Job Description

Position Summary

The BSA/AML Investigator II will be a member of the Enterprise Risk Management Team and report directly to the Financial Crimes Investigations Manager. This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Position Description

 Responsibilities include:

  • Decisions assigned AML software money laundering and OFAC alerts according to BSA/AML Department procedures

  • Investigates transactions/scenarios/customer behavior and financial patterns in accordance with BSA/AML Department procedures  for potential SAR filings

  • Drafts SAR narratives in accordance with BSA/AML Department procedures

  • Performs legal process and information sharing investigations according to BSA/AML Department procedures

  • Gathers requested documentation for law enforcement inquires

  • Participates in BSA/AML/CIP/OFAC quality control reviews, audits, and exams by compiling requested items and producing various reports

  • Successfully completes foundational BSA/AML training and/or certification

  • Performs trend analysis of negotiable instruments

  • Serves as back up for Enhanced Due Diligence Reviews

  • Participates in meetings necessary to promote efficiency and prioritizing of tasks across the Enterprise Risk Management Team

  • Provides BSA/AML Back Office Support for the Retail line of business

  • Partners with various lines of business in an effort to fully understand customer relationships

  •  Maintains a current understanding of BSA/AML money laundering and terrorism financing issues

  •  Maintains strict confidentiality over customer information

  •  Other duties as assigned

Experience & Education

  • Associate’s degree (required).  Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) preferred. 

  • Two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Knowledge of BSA/AML/USA Patriot Act/OFAC/CIP regulatory requirements for financial institutions

Skills and Abilities Required

  • Strong writing, analytical, and communication skills, and must be able to multi-task and complete projects on time 

  • Should be an organized, detail-oriented, self-starter with the ability to work independently or in teams 

  • Computer literate; basic proficiency in spreadsheet and database reporting applications; Microsoft Office Suite/internet navigation skills including proficiency with internet search engines

  • Ability to understand and analyze specific transactions and trends within customer accounts

  • Fundamental knowledge of general banking principles, philosophies, and operations

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships both internally and externally.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here maybe encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic).

  • Ability to work in a confined area.

  • Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time. Occasional stooping or kneeling may be necessary.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, talk, hear and use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and telephone.

  • Specific vision abilities are required by this job due to computer work.

  • Light to moderate lifting is required.

  • Regular, predictable attendance is required.


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