BSA/AML Analyst - Remote Within Footprint

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Due to work requirements, candidates must be located within Wisconsin, Illinois, or Minnesota.

Job Summary
This rewarding role is a direct opportunity to protect the community by assisting law enforcement in their mission to combat criminal activity, focused on detecting and stopping financial crime, money laundering, human trafficking, drug trafficking, and terrorist financing. The individual in this role will review information from a variety of sources to identify potentially suspicious activity and is empowered to make risk-based decisions on each case to determine the appropriate course of action. The work is fast-paced and requires an analytical mindset, the ability to summarize information in a concise and digestible format, as well as the ability to use a variety of computer systems and applications. The position includes ongoing training and certification opportunities, as well as opportunities for future career growth.

Job Accountabilities

  • Conduct investigations by utilizing the bank's resources: i.e. system software, reports, databases, and system applications.
  • Conduct analysis on customer and transactional data to make determinations of irregular activity or customer profile changes through understanding of industry norms, historical customer activity and regulatory definitions of suspicious activity.
  • Exercise solid judgment while examining, identifying and documenting suspicious activity behaviors and patterns. When appropriate escalate and/or refer problem accounts or customer based on applicable procedures.
  • Document all findings in a centralized case management system, to include writing a detailed narrative supporting your findings. This may include the completion of a Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) when necessary.
  • Understanding and adhering to all applicable regulatory compliance, including performing required reporting.
  • Maintain a high degree of professional competence in the area of the BSA, Financial Crime and investigations through self-study, webinars/seminars, professional organizations, and other internal or external training.
  • Assist with all other departmental tasks; such as, creation of metrics, reporting, testing, threshold analysis, tuning.


  • Associate's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience Risk, compliance, audit, banking, business or related field Required

  • 1-2 years Risk, compliance, audit, banking, business or related field Required
  • 2-4 years Risk, compliance, audit, banking, business or related field Preferred
Licenses and Certifications

  • CAMS-Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist , Preferred
  • Other CFE-Certified Fraud Examiner , Preferred

Compliance Statement
Fully complies with all applicable enterprise policies and procedures. Acts in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations as outlined in training materials, including but not limited to Bank Secrecy Act. Responsible for reporting suspicious activity to Financial Intelligence. Responsible to report all customer complaints as prescribed and procedure violations to management or HR. Responsible to report ethical concerns as needed to Associated's anonymous Ethics Hotline.

Associated Bank is committed to working diligently with any colleague who needs an accommodation perform the essential functions of the job. Please contact the Leaves & Accommodations office to request an accommodation.

Job Identification 2111644
Job Category "Audit, Risk, Compliance", "RequisitionType" : "Professional", "JobGrade" : "B Rewards Package_Risk00013", "RequisitionId" : 300000936511787
Posting Date 2021-12-02, 16:52
Degree Level Associate's Degree or equivalent experience
Job Schedule Full time
Job Shift Day