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AML Investigator (Private Banking)

  • Location: Weehawken, NJ
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Ref No: 18-04388
  • Date: July 10, 2018
  • Job title:

Michael Ziegelbaum

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Job Description - AML Investigator (Private 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 


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