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Wire Transfer Analyst

Bank of Hawaii
Oahu, HI
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Wire Transfer Analyst-1800543

Does this sound like you?

Do you enjoy partnering with business units and providing a wide range of analysis?  Do you thrive in an environment that leverages your abilities as a fast learner, good listener, and problem-solver?  Are you a self-starter, comfortable with interpreting data into useful analytics?  If you love challenges, relish complexity, and have moxie, consider applying your unique talents with a Hawaii banking leader – Bank of Hawaii.  You will work with the business to ensure the highest standards of stewardship and control are maintained, all while driving continuous improvement and innovation. Welcome to your tomorrow!


A day in your life as a Wire Transfer Analyst

Under the direction of the Wire Transfer Process Manager or Supervisor, this position is responsible for performing operational and analytical tasks and projects to meet division objectives and mitigate risk to the Bank.  Assists with the business unit’s compliance with applicable laws, regulations, regulatory requirements and Bank policies and procedures, including but not limited to those related to Fair Banking, Anti-Money Laundering laws and regulations, Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT Act.  In addition, this position is responsible for demonstrating the Excellence in Sales/Service (ESS) philosophy by participating in and practicing ESS disciplines and behaviors.



We’ll give you these important responsibilities…

  • Provides specialized technical and operations support; initiates, receives, researches, resolves, and communicates verbally and in writing on routine and non-routine internal, customer, and other external inquiries and topics relating to wires; handles routine and non-routine operational tasks and transactions; and participates in division’s quality service efforts. 
  • Must have complete understanding of Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations.
  • Exercises extensive independent decision making and sound judgment when processing wires.  
  • Keeps abreast of Reg-E and regulatory changes as it pertains to wires. 
  • Assists with the set-up, review and processing of the Consumer International wires to ensure that they are processed in accordance with Reg-E guidelines, using our corresponding bank and ensuring that  all documents are received and completed as required.  
  • Must be available to work flexible work schedules, including evenings, weekends and holidays as required. 
  • Assists with managing operational workflows as required to ensure service level quality standards and deadlines are met; ensures proper operational policies and procedures are followed, controls are exercised, and errors corrected; trains staff as appropriate; reviews and approves within authority limits routine and some non-routine daily work including the approval of wires received requiring EX-23 authorizations to ensure risk mitigation, tickets, reports, deposits, withdrawals, payments, etc., on paper forms and through computer based electronic transmissions.
  • Assists with department projects to increase income, reduce costs, and manage risks related to wire transfers, services, and operations.
  • Researches, develops, and implements procedural and operational changes; monitors, analyzes, and helps control, manage, and improve internal controls, regulatory and wire transfer policy compliance, and external reporting; assists with division level and other external projects related to or impacting upon department operations.  
  • Assists with the collecting and input of data for the Compliance manager. 
  • Completes end of day balancing and shut down for wire system.
  • Participates in Wire System upgrade testing. 
  • Communicates with the technology group to report and resolve any outstanding issues. 
  • Performs preliminary and final functional performance testing for new or upgraded systems/applications.
  • Performs all other miscellaneous responsibilities and duties as assigned.


…if you come to us with these qualifications…



  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution or equivalent work experience.



  • Minimum 3 years of experience in increasing responsible banking operations positions or other high volume business environment, or equivalent work experience. 
  • Work requiring general knowledge of Reg-E as it pertains to wires preferred.


Technical Skills: 

  • Demonstrated proficiency and expertise with personal computers and Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge of or ability to use Bank software and equipment.
  • Sharepoint and Infopath experience preferred.   


Other Job Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Must be analytical, detail oriented, organized. 
  • Able to meet deadlines and handle multiple priorities. 
  • Should be an active listener and team player who projects a positive, professional image and promotes team effort. 
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills, negotiation skills and be able to work across departments and divisions. 
  • Demonstrated skills in developing and implementing process improvements.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including holidays, weekends, and evenings, as needed. 



Bank of Hawaii

In 1897, Bank of Hawaii was the first chartered and incorporated bank in the Republic of Hawaii. We’ve been here from territorial days, growing and changing with Hawaii. Today, we are the largest independent bank in Hawaii – a result of knowing our business and community, and always staying ahead of change. At Bank of Hawaii, we think of ourselves as forward thinking pace setters. We are constantly finding creative ways to deliver leading edge financial services to our customers.  Now more than ever, we’re embracing change while using data and analytics to make informed decisions about our future.

It’s our analysts who help us succeed in finding and interpreting information and turning that information into actionable decisions.  As a member of the Bank of Hawaii community, you will be among the very best in your profession in an environment that places a high value on integrity, innovation and teamwork.  People who are agile, savvy, forward-thinking and entrepreneurial can learn and grow with us.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected classification including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status.  Bank of Hawaii takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment legally recognized individuals including minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Job Function Bank Operations
Primary Location Hawaii-Oahu
Schedule Full-time
Job Posting Jul 6, 2018, 2:53:37 PM
Unposting Date Ongoing


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