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Sr. AML Investigator

  • Location

    Los Angeles

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Edward Maglalang

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  • Published:

    27 days ago

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A banking client of ours is in search of a Sr. BSA Investigator who has experience in SARS, High Risk Assesment and EDD.

An ideal candidate would need to be located in Los Angeles, CA. Remote towards the end of the year.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Review, prepare and complete system or manually generated alerts in compliance with regulatory and departmental timelines, as assigned
  • Prepare Suspicious Activity Reports (“SAR”) in compliance with established regulatory guidelines and time frames
  • Review LOB referrals and the accompanying supporting documents submitted by the branches or other departments of the Bank to determine whether a SAR is warranted. When necessary, request the appropriate branch or department for additional information
  • Effectively communicate project decisions, timelines, and direction to all stakeholders. Keeps Senior Management team informed of significant investigations and potential reputational and/or regulatory risk
  • Assist Team or Unit Lead to provide comprehensive and ongoing trainings designed to inform the investigators about policy, procedures changes, typologies, recent trends, updates, etc.
  • Function as a key contributor with demonstrated knowledge of BSA issues, as well as broader functional knowledge
  • Participate in the development of goals and execution of standards with the function or unit
  • Understand and adhere to Unit-specific and BSA Department procedures
  • Must fulfill required additional, relevant, tasks appropriated to the role and departmental requirements and ad-hoc projects

Job Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally in Business, Economics, Accounting or Criminal/Criminal Justice or related major.
  • Understand and adhere to Unit-specific and BSA Department procedures
  • 3+ years direct work experience in BSA/AML or equivalent with related experience in other areas of banking/financial services industry
  • CAMS Preferred ( Not Req.)