Job Title:   BSA Officer
10 / 17 / 2013
Westfield Center

Westfield Bank is your local, full-service bank with 6 locations in northeast Ohio, including Akron, Medina, Canton, Wooster, Westfield Center and Brecksville near Cleveland, OH.   We've grown dramatically since 2001, and we are proud to be affiliated with Westfield Group, a company that has been an important part of Medina County since 1848.

Westfield Bank is dedicated to our customer's financial well-being. Instead of investing in bricks, mortar and overhead, we invest in the best employees, most advanced technology and better rates. We continue to grow when our competitors struggle. Instead of doing the same as everyone else, we have stood firm on our mission. We listened to our customers and adjust our mission to fulfill your needs.

Provides leadership and direction for the proactive management of the Bank’s BSA compliance programs, including monitoring and testing of its effectiveness, education of both employees and customers; independently recognizes company-wide issues and effectively develops and implements sound compliance related solutions for the benefit of production and productivity.

• The BSA Officer is responsible for the duties of:  BSA/AML Officer, and OFAC Officer.
• Updates the following Bank policies for annual approval by the Board of Directors: Bank Secrecy Act Policy (includes BSA, AML, OFAC, CIP, and FinCEN).  Maintains and updates the Bank’s BSA/OFAC Risk Assessment.
• Responsible for ensuring all required regulatory reporting is conducted in a timely, accurate, and compliant manner, including the filing of Currency Transaction Reports (CTRs) and Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs). Maintains records of all suspicious activity whether a SAR is filed or not.
• Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, or related field or demonstrated commensurate equivalent experience.
• Extensive knowledge of internal control structure to ensure proper assessment of risk and the ability to make recommendations for improvement.
• Excellent knowledge of the laws and regulations for which the position is responsible.
• Has a Compliance or Risk-related professional certification.  Association of Anti-Money Laundering Specialists a plus.

At Westfield, our employees know how their efforts contribute to the success of the company. Join an organization where your work is important, your time is productive, and your contribution is rewarding. We encourage a culture of sharing knowledge, open communication, supporting co-workers, and accountability. Our employees feel good about the work they do and the people they work with. Our compensation and benefits package is designed to enhance our employees’ work/life balance by addressing their need for financial security, personal and professional growth, family involvement, and a commitment to making a difference in their communities. Our Total Rewards package includes 401(k), Pension Plan, Annual Incentive Plan and Education Reimbursement.

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