Director, Compliance

WFCU Credit Union is recognized as one of the leading, progressive financial organizations in Southwestern Ontario.  For the third consecutive year, WFCU Credit Union has been certified as a Great Place to Work® and named to the Best Workplaces in Canada™ list for businesses with 100-999 employees. If you are interested in joining our dynamic leadership team, we are currently recruiting for a:


In the role of Director, Compliance, you will be directly responsible for leading the anti-money laundering (AML) compliance team in order to administer the credit union’s compliance program.  This responsibility must be met in an efficient, effective and risk-based fashion that complies with applicable laws and regulations.

In summary, the Director, Compliance will:

  • Act as the Compliance Officer and Sanctions Officer
  • Manage the compliance team
  • Collaborate with stakeholders throughout the credit union to ensure continuous improvement, continued relevance and applicability in an ever-changing environment
  • Establish and plan strategic priorities
  • Review adherences to existing laws and regulations and proactively monitor changes in legislation
  • Work directly with FINTRAC, FACTA, CRS, CASL, the Privacy Act and other relevant legislative frameworks
  • Provide advice and recommendations on corporate projects and new initiatives related to non-traditional lines of business
The “must-have” skills and qualifications that we’re looking for are:

  • Completed post-secondary education
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience working in AML compliance or law
  • CAMS certification
  • A strong knowledge of all levels of compliance (operational, tactical and strategic); FINTRAC rules and regulations and the ability to interpret the regulations
  • Experience in the risk rating assessments of products and service
  • Experience working with regulators
  • Critical thinking and strong analytical skills
  • Effective people management skills as attested by a minimum of 5 years experience in directly managing people or teams
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
These additional skills are considered assets too:

  • A CPA, CFA or LLB designation
If you feel you’re a great fit, let us know why!

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications may be sent to the attention of:

Jennifer Bradie
Manager, Human Resources - WFCU Credit Union

WFCU Credit Union will accommodate the needs of candidates with disabilities through our recruitment process as we are made aware of these requests.  The accommodation will be based on the individual needs of the job candidate.
About WFCU Credit Union.

Our team is committed to providing our members with a high level of service while making our community the best place to live and work. As a member of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to work in a positive, goal driven and professional environment. You’ll experience the unmatched employment philosophy of an organization that is committed to opportunities for professional and self-development, employee wellness, competitive compensation and a culture of celebration!

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