AML/BSA Compliance Examiner II 9/14/2016
Synovus Financial Corp.
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Original Posting date:
AML/BSA Compliance Examiner II
Area of Interest:
Legal & Compliance
Jordan Building-Floor One
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Minimum Experience: 3 - 5 years job specific experience
Additional Job information:
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Describe the specific work-related knowledge, behavioral or technical skills, and abilities that are required.
- 3 years experience in AML/BSA compliance
- Thorough knowledge of BSA/AML/OFAC laws and regulations
- Proficient in Word, Excel and automated monitoring systems
-BSA/AML/OFAC compliance related certification
Responsible for BSA/AML/OFAC Compliance functions for assigned regions/business segments/BSA/AML/OFAC Compliance units within the financial services holding company to fulfill regulatory compliance management requirements in support of the enterprise-wide BSA/AML/OFAC compliance program.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
May supervise the activities of exempt/non-exempt staff in BSA/AML/OFAC compliance functions within assigned regions/business segments/BSA/AML/OFAC compliance units in: suspicious activity monitoring and SAR and CTR reporting; identification and risk rating of higher risk customers; determining eligibility for CTR exemption and OFAC screening.
Identifies BSA/AML/OFAC compliance risk and helps ensure that proper controls, procedures, processes and training are in place to mitigate these risks by assisting in the development and revisions to appropriate policies and procedures.
Detect patterns, trends and unusual activity through monitoring suspicious transactions and reviewing various bank reports. Investigates suspicious transactions by gathering information from various banks' sources. Generates/approves suspicious activity reports.
Supports the production of reports and the risk matrix for use by the department's senior management in communicating BSA/AML/OFAC compliance risk and issues to senior management, committees and the Board of Directors.
Supports BSA/AML/OFAC compliance regulatory examinations and audits for assigned region/business segment/BSA/AML/OFAC compliance unit; responds to any deficiencies noted for assigned area and ensures that corrective actions are implemented.
Conduct testing to evaluate compliance with regulatory requirements; performs compliance evaluation for special projects or program enhancements.
Each team member is expected to be aware of risk within their functional area. This includes observing all policies, procedures, laws, regulations and risk limits specific to their role. Additionally, they should raise and report known or suspected violations to the appropriate Company authority in a timely fashion.
Perform other related duties as required.
The information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Synovus is an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting diversity in the workplace. M/F/D/V/AA
Synovus is an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.