Dickinson Financial Corporation BSA Analyst in Kansas City, Missouri

The BSA Analyst I is responsible for the ongoing review of system-generated transaction monitoring reports and investigating situations involving unusual or suspicious activity of non-complex transactions. This position will also conduct the back-office processing for completion of Currency Transaction Reports (CTRs). Additionally, the BSA Analyst I will review, maintain, and update data in other areas of compliance related to the BSA (Bank Secrecy Act) and other AML (anti-money laundering) laws and regulations.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Monitor daily and monthly reports for suspect transaction activity.

  • Investigate accounts and make recommendations to either clear or to further investigate.

  • Contact tellers and branch managers to clarify customer transaction intentions.

  • Make sound subjective decisions when suspicious activity is detected and document decisions accurately.

  • Maintain thorough case documentation, including but not limited to, customer statements, due diligence documents, transaction images, etc.

  • Present written suspicious activity report (SAR) recommendations to BSA Committee on case investigations

  • Analyze currency transaction data and complete CTRs electronically.

  • Assist with BSA document and data retention activities.

  • Attend BSA/AML compliance training sessions to remain up-to-date on industry best practices.

  • Conduct all duties in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and Bank policies and procedures.

  • Maintain current knowledge of laws, regulations, policies and procedures applicable to the job assignment.

  • Other duties related to BSA compliance as may be assigned.

  • Regular attendance is required, working at the worksite during regular business hours and/or assigned hours.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Focus, attention to detail, problem-solving skills, and a strong attitude in favor of high quality work.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience with Microsoft Access.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Ability to handle confidential information in a mature and professional manner.

  • Ability to work with minimal assistance.

  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible while responding to deadlines on assignments and workflow fluctuations.

  • Ability to conduct logical investigations.

  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.

  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-task, high-volume environment.

  • Self-motivated and results-oriented.

  • Good understanding of banking or financial business operations and systems.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships both internally and externally.


  • High school diploma with two to three years of work experience in bank processing environment, with research skills highly preferred.

Work Environment

  • Normal office environment with extensive use of computer.

  • Full-time position of at least 37.5 hours per week.

  • Normal office hours of 8 am to 5 pm with one-hour lunch break.

Physical Requirements:

The work environment is typical of a standard office setting. The position is sedentary, exerting 0 -- 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently. It involves sitting most of the time but may also involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Reaching may be required involving extending arms in any direction. Office equipment, such as a computer and telephone will be used requiring the use of hands and fingers to manipulate a keyboard or keypad. Visual ability to read a computer screen or written documents is necessary. Speaking ability to express or exchange ideas; impart oral information to customers or to the public; or convey detailed or important spoken instructions by means of the spoken word is required. Hearing is necessary to receive detailed information through oral communication.

See attached job description.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, protected veteran or military status, disability, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Armed Forces Bank and Academy Bank are equal employment/affirmative action employers. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to humanresources@dfckc.com or call 816-412-6081 to let us know the nature of your request.