SSUSA Job #605: Senior Compliance Analyst

Job Description

Senior Compliance Analyst 

The System Compliance analyst incumbent is responsible for supporting Three (3) Compliance Operation areas; Account Control Group, Transaction Examination Support and Transaction Surveillance Unit of our Bank.



Perform development, documentation, testing, and maintenance of Fircosoft application routing rules, good guys and exceptions. Specifically, writing rules after each sanction list updates to ensure that negative false hits are maintained at minimum by performing daily testing before rules are promoted to production environment

  • Coordinate and act as liaison with IT for all Compliance Operations projects and project issues reporting 
  • Create test scripts, execute test scripts, document test results and overall support testing of Compliance software change requests
  • Develop and update business requirements documentation in coordination with appropriate Compliance Operations departments
  • Perform Compliance Operations analytics
  • Perform SQL queries against compliance databases in order to supply reports or ad-hoc data
  • Participate in systems tuning, upgrades, and testing for all compliance operations applications
  • Report daily activity to Management


Must have extensive knowledge of Fircosoft application specifically ability to create rules, write exceptions and good guy list

  • Must be able to work independently when testing the money transfer traffic after every SDN list updates to ensure that rules and exceptions are up to date and number of false alerts is kept at minimum
  • Ability to write advanced SQL in order to create ad-hoc queries or perform searches against a database whenever a subpoena or FinCen request
  • Must be able to write business requirements, conduct training and do presentations




  • Thorough understanding of legal aspects and recordkeeping requirements of banking regulations relating to money transfer (especially Bank Secrecy Act, USA PATRIOT Act)
  • Knowledge of Montran Java GPS, Actimize AML, Actimize Fraud and/or FircoSoft helpful (experience on similar funds transfer/filtering systems may substitute)
  • Advanced SQL skills and basic understanding of accounting principles and practices
  • Ability to use Microsoft suite to produce reports, Familiarity with Lotus Notes for email and databases
  • Effective communication skills to convey information to a variety of staff levels, up to senior management

Minimum of 2-4 years' relevant experience in compliance with understanding of SDLC process

  • Thorough understanding of  sanctioned screening software (ie)Fircosoft, KYC and AML applications
  • Thorough understanding of legal aspects and record-keeping requirements of banking regulations relating to money transfer (especially Bank Secrecy Act, USA PATRIOT Act)
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience


Ability to write advanced Oracle SQL queries and thorough understanding of databases

  • Ability to use the Microsoft Suite to produce reports, etc., obtained by study and experience
  • Ability to develop training programs including material, training and presentations
  • High level skills to develop test scripts and detect “bugs” in software development; obtained by study and experience
  • Strong skills to effectively communicate with other departments within the company, up to senior management; obtained by experience
  • Team oriented (coordination with peers)
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and demands of stakeholders 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment (hundreds of decisions per day)
  • Ability to work night shift from time to time in order to support Compliance night shift Money Transfer operations




Job Location
Jersey City/New York City

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