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Senior Compliance Analyst

Job Title: Senior Compliance Analyst
Our Client: A Global Leading Commercial Bank
Country: United States
Location: New York NY
Specialisation: Banking & Financial Services
Salary: $100,000-$200,000
Job Reference: 5360
Contact Person: Rich CHO Managing Director
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Job Published: 2024-05-23


Senior Compliance Analyst

About Our Client


Job Summary

  • - Senior Compliance Analyst is responsible for organizing, executing, processing and reporting of
  • assigned roles to facilitate IBKNY compliance with regulatory requirements, including those related to
  • Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”)/Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”), Sanctions, and Corporate Compliance.
  • - Senior Compliance Analyst should assist and collaborate on key compliance initiatives with the Deputy
  • Compliance Officer and US Compliance Officer.
  • - Senior Analyst should assist in training and providing guidance regarding IBKNY compliance
  • requirements to other compliance analysts, new joiners, and business line managers.

Job Description

  • - Conducting Customer Due Diligence (“CDD”) and/or Enhanced Due Diligence (“EDD”) on clients in
  • accordance with the IBKNY procedures
  • - Performing periodic and event driven reviews on clients in all risk classes in accordance with the IBKNY
  • procedures
  • - Performing due diligence research on client profiles such as politically exposed person (“PEP”) status,
  • beneficial ownership, correspondent banking, and sanctions-related issues
  • - Reviewing KYC documentation provided by the business lines for accuracy and inconsistencies, and to
  • assess the AML risk of the account
  • - Liaising with business lines, functional units, and clients to provide advice and acquire missing client
  • KYC information and documentation
  • ? Transaction Monitoring:
  • - Monitoring and conducting investigations on alerts generated by, and cases created in, IBKNY’s
  • Transaction Monitoring System (“TMS”)
  • - Reporting unusual or potentially suspicious alerts and cases to the BSA/OFAC Officer for further review
  • - Liaising with business lines, functional units, and clients to resolve flagged customer activity and lead
  • investigations
  • - Conducting continuing activity investigations, as required, and gather information for internal and
  • external documentation requests
  • - Draft and, upon approval, file Suspicious Activity Reports (“SAR”) based on the investigations
  • conducted
  • ? Sanctions Screening:
  • - Reviewing and dispositioning sanctions alerts generated during sanctions screening
  • - Reviewing transactions and making recommendations regarding blocking/rejecting and assisting with
  • completion of Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) block/reject reports
  • - Reviewing and making recommendations regarding potential sanctions issues requiring escalation
  • - Screening the customer database and IBKNY internal lists when sanctions watchlists are updated
  • - Performing Specially Designated Nationals (“SDN”) update screening against the Branch Good Guy list
  • and customer data
  • - Maintaining and updating Good Guy list and Branch Black list by adding, removing, and revising
  • entries
  • - Confirming that updated sanctions watchlists provided by the vendor are properly loaded in the
  • sanctions screening system
  • ? Risk Assessment:
  • - Assist and participate in the periodic risk assessment process of BSA/AML and Sanctions risks to IBKNY
  • - Assist and participate in IBKNY’s periodic assessment of geographic locations and countries risks for
  • AML and Sanctions
  • ? Compliance Testing and Quality Assurance:
  • - Perform BSA/AML, Sanctions, and Corporate Compliance Testing at the direction of the US
  • Compliance Officer to test key controls and identify weaknesses/deficiencies and improvement
  • opportunities of control processes used to maintain compliance
  • - Draft Compliance Testing Reports and form recommendations and action plans to address deficiencies
  • or improvement opportunities
  • - Assist the Deputy Compliance Officer and US Compliance Officer in conducting Quality Assurance
  • (QA) reviews of Transaction Monitoring cases, Sanctions alerts, and KYC profiles.
  • ? Other Compliance:
  • - Provide critical support to the U.S. Compliance Officer and the Deputy Compliance Officer
  • - Assist the Deputy Compliance Officer and US Compliance Officer with matters related to internal
  • audits and regulatory examinations
  • - Execute ad hoc compliance-related projects
  • - Complete Section 314(a) screenings, manual monitoring of loans and third party checks, and assist
  • with various verification testing, optimization/tuning, and updates for the transaction monitoring and
  • sanctions screening systems


  • ? A bachelor's degree or equivalent required
  • ? 3+ years of working experience in compliance required
  • ? CAMS (Certified Anti Money-laundering Specialist) Certification required
  • Preferred Skills
  • ? Strong speaking and writing skill
  • ? Ability to prioritize among different tasks; multi-tasking
  • ? Project management skills
  • ? Leadership/Mentorship skills
  • ? Proficiency with Transaction Monitoring and OFAC/Sanctions monitoring systems

What's On Offer

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