BSA Analyst (New Orleans, LA)

| New Orleans, LA
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JOB FUNCTION / SUMMARY:

The Bank Secrecy Act Analyst 2 (BSA Analyst 2) is responsible for analyzing customer and account information to assess risks or money laundering and terrorist financing red flags and recommend appropriate reporting and other actions to mitigate risks to the Bank. Duties may include recommending SAR file/no action decisions, preparing SAR forms for management review and submission, assessing customer due diligence information and assigning customer risk ratings, and recommending account closure.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Specific duties are dependent on the functional area within the BSA Department, and may include:

  • Examine automated system alerts and/or monitoring reports to determine if situations meet the established criteria for investigating suspected fraudulent or problem accounts.
  • Conduct analysis of customer and transactional information to identify potential suspicious or high risk situations based on a thorough understanding of money laundering red flags, historical customer activity and regulatory definitions of suspicious activity, and recommend appropriate actions to mitigate risk to the Bank, including submitting a Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) and/or account closure.
  • Prepare accurate, thorough SAR's for management's review and submission.
  • Maintain detailed documentation on each case file to provide support of findings and recommended actions.
  • Review Customer Due Diligence/Enhanced Due Diligence information and customer risk scores to insure information is complete, accurate, and current, and risk ratings are appropriate, and recommend actions to mitigate risks to the bank, including possible account closure

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, & KNOWLEDGE:
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of banking experience required; BSA/AML, financial crime, risk management, or compliance experience preferred.
  • Certified Anti-money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) is preferred.
  • Exhibits strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi task and prioritize workload in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and conceptual skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.


ESSENTIAL MENTAL & PHYSICAL REQUIRMENTS:
  • Ability to work under stress
  • Ability to operate related equipment to perform the essential job functions
  • Ability to read and interpret documents required to perform the essential job functions
  • Ability to travel if required to perform the essential job functions
  • Ability to lift/move/carry approximately 10 pounds if required to perform the essential job functions. If the employee is unable to lift/move/carry this weight and can be accommodated without causing the department/division an "undue hardship" then the employee must be accommodated; hence omitting lifting/moving/carrying as a physical requirement.

DISCLAIMER

This job description is only valid as of the date it was revised. Please contact the HR Compensation Department to obtain the latest version. Information contained herein should be treated as confidential to Hancock Holding Company.

NOTHING IN THIS JOB DESCRIPTION RESTRICTS MANAGEMENT'S RIGHT TO ASSIGN OR REASSIGN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES TO THE JOB AT ANY TIME

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious beliefs, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or history of disability, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, disabled veteran, or other protected characteristics as required by federal, state and local laws.
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Hancock Whitney operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in New Orleans, LA and Gulfport, MS. Hancock Whitney was founded in 1899. It has 3969 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 17 open jobs at Hancock Whitney, click here.
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