SVP, BSA/AML Program Head - Axiom Bank, N.A. - Maitland, FL

At Axiom Bank, you will be part of a diverse team in an environment that promotes collaboration, accountability, respect, and high ethical standards. We encourage you to aim for the sky and leverage your expertise and passion to excel. You’ll also have opportunities to help improve the communities we have been serving since 1963. Axiom Bank is a growing, dynamic organization – this is an exciting time to get on board! General Responsibilities The SVP, BSA/AML Program Head ensures that all departments within the Bank are compliant with BSA/AML and OFAC requirements and is responsible for helping to oversee the day-to-day monitoring, reporting, and control processes within the BSA/AML Compliance department. This position is responsible for the BSA, AML and OFAC risk assessment processes, the maintenance of the Bank’s BSA/AML automated surveillance monitoring software, policy and procedure updates, management and committee reporting, and regular reviews to document controls and the quality of work. The BSA/AML Program Head is actively engaged with other departments within the bank to clarify BSA requirements and ensuring that their policies and procedures cover necessary BSA elements. Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities The Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) / Anti-Money Laundering lead is responsible for coordinating the development, implementation and administration of all aspects of the corporate-wide Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Compliance Program in accordance with regulatory guidelines and will act as the Bank’s BSA program head. Oversee BSA / AML audits and examinations including activities to achieve timely closure and validation of regulatory findings (MRAs / MRIAs) Responsible for hiring, retention and resource utilization of all BSA / AML staff Ensure disposition of law enforcement subpoenas are handled in a timely and efficient manner Ensure correct and timely filing of all required filings (including, but not limited to CTRs, SARs, and the MLR) Prepare and present enterprise risk / compliance committee and Board level reports related to BSA/AML compliance. Ensure that all required internal and regulatory BSA/AML documents are prepared and approved in accordance with regulatory and Bank guidance (including, but not limited to the CIP Policy, OFAC Policy, BSA/AML/OFAC risk assessments, related policies and procedures, and high-risk reviews) Interact with external auditors and examiners. Provide direction and leadership for the development of applicable BSA/AML/OFAC training for new and existing bank staff. Supervise BSA team lead and the payment solutions team and ensure each meets the expectations of the position. Maintains proficient knowledge of the rules and regulations, including but not limited to, the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), USA Patriot Act, and OFAC. Supervision of Personnel Oversight for BSA/AML team and the payment solutions team Working Conditions This position is performed in a regular office work environment. The incumbent will be expected to be able to work Monday through Friday and work will mainly be performed at the Maitland location; occasional evening and weekend work may be required. Flexibility with work location and hours may be granted if circumstances permit.
Travel 0 – 25 percent Qualifications Summary Education Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in addition to 20+ years of banking and finance experience required ACAMS Certification preferred Experience More than 10 years of experience in fraud, BSA/AML, investigations of financial crimes transactions or policy violations, risk management or compliance. Minimum 10 years’ experience with high level investigations and interacting with senior management in a BSA/AML leadership role. Must have experience writing and filing SARs Knowledge & Skills: Extensive knowledge of Bank Secrecy Act, USA PATRIOT Act, Money Laundering Control Act, Office of Foreign Asset Control Excellent communication and written skills Ability to collaborate and work well with all bank departments, technology partners Demonstrated ability to coach staff and manage performance Must be able to meet deadlines and resolve problems in a timely manner Strong verbal and written communications skills Demonstrated project management skills Proficient in computer software and applications including Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel. Ability to prioritize effectively and multitask as necessary Other Duties - Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these tasks. If you need an accommodation, please contact us at hr@axiombanking.com) Supporting communities. Improving lives. Working together toward your future. At Axiom Bank® we believe in working together for a brighter future. Through our environment of collaboration and camaraderie, we offer a uniquely fun and rewarding place to develop your career. Axiom Bank is headquartered in Central Florida and has 23 branch locations, with 22 branches located inside select Walmart Supercenters®. Working in our Branches: Our innovative in-store branch model makes working at Axiom Bank unlike any other traditional banking institution. Set in a retail environment, our bankers are empowered to engage with customers, developing relationships that improve lives and strengthen communities. We believe in the value of promoting a healthy work/life balance and are committed to recognizing the role everyone plays in our ongoing success through competitive benefits, as well as the guidance you need to learn new skills and shape our business and future. We proudly offer the following benefits to our Full Time Employees: 11 Paid Holidays Generous Paid Time Off Matching 401(k) Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits Company Paid Life, AD&D Insurance, Plus 100% Company Paid Short and Long Term Disability In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Axiom Bank are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Axiom Bank does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening. Axiom Bank will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. It is the policy of Axiom Bank to conduct background, credit reference and drug screening tests as a condition of employment. Drug Free Workplace. EOE/AA/Minority, Female, Disabled, Veteran. Eligibility Requirements: All applications for employment must be submitted through the Axiom Bank Job board, https://axiombanking.com to be considered. You must be 18 years or older You must have a high school diploma or equivalent You must be willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process If currently an Axiom Bank employee, you must have been in your current position for a minimum of 1 year, have at least a "consistently meets expectations" performance rating and have the approval of your manager to post or the approval of your manager and HR to apply if you don't meet the time-in-job performance requirement. Axiom Bank is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for employment or contractor opportunities. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Axiom Bank via e-mail, the Internet, or directly to hiring managers in any form without valid written search agreement executed by an Authorized Officer at Axiom Bank for that specific position will be deemed the sole property of Axiom Bank and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired as a result of the referral or through other means.

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