BSA Analyst – To $55K – Houston, TX – Job # 2726

Who We Are

The Symicor Group is a boutique talent acquisition firm based in Lincolnshire, IL & San Antonio, TX. Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking and accounting talent. In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers or accountants themselves!

We know how to evaluate the very best banking and accounting talent available in the market. Whether you are a candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank or company president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our bank client is seeking to fill a BSA Analyst role in the Houston, TX – City Center area. The successful candidate will assist in the implementation and administration of all aspects of the Bank Secrecy Act Program as well as various assignments supporting the program of the bank under the guidance of the BSA Officer.

This position offers a generous base salary of up to $55K and an excellent benefits package. (This is a remote position).

BSA Analyst responsibilities include:

  • Performing various quality controls, reviewing, and monitoring of information including the Bank Secrecy Act, USA Patriot Act, Anti-Money Laundering Program, OFAC, and Customer Identification Program using industry-standard and regulatory guidance to ensure the Bank’s compliance efforts are maintained on a daily basis.
  • Assisting in the monitoring of new and revised BSA/AML/OFAC laws and regulations, including regulatory changes and new/emerging issues, assessing the impact on the Bank, and implementing the changes.
  • Assisting in investigating and monitoring transactions; training and mentoring in the monitoring of new products.
  • Mitigating money laundering risks to the Bank and its customers.
  • Preparing and filing Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) within regulatory timeframes and in accordance with BSA/AML compliance policies and procedures.
  • Assisting in investigations for cases referred by Bank personnel for unusual activity and document findings accordingly.
  • Assisting in investigations for cases elevated from monthly exceptions or targeted monitoring.
  • Administering essential workflow functions such as monthly exception distribution, documenting complex cases as well as ensuring that SAR narratives include all pertinent data elements.
  • Assisting in investigations for subpoenas received as well as accounts with OFAC and FinCEN 314a matches for unusual activity and document findings accordingly.
  • Maintaining tracking of monthly pending items and statistics in the BSA/AML Dept.
  • Assisting in updating and maintaining BSA/AML/OFAC policies and procedures to maintain compliance.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

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:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent with a minimum of three years of related experience will be required.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred.
  • Knowledgeable and skilled in all areas of BSA/AML compliance.
  • Strong understanding of AML, BSA, USA Patriot Act, and OFAC regulatory requirements as well as familiarity with AML and BSA requirements for high-risk customer types.
  • Accuracy, good organizational skills, and strong communication skills will be required.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to work independently on multiple assignments while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment will be needed.
  • Effective interaction with all levels of management, legal counsel, law enforcement, regulators, and examiners is necessary while maintaining strict confidentiality.
  • Microsoft Word and Excel applications experience also needed.

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