Director of BSA

First Tech Federal Credit Union
July 14, 2019
Hillsboro, OR
Job Type


First Tech is an innovative and dynamic organization with employees and leaders that provide the highest level of service every day. We are looking for a Director of BSA to join our team. Qualified candidates for this position will be a strong self-starter who is able to lead and motivate others, have high attention to detail and maintain the integrity of the company’s risk management and compliance culture.

Here's what you can expect from the job and what you need to be successful:

Job Duties

    • Minimum 7+ years’ experience leading a diverse team including hiring, coaching and performance management
    • Minimum of 3 to 5 years' experience in the compliance industry
    • Lead Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) compliance and Financial Crimes Management (FCM)-related projects, programs or processes
    • Oversee AML/BSA policy, procedures and internal control development
    • Drive an effective AML and FCM strategy, including identifying technology solutions
    • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders in the administration of risk assessments, independent audits and state and federal regulatory examinations related to AML/BSA and develop corrective action plans to address findings
    • Develop AML/BSA training programs in partnership with internal stakeholders
    • Consult with business units on changes to existing products, new products, services or operational practices and advise on AML/BSA compliance risks associated with such strategies
    • Maintain a current thorough understanding of money laundering and terrorist financing issues, including regulations, industry best practices, criminal activities and developing trends


Essential Skills

  • Extensive knowledge of US AML and Sanctions regulatory requirements, money laundering typologies and financial crimes trends
  • Ability to read and interpret statutes and regulations
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Experience leading risk management teams in the financial services industry with an emphasis on Bank Secrecy Act compliance or Financial Crimes Management
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, other related fields of study or equivalent experience
  • One or more of the following: Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified AML and Fraud Professional (CAFP), Certified Financial Crimes Specialist (CFCS)

Company Description

Unlike banks, we exist to serve our members, not to make a profit. Instead, we put our time, money, passion, experience, smarts, elbow grease and whatever else we can muster up to work for our members, employees and communities. It’s our secret weapon that turns promises into action: investment in you.

We’re committed to helping you go further with your money at every stage of your life. At more than 540,000 members, we serve the world’s most forward-thinking companies, including HP, Microsoft, Amazon, Nike and more. So follow us at First Tech and start investing in you.

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