CCI’s experts assist clients with their immediate needs to resolve issues while our long-term focus is to help our clients build sustainable compliance programs. Our team devotes their time to assess our client’s compliance management systems, review disclosures for timing and accuracy, review or write compliance policies and procedures, and assist with various regulatory enforcement matters.

Customizable Services Include:

  • Internal Audits

    Financial institutions should have an internal audit system that is appropriate for the size of the institution and the nature and scope of its activities. We offer the independence and objectivity needed with our qualified personnel available to perform adequate testing and review of information systems; documenting tests and findings along with any corrective actions.

  • External Audits

    To ensure accurate and reliable financial reporting to government agencies, each institution must establish and maintain an external auditing program. We provide management and Board of Directors with an independent and objective view of the reliability of the institutions internal controls. Our focus is on the significant risk areas of an institution to help prepare for regulatory exams.

  • Policy Development and Review

    Compliance policies and procedures are required by all regulatory agencies, and financial institutions are expected to remain current on these regulations and accurately reflect them in their compliance programs. We can evaluate clients’ existing policies for adhering to these regulations and offer our recommendations for improving and streamlining these procedures. We can also assist institutions in preparing full compliance program policies.

  • Vendor Management

    Financial institutions rely upon third parties to perform a wide variety of services. We can assist in the managing of activities of third-party relationships and identifying and controlling the risks arising from such relationships.

  • Review of Past Regulatory Exams

    When regulatory criticism or recommendations are received, financial institutions must make their response a priority. We bring experience in helping clients respond to regulatory agencies, ensuring that the plan of action is appropriate, efficient, and effective.

  • Customizable Training

    CCI offers training in an extensive variety of topics to keep clients up-to-date on constantly changing compliance rules and regulations that affect day-to-day operations. From in-depth guidance reviewing regulatory audits to clarification on the most commonly difficult compliance areas, we deliver tailored training designed to fit clients’ unique needs.

  • Phone/Email Consulting (questions answered on demand)

    In this ever-changing regulatory environment, our team of professionals continue to stay up to date concerning regulations from all agencies including FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation), FRB (Federal Reserve Board), CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau), and the OCC (Office of the Comptroller of Currency). Once on-boarded with CCI, we are just an email or phone call away with answers to your regulatory compliance questions.

  • Risk Management

    Regulatory requirements have heightened regarding the governance of risk management in financial institutions. CCI offers services to develop an institution specific risk management program able to be embedded into the institutions framework, philosophy and culture.

  • Board of Director Training

    Regulatory enforcement is becoming more and more stringent on the oversight of compliance in community banks by their Board of Directors. CCI provides services to help financial institutions strengthen their compliance programs while involving the Board of Directors along the way through trainings and policies/procedure reviews and approvals.

  • IRS Reporting Assistance

    IRS reporting can be tricky, but we know how to help. We can provide professional assistance with identifing, completing, and reviewing the forms you are required to report to ensure they done correctly and accurately.

Below are examples of audits offered to review the current compliance situation:

Depending on the needs of a client, we can conduct reviews to evaluate an institution’s overall compliance program or their specific areas of concern. Regardless of the scope of a review, our consultants conduct a full risk assessment by imitating financial examiners and sampling actual transactions throughout the process, addressing every aspect of the area of concern.” Our pricing scheme reflects the customization of our services and is tailored to each institution’s needs, taking into account available services and scope of the services.