Local Accounting Firm’s Audit Staff Member Receives Anti-Money Laundering Specialist Certification

Condley and Company, L.L.P., an Abilene, Texas accounting and consulting firm, is proud to announce that Monica Moody passed the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) exam. By passing the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists’ (ACAMS) exam, she is now a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.

“Monica has stepped up as a leader since joining our firm,” said Jeff Graham, CPA, partner at Condley and Company, L.L.P.  “Her new certification will allow her to extend her knowledge and skills, in addition to providing our clients with exceptional client service.”

The CAMS certification is a professional designation awarded by the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) to anti-money laundering professionals who have 40 qualifying credits based on education, other professional certification and work experience, who pass the CAMS examination and who provide three professional references. The study program to become a CAMS covers the risks and methods of money laundering and terrorism financing; compliance standards for anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism; anti-money laundering compliance programs; and conducting or supporting anti-money laundering investigations.

As an audit in-charge in the firm’s Banking Services Group, Moody is responsible for overseeing and performing bank internal audits and is involved with various other audit projects. She specializes in internal controls and compliance for banking institutions.

Moody is a graduate of the University of Arizona, where she received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance. She is a member of the Abilene Leaders of Tomorrow. Moody grew up in Nogales, Mexico and currently lives in Abilene with her husband, Jon, and two daughters.

Founded in 1939, Condley and Company, L.L.P. provides reliable accounting and consulting services to clients throughout Texas, as well as the United States.  The firm maintains a heavy concentration serving banking entities, not-for-profit organizations, healthcare providers, construction companies and closely held businesses.  Condley and Company, L.L.P. is an independently owned member of the RSM McGladrey Network.  The firm has a staff of more than 40 employees, which includes 10 partners.  For more information about Condley and Company, L.L.P., visit www.condley.cpa.