Director, BSA Governance

Hicksville, NY, United States - Corporate/Back-Office - Posted Nov 14, 2019
Requisition Number: 190000W3

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Responsibilities include working with the Bank's BSA/AML/OFAC Officer to develop and maintain effective BSA/AML/OFAC policies and procedures, perform annual risk assessments, maintain the BSA/AML/OFAC training program, and assist with regulatory examinations and internal audit reviews. Additional responsibilities include preparing the monthly management report for the Board of Directors and to develop quantitative and qualitative metrics to identify key trends and risks. 


Develop and periodically update all policies and procedures to ensure the Bank is adhering fully with all applicable rules, regulations, and guidance. Stay abreast of BSA/AML related regulatory changes and industry trends to ensure the Bank's policies and procedures meet industry standards. Perform annual BSA/AML and OFAC risk assessments to objectively measure the effectiveness of existing controls, evaluate risk mitigation efforts, and determine residuals risks. Responsible for the creation and maintenance of the Bank's BSA/AML/OFAC training program and for targeted training for the BSA Department and relevant BPOs. Assist with internal audit reviews and regulatory examinations. Coordinate responses to internal audit and examination findings with the appropriate BSA Department personnel. Coordinate and prepare monthly presentation for the Board of Directors and Risk Assessment Committee. Develop a set of qualitative and quantitative metrics which will help in identifying key trends and risks. Research BSA/AML/OFAC related issues as they occur and provide appropriate clarification or interpretation to the BSA/AML Officer based on applicable rules, regulations, and guidance. Perform special projects, and additional duties and responsibilities as required. Where applicable and when performing the responsibilities of the job, employees are accountable to maintain Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and adhere to internal control policies and procedures.


Bachelor's degree in business, finance or a related field. Juris Doctor a plus. Minimum of ten (10) years of progressive experience in a senior BSA/AML/OFAC position in a large bank or financial services institution. Additional BSA related training/certification preferred.


Excellent knowledge of BSA/AML and OFAC requirements and regulations. Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office. Strong research, analysis and problem solving skills. Strong project management and presentation skills. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Ability to exercise sound judgment. 


Based in Westbury, NY, New York Community Bank is a New York State-chartered savings bank serving customers throughout Metro New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Arizona and Florida. At September 30, 2018, the Company had assets of $51.2 billion, deposits of $30.3 billion, and stockholder's equity of $6.8 billion. 

New York Community Bank serves customers through over 250 branches featuring a divisional structure: Queens County Savings Bank, Roslyn Savings Bank, Richmond County Savings Bank, Roosevelt Savings Bank and Atlantic Bank in New York; Garden State Community Bank in New Jersey; Ohio Savings Bank in Ohio; and AmTrust Bank in Florida and Arizona. With a longstanding reputation of strength, stability and service, NYCB is proud to be committed to the communities it serves. To learn more about the NYCB Family of Banks visit us at .

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