BSA Analyst / Staff Accountant

City First Bank Washington , DC 20319

Posted 4 weeks ago


This is a split role (50/50) in the support of Director of Compliance and Director of Finance.

As BSA Analyst

Responsible for performing certain functions within the Compliance Department. This position will require the employee to perform BSA and compliance administrative tasks for the bank in order to comply with the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and Compliance programs. The BSA Analyst serves as support to the Director of Compliance for executing and following up to ensure that the bank is administering all aspects of its Bank Secrecy Act and Compliance Programs.

As Staff Accountant

Staff accountant will be responsible for maintaining of financial information; develop and maintain strong working relationship with Senior Accountant and other areas of the Bank.


The duties/activities to successfully perform the position are listed below and are subject to change as conditions warrant.

Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Compliance

  • Maintain current knowledge of the Bank Secrecy Act and all related AML/OFAC/CIP regulations.

  • Review and ensure completeness and accuracy of new account documentation and quality control systems by completing new account checklists.

  • Assists with New Account Consumer and Business risk profiles.

  • Maintain CIP Exceptions Log and follow up with staff on account exceptions.

  • Assists in the monitoring of account activity for suspicious patterns and activity, conducts suspicious activity report investigations, high risk customer/account reviews and recommends when to file Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs)

  • Assists in CTR/SAR quality control monitoring and reporting.

  • Validate teller and deposit transactions within the Bankers Toolbox system.

  • Review File maintenance reports (including DDA, SAV, COD, Change of Address and Stop Payments)

  • Review OFAC suspect matches report monthly & Fincen314a Bi-weekly listings.

  • Participates in the development, maintenance and updating of all BSA/AML/OFAC/CIP policies, procedures and compliance as they relate to the BSA program. Supports and assists with department and bank strategic goals.

  • Assist in special projects as needed.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Staff Accountant

  • Maintaining of general ledger accounting system.

  • Assist in weekly accounts payable processing.

  • Assist in monthly, quarterly and year-end closing processes

  • Assist in financial reporting process including management and regulatory reporting.

  • Perform monthly reconciliation of selected B/S and I/S accounts.

  • Assist with annual regulatory, external and internal audits.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma required; College degree preferred.

  • Two to five years of similar or related experience, including analytical skills and BSA/AML/OFAC experience.

  • Proficiency in Horizon or similar banking related accounting software package

  • Excellent written and communication skills.

  • Good analytical skills.

  • Ability to complete tasks within established timeframe and meeting regulatory deadlines.

  • Maintain professional attitude to both internal and external customers.

  • Proficient in Microsoft office including: Outlook, Word, and Excel applications.

  • Utilizing a BSA/AML automated system (Bankers Toolbox preferred).

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BSA Analyst / Staff Accountant

City First Bank