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AML/KYC Investigator
Ref No.: 17-03789
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 90,000.00 - 110,000.00 /Year
A super regional bank is looking for an AML/KYC Investigator. The AML/KYC Investigator will conduct analyses of current and prospective customers through a variety of assigned alerts within the production and rule development environments. The AML/KYC Investigator will also work full scope reviews through the case investigation process and develop work products documenting risk analysis.
  • Conduct investigative/intelligence research of individuals, entities, and/or events related to current or prospective customers through public records, open source media, vendor systems, or other research tools.
  • Conduct investigative/intelligence analysis of collected information including current or prospective customer's client profile, background, business operations, know your customer ("KYC") information, and transaction history.
  • Draft assessment summaries and other written investigative/intelligence products to support judgments, decisions and recommendations
  • Work effectively across varying groups and teams within the AML Operations environment. Meet key team performance standards while additionally setting personal performance goals.
  • Participate in key training and learning opportunities and seek additional knowledge acquisition proactively.
  • Perform other duties & responsibilities as required or assigned.
 
KEY SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
  • 2-4 years of strong AML/KYC investigations experience.
  • Two to four years of prior experience as a fund accountant for a hedge fund, private equity or venture capital firm
  • Knowledge and understanding of day-to-day transactions, legal documents, and key terms in a hedge fund, private equity or venture capital firm
  • Familiar with various investing structures across alternative investment platforms
  • Strong understanding of different investment strategies across various alternative investment platforms
  • Familiar with and willing to learn of the laws applicable to money laundering, to include the BSA, USA PATRIOT Act, U.S. Treasury AML guidelines, OFAC requirements and Suspicious Activity Reporting requirements.
  • Strong writing, analytical and communication skills with ability to make assessments supported by strong analyses
  • Ability to multi-task and complete projects under deadlines
  • Ability to work independently, without supervision
  • Strong research skills, advanced skill in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and experience with on-line research systems including the Internet
  • Understanding of money laundering and other financial crime typologies
  • Ability to execute against the Chief BSA/AML Officer's strategic vision for BSA/AML operational tempo and design
Third Party Applications Not Accepted