Compliance Officer in , CA at GPAC

Date Posted: 9/29/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    , CA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description


Ensures the bank is adhering to governmental regulations and laws. Works closely with the compliance officer and banking staff to guarantee the bank's policies and procedures comply with appropriate laws and regulations. Provides assistance to the BSA Officer regarding the Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Program. Performs various quality control reviews and monitoring pertaining to the Bank Secrecy Act, USA Patriot Act, Anti-Money Laundering Program, OFAC, and Customer Identification Program compliance using industry standard and regulatory guidance to ensure the Bank's compliance efforts are maintained on a daily basis. As needed, assume various officer roles to oversee specific regulations.


  • Bachelor's Degree in finance, accounting, economics, or related business is preferred; high school diploma required.
  • Knowledge of governmental regulations and laws associated with banking.
  • General knowledge and understanding of bank deposit operations, lending activities, and other related consumer banking and compliance functions.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication (written and verbal), and organizational skills.
  • Strong decision making, analytical and investigative abilities with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Display irreproachable integrity, confidentiality and objectivity.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word and Excel) and Outlook, preferable to have knowledge of and experience using AML software models.

Job Qualifications


  • Maintain current knowledge of banking laws and regulations, I.e., the Community Reinvestment Act, Bank Secrecy Act, all related anti-money laundering, OFAC, and PATRIOT Act regulations.
  • Research regulatory changes and compliance issues and assist with implementation and management of those changes and issues.
  • Assists with formulation and updates of bank policies and provides support to appropriate departments in the development of procedures to maintain bank compliance with applicable compliance statutes, regulations, and interpretations.
  • Assists with development of compliance training programs for employees throughout the organization and provides support to the training department.
  • Provides guidance and answers questions throughout course of typical business to address compliance related questions.
  • Monitors and tests compliance programs to ensure the bank complies with appropriate laws and regulations associated with lending and deposits.
  • Support the vendor management program, fraud program, and other projects, as assigned.
  • Utilize the BSA/AML/OFAC/USA Patriot Act monitoring systems to identify trends, unusual activity, and monitor large currency activity. Determine if transactions are suspicious in nature, such as kiting, significant changes in balances, cash structuring, loans payments, and certificate of deposit purchases, wire or ACH transfers, monetary instrument sales, new account openings, etc.
  • Ensure daily transactions are appropriately imported into the BSA/AML monitoring system (review Daily Audit log and process daily Vego (ACH, Teller, ATMs, Wires, Monetary Instruments and Miscellaneous) feeds).
  • Assist in preparation of Currency Transaction Reports (CTRs) for filing to FinCEN, completion of Watch List Manager (WLM) in BAM. Assist with CDD/EDD risk rating and monitoring program to include initial and ongoing assessments, and daily confirmation of EDD records for new accounts.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned.

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GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States over the past 28 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or protected veteran status.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 31 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.