U.S. Bank Global Documentary Services Risk and Control Specialist in SEATTLE, Washington

The Global Documentary Services (GDS) is responsible for processing products and services offered by US Bank to assist clients involved in international trade and commerce. This includes Import and Export Letters of Credit, Standby Letters of Credit, Documentary Collections and Bankers Acceptances. The business line is also responsible for ensuring that processes and services are consistent with applicable regulations, policies and procedures.


• Ensure assigned locations, business units, or proposed products and processes are in compliance with various laws and regulations. Develop and enforce compliance policies and procedures. Act as a primary compliance consultant/resource for GDS with respect to questions, consulting, and training.

• Participate in, and ensure compliance in the design and development of policies, procedures, processes and training programs.

• Conduct quality assurance testing related to operational processing, in order to ensure regulatory compliance and identify opportunities to enhance performance.

• Determine how new and pending laws/regulations impact the affected business line and works to ensure appropriate compliance.

• Perform periodic reviews to assess level of regulatory compliance and support audits, exams and reviews being conducted in GDS. Engage in the resolution of issues through monitoring milestone progress and sustainability testing, including regulatory, audit, Compliance Quality Assurance and Business Line Self ID.

• Collects and organizes data in order to track, monitor and report on the effectiveness of key controls. Foster a culture of risk management through sharing of risk/compliance knowledge.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience

  • Five to eight years of experience in regulatory compliance activities

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Three to five years of banking operations experience, preferably in trade finance

  • Advanced knowledge of government and regulatory laws and regulations

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to research and manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously

  • Strong presentation skills, comfortable in raising an opposing perspective

  • Skilled in interacting with various business partners and levels of management

  • Strong PC skills to include MS Office products

  • Highly organized, detailed oriented and able to prioritize work

Job: Compliance / Quality Control

Primary Location: Washington-WA-Seattle

Shift: 1st - Daytime

Average Hours Per Week: 40

Requisition ID: 170009534

Other Locations: Missouri-MO-Saint Louis, CA-CA-Los Angeles, Oregon-OR-Portland, Wisconsin-WI-Milwaukee, Minnesota-MN-Minneapolis