OFAC Transaction Monitoring Analyst

Permanent contract|Montreal|Banking operations processing

OFAC Transaction Monitoring Analyst

Montreal, Canada Permanent contract Banking operations processing



What are you applying to?

Société Générale Capital Canada (SGCC) is actively recruiting for an OFAC Transaction Review Analyst for its Montreal office. The position being offered is within the Operations department and is responsible for providing Level 1 review and annotation of all transactions scanned by the FircoSoft Compliance (OFAC) filter. The team works very closely with Compliance to ensure the latest controls and knowledge are shared across the teams.

What will be your day-to-day?

  • Perform Level 1 reviews of OFAC cases generated from source systems
  • Ability to evaluate and annotate potential hits.
  • Perform basic research and investigation to support the Level 1 OFAC review process.
  • Liaise with Compliance on escalation items.
  • Ability to work and communicate in a dynamic and high paced work environment.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines throughout the day.
  • Communicate with internal departments to resolve OFAC related issues/problems.

Profile required

What you bring to our team:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business (Finance, Accounting, Economics, Marketing, or related field), or equivalent.
  • 2-5 years of experience with cash payments, an asset.
  • Experience in working with Fircosoft OFAC application.
  • CAMS certification (Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist) is a plus.
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Good inter-personal and partnering skills, a “team-player”.
  • Ability to prioritize and work in a dynamic, deadline-focused environment.

What we do differently at Société Générale

  •  Competitive compensation & benefits offering, including but not limited to:
    • Minimum of 20 days Vacation days + 4 personal days
    • Supportive Maternity, paternity, parental and adoption leave policy
    • Health spending ($2,000/year) and personal spending ($1,000/year) accounts with 75+ eligible reimbursement categories (health, training, electronics etc.);
    • Fully sponsored virtual healthcare assistance and Employee Assistance Program to you and your immediate family;
  • There are many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) to engage with such as Pride and Allies, American Women Network, Black Leadership Network, One planet, etc.
  • We foster a culture of continuous development by encouraging our employees to seek improvements through various training programs (online training and coaching platform such as Coursera, GoFluent, PluralSight, First Finance, and others)

Why join us

Why Join Us

It is with a long-term approach that we are engaging with the world as it is today: a world in which economic development goes hand-in-hand with environmental and social progress.

As a result, we made Team spirit a central value at Societe Generale Canada. We work together to be able to offer each employee the tailored approach they require to grow.

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside experts, who will support you in your task.

Get ready to join an innovative company where you can bring your full self to work and evolve with forward-thinking individuals to build the bank of tomorrow!

Business insight

About us

Expanding its activities in Montreal, Société Générale Group is a large multinational bank that counts 130 000 employees located in more than 60 countries around the globe.

At Société Générale, reimagining green IT impact with our focus on sustainable movement is how we interpret our mission as responsible bankers.

Société Générale has positioned itself as a frontrunner in supporting the energy transition and carbon net zero financing.

People are the drivers of change and the world of tomorrow will be shaped by our collective creativity, combined experiences, and diversity of opinions, so that together we can have a positive impact on the future!

Teamwork and collaboration are something that we don't only talk about but that we embody through our work and global initiatives.


We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 22000LI4
Entity: Montreal Solution Center 1
Starting date: 2022/09/05
Publication date: 2022/07/18