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Citizens AML Analyst in Westwood, Massachusetts


Here, you’ll experience new things, create new opportunities, think beyond your role and make an impact! You will serve as an analyst with responsibilities for accurately evaluating customer information and transactional activity and take appropriate action to protect the company against the risk of economic sanctions activity in accordance with Regulatory procedure and policy in consultation with AML/Sanctions Supervisory staff. Additionally, you are responsible for ensuring that assigned processing is performed according to the standards set for the by Citizens in addition to government and industry regulations. Furthermore, you may work on processing of due diligence, Sanctions Filtering, Bank Secrecy / Cash Reporting and/ or CIP. Most importantly, at Citizens we’re more than a bank and here you’ll experience new opportunities, think beyond your role and make an impact!

Primary responsibilities include

  • Analyzing, researching and decisioning OFAC related alerts.

  • In consultation with AML/Sanctions supervisory staff provides feedback in the development of strategies to alleviate operational issues and Ensures compliance within the area of responsibility; makes recommendations for improving effectiveness of policies and procedures.

  • Report and submit necessary documentation as required.

  • Creating and maintaining appropriate files which will be reviewed by AML/Sanctions supervisory staff as well as internal, external and regulatory examiners during annual audits and examinations.

  • Interfaces with internal clients, compliance, business, client services, cash operations, securities operations as required.

  • Understands and follows operational controls to minimize errors.


  • 1-2 years of applicable experience preferred

  • Business writing ability.

  • Microsoft Office skillset (Excel, Powerpoint)

  • Huddle Facilitation and Process Confirmation of huddles

  • Effective communication skills

  • Detail oriented

  • Analytical skills

  • Aptitude to develop banking and system knowledge


  • High School Diploma Required

Hours & Work Schedule: Hybrid 3 days in the office

  • Hours per Week: 40 (Position may require overtime)

  • Work Schedule: Monday-Friday

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Equal Employment Opportunity

At Citizens we value diversity, equity and inclusion, and treat everyone with respect and professionalism. Employment decisions are based solely on experience, performance, and ability. Citizens, its parent, subsidiaries, and related companies (Citizens) provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, citizenship, physical or mental disability, perceived disability or history or record of a disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender individuals who are transitioning, have transitioned, or are perceived to be transitioning to the gender with which they identify), genetic information, genetic characteristic, marital or domestic partner status, victim of domestic violence, family status/parenthood, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, pregnancy/childbirth/lactation, colleague’s or a dependent’s reproductive health decision making, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

Equal Employment and Opportunity Employer

Citizens is a brand name of Citizens Bank, N.A. and each of its respective affiliates.

Why Work for Us

At Citizens, you'll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth

Background Check

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the candidate successfully passing a background check, which may include initial credit, motor vehicle record, public record, prior employment verification, and criminal background checks. Results of the background check are individually reviewed based upon legal requirements imposed by our regulators and with consideration of the nature and gravity of the background history and the job offered. Any offer of employment will include further information.