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AML Investigator - Transaction Monitoring Investigations (Associate)
Banking/Financial company
Banking/Financial company
Jacksonville, FL
W-2 onlyPermanent Position633 views
Jacksonville, FL
Permanent Position
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Luda Melanich
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The AML Investigator is responsible for conducting comprehensive investigations on the company’s global correspondent banking client’s to detect activity indicative of money laundering or other financial crimes. The Investigators utilize internal and external investigation technology and research techniques. Based on documented findings, the Investigator will draft a written narrative outlining in detail the results and as appropriate, escalate in accordance with documented procedures. You will manage complex investigations involving matters such as multiple relationship accounts, tiered and multi-faceted transactions; international wires involving company designated high-risk jurisdictions, and complex structuring schemes to identify potential money laundering or other financial crimes. You will Work with Team Lead to collate metrics and other data as requested.

What We Offer You:

  • Competitive health and wellness benefits, empowering you to value life in and out of the office
  • Active engagement with the local community through the company’s specialized employee groups
  • An environment that encourages networking and collaboration across functions and businesses

Key Responsibilities:

  • Use independent and professional judgment when reviewing AML investigations in addition to all policies and procedures and meets regulatory standards. Monitor case aging and escalate as necessary.
  • Participate in departmental projects and initiatives. Keep abreast of new rules, regulations, and reputational risks to further improve our investigation processes.
  • Understand business and regulatory requirements and ensure functions are being performed within those requirements.
  • Maintain a thorough comprehension of internal AML typologies relating to correspondent banking clients.
  • Utilize internal and external sources, and partner with other stakeholders, as necessary, to research and investigate cases.
  • Liaise with Technology to address any potential production issues and software updates. Prepare and write Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) as necessary.

Skills and Experience:

  • Strong knowledge of AML laws (USA PATRIOT Act), Regulations (Fed, SEC, FINRA), and their application to the supported products/business lines.
  • Experience with AML Investigations.
  • Experience with Transaction Monitoring.
  • Knowledge of Case Management System, Actimize / Mantas.
  • Working knowledge of MS Excel, including pivot tables, macros, filtering, and sorting.
  • Experience using LexisNexis.
  • Correspondent banking experience.
  • Operational knowledge of USD payment systems, including SWIFT, CHIPS, ACH, and FedFunds.


  • Ability to identify, escalate, and communicate issues to management in an effective and succinct manner.
  • Effective decision-making skills and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Good team player with the ability to manage the team’s workload and their own. Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Applied experience of effective internet search techniques. Excellent writing and communication skills. Excellent analytical, judgment, and research skills.
Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
Financial Crimes
Microsoft Excel