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Senior AML Analyst

  • Location: Astoria, NY
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Ref No: 18-01108
  • Date: February 14, 2018
  • Job title:

Connor Daly

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Job Description - Senior AML Analyst

A retail bank is looking to bolster its BSA/OFAC team. The bank is looking for 2 Senior AML Analysts. The Senior AML Analysts will be responsible for assisting the BSA Officer in order to ensure adherence to State & Federal regulatory compliance regarding the Bank Secrecy Act, USA Patriot Act, OFAC and related laws.  Work the BSA Officer to administer the Bank’s BSA/AML Program and related procedures in accordance with the Bank’s policies.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Monitor, reconcile, and prepare for electronic filing, Currency Transaction Reports for all branches.
  • Review and validate risk ratings for new accounts using the AML system risk rating module.
  • Establish enhanced due diligence (EDD) and monitoring efforts for customers identified as high risk.
  • Perform independent analysis for cases involving suspicious activity including, but not limited to, structuring, unusual transactions, check fraud, and kiting for presentation to the BSA Officer.
  • As scheduled, perform analysis of core application and AML system reports that identify potential suspicious activity, including case management.
  • Manage cases of potentially suspicious activity from the AML monitoring system, including analysis of transaction activity and balances for review by the BSA Officer.
  • Perform ongoing monitoring, as required, of all high-risk accounts in accordance with the established monitoring schedule.
  • Perform monthly review of new accounts, using system reports, to ensure that new accounts have been appropriately risk rated.
  • Document suspicious activity reviews for presentment to the Executive Committee.
  • Perform review of CIF and other lists for compliance with FinCEN 314(a) requests and OFAC updates.
  • Stay current with changes in BSA and related laws & regulations.
  • Assist with other projects as assigned.


The Senior AML Analysts will need strong Investigations experience. The best candidates will have at least 3 years of experience. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed herein are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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