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BSA Analyst

Company: N/A

Location: Houston, TX

Pay: $40,000.00 - $60,000.00 /Year

Contact Information

Name: Gloria Thomas
Phone: 713-426-5999
Fax: n/a
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Job Description

1 Direct Hire and 1 Contract Position Available


Galleria banking client is seeking a Bank Secrecy Act Analyst to join their team. The BSA Analyst will assist the BSA Department with the BSA/AML related monitoring of the Bank’s customers and their transactions via report review, enhanced due diligence review, and data mining using a designated BSA software program, the Bank’s core system and other computer applications.  Assist in implementing and maintaining the Bank’s BSA / Anti-Money Laundering Program in accordance with Bank policies, procedures, and applicable federal regulations. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 Perform ongoing monitoring, as required, of all high risk accounts in accordance with the established monitoring schedule.

 Perform independent analysis of cases involving suspicious activity including, but not limited to, structuring, check fraud, wire fraud, kiting and money laundering.

 Manage cases of potentially suspicious activity from the AML monitoring system, including analysis of transaction activity and balances for review.

 Assist BSA Officer in analysis and validation of core application and AML system reports that identify potential suspicious activity including case management.

 Document suspicious activity reviews for presentment to the Suspicious Activity Report Committee, as needed.

 Monitor and track license and registration renewals for Money Service Businesses (MSBs), agent agreements for Non-Banking Financial Institutions, Precious Metal Dealer licenses, as well as other documentation as required by the Bank’s CIP Policy and/or State or Federal law.

 Provide recommendations for periodic BSA training to address areas of weakness noted in branch/lending procedures in support of annual BSA program training.

 Stay current with changes in BSA regulations and develop related procedures or revisions to the BSA Program with the BSA Officer.

 Assists in compilation of information for external audits and regulatory examinations.

 Ensures adherence at all times to applicable Bank/departmental procedures and professional standards.

 Ensures adequate focus on personal professional growth relevant to taking on more challenging assignments; proactively seeks relevant education and training opportunities.

Job Requirements


 Some college education preferred or equivalent work experience

 A minimum of at least three (3) years of banking operations with 1 or more years being in a BSA environment

 Exposure to Bankers Toolbox BAM AML software preferred or other AML Software a plus.

 Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) and Outlook. 

 Basic knowledge of Bank services and products

 Strong analytical skills

 Good communication skills, written and verbal

 Ability to work well independently and with others