Credit Union:

GoWest Credit Union Association






Contact: Jennifer Huggard
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (206) 340-4842

Job Description:

Our association seeks a brainy self-starter to provide our members with knowledgeable compliance guidance.  Does compliance make your heart flutter?  Do you get excited about a new regulation? Do you enjoy helping people meet challenges and solve problems?

Our six-state trade association is looking for a Manager, Risk and Compliance to answer compliance questions from our members, provide regulatory information and guidance, and support for our compliance solutions, which include online databases and risk management platforms.  We are looking for someone with experience in regulatory compliance or legal services either for or with financial institutions.

We offer a smart working environment which provides flexibility and choice for our team members.  Employees have the flexibility to work where it makes sense for them to accomplish their work in support of the organization’s priorities.  This position offers the flexibility of working remotely from within one of our regional states (AZ, CO, ID, OR, WA, & WY) or in one of our offices (AZ, CO, ID, OR, & WA).

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain current knowledge of laws, regulations/rules and guidance affecting member credit unions and interpret changes to them. Make recommendations for appropriate actions necessary to maintain compliance.
  • Research and respond to member credit union inquiries by applying broad knowledge and understanding of all compliance functions to ensure adherence to all laws, regulations, and prudent business practices.
  • Analyze laws, regulations, and rules and write communications to member credit unions regarding new regulations and changes to existing regulations.
  • Assist the Director of Legal Advocacy by contributing information to, performing on-going auditing of, and maintaining the Association’s Compliance Resources.
  • Coordinate and conduct trainings for member credit unions which effectively address requirements of applicable laws and regulations.
  • Assist with legislative bill analysis and statutory research.
  • Obtain and maintain a working knowledge of compliance solutions offered by GoWest Solutions and the Association.
  • Support the management and promotion of compliance solutions offered by GoWest Solutions and the Association.
  • Serve as point of contact and provide support for compliance solutions subscribers.

The perfect candidate has superb communication skills, the ability to grasp complex subjects, and minimum of 2 years of experience in regulatory compliance.   Knowledge of and practical experience with the application of laws and regulations is a must.  A bachelor’s degree is preferred, but no required.

Salary ranges from $55,000 – 68,000 depending on experience. Generous benefits package including employer paid medical/dental, 401k match, paid vacation and much more.

GoWest Credit Union Association is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Apply by emailing your resume to [email protected] with the job #3443 in the subject line, or by faxing the same to 206.340.4802.