BBVA Compass Vendor Risk Compliance Officer I in birmingham, Alabama


At BBVA, we are working to make banking better for everyone. That is where you come in. We are looking for smart, team oriented people who want to be part of a first-class workforce that gives people the tools they need to meet their financial goals, all while delivering an outstanding client experience. Learn more below.


Generally, this position will serve as a key member of the Consumer Compliance Testing Team. The primary function of this role is to assess the effectiveness of the control environment for compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations. Additionally, this person will work closely with Compliance Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in areas related to vendor risk activities pertaining to compliance testing reviews and issues tracking. This position is specifically designated for vendor risk reviews, but may also perform some Financial Technology or lending regulation review functions as well, if scheduling needs require.

Specific Responsibilities

Compliance Reviews:

  • Ensures reviews are efficient and address the current risk and control environment

  • Plans reviews to ensure they achieve the desired scope, objectives and deadline

  • Properly executes testing and evaluates control design to assess compliance with laws, rules and regulations

  • Ensures work covers all procedures and supporting documentation is complete

  • Ensures reports are accurate, concise, and clearly articulate the scope and results of each review

  • Escalates issues to the appropriate level of Compliance Management, as necessary

  • Follows up on the status of outstanding compliance issues in a timely manner

  • Validates, as required, that corrective actions for issues are effectively implemented by established deadlines

  • Develops and maintains compliance testing procedures and checklists for the Consumer Compliance Testing Program

  • Performs non-Sarbanes-Oxley controls testing and evaluates results related to applicable areas

  • Is a contributor in the development of the annual compliance testing schedule


  • Keeps stakeholders informed of work in progress

  • Develops partnerships and open lines of communication with applicable business units

  • Prepares various forms of written communications


  • Stays abreast of laws, rules, and regulations applicable to areas of responsibility

  • Performs special projects or other duties as assigned

  • Maintains a positive, team-oriented attitude

  • May serve in a consultative role from time to time

  • Must be willing to travel on occasions



  • Bachelor’s degree in business related field

  • Professional certification in compliance or audit desired (CRCM, CRVPM, CIA, CPA, etc.)

Experience and Skills

  • Knowledge of consumer compliance regulations, particularly lending regulations

  • Understands banking industry and banking operations

  • Knowledge of regulatory examination procedures used to evaluate both consumer and institutional investment activities

  • Possesses analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbal with all levels of management

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines

  • Excellent leadership and organizational skills

  • Audit experience preferred

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Job ID 2018-115331


Category Compliance




EOE Statement Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans.