Position Summary:

Our Client, a highly regarded Retail & Community Bank is looking for a VP -BSA Compliance officer. Reporting to the Chief Compliance Officer and Board of Directors, the BSA/AML Officer will be responsible for creating and implementing the company’s BSA/AML compliance functions; staying up-to-date with new compliance laws and regulations; providing leadership and management to the department; continuously developing BSA staff; providing continuous monitoring of customer activities as it relates to Anti-Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), and Office Of The Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Enhancing and maintaining a robust BSA/AML program
• Knowledge of FISERV BSA/AML system
• Creating, updating and maintaining policies and procedures
• Partnering with internal audit; liaison with the OCC during annual examination
• Present BSA updates to the Board of Directors
• Working with management to develop and enhance products and services in compliance with applicable AML/OFAC laws and regulations
• Conducting and supervising investigations
• Developing and implementing compliance training programs
• Ensuring the bank maintains a sound internal compliance structure, involving reporting and suspicious activity monitoring
• Maintaining awareness of AML/OFAC regulatory changes
• Composing compliance-related written material to communicate information to senior management and staff
• Overseeing and managing the activities and workflow of team of BSA Analysts
• Provide continuous development to the BSA staff
• CAMS certification required

Background and Experience:

• CAMS certification a must have
• Minimum 5 years in a BSA officer role, with an advanced knowledge of the USA Patriot Act, Bank Secrecy Act and OFAC & AML regulatory requirements.
• Minimum of 2 years experience working for an OCC regulated financial institution
• Broad-based knowledge of banking transactions
• Strong ability to quickly grasp, identify and address BSA and OFAC issues throughout the business of banking (including products, operations and system as appropriate)
• 4-year college degree, preferred
• Experience managing BSA staff
• Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
• Very detail oriented
• Proficient with various computer environments and software, including BSA monitoring software (i.e., Fiserv, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet Explorer)

Interested or know someone who might be? Send resume to Heather Johnson – Heather@ComplianceSearch.com

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