BSA/AML Investigator (Tulsa, OK, US, 74101)

BOK Financial Careers

Req ID: 74993 

Location: Tulsa -TUL 

Areas of Interest: Risk Management, BSA/AML 

Pay Transparency Salary Range: Not Available 

Application Deadline: 06/07/2024

BOK Financial Corporation Group includes BOKF, NA; BOK Financial Securities, Inc. and BOK Financial Private Wealth, Inc. BOKF, NA operates TransFund and Cavanal Hill Investment Management, Inc. BOKF, NA operates banking divisions: Bank of Albuquerque; Bank of Oklahoma; Bank of Texas and BOK Financial®.

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Job Description

The BSA/AML Investigator is responsible for identifying, researching, and escalating suspicious or unusual customer activity. This position is also responsible for assessing suspicious customer activity and filing Suspicious Activity Reports (“SAR”) for submission to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”). This position is critical for protecting the company’s reputation by ensuring compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”), the USA PATRIOT Act, Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”), and other relevant anti-money laundering (“AML”) rules and regulations.  Suspicious activity reporting forms the cornerstone of the BSA reporting system and is critical to combat terrorism, terrorist financing, money laundering, and other financial crimes.  Quality monitoring and reporting of suspicious activity is crucial to the adequacy and effectiveness of the suspicious activity reporting system and reduces the bank’s reputation, compliance, and transaction risks. 

Team Culture

In this team, we bounce ideas off each other and work collaboratively to reach a conclusion that best protects the Bank. We are deadline-driven and primarily work independently but have the support of a well-versed team and management. This position allows for continuous growth and learning and provides exposure to many different areas of the Bank.

How You'll Spend Your Time

  • You will administer the Bank’s suspicious activity monitoring procedures, bank policies, and compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act and other anti-money laundering regulations.
  • You will handle alerts on a timely basis and in accordance with internal requirements.
  • You will thoroughly and professionally document a narrative describing the customer activity with information obtained during the review. 
  • You will complete SARs within certain timeframes as mandated by regulation and governed by an internal quality control process. 
  • You will communicate effectively and efficiently with account officers, relationship managers, and business lines to obtain needed customer due diligence information

Education & Experience Requirements

Required level of knowledge is normally acquired through an Associates’ degree and 1-3 years of related work experience at a financial institution or at a government agency that regulates financial institutions. 1 years’ experience in bank/brokerage operations, suspicious activity monitoring, or customer due diligence preferred. 

  • Knowledge of BSA, Anti-Money Laundering, OFAC, and USA Patriot Act regulations.
  • Accountable for ensuring compliance with Sections 311, 314, 351, 352, and 356 of the USA PATRIOT Act covering Jurisdictions/Financial Institutions/Transactions of Primary Money Laundering Concern, Cooperation Efforts to Deter Money Laundering, Reporting of Suspicious Activity, Anti-Money Laundering Programs, and Reporting of Suspicious Activities by Securities Brokers and Dealers, respectively. 
  • Thorough knowledge of concepts, Bank standards, and best practices relating to government regulations and applicable laws.
  • Proficient in suspicious activity identification matters, OFAC regulations, US Patriot Act, AML/BSA Acts, Know Your Customer (KYC), Politically Exposed Persons (PEP), Shell Accounts.
  • Excellent analytical and reasoning skills with a demonstrated ability to identify potential problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions regarding BSA / AML suspicious activity monitoring and reporting.
  • Investigate and research potentially suspicious customer activities; effectively arriving at sound risk based conclusions.
  • Demonstrated ability to detect patterns, trends and unusual account activity by conducting extensive research while utilizing various internal and external sources.  
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited information exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and ability to learn to use various internal company systems.

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements


BOK Financial Corporation Group is a stable and financially strong organization that provides excellent training and development to support building the long term careers of employees. With passion, skill and partnership you can make an impact on the success of the bank, customers and your own career!  
Apply today and take the first step towards your next career opportunity!

The companies in BOK Financial Corporation Group are equal opportunity employers.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other aspects of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status.

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