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Cash & Trade Processing Associate Analyst 2 (OFAC Analyst - Global Payment Operations)

Job Req ID 21300450 Primary Location Getzville, New York Job Category Operations - Transaction Services
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A 2nd Level OFAC Analyst is responsible for reviewing and researching funds transfer that contain potential matches to government sanctions or internal watch list. This includes determining if there is a true match, performing and documenting research, reporting, and escalating to compliance units when appropriate. In addition, the analyst will perform similar functions on additional products such as CitiChecking, CitiDirect, CSAW and CitiFT.

Key Responsibilities: 

• Review and action payment transactions held for sanction related matches

• Investigate and obtain additional information to make a sound decision

• Engage and escalate to various compliance and AML teams when appropriate

• Prepare and compile reports

• Identify repetitive false hits

• Identify opportunities for process improvement and follow through on implementation

• Understand payment processing and formats


  • College degree preferred 

    Analytical and deductive reasoning skills 

    Banking and payment knowledge including Swift, FED, Chips is preferred

    Understanding of regulatory  practices in AML, OFAC and sanctions is preferred 

    Ability to work in high-volume, high pressure processing environment 

    Ability to multi-task and prioritize 

    Strong verbal and written communication 

    Related experience in funds transfer and/or sanction screening 

    Strong computer skills including Word and Excel 

    College degree preferred 

    Must be able to work occasional weekends

    Education Level: Associates Degree

    Primary Location: NAM-USA-Buffalo

    Job Category: Transaction Processing

    Schedule: Full-time

    Shift: Day Job -Monday - Friday  9am- 7:00 pm

    Employee Status: Regular

    Travel: No

    Grade/Level: B10

    Relocation: No

    Office Location / Address: 540 CrossPoint Parkway, Getzville, NY

This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.


Job Family Group:

Operations - Transaction Services


Job Family:

Cash Management


Time Type:

Full time


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