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Job Category:

Accounting/Finance

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

64101

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Specialist - Seasonal

H&R Block - Kansas City, Missouri

Posted: 11/14/2018

 

The Seasonal Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) Specialist will be responsible for assisting in minimizing exposure to non-compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA). The Seasonal BSA/AML Specialist will perform a variety of BSA/AML duties and assumes responsibility for the successful and professional investigation of suspicious activity using standard suspicious activity monitoring procedures under previously established guidelines.
 
JOB DUTIES
 
  • Conducts suspicious activity monitoring on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly or annual basis as applicable, using software and ad-hoc reporting.

     
  • Verifies the completion of related documents relative to the BSA such as Questionable Activity Reports, etc.

     
  • Conducts research and processes requests specific to 314(a) and 314(b).

     
  • Obtains, researches, and processes confidential information.

     
  • Maintains CDD and EDD data in software; updates information as necessary and adjusts monitoring accordingly as it pertains to changes in the data and development of the High Risk List.
  • Responds timely to inquiries and conducts all necessary research to resolve BSA-related issues and concerns.
     
  • Reviews reports in the automated transaction surveillance system to look for indicators of suspicious activity, terrorist financing and money laundering.
     
  • Provides assistance, supports and responds to questions and information needed by personnel regarding the BSA, OFAC, and suspicious activity.
     
  • Conducts and assists with the disposition of OFAC and other sanctions lists screening results.
     
  • Reports to the BSA Officer/Compliance Manager and provides support in regard to maintaining compliance with the BSA, timely reporting and compliance with information retention requirements.
     
  • Keeps management informed of trends and any significant issues.
     



MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education

Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree, Business, Finance, Accounting or commensurate experience preferred.

Experience

 
  • 1 - 2 years experience with BSA/AML monitoring and investigations.
     
  • Ability to work independently and maintain sensitive and confidential information.
     
  • Ability to collect, analyze, and summarize data and to assimilate into a useful format.
     
  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
     
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse work group.
     
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
     
  • Understanding and previous use of a Windows-based computer system.
     
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel.
     
  • Ability to navigate on the Internet.
     
  • Proficiency in BSA/AML suspicious activity monitoring software

Preferred Qualifications
  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) or other BSA/AML-related certification.

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