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Sr. Analyst, BSA/AML Compliance

First National Bank Omaha, NE

Job Description

Job Description

A Senior Analyst on FNBO's Financial Crimes Compliance Technology Support team is responsible for executing and developing strategic initiatives in the field of BSA compliance and anti-money laundering strategies as well as the supporting technologies. This role is an integral part of the Financial Crimes Compliance responsibilities to protect the organization from reputational risk and safeguard the customer base against financial crimes as well as to fulfill the Bank's regulatory requirements.

Provide business development and strategic support to Business Unit(s) across the enterprise and Information Technology as it relates to Financial Crimes Compliance and the supporting technologies. Understand business, industry, regulatory expectations and best practices. Develop and implement innovative solutions for enhancements to effectively evolve the Financial Crimes Compliance (BSA / AML) Program and support enterprise goals and objectives. Utilize compliance and technology skills and experience to serve as strategic interface between Financial Crimes Compliance, Enterprise Technology and business units for product development, solution discovery, service management, risk management and relationship management.

Key Responsibilities:
Develop and maintain a comprehensive knowledge of assigned system/application capabilities, documentation and assigned business unit processes to provide production and technical support.
o Assist programming with the development and implementation of issue resolutions.
o Maintain and update current system information (data mapping and structure, reference table info, threshold changes, and workflow changes).
o Responsible for becoming familiar with Financial Crimes' technology database structure.
o Create and update thorough system documentation, including data mapping and structure using requirements documentation.
o Coordinate with business units for training on new systems or enhancements.
o Act as a data steward for the Financial Crimes Compliance technology solutions.
Critically challenge and evaluate the Financial Crimes (BSA/AML) risks and available technologies/solutions/data input and structure to continually strengthen and evolve the program to meet changes in risk profile and emerging risks.
o Proactively make recommendations that strengthen the Program.
o Identify areas in which controls need to be adjusted.
o Identify processes and action plans to ensure data quality and structure is appropriate. Identify areas in which data quality can be improved.
o Collaboratively determine the appropriate action plan and direct implementation.
o Build and maintain relationships with their key business counterparts.
Provide production support according to the defined standards of quality and timeliness. Provide effective customer relations, user support and programming guidance.
o Investigate reported non-critical production issues and determine action items to resolve.
o Exercise a willingness to be a resource to colleagues. Answer employee inquiries regarding current processes, procedures, policies.
o Provide regular and ad hoc management reporting
o Assist programming with problem resolutions
o Follow-up on outstanding production issues
o Maintain constructive working relationships as liaison between contracted technology vendors and IT.
Actively lead or coordinate successful execution of projects and initiatives related to Financial Crimes Compliance technology. Appropriate document execute against business requirements, project and testing plans. Identify and address roadblocks and decision points.
o Perform necessary steps (e.g. meetings, analysis, key stakeholders) to define business need
o Create requirements documentation, project plan, and assist programming staff or vendor with conceptual design for future systems and applications.
o Coordinate and lead project communications activities to ensure all parties are aware of project status, benefits, impacts and timelines of completion.
o Lead or assist with resolution of issues and impediments with effective collaboration with impacted decision makers.
o Complete and/or coordinate testing efforts before and after production release.
Proactively seek to gain and maintain comprehensive and in-depth understanding of industry best practices, concepts and principles as well as regulatory expectations.
o Proactively identify events that trigger a potential adjustment to the Financial Crimes technology tools.
Assist Financial Crimes Compliance Management in supporting and developing the banks anti-money laundering program.

Job Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
Think strategically to generate solutions and ideas to fully leverage technology-related tools
Demonstrate a consultative approach with the ability to analyze stakeholder's needs.
Ability to understand and apply a risk based approach in an intense, evolving regulatory environment. Ability to solve complex problems and find solutions.
Ability to work independently. Self-reliance and willingness to "own" problems and creatively find solutions. Must be results oriented and have strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
Excellent communication.
Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to build collaborative relationships, listen and actively contribute to discussions.
Experience working in a fast paced, cross-functional and cross-team environment
Additional Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in business-related field or equivalent work experience.
2+ years financial crimes compliance-related experience.
2+ years business analyst or equivalent work experience.
Knowledge of banking laws and regulations.
Knowledge of business strategies and practices.
Knowledge of project management strategies and practices
Ability to work both independently and cooperatively on project teams.
Strong organizational skills; ability to prioritize and work in fast-paced environment.
Excellent communication skills.
Knowledge of BSA/AML Compliance Regulations or CAMS Certification a plus

Job Details

Date Posted September 16, 2018
Date Closes November 15, 2018
Requisition 38-16479
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Omaha - First National Tower
Schedule M-F 8:00 - 5:00 Additional hours as required
Days of Week Full-time
SOC Category 00-0000.00