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  • BSA Analyst, Sr

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    Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans.
  • Overview

    At BBVA, we are working to make banking better for everyone. That is where you come in. We are looking for smart, team oriented people who want to be part of a first-class workforce that gives people the tools they need to meet their financial goals, all while delivering an outstanding client experience. Learn more below.


    Employee will be responsible for reviewing, investigating, and documenting research and decisions related to OFAC alerts and other sanction list screening issues; including, but not limited to:  Wires, ACH/IAT, Letters of Credit, Investments, Insurance, customer on boarding and related transactional activities, Domestic Collection and Lockbox Foreign Exchange items, producing and updating system reports, fielding daily referrals to investigate identified OFAC listed suspects and OFAC Sanctions Program countries prior to the release or acceptance of the above listed items. Assist the OFAC Manger and OFAC Senior Group Manager with the preparation and filing of investigations, reject reports, block reports, and other related documentation.


    The employee will have internal, and possible external customer contact/communication with the branch and/or Relationship Manager to obtain missing or requested information, and for any questions the customer may have concerning their account and/ bank’s processes/procedures.  Internal transaction reviews/investigations conducted on existing accounts may also be elevated to the AML unit as necessary.


    Team Leads will have additional responsibilities assigned by the OFAC Manger and lead a group of OFAC Analysts/Investigators to ensure all daily transactions are OFAC-screened and responsible for ensuring a second procedural/quality review of pertinent live transactions for approval.


    • Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience related to Compliance, back office banking experience including knowledge of The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the United States PATRIOT Act, BSA/AML. 
    • Requires proficient knowledge related to Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Candidates will be expected to prepare reports, utilize and leverage tools such as Excel, Word, Google, etc. Oral, written, and analytical abilities are crucial.
    • Must be a motivated self starter willing and able to learn and hone new skill sets, detail oriented and able to work under pressure with multiple deadlines.
    • CAMS certification a plus.


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