BSA Specialist – To $60K – Chicago, IL – Job # 2620

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 Specialist role located in the Chicago, IL market. The successful candidate will provide implementation and administration of all aspects of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) compliance program and assist with various assignments supporting the BSA/Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance Program of the Bank.

This position comes with a generous salary of up to $60K and a full benefits package. (This is not a remote position.)

BSA Specialist responsibilities include:

  • Conducting transaction monitoring and investigation of potentially suspicious activity.
  • Client account onboarding/monitoring and client file reviews pertaining to BSA, USA PATRIOT Act, AML Program, Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC), Customer Identification Program (CIP), Know Your Customer (KYC), and Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD).
  • Ensuring accurate and timely Currency Transaction Reporting and Suspicious Activity Reporting.
  • Supporting the BSA Officer before and during audits and exams.
  • Collecting and organizing data/information for Board reporting.
  • OFAC screening and 314(a) screening.
  • Conducting monthly and annual client reviews.
  • Facilitating updates to policies, procedures, and risk assessments.
  • Assisting with other duties/projects 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Three or more years in a BSA/AML related role or as an auditor primarily focused on BSA/AML.
  • Knowledgeable and skilled in all areas of the BSA department.
  • Knowledge of emerging risks, new regulations/guidance related to BSA/AML.
  • Experience with a higher-risk client base.
  • Experience with any of the following would be beneficial: virtual currency, Non-Bank Financial Institutions (NBFI), Money Service Businesses (MSBs), Marijuana-Related Businesses (MRBs), or Automated Clearing House (ACH).

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