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Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities at Bank Leumi USA

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All resumes may be submitted by fax 917.542.2352 or email:


Business Unit Compliance Officer - Los Angeles, California


The Business Unit Compliance Officer (BUCO) assists the assigned business line by providing regulatory compliance expertise and guidance in support of strategic initiatives and management of compliance risk. The BUCO works proactively with business line representatives and other compliance professionals to help ensure future business growth is attained in a responsible and conscientious fashion while the operation remains regulatory compliant and commercially sound. General areas of responsibilities include advisory on regulatory matters, monitoring of business activities from a compliance perspective, training/education, and drafting / revising policies & procedures accordingly.


Position Responsibilities

- Help to ensure an appropriate culture of compliance continues to develop in the daily activities of the business line and support units

- Develop and maintain appropriate compliance policies, programs and controls for area(s) of responsibility

- Review and approve KYC for new and existing clients

- Review and advise on new and or revised business strategies, initiatives and projects which may include assisting businesses in assessing the risks associated with new/revised strategies and recommending and or assessing mitigation efforts to reduce risk exposure

- Assist the Compliance Department in the planning and delivery of compliance business unit training and provide ad hoc training as needed

- Advise business units on the development of action plans to implement new or changed regulatory requirements. Action plans may include the development of or changes to existing training materials, policies, procedures, system and other controls, monitoring/testing processes, and reporting

- Assist in the annual compliance risk assessment process

- Oversee specific KRIs within area of responsibility

- Provide business unit and Compliance management with adequate reporting and MIS regarding compliance-related activities and initiatives relevant to the business and its operations

- Review business unit incidents and exceptions to assess compliance and/or reputational impact

- Escalate any significant compliance issues and trends to business unit and Compliance management, as necessary undefined


Position Requirements

- 7+ years proven audit, compliance, financial services operations and/or regulatory experience, or equivalent

- Strong knowledge of banking regulations

- Strong background in compliance within a financial services environment with ability to understand, interpret and apply complex regulatory requirements to business practices

- Well-developed communications, negotiation, analytical, organizational, project management and strategic and/or operational planning skills.

- Proficiency with personal computers and software packages including Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint

- Bachelor’s Degree


Relationship Associate - New York, New York


Bank Leumi USA is looking for a passionate and energetic individual to join our Middle Market teams to help drive the firm's strategic initiatives. Have you ever been interested in working with customers? Do you want to make a difference? Do you want to be a part of the growing organization that values Passion, Accountability, Care, Excellence and Integrity - then come and join our team!


As a Relationship Associate, you will be the right hand person of the Relationship Manager. You will be  the first point of contact for the customer while the Relationship Manager is out of the office. The Relationship Associate is responsible to ensure all service request of the customer are handled in the appropriate manner.


In this role you will be required to:

- Work with Relationship Managers on Business Development.

- Act as primary point of contact for all customers when Relationship Manager is not available.

- Facilitate the flow of loan closing documents between customers and the Bank. You may also be responsible for generating loan documents for closing.

- Assists Relationship Managers and the Regional Executive in analyzing pipeline reports, customer profitability and progress towards goals.

- Maintain and update customer contact logs and business development pipeline reports.


Desired Skills and Experience:

- 3 years minimum work experience

- Bachelor’s degree in related field


Loan Review Officer - New York, New York


The position requires the analysis of borrowers in the bank’s loan portfolio whereby risks are identified and addressed according to their severity. Risk ratings are assigned to each borrower along with an overall rating of the credit quality and portfolio monitoring by each region reviewed. Examination reports are prepared for each region reviewed for distribution to Senior Management, the Board of Directors, and outside auditors.


In this role you will be required to:

- Analyze financial information contained in the respective credit files for each individual borrower in order to identify risks and determine an appropriate risk rating.

- Ensure adherence by each borrower to the Bank’s credit policies and procedures.

- Maintain an ongoing dialog with each region during the review process.

- Conduct exit meetings with each region upon the conclusion of the respective review process.

- Compile financial data in an accurate and comprehensive manner for each region which summarizes the findings of the aforementioned analyses.


Desired Skills and Experience:

- 6 years minimum work experience

- Bachelor’s degree in related field


Strategy Analyst - New York, New York


This person will have direct exposure to C-Level executives in the Bank, including the CEO, and will have the opportunity to own and drive strategy defining projects from start to finish. This role is part of a team that is responsible for implementing the strategic plan and vision of the Bank.  This team is leading, coordinating, and tracking the progress of this implementation, and establishing methods and practices to evaluate and make recommendations on the Bank’s strategy on an ongoing basis.


This person will work directly with the head of PMO and Strategy and senior management of the bank to:


- Support Head of PMO and Strategy on implementation of the Bank’s strategic plan.

- Lead work streams and initiatives from work plan definition to complete implementation.

- Track progress of initiative implementation by coordinating with initiative leads.

- Develop tools and reports to track progress of strategic plan as well as increase performance management effectiveness.

- Assist in the continuing advancement of the Bank’s strategy through problem solving and internal and external data analysis.


Desired Skills and Experience:

- Two years minimum work experience with a top-tier management consulting firm or in a strategy role with a top-tier bank

- Superior change management and leadership skills; ability to “lead without authority” and work with multiple stakeholders at all levels to drive the required changes

- Excellent thought leadership skills

- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and interpersonal skills.

- Excellent data analysis skills

- Prior experience in commercial banking and/or wealth management is an advantage but not a must

- Bachelor’s degree in related field - marketing, business, communications

- MBA advantage


Compliance MIS Analyst - New York, New York


The Compliance MIS Analyst will report to the Deputy Chief Compliance Officer. The Analyst will perform their duties independently and as part of the Compliance Administration Unit in support of the overall Compliance function. Primary responsibilities for this role will be generating weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual and ad hoc reporting regarding compliance results and key performance indicators internally to management within the Compliance Department, as well as externally to Risk Management, Controllers, Internal Audit and regulators. The individual in this role will also help develop and implement strategic solutions in support of best-in-class regulatory compliance reporting and analysis.


In this role you will be required to:

- Generate department-wide compliance reporting and performance metrics.

- Deliver ongoing and ad hoc reporting around the compliance department plan and key performance indicators.

- Analyze performance indicators for specific compliance teams/functions and communicate results across the department through verbal and written communication.

- Plan and execute ad hoc projects in support of the Compliance function.

- Collaborate with Business Unit Compliance Officers and others to ensure reporting deadlines are met and that changes are timely and accurately communicated and implemented.

- Work with Business Unit Compliance Officers and Business Partners to educate and inform them about the Compliance Risk Management information prepared and reported to Senior Management and the Board.

- Actively participate in automation efforts to enhance the reporting process.

- Partner with Corporate SMEs and Business Unit Compliance Officers to ensure data reflected in the Bank's reports are accurate.

- Assist in the coordination and management of compliance regulatory examination materials and other deliverables.  

- Establish and maintain relationships across functions with similar analytical/reporting resources to look for synergies and ensure consistency.


Desired Skills and Experience: 

- Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems or a related discipline.

- 5+ years experience within internal audit, external accounting,  management consulting, bank compliance or related experience.

- Works well in a constantly evolving environment.

- Enthusiastic, self-motivated, effective in a dynamic fast-paced environment, and willing to take personal responsibility and accountability.

- Demonstrated ability to analyze large sets of data and effectively translate results verbally and visually through tables, charts, graphs and other techniques.

- Works well under deadlines and in tight timeframes.

- Effectively manages work for multiple “clients” , e.g. prioritizing their requests, synthesizing their input.

- Excellent attention to detail as well as the ability to grasp and articulate the big picture.

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