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The Role Responsibilities Purpose
To support the Bank's Financial Crime Compliance Americas division (FCC) in ensuring that the business in the US operates in accordance with all legal and regulatory requirements and all Group standards relating to anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing (AML).
To conduct investigations that detect and report suspicious activity to governmental authorities and enable the Bank to form sound judgments concerning reputational and other risks and meet expectations of regulators and other compliance stakeholders.
To support the promotion of the business, culture and practice of FCC within the letter and spirit of US Laws, including local Laws and Regulations, in accordance with Group standards.
- Assist Managers, Team Leaders and AML Investigators by conducting research and complex transactional analyses in support of AML investigations of potential suspicious activity, including investigations generated from detection-scenario processes, the service of subpoenas and warrants, negative media reports, as well as other sources to include:
2. Managing the investigative process from initial detection to disposition.
3. Thorough and timely review of reports that identify suspicious activity.
4. Formulate and recommend responses to suspicious findings and report such activity to the appropriate regulatory authorities
- Support Senior Investigators, Investigators and other team members to determine whether to close cases, escalate findings and/or file a Suspicious Activity Report with the U.S. Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network.
- Generate spreadsheets, presentations, narrative reports and other graphic and narrative products to support analysis of complex fact patterns under review during AML investigations.
- Perform data collation, quality control and analysis in support to Investigation Unit's responses and requests pursuant to Section 314 of the USA PATRIOT Act.
- Responsible for data entry related to tracking and documenting all investigative steps.
Required skills and experience:
- Bachelor or Master`s degree from an accredited institution or equivalent
- 3-5 years of relevant, AML experience with proven track-record of delivery in Compliance
- Correspondent Banking experience a plus
- Strong research, analytical, and comprehension skills with the ability to analyse large amounts of data
- Ability to make decisions independently
- Excellent interpersonal skills required to work effectively and efficiently with colleagues, stakeholders or Senior Management
- Highly developed verbal and written communication skills with ability to accurately deliver key information within short time period
- Comfortable with ever-changing environment with strong sense of responsibility and ownership
- ACAMS certification or equivalent preferred (required within one year of joining the Bank).
- Prior law enforcement or regulatory experience will be viewed positively.
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