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Sr Ops Control Specialist - High Risk Detection

Bank of America

Bank of America

Charlotte, NC, USA · Fort Worth, TX, USA · United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Job Description:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection. Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!

Job Description:
This job is responsible for supporting the day-to-day routines of teams that deliver against the bank's Financial Crimes Enterprise Policy and the Financial Crimes Global Standard with little oversight. Key responsibilities include understanding and anticipating inherent risks to the business, applying knowledge by conducting research and analysis in multiple applications to solve complex problems and escalation inquiries, documenting procedure changes, providing guidance to employees, and effectively communicating information and data across the Line of Business.

This Senior Operations Control Specialist role is on the Consumer AML High Risk Detection team within Global Operations.

Conducts routine to complex research and investigations in diversified operations to support compliance operations directed by internal bank policies and required adherence to regulatory and compliance requirements which can involve high penalties and fines for non-compliance. Executes against regulatory, BSA/anti-money laundering, and economic sanctions compliance practices relevant to the specialists specific area of responsibility with sufficient expertise and or experience to require some direction, but little day-to-day guidance from the specialist's manager.


  • Monitors team metrics and works with leadership to track progress towards objectives and ensure goals are met
  • Demonstrates process expertise and provides support to leadership, employees, and business partner by implementing process improvements to address and resolve issues
  • Assists in the identification, escalation, and mitigation of potential risks and issues
  • Applies knowledge of business processes to identify opportunities for simplification and efficiencies
  • Supports the enhancement of quality service and ensures effective and efficient operations support is in place for the assigned area's internal business partners and external clients
  • Collaborates with Change Managers, Technology, and other business partners to support system enhancements and special projects
  • Ensures adherence to procedures and regulatory requirements through updates and change training


  • Adaptability
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Data Collection and Entry
  • Data Quality Management
  • Collaboration
  • Decision Making
  • Interpret Relevant Laws, Rules, and Regulations
  • Problem Solving
  • Research Analysis
  • Customer and Client Focus
  • Innovative Thinking
  • Oral Communications
  • Prioritization
  • Quality Assurance

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical, conceptual and problem solving skills – ability to drive root cause analysis, focus on details, identify issues, prioritize quickly and recommend solutions.
  • Research analysis with the ability to gather, prepare and present findings with business partners, as needed.
  • Ability to balance multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced and complex environment.
  • Intermediate level in various MS tools including Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint (a plus).
  • Strong written & oral communication and presentation skills; able to target messaging to different audiences; provide consolidated data in a clear and concise manner.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in high volume production operational environment.
  • Attention to detail & strong organizational skills.
  • Able to prioritize daily work to meet deadlines and goals.
  • Demonstrates a good working knowledge of processes and adherence to procedures.
  • Capability to work effectively in a team environment & ability to multitask.
  • Strong time management skills.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working with and navigating various bank systems, Interact, Image view and outside Internet sources.
  • Willingly shares knowledge, expertise and best practices with others on the team.
  • 1-2 years of operational lead experience, a plus.
  • AML or compliance based knowledge is an advantage for this role. (Enterprise Financial Crimes Standard, Consumer and Small Business AML Program, BSA and USA Patriot Act).
  • Working knowledge of laws, rules, and regulations and ability to identify and escalate risk.


    1st shift (United States of America)

    Hours Per Week: