Banking


Exceptional talent for complex situations.


SolomonEdwards’ Banking & Financial experts have successfully tackled some of the most complex situations the industry has faced in decades. Our emphasis on navigating the changing regulatory environment, combined with superior banking expertise and customized solutions allows our banking clients to focus on their customers, shareholders and business growth.

This focus makes our Banking & Financial Services team the ideal partner for financial organizations of all sizes – from large global institutions to small community banks, non-bank originators and servicers, government and government-sponsored financial services enterprises.

Within our Banking & Financial Services department, we have four key offerings: Risk & Compliance, Finance, Reporting & General AccountingCredit and Operations & Technology, each with several sub-offerings.

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Our promise to your business


  • Flexible & scalable talent

  • One stop shop for all your banking and financial services project management needs

  • Project and change management synergy

  • Master implementation delivery

  • Cost effective pricing structure


Relevant client engagements

We serve a range of clients in the banking and financial services industry, some of which include commercial, retail and community banks, mortgage companies and wealth management firms.

  • A global financial services company requested assistance with assessing the quality of the business platform that has been built thus far and needed assistance identifying structural process, control, regulatory and internal compliance gaps that should be remediated before the business reaches full operational volume. At a high level, SolomonEdwards’ assessment activities consisted of a complete review of all documented policies and procedures and conducting in-depth interviews with all stakeholders and those involved in daily operations and loan level transactional review of any product purchased at the date we commence our assessment.

 

  • SolomonEdwards was engaged by the Chief Compliance Officer of a national bank to provide a senior resource with the BSA/AML and Sanctions expertise needed to design and document a comprehensive Risk Assessment program which met their needs and aligned to regulatory guidelines. Working with Bank and Holding Company AML Officers, our resource developed a risk assessment methodology within the first 30 days, then lead a team to complete assessments of six business units in time for year-end Bank Board approval.

 

  • A large consumer bank and one of the top three credit card brands in the United States was concerned that Regulation E disputes were not being handled properly and wanted a review prior to a formal regulatory review. The consumer bank wanted to ensure that procedures were adhered to and well-documented. ​All 13,700 disputes were reviewed, with a recommended course of action provided to the client for each dispute. Credits due to a customer were quantified, interest and fees associated with customers’ accounts were calculated, improper reversals were reported, and items that were remediated but not within regulatory required timeframes were reported.