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Sr AML/Compliance Associate

  • Location

    Las Vegas

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

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  • Contact:

    Matt Lang

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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A startup client based in Nevada is looking for a Senior Compliance Associate to work alongside the company’s team members and assist the Chief Compliance Officer with the day-to-day administration of the Company’s compliance program.


  • Assist with the day-to-day administration of the compliance program
  • Manage the customer onboarding experience while reporting any escalations to the CCO
  • Conduct in-depth research of high-risk customers, including customer outreach
  • Perform CDD / EDD analysis of customer base
  • Final review and submission of any FinCen filings
  • Communicate investigations, decisions, timelines, and potential reputational and/or regulatory risk to CCO
  • Monitor, assess and document flow of funds for large and complex customer relationships, as necessary
  • Conduct periodic account/customer reviews to detect potentially suspicious activity
  • Process a variety of Watch List alert escalations, including FinCEN 314a, OFAC (SDN List/Sanctioned Countries), USA PATRIOT Act Section 311 (Special Measures), FSE List, SSI List, or other executive orders, as necessary
  • Assign, track and monitor the BSA / AML training program for the company
  • Approve or decline of accounts based on program policies and procedures, escalating when required
  • Assist in operationalizing and automating compliance department functionality and make recommendations on ways to make our internal processes more efficient
  • Conduct quality assurance checks on day-to-day tasks of the department, escalating any major findings as necessary
  • Engage in additional assignments and projects as directed

Experience and Requirements:

  • 5+ years of prior BSA/AML experience in financial services company
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • CAMS Certification would be preferred
  • Experience working with 3rd party compliance tools including ComplyAdvantage, Idology, Jumio and Chainalysis would be beneficial also

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