Legal Compliance Manager

Suntrust Banks Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 3 months ago

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Job Description

The Legal Compliance Manager is a member of the Corporate Functions Compliance Team within SunTrust's Enterprise Risk organization and is responsible for developing a comprehensive compliance program for SunTrust's Legal Division.

This role will have an immediate impact in ensuring the Legal Division's compliance with applicable laws rules, and regulations and lead the development of a compliance program that adheres to the requirements of SunTrust's enterprise compliance risk management framework.

Responsibilities (under the supervision of the Head of Corporate Functions Compliance) include:

  • Communicating changes in laws, rules, and regulations to the Legal Division ("Legal"); conducting impact assessments and partnering with Legal to establish action plans to comply with regulatory changes.

  • Developing a regulatory inventory to align requirements in applicable laws, rules, and regulation to Legal's policies and procedures; identifying and documenting compliance gaps and overseeing the remediation and resolution of those gaps.

  • Evaluating and advising on the adequacy and efficacy of Legal's compliance-related policies, procedures and controls.

  • Developing compliance monitoring and testing procedures to assess Legal's execution of compliance activities.

  • Conducting compliance risk assessments and developing compliance reporting procedures to monitor Legal's compliance risks.

  • Participating in special projects/programs independently with little to no supervision.

  • Participating in kick-off meetings and risk assessments of new third-party vendors who provide products or services to the Legal division; completing compliance due diligence assessments of vendors; identifying and escalating compliance risks to the Enterprise Third-Party Risk Management Program Office.


Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, Finance, or Accounting, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • Knowledge of risk management principles, control design, and broad-based business practices.

  • Five to seven years of experience in risk management, regulatory compliance, operational risk, or audit.

  • Ability to establish strong cross-functional working relationships.

  • Strong communication, leadership, facilitation and presentation skills.

Preferred Requirements:

  • JD or MBA

  • Experience in the banking and financial services industry

  • CRCM or other compliance-related certifications

  • Project and/or program management experience

  • Software skills: Word, Visio (process maps), Excel (data analysis) and SharePoint (online content management)

Equal Opportunity Employer: SunTrust supports a diverse workforce and is a Drug Testing and Equal Opportunity Employer. SunTrust does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable laws.

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Legal Compliance Manager

Suntrust Banks