Senior BSA Analyst

Job ID
1600 Redbud Boulevard
# of Openings
City, State


The Senior BSA Analyst will work closely with the BSA Officer to ensure consistent quality and management of project deadlines, as well as serve as a point of escalation and subject matter expert for analysts and branch personnel alike to resolve issues and inquiries based on knowledge of BSA/AML regulations in combination with bank policies and procedures.


  • Manage, develop, and implement BSA/AML/OFAC/USA Patriot Act monitoring systems and software; establish standards to minimize false positives; work with vendor to resolve issues and perform upgrades; Perform self-validation on a regular basis to maintain data integrity
  • Ensure alerts meet quality standards and data was accurately collected and documented, including alerts, investigations, or Suspicious Activity Reports; Know Your Customer information; relevant account and transaction data; plus any other required information to assist in the investigation
  • Coordinate and assist in the administration of independent, state, and federal regulator audits and exams; implement recommendations and changes to the program based upon findings
  • Responsible for ensuring accurate and timely filing of Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR), Currency Transaction Reports (CTR), as well as handling 314(a) and 314(b) responses and inquiries with minimal supervision
  • Consult and advise with the BSA Officer on emerging risks, new or amended laws, policy and procedural changes, or agency guidance to ensure an efficient and well organized program
  • Recommend, develop and implement regulatory and/or policy and procedural changes as needed
  • Build relationships with banking centers to ensure policies and procedures are consistent across all locations and effectively communicate information that is essential to program quality
  • Function as a key contributor and demonstrate knowledge of all AML issues as well as broader functional knowledge of customer identification requirements, due diligence, enhanced due diligence, and OFAC requirements
  • Responsible for ongoing review, self-education, and training affected bank personnel of changes related to BSA/AML/OFAC regulations and the USA Patriot Act
  • Be knowledgeable of Independent Bank products, services, customers, geographic locations, and potential money laundering and terrorist financing risks associated with those activities
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of management, legal counsel, law enforcement, regulators, and examiners while maintaining strict confidentiality
  • Manage multiple special projects in a timely and efficient manner by developing a plan of action and implementing steps needed to perform all tasks independently
  • Other job duties, as assigned.



  • College degree or previous experience in BSA compliance or related position is preferred
  • 5+ years BSA experience required
  • Knowledge of BSA and AML regulatory policies with the ability to apply and explain regulatory concepts
  • Self-starter, capable of working under minimum supervision
  • Adept at multi-tasking and meeting deadlines in high-pressure environment
  • Results oriented team player
  • Strong problem solving ability
  • Exceptional research and analytical skills with the ability to analyze large amounts of data, decipher higher risk attributes (transactional, geographical, product, customer type, etc.) and disposition appropriately.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Excellent MS Office skills (Outlook/Word/Excel/PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrate a high level of knowledge of Bank Secrecy Act and OFAC related responsibilities in the performance of daily operations to ensure adherence to bank policies and compliance with all regulatory requirements.

To be considered for this position, you must at least meet the basic qualifications.


No phone calls or direct e-mails please.


Pre-employment background screening will be conducted.


Independent Bank is an EEO/AA - M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status.


Note: The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. If you require assistance at any stage of the employment application process due to a disability, please contact Human Resources at 214-544-4777.


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