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Senior Auditor - AML/ BSA in Rochester, NY at KeyBank

Date Posted: 3/26/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

KeyBank’s Risk Review Group is the third line of defense and is responsible for:
  • Providing independent and objective perspectives on KeyCorp's processes and risks through assessment and testing of the adequacy and effectiveness of Key's risk management policies and practices, and adherence to applicable laws and regulations.
  • Providing recommendations to improve risk management practices.
  • Providing an objective review of accountabilities, escalation activities, and quality/timeliness of issue resolution.
  • Contributing to an organizational culture of respect and personal accountability regarding Diversity and Inclusiveness.
  • Ability to work in a productive, collaborative, and cooperative way with a variety of people.

The Risk Review Group offers work life balance through limited to no travel, flexible schedules and the potential to telecommute. The Risk Review Group also has career path planning and supports professional growth by supporting the pursuit of relevant certifications, see the listing below.

Relevant certifications include:
  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)
  • Certified Financial Crimes Specialist (CFCS)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

The Senior Auditor will be responsible for the following:
  • Performing regulatory research to understand the AML/BSA and OFAC risks associated with the audit.
  • Holding discussions with line of business personnel to identify the applicable AML/BSA and OFAC controls that mitigate the applicable AML/BSA and OFAC risks.
  • Independently documenting walkthroughs to demonstrate the auditor’s understanding of the identified risks and controls.
  • Leading smaller scale audits of various products and business functions with a focus on BSA/AML and OFAC compliance.
  • Executing and documenting testing performed over identified controls in accordance with Institute of Internal Auditors and internal Risk Review Group standards.
  • Documenting and communicating audit findings with the internal Risk Review Group team and line of business personnel.

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in audit required; AML/BSA experience is preferred
  • Desire to learn BSA/AML and OFAC regulatory requirements.
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Relevant professional certifications such as CPA, CAMS, CIA, etc. at time of hire preferred
  • Independent ability to multi-task and prioritize projects.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to build relationships with clients and teammates


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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