Regulatory Compliance Counsel


Type: Full Time

Location: Arlington, Virginia

The National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU) seeks a Regulatory Compliance Counsel to provide members with accurate, timely, and comprehensive assistance in various financial regulatory compliance matters.  

Who We Are

NAFCU is the leading trade association for America’s federally-insured credit unions.  Our mission is to strengthen credit unions by providing our members and the credit union industry the absolute best in federal advocacy, education, and compliance assistance. Extreme member service and responsiveness is our hallmark. 

Our team members are passionate about growth, innovation, and collaboration. We constantly are striving to improve and better ourselves so that we can better support our members.  If you have a growth mindset and enjoy challenging work, you probably are a great fit for our team!

Who You Are

You are a self-starter with strong research, writing, and organizational skills, who enjoys learning new things and staying up-to-date on legal developments, particularly with regard to regulations. You are willing to roll up your sleeves and learn by doing. You like solving problems, can tackle a steep learning curve to develop expertise, and love working in a fast-paced, results-driven environment.  

You also have an understanding of business functions and an interest in credit unions and consumer financial services. You have the ability to independently prioritize a varied workload, balance multiple tasks and projects without missing deadlines, and work efficiently while generating high quality work product. You enjoy taking ownership of projects and improving processes and appreciate professional development opportunities. You thrive in a collaborative, team-oriented environment and take pride in helping others.

What You'll Do 

The counsel’s primary responsibility is to provide direct responses to member inquiries through NAFCU’s Compliance Helpline. The counsel also is responsible for developing and producing regulatory compliance assistance materials, writing articles and blogs, and, presenting educational sessions to audiences of all sizes.

Position Requirements:

  • Law degree and bar membership 
  • Knowledge of financial institution operations and regulations – in-house operational experience at a credit union or other financial institution highly desired 
  • Strong research skills 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities, focus on detail, and organize workflow with minimal supervision 

  To apply, email your resume with a cover letter and salary requirements to  EOE