Responsible for assisting Columbia Bank's BSA Team in maintaining the Bank's BSA Regulatory Compliance Program Under the direction of the BSA Officer, meets identified needs of the program on a prioritized and scheduled basis. Incumbents will assist the BSA Team, with selected tasks associated with management of the BSA and OFAC program.
Assist with gathering, processing and coordinating the Bank's BSA, AML and OFAC data to help ensure compliance with the BSA
Assist with compliance exams by gathering files, records, and other pertinent information for review by compliance examiners
May gather, evaluate and present data to assist in coordinating and conducting staff, management, and committee meetings and presentations to ensure an understanding of compliance policies and procedures
May assist the BSA Officer in conducting training for branch/lending operations, support units and management staff
Organize analyze, and present data related to the Bank Secrecy Act, the USA PATRIOT Act, and the rules of OFAC, including CTR processing and SAR decisioning
Monitor email and extract data for compliance with the BSA, USA PATRIOT Act and the rules of OFAC
Develop proficient knowledge of bank laws and regulations, assisting in the implementation of new regulations or changes to existing regulations
Assist in the development and implementation of new banking products and/or services affected by regulations
Maintains detailed documentation of all processes used to satisfy above activities
All employees are responsible for internal controls in the performance of their assigned duties. Internal Control responsibilities are established in various policies, procedures, and documents, including the Code of Conduct.
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience equivalent required
Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) designation preferred
3+ years BSA experience in a bank or bank regulatory agency
5+ years analysis experience
Demonstrate effective time management and organizational skills
Intermediate to advanced experience working with word processing and spreadsheet software programs
Effective interpersonal skills
Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as accomplish work assignments under minimal supervision and sometimes tight deadlines
Ability to meet bonding requirements for employment purposes
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite -- particularly Microsoft Excel
Ability to analyze and report relevant data
Ability to handle highly confidential information
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
OUR CORE BEHAVIORS
Be Genuine. Conduct yourself in a consistent, honest and compassionate manner at all times.
Work Ethic. Be willing to go the extra mile for the customer, whether internal or external.
Influence. Be an active player in participating, building and contributing to service.
Continuous Learning. Commit to gaining knowledge, skills and experience on an ongoing basis in order to better serve the customer, increase personal satisfaction and improve Columbia Bank.
Team Play. We win together. Individuality is encouraged to advance and enrich the work of the team.
Problem Solving. Bring creative, problem-solving mentality to every situation. See alternatives, take initiative and assume responsibility for your actions.
Communication. Keep others informed and up-to-date. Actively listen and learn from each other.
Have a Sense of Community. We firmly believe that we're only as strong as the communities we serve. Your involvement is an important part of who we are.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
Ability to sit at a computer monitor for extended periods of time
Ability to perform repetitive finger, hand, and arm movements
Ability to lift up to 15lbs.
Ability to effectively discern information and formulate appropriate action
Ability to reach, squat, bend, and manually manipulate standard office equipment
Ability to drive to various locations
Ability to think critically and provide appropriate solutions
Columbia Banking System, Inc.