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Federal Reserve System BSA Risk Specialist in Dallas, Texas


Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

A requirement of this position is that you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or qualify for an accommodation from the Bank's vaccination policy; the Bank will provide accommodations as needed by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated because of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

Location: #LI-Hybrid

We are dedicated to serving the public by promoting a strong financial system and a healthy economy for all. These efforts take a team of dedicated individuals doing many different jobs. Together we’re creating a workplace where talented people can thrive, and we welcome your unique background and perspective to help present the best possible solutions for our partners.

About the Role:

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is seeking an experienced Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)/Anti-money Laundering (AML) examiner or auditor who will provide enhanced leadership of supervisory activities of complex and non-complex institutions with little or no oversight. You will proactively identify and analyze AML risks through supervision and monitoring activities, to ensure institutions comply with applicable laws and regulations and maintain an effective BSA/AML program. You are responsible for preparing written reports of findings and analyzing compliance with supervisory actions where applicable.

You Will:

  • Lead and participate in supervisory activities comprised of risk management analysis, including those institutions that are larger, more complex, or problematic.

  • Confer with entity personnel to gather information and to resolve any issues that arise during supervisory activities.

  • Convey findings and conclusions to the appropriate parties.

  • Lead and participate in meetings with bank officials, other regulatory agencies, and Reserve Bank management to discuss issues of supervisory activities.

  • Participate in post-supervisory activities such as compiling, analyzing, writing, and/or proof reading all or portions of supervisory reports for distribution to the board of directors, the Board of Governors, and other regulatory agencies.

  • Obtain an in-depth awareness and familiarity with the entity through all available information, such as correspondence; applications; and regulatory, banking performance, and annual reports.

  • Participate in on-going training to hone expertise in BSA/AML/OFAC topics.

  • Regularly lead examinations and inspections in large or moderately complex job assignments.

  • Provide strong technical expertise and guidance to train and develop other examiners.

You Have:

  • Bachelors degree with emphasis in business, accounting, finance, economics, or equivalent work experience.

  • Minimum two years with commission from a federal or state banking agency with a rigorous structured training program, including demonstration of proficiency through testing and on-the-job performance.

  • Equivalent regulatory or related work experience may be substituted for the two years of commissioned work experience.

  • Exposure to a variety of examination disciplines and a broad-based knowledge of the banking industry and risk management practices.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in utilizing a variety of analytical techniques to independently solve problems.

  • Exhibits effective oral and written communication of complex issues in a cogent manner.

  • Equivalent education and/or experience may be substituted for any of the above requirements.

Our Benefits:

Our total rewards program offers benefits that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career:

  • Comprehensive healthcare options (Medical, Dental, and Vision)

  • 401K match, and a fully funded pension plan

  • Paid vacation, holidays, and volunteer hours; flexible work environment

  • Generously subsidized public transportation and free parking

  • Annual tuition reimbursement

  • Professional development programs, training and conferences

  • And more…


This position may be filled at various levels based on candidate's qualifications as determined by the department.

This role allows for the employee to work in a hybrid manner with some work conducted onsite at the Federal Reserve work location and some work conducted remotely. For this specific role, 4 days per week of work can be conducted remotely. Specific schedule details will be discussed during the recruitment process.

In addition, all candidates must undergo an enhanced background check and comply with all applicable information handling rules, and all non-U.S. citizens must sign a declaration of intent to become a U.S. citizen and pursue a path to citizenship.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that believes in the diversity of our people, ideas and experiences, and we are committed to building an inclusive culture that represents the communities we serve.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please notify your Talent Acquisition Consultant.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

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First (United States of America)

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