*VIRTUAL* SAR Writer - AML Investigations

Philadelphia, PA 19122

Posted: 09/22/2020 Job Number: 962

Job Description


VIRTUAL/WORK-FROM-HOME OPPORTUNITY

Immediate start! 


TEMP / TEMP-PERM

THE POSITION
  • Investigate and analyze potential AML and fraudulent transactions.
  • Document findings up to and including filing SARs (Suspicious Activity Reports).
  • Escalate cases to the proper government enforcement authorities.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Conduct financial forensic investigations on AML cases involving complex transaction patterns. Case sources include internal applications, referrals from business lines, law enforcement and department intelligence.
  • Determine and pursue the best investigative approach for each unique case, ensuring that key questions are addressed and that compliance AML department policies and regulatory expectations are satisfied.
  • Independently assess risk represented by the customer and/or the activity in which the customer has engaged.
  • Prepare Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR) in compliance with established regulatory guidelines and time frames.
  • Communicate findings, status, open issues and other AML-related items to management regularly.
  • Conduct periodic internal account/customer reviews to identify potentially suspicious activity.
  • Completely and accurately document steps taken through the investigation escalation process.
  • Escalate and coordinate cases with law enforcement as applicable. Effectively obtain information and assistance from appropriate law enforcement agencies, peer banks, and other external groups on AML issues and cases.
  • Provide feedback, input and suggestions on AML (Anti-Money Laundering) and Know Your Customer (KYC) issues, acting as a subject matter expert on the operations and processes to streamline and improve function effectiveness.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • An undergraduate degree
  • A minimum of 2 – 3 years related transaction monitoring or investigative experience in AML or Fraud
  • Strong working knowledge of AML and KYC rules and regulations with exposure to SARs documentation
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • A team player able to work effectively in a team fostered, multi-tasking environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook

Additional Information

If interested please apply online or call 727.210.7855.
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