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Assistant Compliance Officer

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Date: Mar 9, 2019

Location: San Juan, PR

Full Time Opportunity

General Description

Performs ongoing Quality Assurance (QA) to ensure compliance with established standards and procedures of the Surveillance and Monitoring BSA&AML Program. 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 Institution regulations. Collaborate with the revision of policies, procedures, forms or other for updating or implementing any amendment to laws, regulations or rules. Execute statistical analysis to quantify and check compliance with applicable requirements for a particular unit / process. Identify and provide recommendations in those areas that are identified as opportunities to strengthen the design and effectiveness of internal processes and controls.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Consolidate monitoring alerts to generate a statistical sampling in order of identify the alerts that will be subject to the quality assurance process.
  • Evaluate financial information and internal controls. This includes but is not limited to: analysis of alerts documentation, rationales, supporting documentations, among others.
  • Keep updated the QA results log and generate results dashboard
  • Collaborates with the annual Tuning Plan
  • Support with the data gathering for the Decision Science and Quantitative Analysis team
  • Assist with the onboarding training of new hires and


  • 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.
  • Expertise 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
  • Initiative and judgment for problem solving and decision making.
  • 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
  • Ability to work under pressure, maintaining the quality of the work
  • Excellent organizational skills for setting priorities, working with multiple tasks simultaneously, and meeting deadlines.
  • 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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