First National Bank of America

  • Bank Secrecy Act Officer

    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/15/2018 9:43 AM)
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    Job Locations
    US-MI-East Lansing
  • Overview

    First National Bank of America is seeking a Bank Secrecy Act Officer (BSA.) The successful candidate will be responsible for administering compliance with all aspects of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) and the USA Patriot Act.


    Essential Functions & Responsibilities
    • Maintains proficient knowledge of the rules and regulations, including but not limited to, the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Anti'Money Laundering, USA Patriot Act, and OFAC
    • Oversees all aspects of the corporate-wide Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Anti-Money Laundering (AML) programs
    • Ensures that internal controls are in place for compliance with BSA regulatory requirements
    • Coordinates responses to regulatory BSA-AML examinations and audits and actions taken to insure deficiencies are corrected
    • Responsible for Suspicious Activity Reporting processes for the corporation
    • Monitors and tracks BSA-AML high-risk customers, accounts, and transaction activities within the bank
    • Manages CTR reporting and CTR exemption processes
    • Responsible for keeping relevant policies, programs, and procedures current and coordinating annual review by the Board of Directors
    • Responsible for corporate-wide BSA Training
    • Chair of BSA Committee
    • Administers Customer Identification and Customer Due Diligence programs

    Performance Expectations
    • Position the bank to meet the regulatory requirements of the Bank Secrecy Act and related regulations
    • Work with business units to balance the regulatory requirements in a way that helps the bank meet its goals and objectives
    • Manage BSA Staff


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Previous experience with BSA, AML and related regulations required 
    • Highly organized and diligent, with careful attention to detail and deadlines
    • Previous experience managing staff
    • Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office with emphasis on Excel and Word
    • Working knowledge of deposit and lending compliance.
    • Courtesy, customer service, and tact are essential elements of the job. Work involves much personal contact with others inside and/or outside the organization for purposes of giving or obtaining information, building relationships, or soliciting cooperation
    • Requires effective communication with coworkers and regulators using common telecommunications equipment and computer equipment. May require the ability to sit, stand, for extended periods
    • Position will often be in a busy office environment. The ability to multitask and focus in this environment is essential


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