« Home

This job ad has been posted over 60 days ago...



Risk Management Specialist & Bank Secrecy Act Officer Full-time

at Availa Bank Nebraska in Nebraska (Published at 26-10-2022)

Availa Bank



The Risk Management Specialist & Bank Secrecy Act Officer supports directives and initiatives of the enterprise risk management team by overseeing Availa Bank's Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (collectively BSA) and Fraud programs. Additionally, the position will assist the SVP Risk Management with various projects related to enterprise risk management. Such projects may include department and product risk assessments, third-party risk management, information security, liaison with physical security, business continuity planning, audit and examination findings management, and compiling risk reporting for the Enterprise Risk Management Committee and the Board of Directors. Requirements:


1. Assist with the development and maintenance of the bank's BSA program.

2. Execute the bank's BSA program to ensure compliance with BSA and FinCEN requirements.

3. Conduct BSA risk assessments on a risk-focused basis and identify potential areas in need of further testing and remediation.

4. Prepare and file regulatory BSA reports to regulatory bodies.

5. Develop and conduct BSA training for all employees as well as the Board of Directors.

6. Remain apprised of new, and changes to existing, regulatory requirements through self-guided and external training sources.

7. Oversee fraud prevention and monitoring program through review and investigation of suspected fraud reports and liaison with law enforcement; when necessary.

8. Assist in tracking remediation plans and responding to audit and exam findings.

9. Assist the SVP Risk Management in conducting risk assessments of varying degrees of granularity for integration into formal enterprise risk management framework.

10. Assists with the evaluation of risk for new products and services for review by the Enterprise Risk Management Committee.

11. Assist with completing and monitoring department projects such as third-party risk management, information security, consultation on physical security program, business continuity planning, implementing formal data governance framework and record retention standards, and periodic review of user access privileges.

12. Engagement with external auditors and regulators and provide information as required for audits and exams.


  • Bachelor's degree in Management, Finance, or Accounting from four-year college or university or equivalent combination of education and experience.

The ideal candidate will have:
  • Minimum 5 years of related experience
  • Prior experience in BSA and Fraud monitoring, detection, and reporting in a financial institution.
  • Prior experience with a regulatory agency such as the FDIC, FRB, OCC, IDOB, or FINCEN, or internal auditing is preferred.
Other Skills and Abilities
  • Strong math skills; add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word processing software, Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software, accounting software, internet software, and database software
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Working knowledge of BSA requirements
  • Working knowledge of loan policies and procedures
  • Working knowledge of common fraud schemes used against community financial institutions and/or their customers
  • Working knowledge of common risks associated with community banking models; including credit, liquidity, market, operational, legal, reputational, and strategic risks.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills; ability to function well and independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions and instruct others, interpret documents, understand procedures, write reports and correspondence, speak clearly to customers and employees
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and shifts
  • Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation


Recent jobs at Availa Bank

Viewed: 194 times
« Go back to category
Is this job ad fake? Report it!   
Recommend to a friend
« Home