BSA Governance Manager

Hicksville, NY, United States - Corporate/Back-Office - Posted Feb 27, 2020
Requisition Number: 2000005X

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The BSA Governance Manager works under the direction of the Dir, BSA Governance and is responsible  for assisting with the development and maintenance of effective BSA/AML/OFAC policies and procedures, performing annual risk assessments, maintaining the BSA/AML/OFAC training program, and assisting with regulatory examinations and internal audit reviews.


Assists with the development and periodic update of all BSA/AML policies and procedures to ensure the Bank is adhering fully with all applicable rules, regulations, and guidance. Maintains a deep understanding of BSA/AML related regulatory changes and industry trends to ensure the Bank’s policies and procedures meet industry standards. Performs annual BSA/AML and OFAC risk assessments to objectively measure the effectiveness of existing controls, evaluate risk mitigation efforts, and determine residuals risks. Assists with the creation and maintenance of the Bank’s BSA/AML/OFAC training program and for targeted training for the BSA Department and relevant BPOs. Assists with internal audit reviews and regulatory examinations. Assists with the development of committee presentations. Assists the BSA Officer with the annual DFS 504 certification. Coordinates responses to internal audit and examination findings with the appropriate BSA Department personnel.

Performs the BSA Department’s risk and control self-assessments.

Develops a set of qualitative and quantitative metrics which will help in identifying key trends and risks. Researches 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 preferred. Five (5) to eight (8) years of progressive experience in a senior BSA/AML/OFAC position in a bank or financial services institution.

CAMS 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 Bancorp, Inc. is the parent of a New York State-chartered bank - New York Community Bank. At September 30, 2019, the Company had assets of $52.5 billion, deposits of $31.6 billion, and stockholders' equity of $6.7 billion.

Our bank subsidiary features a divisional structure. New York Community Bank serves customers through 239 branches encompassing eight divisions: 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.

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NYCB is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, national origin, ethnicity, religion, marital status, disability, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other classification protected by the federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

This policy is applicable to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to: recruitment and selection, promotion and demotion, transfer, training and development, compensation, benefits, leaves of absence and termination. When necessary, NYCB will reasonably accommodate employees and applicants with disabilities or with religious requirements necessitating accommodation.

In addition, NYCB complies with all applicable laws which govern nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which NYCB does business.


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