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AML/KYC Account Opening Associate

Location : Tampa FL
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Reference Code : GR-TPA
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 2-3
Required Education : Bachelors Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No


A top growing community bank in Tampa, FL is seeking an AML/BSA Account Opening Associate to help on a client on-boarding project. This is a temporary opportunity with possibility of extensions. 


 


Would you happen to know anyone with these set of skills or interested?


 


 The AML/KYC Account Opening Associate plays a critical role in the setup of clients. They have strong working knowledge of performing due diligence, Enhanced Due Diligence and quality assurance functions and ensure that the firms KYC and AML requirements are met for all clients.  The AML/KYC AML/KYC Account Opening Associate will also review and validate client records, perform searches, conduct EDD and request supporting evidence for OFAC/Sanction screening and negative media cases. 


 


Responsibilities



  • Review and approval of KYC documentation, information, research and Due Diligence for new and existing clients and make sure accounts are in compliance to banks policies

  • Complete and review CTR

  • Develop a strong working relationship with team members, AML Compliance, Quality Assurance and banks clients

  • Perform EDD and media searches on clients and related parties

  • Ensure proper escalation, vetting and approval of Negative Media and AML/Sanctions Alerts

  • Liaise with internal teams discuss AML/KYC requirements and convey KYC approval status

  • Ensure all policy required client documents/records are complete and accurate

  • Assist with audits and AML/KYC related issues     

  • Assist with departmental projects 


 


 


 



Qualifications



  • B.A. Degree or equivalent 

  • Minimum 2-3 years' experience in financial services operations, compliance, or client service preferred

  • Knowledge of AML, CIP, EDD and KYC regulatory requirements

  • AML/KYC experience needed-  CAMS certification is a plus

  • Strong working experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • General understanding of banking businesses and products is a plus


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