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Job

BSA Officer

  • Location

    Wichita Kansas

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    $55,000 - $65,000

  • Contact:

    Katherine Barnes

  • Contact email:

    k.barnes@hamlynwilliams.com

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-04-08

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

A banking client of ours located in Kansas is looking for a BSA Officer to join its team.  You will report to the Director of Compliance and responsible for developing, implementing, and administering the Bank's BSA/AML program to ensure compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act, USA Patriot Act, and all other Anti-Money Laundering and Office of Foreign Assets Control laws and regulations.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage the BSA Department to ensure the Bank's compliance with all related federal, state and local laws and regulations.
  • Maintains, reviews and updates the Bank's BSA/AML Program, policies and procedures and ensures that they are updated when changes to regulations and laws are made.
  • Perform an annual BSA risk assessment and advises management on the development of policy, procedures, systems controls and training to address those risks.
  • Conduct reviews of customer accounts using the BAM+ software and other transaction monitoring processes to analyze and investigate suspicious or unusual customer activity for identified medium and higher risk customers independently.
  • Review suspicious activity detected by the use of automated system reports, other reports/customer statements, and report unusual activities in the form of a Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) filing.
  • Ensure that 314(a) requests, Currency Transaction Reports (CTRs) and SARs are completed accurately and completely and filed with FinCEN on time.
  • Maintain ongoing development and maintenance of the Bank's automated AML software BAM+, including recommending and establishing effective risked-based parameters with regular data validation; establishing effective risk ratings; and ongoing calibration and maintenance of supporting documentation. Review effectiveness of automated system reports and recommend changes or modifications, if necessary.
  • Develop, maintain, and coordinate a BSA/AML and OFAC training program. Maintains all BSA/AML and OFAC training records.
  • Review CIP and account documentation and tracking as appropriate.

 

Requirements include:

  • Must have 5+ years banking experience
  • Must have 3+ years working in the BSA area
  • Strong foundation of accounting rules, regulations, policies and procedures in the financial services industry
  • Specialized BSA/AML/OFAC training.