Senior BSA Compliance Analyst

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Linthicum Heights, MD


<p><strong>We value your experience. We listen to your ideas. We know you&rsquo;re going to bring something new and different to our organization that enhances our ability to grow as individuals as much as it will allow us to better serve our members.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Whatever your role at SECU, everything you do contributes to our success&mdash;and that, in turn, fulfills a greater purpose: to improve people&rsquo;s lives. This is a true opportunity to make a difference. </strong><br /><br /><strong>We are committed to nurturing your continued long-term success within our organization, because as you develop your skill sets and deepen your professional experiences, you will further our greater purpose of making a positive contribution to the financial well being of those we serve. </strong></p>

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Full-Time (40+ Hours)

Overview: The SECU pledge: Be relevant and significant, day in and day out, in the lives of our members, employees and the communities we serve in a highly ethical and fiscally responsible manner. We are looking for innovative and dynamic professionals with a passion for exceptional service to join our Compliance team as aSenior BSA Compliance Analyst
Responsibilities: <p><strong>What You&rsquo;ll Do.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>To help SECU become known, valued and utilized, your responsibilities will be to support our Compliance team by:</p> <ul> <li>Implementing SECU&rsquo;s BSA/AML program under the direction of the BSA Officer to ensure that SECU remains in compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC), Customer Identification Programs (CIP) and other related laws and regulations.</li> <li>Conducting data reviews/analysis for key data elements to design, develop, and maintain BSA/AML models to ensure consistency of data quality as required for transaction monitoring and BSA/AML reporting.</li> <li>Assisting in the data analysis and documentation processes required to support the development, testing implementation, validation, and maintenance of BSA/AML/OFAC models and scenarios.</li> <li>Analyzing alerts, investigating cases, and performing independent research to identify suspicious activity.</li> <li>Use of sound judgement to write and file Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs), in compliance with regulatory guidance and timelines.</li> <li>Reviewing Currency Transaction Reports (CTRs), collaborating with and providing guidance to member facing teammates, make necessary corrections and monitor BSA systems to file, and reconcile filed CTRs.</li> <li>Reviewing Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) reports, and clear or escalate in compliance with regulatory guidance/laws</li> <li>Performing member due diligence reviews in compliance with due diligence requirements&nbsp;to include review of diligence questionnaires and disclosures to rate member risk in accordance with established procedures.</li> <li>Performing enhanced due diligence for high-risk members and prioritizing exceptions or transaction reviews.</li> <li>Performing multiple duties in support of SECU&rsquo;s internal controls to include quality control reviews testing and monitoring.</li> <li>Obtaining and maintaining relevant professional certifications, current knowledge of all laws, regulations, and ordinances related to BSA/AML.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>What We&rsquo;re Looking For</strong>.</p> <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Business, Accounting, related field or any combination of education, training, and experience.</li> <li>4-6 years&rsquo; experience in BSA/AML and data analysis preferably at a financial institution.</li> <li>Experience&nbsp;with Verafin, transaction monitoring software</li> <li>Strong working knowledge of BSA/AML/OFAC/CIP laws, regulations, and anti-money laundering practices.</li> <li>Working knowledge of SQL, Oracle, SAS, R; and Power BI, Azure DevOps, SharePoint and various visualization/analytics software/platforms.</li> <li>Strong communication (verbal, written) experience with the ability to understand legal documents, write policy and procedures and create instructional guides.</li> <li>Strong customer service skills.</li> <li>Strong background in Office 2010 products (Excel, Word, and Outlook) to include experience with creating reporting spreadsheets and graphs.</li> <li>CUNA BSA Compliance Specialist Certification and/or CAMS Certification, preferred.</li> </ul>