H&R Block Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Analyst in Kansas City, Missouri



Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Analyst

Job Description:


The Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML)

Analyst will be responsible for assisting in minimizing

exposure to non-compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act. The

BSA/AML Analyst will perform a variety of BSA/AML duties

and assumes responsibility for the successful and professional

investigation of suspicious activity using standard suspicious

activity monitoring procedures under previously established



  • Conducts suspicious activity monitoring on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly or annual basis as applicable, using software and ad-hoc reporting.

  • Verifies the completion of related documents relative to the BSA such as Suspicious Activity Reports, Currency Transaction Reports, etc.

  • Conducts research and processes requests specific to 314(a) and 314(b)

  • Obtains, researches, and processes confidential information .

  • Maintains CDD and EDD data in software; updates information as necessary and adjusts monitoring accordingly as it pertains to changes in the data and development of the High Risk List.

  • Responds timely to inquiries and conducts all necessary research to resolve BSA-related issues and concerns.

  • Reviews reports in the Bank’s automated transaction surveillance system to look for indicators of suspicious activity, terrorist financing and money laundering.

  • Provides assistance, supports and responds to questions and information needed by Emerald Financial Services LLC personnel regarding the BSA, OFAC, and suspicious activity.

  • Conducts and assists with the disposition of OFAC and other sanctions lists screening results.

  • Reports to the BSA Officer/Compliance Manager and provides support in regard to maintaining compliance with the BSA, timely reporting and compliance with information retention requirements.

  • Keeps management informed of trends and any significant issues.



Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree, Business, Finance, Accounting or commensurate experience preferred.


  • 1 - 2 years experience with BSA/AML monitoring and investigations.

  • Ability to work independently and maintain sensitive and confidential information.

  • Ability to collect, analyze, and summarize data and to assimilate into a useful format.

  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse work group.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.

  • Understanding and previous use of a Windows-based computer system.

  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel.

  • Ability to navigate on the Internet.

  • Proficiency in BSA/AML suspicious activity monitoring software

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) or other BSA/AML-related certification.

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One H&R Block Way


Kansas City