Compliance Analyst

Compliance Analyst

  • Location

    New York, United States

  • Sector:

    Compliance & Financial Crime

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  • Contact:

    Paul McGuinness

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Compliance Analyst – Financial Intelligence (Midtown, Manhattan)

In this position, you will assist with the on-boarding process for establishing new accounts for high risk clients.  If you have strong research and analytical skills, and a desire to leverage or acquire knowledge relate dto conducting due diligence review for digital currencies, this immediate opportunity might be a fit!


Primary responsibilities include:

  • Review high risk account documentation; ensure information is adequate, complete, and work with business personnel to obtain missing information

  • Conduct Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) research and complete reports on high risk clients; ensure new accounts meet Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Anti-Money Laundering (AML), and other Compliance requirements as directed by Federal and State regulations

  • Review and conduct Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) for high risk clients such as Digital/Virtual Currency Exchanges, Money Service Businesses and/or Investment/Hedge Funds

  • Communicate with Private Client Groups and Middle Office Operations regarding general compliance regulations, BSA and Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements; provide updates, obtain information, and advice on policies and procedures as necessary

  • Draft Suspicious Activity Reports and make recommendations

  • Assist with the Bank’s compliance risk assessment program and Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) reviews



  • Minimum of year 1 of Compliance experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified above; 2 + years and commercial banking experience preferred

  • Core knowledge of compliance regulations in the financial industry and demonstrated experience with money laundering patterns, BSA, PATRIOT Act, and other regulations required

  • Knowledge of Digital Currencies, Fintech and/or Investment Fund industry strongly preferred

  • Experience working in a Bank, on-boarding high risk commercial clients, reviewing various business types and documentation highly preferred

  • Experience with Actimize or LexisNexis preferred 

  • Strong analytical, research, and problem solving skills

  • Strong communication (verbal/written) and customer service skills

  • Detail oriented, organized and able to work well under pressure

  • High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree in Legal, Criminal Justice, Accounting, or Finance preferred