AML Compliance Senior Specialist
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The AML Compliance Senior Specialist will be responsible for conducting independent reviews and analysis of possible suspicious activity to ensure compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act and the USA PATRIOT Act. The AML Compliance Senior Specialist will conduct thorough research and document their analysis and conclusions within the SoFi case management system to support their investigations and dispositions and will be responsible for filing SARs if the facts and circumstances support it.
What you’ll do:
Conduct AML investigations to evaluate whether AML risks derived from alerts and cases generated from manual and automated transaction monitoring alerts/cases are risk-relevant and may warrant a SAR filing to be prepared. Ensure alert and case determinations are appropriate, fully supported, clearly documented
Conduct Continuing Activity Reviews based on previously SARs filed and determine whether a subsequent filing is appropriate based on facts and circumstances
Conduct investigations related to 314(a) matches, 314(b) requests and law enforcement inquiries as necessary
Maintain a thorough comprehension of AML typologies related to retail banking and wealth management
Conduct research utilizing available systems, databases, and the internet, consistent with the resolution of investigations
What you’ll need:
Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university in a related field
3-5 years of experience in the finance industry focusing on AML transaction monitoring
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization and across different business lines
Excellent working knowledge of BSA/AML laws and regulations relative to money laundering and terrorist financing and the ability to apply this knowledge in assessing transaction activity
Experience with AML transaction monitoring systems
Administering anti-money laundering policies and procedures
Excellent organizational, verbal, written and interpersonal skills are required.
Must be able to multitask, adapt well to changing priorities and effectively prioritize workflow to meet critical deadlines
Ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding, and changing environment; must work well under pressure
Excellent analytical skills required
Nice to have:
CAMS certification preferred (or willingness to become certified within one year of start date)