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Santander US Director Compliance - Reporting and Governance in Boston, Massachusetts

Director Compliance - Reporting and Governance

Boston, United States of America

Director Compliance, Reporting & Governance is responsible for regulatory Compliance risk management and reporting across all One Compliance. They will serve as the principal liaison between Compliance and the regulators / audit. The Director advises Compliance Sr. Leadership on regulatory responses and strategies and is responsible for the monitoring and reporting of all regulatory and audit activities. This may include: obtaining and analyzing examination and audit related documentation and correspondence, monitoring and participating in meetings with regulators / auditors and Santander US., analyzing reports pertaining to examinations / audits, facilitating and reviewing regulatory correspondence associated with examinations, and reporting regulatory status information to US and Head Office management and committees.

Monitors activities to minimize the company's exposure to risk. Will assist in the leadership and support of the Operation / Reporting & Governance team. Responsible for ensuring that all of the company’s activities adhere to the necessary rules and regulations and that the company complies with legal/regulatory statues and jurisdictions.

Responsibility Statements

  • Manages compliance efforts for the company as they relate to complex regulatory and policy requirements, program and project development.

  • Perform review and challenge of team submissions to external and internal stakeholders.

  • Ensures corporate policies are accurate, current, and in compliance with federal and state regulations. Reviews and updates policies as laws change.

  • Identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develops/implements corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provides general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.

  • Partners with business unit managers to respond to reports issued by regulatory agencies or audit.

  • Maintains contact with regulators, government officials, and senior Business Unit managers.

  • Monitors the performance of the Compliance Program and related activities on a continuing basis, taking appropriate steps to improve its effectiveness

  • Provides report on a regular basis, and as directed or requested, to keep the Board and Senior Management informed of the operation and progress of compliance efforts.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent years work experience in Business, Finance, or equivalent degree

  • 10+ years experience Compliance, Legal, Regulatory, or Financial Services

  • Strong PowerPoint experience is a must

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to effectively interact with the market, executive management and vendors.

  • Demonstrated experience in senior compliance and/or audit position within the securities or banking industry.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrated experience facilitating change to achieve measurable results.

  • Detail orientated with the ability to also understand overall strategy.

  • Advanced knowledge of Financial Services rules and regulations

  • Advanced understanding of Enterprise Compliance Risk Management and best practices.

  • Advanced risk and compliance process, control validation and/or assessment skills.

  • Superior leadership, supervisory, and customer service skills.

  • Ability to negotiate and compromise.

  • Ability to effectively communicate and build relationships with multiple levels of the organizational structure, including senior level management.

  • Excellent analytical, organizational and project management skills.

  • Ability to adapt and adjust to multiple demands and competing priorities.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to handle conflict resolution with other groups to ensure appropriate accounting guidance is followed.

  • Ability to communicate and influence senior executive leadership.

  • Ability to direct, train and guide peers, subordinates and management.

  • Ability to adjust to new developments/changing circumstances.

  • Commercial awareness.

Diversity & EEO Statements: At Santander, we value and respect differences in our workforce and strive to increase the diversity of our teams. We actively encourage everyone to apply.

Santander is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Employer Rights: This job description does not list all of the job duties of the job. You may be asked by your supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You may be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description. The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment and either you or the employer may terminate at any time for any reason.

Masters of Science (MS) English

Primary Location: Boston, MA, Boston

Other Locations: Massachusetts-Boston

Organization: Santander Holdings USA, Inc.

The base pay range for this position is posted below and represents the annualized salary range. For hourly positions (non-exempt), the annual range is based on a 40-hour work week. The exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, training, licensure and certifications and location.

Salary: $139,500 - $215,000/year