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Compliance Analyst

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Date: Feb 14, 2019

Location: San Juan, PR

Full Time Opportunity

General Description

Performs ongoing monitoring analysis of transactions to assure compliance with Bank Secrecy Bank (BSA), USA Patriot Act, Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Currency Transaction Reporting (CTR), Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR), OFAC, among others US Financial Institutions regulations. Stay abreast of changes to federal and state banking laws and regulations affecting the management, operations and product offering of the Bank. Collaborate in the assessment of money laundering/terrorist financing risk and recommend actions to be taken and/or controls to be followed. Ensure Know Your Customer documentation is complete and up to date.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyzes customer transactions to validate that are aligned to their profiles.
  • Identify any unusual patterns, behaviors of transactions, among others.
  • Collect supporting documentation to sustenance the analysis.
  • Redact a detailed analysis with the customer descriptions, chronicle of events, transactions observed, identified patterns and the conducted rational for the final recommended decision.
  • Escalate for investigation, customers with unusual or suspicious transactions, that may be an indicative of possible money laundering.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from a four –Year College or University.
  • Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist certification (CAMS) preferred.


  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience in Banking Industry, Compliance or Risk Management.
  • General knowledge of AML, BSA, USA Patriot Act and OFAC regulatory requirements.
  • Knowledge of all applicable banking policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
  • Previous BSA/AML, fraud, loss prevention or corporate security investigative experience, or experience analyzing customer financial activity for unusual behavior, preferred.

Other Qualifications

  • Analytical skills
  • Knowledge of banking systems and products.
  • Ability to present information in a concise and effective manner.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively in Spanish and English both orally and in writing.
  • Highly Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and delivery dates
  • Ability to work under pressure, maintaining the quality of the work
  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours as necessary.



Analytical Discipline

Business Excellence

Change Agent


Collaboration & Teamwork

Customer Centric

Self Development



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