Risk Compliance Officer II in Memphis, TN at First Horizon National Corporation

Date Posted: 11/25/2020

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    165 Madison Avenue
    Memphis, TN
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Job Description

The Risk Compliance Officer II will provide consulting and strategic services related to all applicable regulations in which Corporate Compliance has oversight responsibility.

A successful candidate will have:

  • Knowledge of all state and federal laws and regulations related to Consumer, Trust, and Commercial Compliance. 
  • Transferable skills that demonstrate the knowledge and ability to interpret and vet laws and regulations.
  • The ability to analyze large sets of data in a timely manner. 
  • The ability to exhibit a sense of urgency, adherence  to deadlines (both internal and those required by law) and ability to meet department quality standards for accuracy and completeness of work.

This job involves the exercise of discretion and judgment, with the ability to make independent decisions on matters, which affect the operation of the business as a whole and will be responsible for formulating, interpreting, and approving company policies.

This position will serve as a key stakeholder in companywide project initiatives that expand and advance the Corporate strategy while ensuring processes/changes implemented are in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations; including but not limited to: new/expanded products, services, initiatives, systems, and marketing.

Additional Essential Duties & Responsibilities to include :

  • Coordination with and supporting business partners to ensure the Bank maintains a regulatory compliant Compliance Program.
  • Maintaining current awareness of all related laws and regulations.
  • Serving as a subject matter expert in at least one or more of the higher risk regulations (i.e., ADA, GLBA, NACHA, etc.).
  • Reading and interpreting legal documents and government regulations; prepare and/or assist with completing a gap analysis of all applicable changes to new or existing regulations. 
  • Supporting the Line of Business (LOB) in business development, planning, process and control management.
  • Exercising discretion and judgment to make independent decisions on matters which affect the operation of the business as a whole. 
  • Working with line testing as applicable to ensure appropriate testing attributes are in place.
  • Preparing and/or assisting with the annual Compliance risk assessments utilizing the company-wide risk rating scoring methodology.
  • Identifying and maintaining a listing of all Compliance related controls that will be retained and managed within the GRC application, BWise. (GRC - managing Governance, Risk and Compliance separately). 
  • Leading and providing input into the Bank’s process implementation initiatives and strategies that align with the Banks overall Compliance Management System.

This position will work with the Chief Compliance Officer and/or the Corporate Compliance Manager to coordinate internal and external examinations applicable to the regulations for which they have oversight within the Compliance Program.  Act as a liaison to the line of business to ensure all applicable examination requests are satisfied in a timely manner. If applicable, work with internal business partners to ensure corrective action plans are implemented timely.

Skills Required:

  • Accurate typing, spelling and grammar skills.
  • Proficient with applicable computer software. 
  • Good research, written and oral communication skills.
  • Good organizational and customer service skills.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)