Financial Crimes Compliance Analyst

CenterState Bank   •  

Sanford, FL

Industry: Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 50 days ago


This position is responsible for,

but not limited to, assisting with processes designed to ensure CenterState

Bank remains in compliance with all U.S. based sanctions programs. Processes include reviewing and investigating

customers and transactions subject to regulatory driven sanctions lists or

internally developed watch lists. Assist

with various functions within the FCC Department, such as case management,

project implementation, and other tasks assigned by the bank's Chief BSA




position is expected to perform the specific duties, tasks, and

responsibilities as outlined below:

  • Support
  • CenterState Bank in protecting the Bank from legal, regulatory, and
  • reputational risk with regard to business involving sanctioned entities
  • and/or countries.
  • Investigate
  • transactions, entities, payment messages and watch list reports escalated
  • from interdiction software screening vendors or lines of business for
  • potential sanctions, AML, or policy violations.

· Validate

search results and provide detailed research information to support the

resolution of an override or match.

  • Accurately
  • apply OFAC regulations and CenterState Bank policy and coordinate
  • significant issues requiring further escalation within CenterState Bank
  • Financial Crimes Compliance and across business lines and operations.
  • Monitor the
  • regulatory and sanctions environments, and assist in ensuring significant
  • events impacting CenterState Bank are addressed as appropriate.
  • Interface
  • with branches and lines of business on transaction-related requests and decision
  • these in full compliance with all applicable sanctions regulations and
  • Bank policies and procedures.
  • Identify and
  • escalate issues which are not addressed by current policies or standards; draft
  • recommendations for possible solutions.
  • Assist in
  • timely maintenance of records in accurate and auditable format.
  • Assist in
  • the collection of information in response to law enforcement, regulatory,
  • or internal inquiries.
  • Maintain
  • knowledge of Sanctions laws/regulations to provide guidance to business
  • lines and Financial Crimes Compliance staff.
  • Maintain
  • proficiency in all aspects of BSA/AML compliance; attend BSA training as
  • assigned by the Chief BSA Officer.
  • Adhere to
  • all provisions of CenterState Bank policies and procedures, including the
  • confidentiality policy, code of ethics and BSA/AML/OFAC policies and
  • procedures.
  • Other duties
  • and responsibilities may be assigned, according to the needs of the
  • Department and the Bank.


· In-depth

knowledge of BSA/AML regulations

· Five

years minimum of related BSA/AML/OFAC experience in a depository institution;

minimum of two years of experience reviewing and clearing sanctions related


  • Familiarity with bank operations in
  • general
  • Familiarity with commercially available
  • interdiction software platforms highly desirable
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. economic and
  • trade sanctions programs


required, JD/Masters preferred

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret
  • Federal and State banking regulations related to the Bank Secrecy Act,
  • Anti-Money Laundering, and Department of Treasury sanctions programs
  • Self-motivated, dependable, adaptable
  • and detail-oriented individual with superior analytical, writing and
  • organizational skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel
  • and PowerPoint
  • Ability to prioritize requirements to
  • achieve regulatory or audit requirements
  • Flexibility to work extended hours to
  • meet deadlines, when necessary


  • Must be able to remain seated or work
  • standing in a confined area on a computer for a minimum of four (4) hours
  • each work day
  • Must be able to constantly use hands and
  • fingers to enter data through or on a computer or answer a phone
  • throughout most of an eight (8) hour shift
  • Must be able to hear and communicate
  • with coworkers and customers throughout the day
  • May need to lift up to 25 pounds one to
  • two times a day to perform job

The physical

demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an

employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Position

may require regular before/after normal business hours, or regular out-of-town



· Must

be able to function in a professional, business office environment and act and dress

appropriately for same, consistent with the Bank's grooming and dress codes

· Must

demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills with customers and coworkers

· Must

be willing to function as a team member

· Must

be willing to demonstrate commitment to CenterState Bank's mission and goals

These specifications are general guidelines based on the

minimum experience normally considered essential to the satisfactory

performance of this position. The requirements listed above are

representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform the

position in a satisfactory manner. Individual abilities may result in

some deviation from these guidelines.

CenterState complies with federal and

state banking laws, such as the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), USA PATRIOT Act, and

other related anti-money laundering/anti-terrorist financing initiatives.

The Bank has established a Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering/Office

of Foreign Assets Control (BSA/AML/OFAC) Compliance Program and employees are

expected to adhere to federal and state banking laws, as well as the Bank's

procedures and/or internal controls. The Bank will terminate the employment of

employees who fail to comply with banking laws and/or the Bank's



Bank is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against

applicants or employees on any unlawful basis, including race, color, religion,

gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry,

gender identity, disability, genetic testing, service in the military,

citizenship status or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or

local law. CenterState also prohibits unlawful harassment of

applicants/employees based on these protected categories.