AML Surveillance Analyst


About us:

ConnectOne Bank is built on a history of connecting to our clients’ needs. We understand that “little things matter” and focus on those things when providing creative financial products and customized solutions to help our clients achieve financial prosperity for themselves, their family and their business. Our ultimate goal is to create life-long partnerships with our clients by making sure that each day ConnectOne Bank focuses on a singular be “a better place to be” for our clients, our communities, our employees and our shareholders. 

ConnectOne Bank is an Equal Housing and Equal Opportunity Lender, and a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. 

ConnectOne Bank proves that putting people first is a better way to do business. People First is the blueprint for culture. It is at the foundation of everything we do and the decisions we make. Develop your skills, thrive in an entrepreneurial setting, and succeed in reaching your goals at “a better place to be.” 

About this role:


The AML Surveillance Analyst analyzes information on banking transactions with regard to BSA, AML, and SAR regulations and requirements and completes all reports as necessary.

In this role you will

  • Support the Bank’s “client first” focus and rules of engagement—maintaining a professional demeanor, working as an active member of the CNOB team, providing all clients excellent service, always striving to make CNOB “A Better Place to Be”.
  • Investigate anti-money laundering alerts from our AML Systems and either clear alerts with proper supporting documentation or escalate for Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) filing. 
  • Ensure effective transaction monitoring and client account oversight is implemented to identify suspicious transactions for reporting.
  • Review and analyze all accounts to identify possible suspicious activity and escalate cases as necessary.
  • Assist in the development of statistical reports to supplement the Bank’s current BSA/AML Solution.
  • Conduct reviews for enhanced due diligence high risk clients. Review all related relationships and detail all areas in a comprehensive narrative. 
  • Monitors client accounts and prepare detailed investigations for Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) filing.
  • Perform scheduled reviews of critical areas where non-compliance could lead to civil and criminal liability.
  • Assist with the updating and maintenance of a BSA/AML Compliance Procedures ensuring compliance with all Federal and state regulations. 

Must haves

  • 3-5 years BSA experience 
  • Expert knowledge of various federal regulations including Bank Secrecy Act, Community Reinvestment Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Right to Financial Privacy Act, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, Regulation E and US PATRIOT Act.
  • Familiarity with Bank security and safety practices. 

Bonus Points For:

  • College degree preferred.

Additional information


  • World class health, vision, and dental benefits on day one
  • 401k with employer match
  • Hybrid work from home (depending on role)
  • Employee appreciation events (team building, softball games, food truck days, etc..)
  • Employee assistance programs (EAP)
  • Wellness programs (flu shot, preventive care, health programs and services discounts, etc..)
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • Employee Discount perks
  • CNOB Community Service Events

….and much, much more!

Studies have shown that individuals from underrepresented groups, may only apply to roles if they meet 100% of the qualifications. Roles evolve over time, especially with innovation, and you may be just the person we need. We hope you're open to learning new skills and growing with us. We encourage you to apply to continue making us “a better place to be!”

ConnectOne Bank is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate with respect to any term, condition or privilege of employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, or status of an individual in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

ConnectOne Bank also provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws. If an accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact Talent Acquisition.