• BSA/AML QC & Testing Associate Director or Director

    Job Locations
    US-CA-San Francisco | US-CA-Newport Beach | US-CA-Los Angeles | US-NY-New York | US-MA-Boston

    Reporting to the Vice President of QC & Testing within the BSA/AML department, the QC & Testing Associate Director will be responsible for conducting testing of BSA/AML, Sanctions, FCPA compliance and fraud related controls throughout the Bank.  As part of the second line of defense function, the QCT Associate Director will execute the review coverage based on review objectives, regulatory requirements, and risks.


    • Perform BSA/AML, sanctions, FCPA, and fraud related testing at the Enterprise level, business or support units, and bank subsidiaries.
    • Assess compliance with BSA/sanctions related regulations and established Bank policies and procedures and identify any potential and emerging BSA/sanctions/fraud risks or issues.
    • Identify, test, and evaluate related controls and processes.
    • Perform validation of remediation activities to ensure control issues are effectively resolved.
    • Perform special reviews or projects, if necessary.
    • Maintain a current awareness and understanding of the regulatory environment and a working knowledge of regulations related to BSA, sanctions, and FCPA.
    • Assist in other duties as assigned.


    -Minimum of 5 years in audit, regulatory compliance examination, or second line of defense testing background.

    -Minimum of 5 years of experience in BSA/AML/sanctions requirements.

    -Ability to work independently and in team, organize tasks efficiently, and perform testing function accurately.

    -Working knowledge of BSA/AML and sanctions laws and regulations as well as background in internal controls, risk management, and best practices.

    -Strong analytical skills to identify, document, present, and report issues.

    -Ability to analyze data collection or testing results to accurately reach testing conclusion and develop suggestions and recommendations.

    -Positive attitude, strong work ethic, and professional.

    -Problem solving skills with proven ability to turn findings into executable plans.

    -Ability to interact effectively with all levels of management and establish collaborative relationships with business partners.

    -Strong written and verbal communication skills.

    -Operate effectively under pressure and ability to meet deadlines.

    -Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of training and experience.

    -Professional certifications preferred (i.e. ACAMS certification, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Fraud Examiner)


    Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, to the extent consistent with applicable federal and/or state law.


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