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BSA Officer

  • Location

    San Francisco

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

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  • Contact:

    Matt Lang

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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A banking client in the San Francisco region is looking for a BSA Officer who will be responsible for the planning, organizing, and conducting all aspects of monitoring activities related to BSA, AML and OFAC compliance.

You will serve as the Bank’s BSA Officer and ultimately be responsible for administering and monitoring the Bank’s BSA/AML/OFAC program.


  • You will be responsible for coordinating and monitoring compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act and bank’s BSA policy.
  • To be a bank liaison with all federal agencies for matters pertaining to the BSA, and maintain all bank records required by the BSA policy also.
  • Responsible for quality control reviews, audits, and monitoring specific to BSA, AML, USA Patriot Act, Customer Information Program and Currently Transaction Reporting.   
  • To provide lines of business advisory and governance oversight, including BSA/AML training, communications and strategic input across all lines of business.
  • Projects range from assisting business units in developing efficient BSA/AML processes that appropriately identify risk and adhere to bank-wide policy and setting the strategic vision of the BSA/AML program.  
  • Responsible for the BSA/AML/OFAC risk assessments and policy for new and enhanced product and service development, assessing inherent risk and exposure, as well as applicable control environment.  
  • Responsible for the bank’s Suspicious Activity (SAR) policy, and following all reporting requirements and maintain bank records.  
  • Prepares reports to Management and Board of Directors.  
  • Other duties as assigned by management.   


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.)
  • 5+ years of specific BSA/AML/Fraud prevention and personal investigative experience and SAR filing experience in a financial institution.  
  • A CAMS certification is preferred.  
  • Comprehensive understanding of banking and all types of financial crime patterns, thorough knowledge of the Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT Act, as well as a strong understanding of OFAC regulations.   
  • Prior experience with the following systems (or ability to learn within three months): FIS – IBS core system, FIS – PRIME AML system.   

For further detail and information, please get in touch with the team.