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Compliance Officer in Brooklyn, OH at KeyBank

Date Posted: 4/1/2021

Job Snapshot

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    4900 Tiedeman Road
    Brooklyn, OH
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Job Description

The Compliance Officer role is a senior level analyst role reporting to the Financial Crimes Governance, Enterprise Team Manager. The Compliance Officer maintains a solid knowledge of BSA, AML and OFAC regulatory requirements, with a special focus in OFAC and sanctions. The successful candidate possesses strong organizational, communication, and leadership skills and will be called upon to support, and in some cases lead, various initiatives that enhance upon the bank’s AML/BSA compliance program. The successful candidate will possess the ability to work independently, be a thought leader, and execute upon strategies that mitigate AML/BSA/OFAC risk to the bank.

Essential Job Functions:
The Compliance Officer will be responsible for oversight and providing guidance/support on the following:
  • Solid knowledge of AML/BSA/OFAC banking regulations
  • Provide support to the FCG OFAC Team manager with the planning, prioritization, tracking, and reporting of projects/initiatives and program enhancements from across the OFAC program.
  • Serves as source of subject matter compliance expertise on various OFAC risks, participating in resolving compliance issues and promoting effective and consistent management of risks.
  • Support process improvement activities
  • Provide support to the FCG OFAC Team manager with the day-to-day operations of the team and tasks, managing workload, task assignments, oversight of QC and production
  • Help ensure lines of communication between the departments and business units/entities executing compliance requirements remain open and aligned with processes to gain efficiencies, avoid unnecessary redundancies, and coincide with business and customer risk
  • Appropriately and promptly escalate issues/concerns to management
  • Demonstrate a proficient understanding of Key’s Products and Services, Lines of Business, Delivery Channels, and Organizational Structure.
  • Participate in new business initiatives (BID) and Third-Party Management activities. Identify risks to Key’s AML/OFAC program and assist with crafting appropriate control procedure requirements.
  • Participate in BID and TPM contract review to ensure that AML/OFAC risk mitigation requirements are met.
  • Assist with management of TPM process and oversee the TPM vendor effectiveness processes and testing.
  • Effectively and professionally interact with internal audit and /or regulatory agency personnel including answering examination information requests, addressing examination findings and discussing compliance processes and policies.
  • Provide support to the FCG OFAC team manager with prioritization and tracking of findings, remediation plans, and audit interactions both internal/external
  • Maintain an ongoing thoughtful, collaborative, yet firm oversight relationship with the business
  • Effectively partner and establish trusted relationships with LOB contacts, senior level management, the law group, marketing and others regarding corporate-wide compliance issues
  • Promote a proactive compliance culture, delivering advice and guidance to the business/support functions.
  • Other complex compliance duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
  • At least 5 – 7 years of AML/BSA/OFAC banking compliance experience.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required, with advanced degree(s) desired.
  • Excellent organizational and initiative management skills.
  • Excellent analytical and investigative skills
  • Excellent writing skills and the ability to succinctly convey information to senior business and compliance management
  • Exceptional ability to manage or otherwise support multiple programs in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities and significant time preasures
  • Strong attention to detail
  • High ethical standards.
  • Understanding of Risk, Control, and Self-Assessment (RCSA) processes and Governance Risk & Control (GRC-Archer) system access and functionality is desired
  • CAMS certification desired.


KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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