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Compliance Officer

Bank of Hawaii
Oahu, HI
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Compliance Officer-1700942

Does this sound like you?
Are you ambitious?  Want to make a difference in people’s lives?  Do you thrive in an environment that leverages your abilities as a fast learner, good listener, and problem-solver?   If you love challenges, relish complexity, and have moxie, consider applying your unique talents with a Hawaii banking leader – Bank of Hawaii.  Here you can be at the forefront of whatever you do. Welcome to your tomorrow!


A day in your life as a Compliance Officer
Under the direction of the Client Solutions Group Compliance and Operational Risk Manager, this position is responsible for assisting in the execution of compliance programs and activities within the Client Solutions Group, which includes Retail Deposits, Bankoh Client Services (Call Center), ATM Servicing, Debit & Digital Payments, Online Banking, Mobile Banking, boh.com & Blueflash Management, Loan Operations Department (LOD), Records Management, Wire Operations, Fraud & Loss Mitigation Operations (FLMO), Dispute Processing Center, DMC-Maintenance, DMC Exceptions, and ACH Operations.  Ensures business unit’s compliance with applicable laws, regulations, regulatory requirements and Bank policies and procedures, including but not limited to those related to Fair Banking, Anti-Money Laundering laws and regulations, Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT Act.  In addition, this position is responsible for demonstrating the Excellence in Sales/Service (ESS) philosophy by participating in and practicing ESS disciplines and behaviors.


We’ll give you these important responsibilities…

  • Performs compliance reviews and monitors controls in place for regulatory compliance and operational risk related processes and activities within the various business units. Prepares workpapers that document monitoring activities and conclusions reached, in accordance with the approved review program; Bank and business unit policies and procedures, and the Corporate Compliance Program.  Identifies issues and/or internal control weaknesses and provides guidance and recommendations to business unit management relating to inefficient and ineffective procedures. Works effectively with business unit management and other members of the review team.
  • Conducts periodic (daily, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual) and ad hoc centralized monitoring and reviews and/or reporting for regulatory compliance and operational risk related activities within the various business units to ensure appropriate processes and procedures are in place, regulatory requirements are being met and operational risk is being appropriately managed. 
  • Maintains proficient knowledge and keeps up to date with current laws and regulations impacting the various business units within the Client Solutions Group.  Obtains and maintains proficient knowledge of the Bank’s services, products, policies and procedures.  Researches laws, regulations and Standard Procedures Manual as applicable.
  • May participate in certain business unit projects and/or task forces, as assigned by Manager, as compliance representative for the various business units within the Client Solutions Group.
  • Performs all other miscellaneous responsibilities and duties as assigned.



…if you come to us with these qualifications…


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or equivalent work experience. 



  • Minimum 4 – 5 years of experience with responsibility for legal/regulatory compliance of banking laws and regulations or equivalent work experience. 
  • Experience in lead role on significant process improvement/project management team preferred.


Technical Skills:

  • Demonstrated proficiency and expertise with personal computers in a networked environment and Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) or similar software. 
  • Requires working knowledge of complex database systems. 


Other Job Qualifications: 

  • Able to identify and define problems; research and analyze information and various situations relating to data management issues. 
  • Demonstrated good verbal and written communications skills, as well as presentation skills. 
  • Able to discuss and offer solutions and alternatives to deposit compliance issues with any level of staff person. 
  • Must have a general knowledge of accounting principles and a working knowledge of regulatory requirements, knowledge of best practices, etc.
  • Able to work flexible hours including holidays, weekends and evenings as needed. 
  • Must be able to provide own transportation and arrive at intended destination in a timely manner or as required. 
  • Travels by air as required.



Bank of Hawaii

In 1897, Bank of Hawaii was the first chartered and incorporated bank in the Republic of Hawaii. We’ve been here from territorial days, growing and changing with Hawaii. Today, we are the largest independent bank in Hawaii – a result of knowing our business and community, and always staying ahead of change.  We are constantly finding creative ways to deliver leading edge financial services to our customers.  Now, we’re embracing change with our new 21st century banking.


It’s our people who help us succeed in offering first class service and products to our customers.  As a member of the Bank of Hawaii community, you will be among the very best in your profession in an environment that places a high value on integrity, innovation and teamwork.  People who are agile, savvy, forward-thinking and entrepreneurial can learn and grow with us.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected classification including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status.  Bank of Hawaii takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment legally recognized individuals including minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Job Function Compliance/Risk Management
Primary Location Hawaii-Oahu
Schedule Full-time
Job Posting Nov 7, 2017, 1:51:04 PM
Unposting Date Ongoing


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