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Compliance Officer - Zedra Trust Company (SD) Limited

Compliance Officer - Zedra Trust Company (SD) Limited

Compliance Officer

Zedra Trust Company (SD) Limited

Position Description

Zedra Trust Company, (SD) Limited is currently seeking qualified candidates to serve as a Compliance Officer in its Sioux Falls, SD office.  The Compliance Officer must have excellent communication and organization skills that will allow them to effectively communicate and interact with clients, colleagues and the general public.  The ideal candidate will have a legal and/or accounting background and will have overarching responsibility for the companies compliance program.  Zedra Trust Company, South Dakota will offer a competitive salary, an attractive benefits package as well as professional training and growth opportunities to the selected applicant.

Qualified applicants will:

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Juris Doctorate or Accounting degree is preferred but not required
  • Have a minimum of five years of prior experience as a trust compliance professional, trust company auditor or other combination of relevant training and experience.
  • Familiarity and experience with KYC, AML, BSA, internal audit, risk management, trust taxation
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of South Dakota trust and fiduciary laws
  • Is able to work independently and exercise prudent judgment
  • Possess CTFA, CFIRS or other relevant professional certification

Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring that all KYC, AML, BSA requirements are satisfied during client onboarding
  • Perform and/or analyze annual account reviews and provide relevant trend reporting to management
  • Remain current on changes to state and federal laws and regulation relating to trust administration
  • Coordinate with outside counsel, CPAs and advisors to ensure compliance with all IRS, FINCEN, FATCA, CRS and similar reporting requirements
  • Prepare agendas and minutes and associated materials for quarterly Board of Director meetings
  • Updating policy and procedures, creating standardized processes, client invoicing and reporting
  • Coordinate with service provides to facilitate external audits and company bookkeeping
  • Assist with facilitating regulatory examinations
  • Perform an annual internal audit of company activities
  • Additional duties as may be assigned
  • Occasional travel may be required

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to 

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

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