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AML / OFAC Compliance Officer

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About Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (Crédit Agricole CIB)

Crédit Agricole CIB is the corporate and investment banking arm of Credit Agricole Group, the 12th largest banking group worldwide in terms of tier 1 capital (The Banker, July 2021). Nearly 8,600 employees across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa support the Bank's clients, meeting their financial needs throughout the world. Crédit Agricole CIB offers its large corporate and institutional clients a range of products and services in capital markets activities, investment banking, structured finance, commercial banking and international trade. The Bank is a pioneer in the area of climate finance, and is currently a market leader in this segment with a complete offer for all its clients.

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Job description

Business type

Types of Jobs - Compliance / Financial Security

Job title

AML / OFAC Compliance Officer

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Job summary



The position's responsibilities include the following: monitoring transactions utilizing various internal systems in order to verify that the Bank's activity is in compliance with various laws and regulations, reviewing and validating high risk KYC files, conducting quality assurance reviews to ensure that the Bank's AML policies and procedures are being adhered to.  He/she is expected to have knowledge of current anti-money laundering regulations, policies and requirements as per the Bank Secrecy Act, and the USA Patriot Act.   



Key Responsibilities:


Review and validation of High Risk KYC files to ensure completeness and compliance with Bank policies and Regulatory Requirements.

Review and issue regulatory guidance to Bank staff on proposed activities and transactions.

Assist with the review and validation of the Bank’s Transaction Filtering and Monitoring Programs, as is required by NYS DFS Part 504 regulations.

Review daily transactions to ensure that all activity is in compliance w/ current BSA/AML regulatory standards.

Responsible for review of daily reports and reconciliations of all daily transaction and customer uploads within compliance databases.

Conduct investigations on individuals and activity that are deemed possibly suspicious.

File Suspicious Activity Reports for confirmed Suspicious Activity.

Assist in screening live payments for potential sanctions violations.

Assist with analysis of data for the Bank's BSA/AML and OFAC Risk Assessments.



Management and Reporting:


The position reports directly to the Head of AML/OFAC Compliance.




Key Internal Contacts:


The employee will most likely interact on a regular basis with the Client On Boarding group, Front Office personnel, Head Office Compliance personnel, and IT support.




Key External Contacts:


The employee may have occasion to interact with external auditors and/or regulators during exams.

Position location

Geographical area

America, United States Of America



Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Level of minimal experience

3-5 years


3-5 years of experience

Required skills


  • Knowledge of US AML and OFAC regulations


  • CAMS Certification
  • Knowledge of International AML and Sanctions regulations
  • IT Knowledge of Payment systems
  • IT Knowledge of AML tools