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AFC AML Tuning & Optimization (VP)
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Banking/Financial company
Permanent Position
Banking/Financial company
Jacksonville, FL ( Map it )
No permanent US residency required
W-2 only
Jacksonville, FL
Permanent Position
This posting is no longer accepting new applicants

Overview

We are committed to the highest standards of control in the areas of Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Sanctions & Embargoes, Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) and Anti-Fraud (collectively referred to as Anti-Financial Crime). All employees are required to adhere to these standards to protect our reputation from those who may intend to use our products and services for illegal purposes including, but not necessarily limited to, money laundering, bribery, corruption, fraud and/or Terrorist Financing.

The purpose of the AML Financial Crime Intelligence & Analytics team is to ensure that the systems are tasked with surveillance at all times and are being used in accordance with the legal and regulatory Anti-Money Laundering framework within the Americas and to escalate issues of concern to AML Management in a timely manner. This includes the manual escalations from multiple areas such as the Business Intelligence Unit (BIU), Anti-Bribery & Corruption Team (ABC), Business Line AML, and any Unusual Activity Reports.

Reporting to the Head of AML Tuning & Optimization (Americas), the VP of Transaction Monitoring Tuning & Optimization will lead a team responsible for the tuning and optimization of models used for detecting financial crime activity across the Bank. You will be responsible for the development, deployment, and support of these models.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of specialists to implement technically and functionally sound AML models and tools and to provide effective challenge to the AML model life cycle area
  • Maintain standards for segmentation methodology, scenario tuning methodology, peer grouping, BTL (below the Line) sampling methodology
  • Work with compliance to define specifications for transaction monitoring models
  • Design and implement risk-based alert scoring
  • Support all review and audit functions; create a model inventory list and ensure all models are reviewed periodically
  • Act as SME and Project Manager in AFC technology related projects
  • Address and resolve logic and configuration issues in monitoring scenarios
  • Work in partnership with compliance users to develop and drive initiatives that transform and modernize the capabilities and services of monitoring within the compliance function
  • Lead an analytics team to continually assess current and future state of surveillance, platform, policies, and procedures

You will have:

  • Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Data Science, MIS, Information Management, or Statistics
  • SME in financial crime compliance covering all product lines such as correspondent banking, wealth management, brokerage, trade, and asset management
  • Previous relevant experience of direct knowledge of AML Transaction Monitoring systems and preferably Mantas and Actimize
  • Demonstrated experience with Oracle, SQL, SharePoint, Jira
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Good at creating and delivering impactful presentations
  • Should be able to interpret complex requirements and be a self-starter
  • Solid project management/work flow management skills will be viewed positively
  • CAMS certification preferred
Skills
Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
AML
Any100%
Compliance
1 - 3100%
Actimize
Any75%
Business Intelligence
Any75%
Financial Crimes
Any75%
JIRA
Any75%
Mantas
Any75%
MS SharePoint
Any75%
SQL
Any75%
Asset Management
Any50%
AFC
1 - 325%
Auditing
Any25%
CAMS
Any25%
Data Science
Any25%
Oracle
Any25%
Transaction Monitoring
Any25%