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Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and Security Officer 

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Job Title: Bank Secrecy Act and Security Officer
Reports To: Chief Operating Officer
FLSA Status: Exempt

Developing and administering all aspects of the Bank Secrecy Act Compliance Program including Bank Secrecy Act, USA Patriot Act, Anti-Money Laundering, OFAC and Customer Identification Program compliance. Also responsible for directing all segments of the institution's Security Program by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Performs various quality control reviews and monitoring in the area of Bank Secrecy Act, USA Patriot Act, Anti-Money Laundering, OFAC and Customer Identification Program compliance using industry standard and regulatory guidance sampling methods to ensure the Bank's compliance efforts are maintained on a daily basis.

Advises Executive Management, Senior Management and Bank personnel of emerging compliance issues and consults and guides the Bank in the establishment of controls to mitigate risks.

Developing, implementing and administering all segments of the institution's Security Program, including physical, technical, personnel, procedural and electronic security.

Providing continual consultation and written reports to senior management and to the board of directors concerning security issues.

Working with the institution's legal representative and department leaders, insuring that the institution's employees, customers, facilities, assets, records and proprietary information are protected.

Working with the institution's human resources representative and department leaders, conducting and managing initial and continuing reviews of employment practices, confidentiality agreements, background investigations and drug screening practices, and approving security clearances.

Selecting, maintaining and testing appropriate intrusion devices, alarms and cameras that record activity in appropriate locations and that warn of threats.

Developing and implementing physical security procedures and processes for all of the institution's locations, plans for reducing or eliminating premises liability issues and site analysis and threat assessment documentation.

Developing and maintaining corporate investigative practices and standards, and investigating all suspected internal and external criminal violations, suspicious incidents and policy violations that may become security issues.

Creating and retaining case management records for all investigations and Security Program operations.

Working with other department leaders, assisting with the continual development of loss control and anti-compromise measures to protect general assets, proprietary information and processes.

Conducting continual surveys of all offices, departments and functions to determine the need for additional security services, and making appropriate recommendations.

Establishing and maintaining satisfactory liaison with law enforcement officers at all levels in geographical areas where employees and customers are located, and maintaining files for each location regarding available resources and emergency services agencies available.

Preparing and submitting a Security Program evaluation and compliance report to the Board of Directors at least annually.

Position Requirements QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; and 5 years or more BSA and Security related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Req Number MAN-08-00002  
Location San Francisco Area  
About the Organization Sterling Bank & Trust, FSB was originally chartered in 1984 with a focus on residential and commercial lending and providing a full array of financial products in the neighborhoods we serve. Our niche lending products have resulted in progressive growth and expansion of our California Branch network.

A key part of Bay Area neighborhoods and now Los Angeles, the bank has fourteen neighborhood branches in San Francisco and branches in Burlingame, Daly City, San Rafael, San Mateo and Alhambra, California.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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