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BSA Officer

Location: Chattanooga, TN

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

BSA Officer

A career at SmartBank is more than just a job, it is a family where values are upheld and hard work is recognized.  Our SmartBank team of associates are trustworthy, loyal and innovative.

We have been supporting our clients for over 10 years in Tennessee, Alabama, and Florida and are continuing to grow.  We empower our associates to treat our clients with care and to be involved in the communities we support.  We build exceptional value by fostering a work environment that respects individual needs, establishes high expectations and recognizes achievement – It is the SmartBank way.

SmartBank Associates enjoy an AMAZING benefits package that includes  -  company apparel, medical, dental, vision, long and short term disability, 401(k), EAP, life insurance and paid time off (PTO).

BSA Officers will be accountable for:

  • Coordinating and improving the Bank’s BSA/AML compliance program including OFAC, USA PATRIOT ACT, and FinCEN regulations.
  • Maintaining a current knowledge of the BSA and all related anti-money laundering and OFAC regulations; monitors legislative and regulatory developments regarding the Bank Secrecy Act and reports important compliance developments to board, management and other Bank personnel.
  • Developing and implementing policies and procedures that comply with present, new and revised regulations for monitoring suspicious activity. 
  • Monitoring Bank activities in order to enforce laws and regulations concerning BSA/AML.
  • Reviewing transactions, accounts and records to ensure any suspicious activity is detected.
  • Managing the High Risk account monitoring function, Currency Transaction Report function, and clients Exempt from Currency Transaction Reporting
  • Monitoring SAR procedures; review and file SARs.
  • Meeting and discussing current issues with the Chief Risk Officer, and prepare reports and risk monitoring activities for the Audit Committee, and Board of Directors.
  • Completing annual BSA/AML/OFAC Risk Assessment.

Ideal candidates for the role will include:

  • College Degree is preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in banking operations with extensive knowledge of Bank Secrecy Act, USA Patriot Act, Money Laundering Control Act, Office of Foreign Assets Control regulations, familiarity with key banking regulations and interpretations, knowledge of bank laws and operations, risk assessment and analysis.   


All candidates must be willing to submit to a pre-employment credit and background check.

SmartBank is an Equal Opportunity Employer 




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