliance. Prepare and distribute minutes.

  • Assist the Compliance Officer with agenda preparation for Compliance Committee meetings.

  • Monitor user access rights for all employees with assistance from IT.

  • Maintain knowledge of current and new loan, deposit, and BSA laws and regulations by attending appropriate educational seminars, conferences, workshops, and classes as needed.

  • Conduct ongoing review and audits for regulatory compliance with deposit and loan regulations.

  • Assist in coordinating information for all internal and external audits. Assist in following up on any findings as needed.

  • Assist with the coordination of the CRA program for the bank.

  • Act as the Safe Act Administrator and ensure compliance with Safe Act requirements.

  • Conduct periodic fair lending audits.

  • Coordinate or provide compliance training for employees as needed or requested.

  • Perform quarterly lending reviews for consumer, real estate and ag/commercial loans.

  • Provide back-up to BSA Specialist

  • Participate in bank-sponsored events as outlined in financial institution’s “Community Events Program”.


  • Ability to read, interpret, and simplify technical and complex information.

  • Must be detail-oriented and have excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work and meet deadlines.

  • Possess high ethical standards and maintain the strictest confidentiality.

  • Demonstrated use and comfort with technology. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite software, internet and other electronic means to gather and disseminate information; communicate with others internally and externally; construct and revise Word and Excel documents; and data storage and retrieval.

  • Ability and willingness to travel to other locations. 



Education: High school diploma.

Experience: Minimum of two years banking.


Statements included on this job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee(s) assigned to this job. The statements should not be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Accommodations will be made to allow for meeting the above requirements when it does not place “undue hardship” on First Security Bank & Trust.

How to Apply

Join our team today, and enjoy exciting opportunities for growth and career development at First Security.

You may apply by doing one of the following:

  1. Submit a cover letter and resume by email to:
  2. Submit a cover letter and resume by mail to:
  3. First Security Bank & Trust
    Attn: Human Resources
    PO Box 577
    Charles City, IA 50616
  4. Stop by any of our locations and complete an application