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Senior Auditor - AML/BSA in Buffalo, NY at Key Bank- Corporate

Date Posted: 3/16/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    239 Van Rensselaer Street
    Buffalo, NY
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

KeyBank’s Risk Review Group is the third line of defense and is responsible for

  • Providing independent and objective perspective 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 an independent and aggregate view of risk.
  • Providing recommendations to improve risk management practices.
  • Providing objective review of accountabilities, escalation activities, and quality/timeliness of issues resolution.
The Risk Review Group offers work life balance through limited to no travel, flexible schedules and the potential to telecommute up to two days a week. The Risk Review Group also has career path planning and supports professional growth by supporting the pursuit of relevant certifications.
The Senior Auditor is responsible for conducting internal audits of various business functions with a focus on BSA/AML and OFAC compliance.
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:
  • Perform regulatory research to understand the AML/BSA and OFAC risks associated with the audit.
  • Hold discussions with line of business personnel to identify the applicable AML/BSA and OFAC controls that mitigate the applicable the AML/BSA and OFAC risks.
  • Independently document walkthroughs, which demonstrate the auditor’s understanding of the identified risks and controls.
  • Execute and document testing performed over identified controls in accordance with Institute of Internal Auditors and internal Risk Review Group standards.
  • Document and communicate audit findings with the internal Risk Review Group team and line of business personnel.
  • Leading smaller scale audits and projects.
The Senior Auditor should possess the following skillsets:
  • Desire to learn BSA/AML and OFAC regulatory requirements.
  • Independent ability to multi-task and prioritize projects.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to build relationships with clients and teammates.


  • 2+ years of Audit experience or 4+ years of SAR/AML Investigations experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree

*Position may be located in either Cleveland or Buffalo.


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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