BSA Compliance Officer – Up to $60K – Williamsport, MD – 1160

Who We Are

Bankers Recruiting Bankers – The Symicor Group is a boutique bank-only talent acquisition firm based in Chicago.  Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking talent to our valued clients…from a banker’s perspective.  In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers themselves! We know banking and how to evaluate the very best banking talent available in the market.  Whether you are a bank candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our client is seeking to fill a BSA Compliance Officer role in the Woodworth, LA market. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing, implementing, administering and maintaining the Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Program, designed to ensure a high level of compliance with the BSA/AML related laws and regulations, internal policies & procedures and Federal regulatory expectations.

The position offers a generous salary of up to $60K and a full benefits package.

BSA Compliance Specialist responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining a current thorough understanding of money laundering and terrorist financing issues, including policies, procedures, regulations, industry best practices, criminal activities and developing trends.
  • Implementing assigned regulatory compliance responsibilities and activities associated with Bank Secrecy Act and Money Laundering initiatives throughout the Bank.
  • Performing an annual BSA risk assessment to identify and measure BSA/AML and OFAC risks associated with products and services offered by the Bank. Advising management on the development of policy, procedures, systems, controls, and training to address those risks.
  • Performing a daily review of selected transaction activity reports to identify those transactions requiring necessary follow-up or investigation.
  • Performing BSA/AML and OFAC training for new hires and ongoing BSA/AML and OFAC training and education for Bank staff as needed.
  • Monitoring account activity to ensure compliance with OFAC requirements.
  • Identifying weaknesses in practice and procedure and recommending solutions that increase the level of compliance without unnecessarily burdening the business unit.
  • File all required reports and documents with the appropriate federal agency and respond quickly to all lawful requests for information from law enforcement agencies.
  • Providing compliance assistance and information to all departments/functional units within the Bank.

Who Are You?

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for an opportunity where you can pursue your interests and your passion. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but merely the starting point for your future.

You also bring the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in business, management, or related field; specialized BSA/AML/OFAC training.
  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, CAMS designation preferred.
  • Five or more years’ prior banking experience in BSA/AML required.
  • Working knowledge of Federal and State Anti-Money Laundering compliance statutes and regulations.
  • Ability to read and interpret statutes and regulations.
  • Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

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