OFAC Analyst

Manhattan Permanent USD115,000 - USD130,000 per year
  • Opportunity to join a Dynamic Compliance Team
  • Client will move quickly with qualified candidates

About Our Client

Our client is an Foreign Correspondent Bank located in Manhattan, NY.

Job Description

Key responsibilities:

  • Perform 1st and/or 2nd level reviews for transactions flagged in Bank's interdictions software and annotate flagged transactions to accurately reflect disposition
  • Escalate potential matches to OFAC Manager and facilitate transaction investigations as necessary to ensure compliance with applicable U.S. Sanction regulations, other relevant global sanctions requirements, and internal policies and procedures
  • Investigate potential matches, including preparing Requests for Information (RFIs) inquiries and performing timely follow-up as necessary to ensure receipt of information, to determine compliance with all applicable regulations and internal policies and procedures
  • Input and update manual entries to Bank's User Reject List
  • Complete quality control reviews of Head Office alert reviews and cases
  • Assist OFAC manager in compiling information to assist management in ascertaining OFAC risk and responding to information request
  • Assist in validating OFAC SDN list updates and perform routine maintenance of system reference lists

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 3+ years of experience in financial services in OFAC and/or BSA/AML
  • Certified Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS) certification preferred
  • Familiarity with U.S. BSA/AML & OFAC Laws and Regulations
  • Familiarity with SWIFT, FED wire messages, Corporate Banking and Financial Institutions business and relevant products / services (e.g. Letters of Credit, Trade Finance, Clearing)
  • Superior written and verbal skills to communicate with fellow staff
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

What's on Offer

Our Client Offers:

  • Competitive Salary package
  • Competitive Benefits package
  • Hybrid Work Week
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Job summary

Banking & Financial Services
Sub Sector
Compliance & Legal
Financial Services
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