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Senior Compliance Analyst - Enhanced Due Diligence (Remote)

First Citizens Bank
$70,000- $90,000
Posted Apr 19
Full Time
Phoenix, Arizona


The Senior Compliance Analyst is part of FCB Financial Intelligence Unit’s Due Diligence Group team with the specific responsibilities of assessing and managing client BSA/AML risks both at initial onboarding and throughout the duration of the client’s relationship. The Senior Compliance Analyst will assist in performing trending and analysis of emerging high-risk industries and reporting/escalating results of analysis for new Customer Information Files (CIFs) and existing Customers during their periodic due diligence reviews.

  • This position can work remote from anywhere within the United States.

Preferred Locations: Raleigh, NC (4300 Six Forks Road), Phoenix, AZ (4950 S 48Th St), New York (11 West 42nd Street), Miami (2601 Bayshore Drive)


  • Compliance Review - Conducts Enhanced Due Diligence reviews of high-risk clients that include composing a comprehensive written narrative explaining the business structure and risks the business presents. The ability to write, think critically and make sound judgments independently is imperative. As part of the due diligence review you would identify and escalate unusual activity or flagged documentation and transactions. Ensures compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Data Analysis - Sources, validates, and interprets data. Analyzes data for discrepancies and risks, effectively communicates analysis output.
  • Compliance Expertise - Maintains knowledge of laws, regulations, procedures, and policies that affect the assigned business area through ongoing research and industry involvement. Acts as a resource to less experienced associates, providing training and expertise for complex issues. May participate in industry events, form partnerships with other professionals, or seek additional training to remain current on evolving issues.
  • Structures work and analysis for consistency with departmental goals and objectives adhering to policies and procedures for compliance and quality assurance.


  • Bachelor's Degree and 4 years of experience in Financial Compliance/Regulatory Environment, Legal, Audit, Banking, or other related experience OR High School Diploma or GED and 8 years of experience in Financial Compliance/Regulatory Environment, Legal, Audit, Banking, or other related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • The candidate should be knowledgeable of the laws applicable to money laundering including the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), USA Patriot Act, U.S. Treasury AML guidelines, OFAC requirements and Suspicious Activity Reporting requirements.
  • The candidate must have strong writing, analytical and communication skills and be able to multi-task and complete projects on time. Should be a self-starter and organized; able to work independently, without supervision.
  • The candidate must have strong research skills, advanced skill in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and experience with on-line research systems including the Internet.
  • The candidate should have knowledge of banking and compliance requirements.
  • Preferred: CAMS or similar certification

The base pay for this position is relative to your experience but the range is generally $70,000 to $90,000 per year. First Citizens offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits program which you can review here:

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