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AML Analyst
Ref No.: 17-15394
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Global Financial Firm has a Contract Opportunity in Jacksonville, FL

The purpose of the AML Financial Investigations team is to ensure that the systems it is tasked with surveilling are at all times being used in accordance with the legal and regulatory Anti-Money Laundering framework within the Americas and to escalate issues of concern to AML Management in a timely manner. This includes the manual escalations from multiple areas such as the Business Intelligence Unit (BIU), Anti-Bribery & Corruption Team (ABC), Business Line AML, and any Unusual Activity Reports. Reporting to the AML FIU Manager in Jacksonville and as part of the wider Americas AML and Anti Financial Crime Team, the main focus of the Investigator specialist is to investigate cases either from manual creation or creation of investigations from the transaction monitoring systems following the Investigation Guidelines. The investigator should at all times ensure that the investigation is completed with quality and thoroughness expected.

• Conducting internal & external research for Pre-Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR) drafting escalation purposes.
• Be the subject expert in Terrorist Financing and Terrorist action typologies/trends
• Resolving AML Investigations before these issues have a negative impact on the banks financial position, reputation or become a regulatory issue
• Review and analyze daily AML Cases to ensure that investigations are accomplished to address transactions that contravene the banks or regulatory policy. Ensure these occurrences are documented in the case for regulatory/audit level reviews
• Ensure the risk coverage for the bank from an AML perspective
• Investigate cases and associated transactions and identify potential areas of risk (financial, reputational, and regulatory) within the transactions and associated client relationship review
• Investigate cases utilizing knowledge of money laundering, financing of terrorism and related issues, seeking guidance and assistance when required from the Team Manager and other colleagues
• Accountable to ensure the audit trail is complete for all Cases
• Provide support and assistance to the AML Manager with respect to the requirement that the internal systems parameters are reviewed