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Compliance Assistant

Department: Audit/Compliance
Location: Minot, ND

First International Bank and Trust is recognized six years in a row for being a Top 50 Best Places to Work isn’t just an award placed on the shelf. It speaks to the teams of colleagues who are dedicated to create extraordinary experiences based on the philosophy treating every customer like family.

Please see below for additional information regarding the Compliance Assistant position and submit your online application!

Position Summary: Under the direction of the Compliance Manager, reviews the adherence of First International Bank and Trust's policies and procedures to federal and state laws and regulations by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

  • Examines FIB&T policies, procedures and practices to ensure compliance with laws and regulations, with a particular emphasis on consumer protection laws and regulations.
  • Stays abreast of changes to federal and state banking laws and regulations affecting the management, operations and product offerings of FIB&T, with a particular emphasis on consumer protection laws and regulations.
  • Assists in the revision, preparation and dissemination of new and updated compliance standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Informs and advises Management of conditions and status of FIB&T adherence to laws and regulations, with a particular emphasis on consumer protection laws and regulations.
  • Consults with and advises personnel affected by compliance issues and regulatory requirements.
  • Completes monthly quality control reviews of consumer and real estate files for compliance with a number of consumer protection laws and regulations: 
    • Conducts entrance and exit interviews.
    • Reviews selected files and tracks exceptions.
    • Writes reports and presents findings to the Compliance Committee, Management, Audit Committee, and to the Board of Directors on a regular basis.
  • Performs compliance and Bank Secrecy Act audits; writes reports and presents findings. 
  • Completes a monthly quality control review of Community Reinvestment Act data for commercial and agricultural loan files:
  • Reviews selected files and tracks exceptions.
  • Writes reports and presents findings to the Compliance Committee, Management, Audit Committee, and to the Board of Directors on a regular basis.
  • Assists in facilitating Federal and State examinations. 
  • Maintains proper correspondence and legal files.
  • Reviews emails and branch messages to remain current on policy or procedural changes and new product offerings.
  • Attends periodic training to receive information about various bank services and participates in an exchange of ideas and problems. 
  • Assists with various projects and assignments as needed.
  • Conducts visits to offices annually to determine compliance with Bank policy and procedure, laws, and regulations with a particular emphasis on consumer protection laws and regulations.
  • Comply with federal, state, and company policies, procedures, internal controls, and regulations.

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.

Education and or Experience: Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or two to four years related experience in Banking, preferably in the consumer compliance area; or equivalent combination of education and experience.