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AML Investigator - Transaction Monitoring Investigations Analyst
Banking/Financial company
Banking/Financial company
Jacksonville, FL 32256
W-2 onlyPermanent Position4677 views
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Permanent Position
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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 package with relocation assistance, health and wellness benefits and 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 and participate in User Acceptance Testing (UAT). Draft and prepare SARs and file in accordance with regulatory requirements

Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree. Experience as an AML investigator in a Transaction Monitoring and SAR writing capacity or equivalent experience or education
  • Strong knowledge of AML laws (USA PATRIOT Act), Regulations (Fed, SEC, FINRA), and their application to the supported products/business lines.
  • Working knowledge of MS Excel, including pivot tables, macros, filtering, and sorting. Applied experience of effective internet search techniques. Excellent writing and communication skills. Excellent analytical, judgment, and research skills
  • An understanding of the legal and compliance issues of complex banking organizations. Correspondent Banking, Private Banking or Investment Banking experience
  • Experience using LexisNexis.
  • Operational knowledge of USD payment systems, including SWIFT, CHIPS, ACH, and FedFunds. Knowledge with Case Management System, Actimize / Mantas. Experience using third party investigation software.
  • CAMS certification a plus

Additionally:

  • 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.
Skills
Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
AML
Any100%
Correspondent Banking
Any75%
LexisNexis
Any75%
Microsoft Excel
Any75%
Microsoft Office
Any75%
Education
Bachelor's
Required
CAMS Preferred
Certifications
Bachelor's
Required
CAMS Preferred