Senior Compliance Advisor - Regulatory Change Oversight

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/06/17
5 - 7 years experience
Financial Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/06/17

Purpose of Job

Guides and facilitates cross-functional teams in the strategy development and implementation of compliance solutions. Independently performs complex work assignments and problem resolution within a CoSA and enterprise-wide projects. Reviews laws and regulations for business impact and completes risk assessments. Identifies compliance opportunities and potential solutions.

We are currently seeking talented Senior Compliance Advisor for our San Antonio, TX facility or Work @ Home.

Job Requirements

  • Serves as the subject matter expert to ensure documents, projects, processes or product initiatives comply with regulatory and legal requirements and enterprise policy. Synthesizes analyses, identifies root cause(s), and provides recommendations that influence business solutions. Fosters cooperation across team and organizational units. Builds consensus and morale through understanding of underlying team dynamics and by promoting development of team relationships.
  • Provides compliance input on business action plans, projects or operational requests. Provides insight and guides management on issues. Utilizes strong leadership and collaboration skills interacting with project teams, regulatory agencies, and team members. Responsible for project management by leading and influencing cross-functional enterprise or compliance teams.
  • Ensures proper implementation of business requirements and identifies outstanding compliance issues. Identifies potential compliance risks and coordinates with appropriate Compliance staff. Reviews implementation planning for new laws and regulations and ensures appropriate parties have been engaged. Leads efforts to improve standardization and efficiency of responses to regulators.
  • Applies advanced knowledge of the business, its products and processes. Offers recommendations and makes project related decisions within scope of work assignment. Develops and delivers all types of messages effectively. Conveys information and position clearly, concisely, logically and in an organized manner.
  • Serves as a mentor to peers and team members for assigned area of responsibility. Serves as a resource to team members on escalated issues of an unusual nature. Mentors and enhances compliance staff knowledge competencies. Demonstrates awareness of personal leadership style and works to achieve quality results by motivating and inspiring highly skilled team of compliance professionals.

Minimum Requirements

  • 6+ years related work experience to include risk or direct compliance experience oversight for regulatory changes.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or 4+ additional years of minimum experience.


  • Proven experience with regulatory laws and oversight of regulatory changes.
  • Proven experience managing regulatory projects.
  • Proven experience in a compliance, audit or risk function in a large bank or a complex regulatory environment (i.e. insurance, investments etc..). 
  • Self-starter with proven ability to analyze data and identify risks.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications. 
  • Experience working with regulators or regulatory requests.
  • CRCM certification or the ability to obtain within 1st year in role.

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

Job Number: R0013940

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