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for leading a team of Analysts and/or Investigators charged with the
responsibility of monitoring, detecting and reporting potential suspicious
money laundering or terrorist financing activity. Ensures that analysis, review
and documentation of anomalous activity be in compliance with BSA and BOW
policies and procedures. Oversees Suspicious Activity Reporting functions and
process ensuring BSA regulatory requirements are met.
Essential Job Functions
- Ensures BSA, USA PATRIOT ACT,
and BOW compliance and oversight as it relates to:
Monitors and administers the
daily, weekly, and monthly MIS that reflects team and individual
performance numbers and take appropriate initiatives to adhere to goals
Identifies and recommends
enhancements to workflow inefficiencies.
Maintains, updates, and
ensures adherence to policies and procedures.
Conducts regularly scheduled
training and information sharing on relevant corporate and AML, CFT and
Sanctions related issues and changes.
Serves as subject matter
expert on BSA/AML related questions and provides guidance and leadership
to Senior Investigators and Analysts.
Strongly consider and champion
areas for continuous improvement or innovation in the Investigations Unit
Demonstrate strong leadership
and exemplify personal and professional excellence to their assigned team,
peers, and stakeholders including but not limited to the effective
management of interpersonal relationships and constructive conflict
Provides guidance and leadership
to Senior Investigators and Associate Investigators.
Communicates directly with
branch personnel and department managers, internal audit department,
government or law enforcement agencies, outside service vendors and other
financial institutions as outlined in the 314(b) provisions when
- Identifying, researching and
reporting suspicious activities.
- Documenting and supporting
- Timely generation, review and
completion of reports identifying potential suspicious activity.
- Complete, thorough and timely
reporting of suspicious activity to the appropriate regulatory authority.
- Thorough documentation of the
SAR/no SAR decision-making process.
- Oversight of the process from
the point of initial detection to disposition of the investigation.
- Recommendations for closing
accounts and oversight of associated follow ups to ensure closure of
Required Education or Equivalent
- Bachelor’s Degree required
- Required license(s) or certification(s) CAMS or CFCS
Minimum of 4-6 years of experience involving
financial crime investigation, AML analytical software, AML investigations, law
enforcement agency, regulatory agency or fraud or loss management departments
within the financial industry.
- Minimum of 2-5 years of experience managing, leading,
training or conducting quality assurance on investigative teams within the
- Alternative: Combination of education and experience that
equates to these requirements.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.
Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.
Primary Location: United States-Nebraska-OmahaJob Type: Full-timeJob: Bank Secrecy Act / Anti Money Laundering