Western Alliance Bank

Deposit Monitoring Compliance Officer

Req No.
Western Alliance Bank
Risk Management & Compliance
Regular Full Time


The position of Deposit Compliance Officer is responsible for completing monitoring of internal controls for deposit operations compliance regulations in areas such as Regulation CC Availability of Funds; Regulation D Reserve Requirements; Regulation E Electronic Fund Transfers; Regulation DD Truth in Savings Act.


  • Conducts monitoring to evaluate the effectiveness and adequacy of policies, procedures and systems of supervision designed to achieve compliance with applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Prepares reports summarizing the results of compliance monitoring activities for each function reviewed.
  • Follow-up on action plans to verify that corrective action has been effectively implemented by the Lines of Business.
  • Analyze and report trends detailing compliance-related process gaps.
  • Assists the Compliance Officer II in the completion of the quarterly Compliance Reports.
  • Assists in providing regulatory research and technical support in the area of specific regulations.
  • Assists in the updating of policies and procedures for the Compliance Manual.
  • Assists with ensuring Lines of Business adhere to the Bank’s policies and procedures and act as a knowledge resource for all compliance-related matters.
  • Assists in gathering audit and regulatory compliance examination requests for documentation.
  • Assists with projects involving information disclosure, mergers & acquisitions etc.
  • Performs other duties as required, consistent with the goals, objectives, and responsibilities of the compliance department.
  • Attends Compliance Department meetings and provides input on topics of discussion.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in business administration or finance from a four-year college or university; or three (3) to five (5) years of related financial services experience; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Work related experience in deposit operations including, but not limited to:
    • Experience in Branch/Deposit Operations administration or as a Teller placing check holds in accordance with Regulation CC; early or partial withdrawals for Certificates of Deposit or restricted transactions for savings and money market accounts related to Regulation D; or consumer foreign wire disclosures under Regulation E, or
    • Experience auditing various deposit operations regulations such as: Regulation CC Availability of Funds; Regulation D Reserve Requirements; Regulation E Electronic Fund Transfers; Regulation DD Truth in Savings Act.
  • Experience in bank regulatory compliance monitoring and tracking as the second line of defense.
  • Knowledge of related state and federal banking compliance regulations, Bank lending policies and procedures, and the Bank’s products and services. 
  • Some experience, knowledge and training in all lending/operational activities and terminology. 
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret regulations as published by Federal (FRB, OCC, FDIC, CFPB) and state banking regulatory agencies, general business periodicals, professional journals, and technical procedures. 
  • Ability to provide concise, professional written documentation and recommendations for compliance monitoring results.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to ensure staff-related issues are handled in a fair, consistent manner.
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to complete projects in a timely manner.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills to ensure compliance issues are resolved effectively.


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