Job title:               Compliance Analyst 1
Department:      Compliance


The purpose of the position of the Compliance Analyst 1 is to support “Compliance” at the Bank, to ensure that all activities undertaken by the branch comply with the US Federal and State Banking Regulations, specifically in regards to the Bank Secrecy Act and US Patriot Act. “Compliance” can be responsible for transaction monitoring, Know Your Customer (KYC), Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD), filing of SARs, OFAC/Sanctions screening and all issues on US sanctions against countries/entities (SDN), drug trafficking, organized crime, tax evasion, embezzlement and money laundering.

This position offers challenge, opportunity and high visibility during a period of major change for the institution. This Compliance Analyst 1 will impact an emerging compliance oriented culture that is being transformed from the ground up and is a career stepping stone for high level performers. The ability to multi-task is vital as ongoing changes to the status quo compete with immediate deadlines and day-to-day demands. A team first attitude are necessities to succeed with the challenges and opportunities in a dynamic environment.




  • Be able to transition from Transaction Monitoring investigations to clearing of OFAC screening alerts to ensure that all transactions are cleared based on regulatory requirements.
  • Assist with various BSA/Regulatory projects.
  • Assist with CIP, CDD, EDD, KYC Reviews.
  • Responsible for sending out RFIs and tracking own cases as part of investigations as per procedure.
  • Assisting with other ad hoc tasks assigned by BSA/AML OFAC Senior Compliance Operations Manager.


  • Ensure that job specific training and knowledge transfer procedures are followed and completed as per internal rules and regulations
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, with at least 2-5 years of work experience in the compliance field, preferably with a commercial/correspondent bank
  • In depth knowledge of Banking and Regulatory requirements
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills – both written and verbal; ability to facilitate discussions around complex issues and bring them to resolution.
  • Strong organizational skills; proven ability to collaborate across teams with shared accountability for results.
  • Flexibility to adjust to rapidly changing priorities.
  • Work independently and resolve problems without supervision when required.
  • Demonstrated history of team development.
  • Strong organizational skills; proven ability to collaborate across teams with shared accountability for results.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain credibility with all levels of management, and to promote and cultivate quality throughout the organization.
  • ACAMS certificate is a plus.
  • Ability to work in fast pace environment


To apply for this job email your details to margaret@mjboyd.net