Job Description - AML Investigator (Investment Banking)
Conduct forensic financial investigations of possible violations of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), USA PATRIOT Act, Money Laundering Crimes, Tax related frauds and determine if a Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) is required.
Conduct forensic financial investigations involving clients or potential clients presenting possible compliance, reputational, and regulatory risks to the Firm as well as drafting and preparing SARs.
Maintain regular contact with branch personnel to obtain necessary information about customers and account activities. The ability to communicate effectively in both an oral and written fashion is essential.
Supports senior staff / management in researching and responding to regulatory requests.
Complete Banking's annual BSA/AML/OFAC training
Escalate unusual or suspicious activities
4 year college degree or international equivalent
3+ years of AML experience with a wealth management, broker dealer, retail and/or private bank, and/or correspondent bank
Experience in drafting / narrating / filing SARs a plus
Experience handling sensitive information with a high degree of discretion with a focus on the maintenance of client privacy
Working knowledge and ability to execute a variety of computer based and proprietary systems to include Oracle, , Data warehouse, LexisNexis, , Internet Explorer, MS Office applications, case management systems, and/or various compliance related and database systems
Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS) / Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) / Certified AML and Fraud Professional (CAFP) is a plus