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What You Will Do :
Responsibilities primarily include AML transaction monitoring and research of customers deemed to be "high risk" by our various financial institution clients as required by their respective Anti-Money Laundering (AML) / Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) programs.
The Investigator Analyst II will also be expected to:
Conduct an end-to-end and meticulous review of potentially illegal or suspicious activity, leading to an escalation and/or a Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) file recommendation.
Submit written work product for review by Guidehouse and client-led quality control teams, make the requested adjustments as necessary, and apply the feedback going forward.
Compare and contrast common business entity types and determine if the transactions and pattern fit what’s expected for that type of customer.
Determine mitigating measures for various risk customers.
Always adhere and follow client policies, procedures, and requirements.
Conduct transaction monitoring of assigned accounts to assess potential suspicious activity on the account, such as money laundering, terrorism financing and any other possible financial crimes activity.
Have the capacity to accurately and timely analyze and pull data from multiple sources to work effectively and under scenarios that may present multiple complexities simultaneously.
Adhere to and comply with all applicable, federal and state laws, regulations and guidance, including those related to Anti-Money Laundering (i.e. Bank Secrecy Act, USA PATRIOT Act, etc.), as well as adhering to company policies and procedures and client requirements.
Identify potential gaps and assist with creating and providing training to junior analysts and provide support on more complex cases.
Work efficiently in a production driven environment, while delivering the expected highest quality standards.
Determine risks associated with customer types when engaged in customer due diligence.
Research, identify and analyze time-sensitive data from multiple sources, and document findings in a written work product.
Pay attention and respond to email communication in a professional and timely manner.
Attend and actively participate in required company and client training courses.
Accurately record time and workflow progress on a daily basis.
Have the capacity to adapt to different emerging and shifting priorities depending on the project and client needs.
What You Will Need :
3-4+ years' experience assessing and reviewing system generated and manual AML alerts and/or escalations/SAR write-ups for potentially suspicious activity.
Experience working with manual and system generated alerts/cases for the detection of potentially suspicious activity.
Proficient in Microsoft Excel (Intermediate/Advanced) and Microsoft Word.
Ability to detect and mitigate red flags for potential financial crime, including money laundering, terrorism financing activities and fraud, as it appears in transactional data.
Knowledge of US reporting requirements as it relates to suspicious activity reports and cash transaction activity.
Transaction analysis skills related to international wires, corresponding banking, cash, and check activity.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Strong data analysis, problem solving, and organizational skills.
Ability to multi-task, work independently and as part of a team, and establish cooperative and collaborative working relationships.
A demonstrable willingness to work more than 40 hours when needed.
What Would Be Nice To Have :
Bachelor’s Degree or Associate's Degree.
ACAMS, CFE, or similar professional certifications.
Advanced/Expert Excel Skills.
Bilingual Communication Skills.
The annual salary range for this position is $55,800.00-$83,700.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.
What We Offer :
Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.
Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
401(k) Retirement Plan
Basic Life & Supplemental Life
Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
Skills Development & Certifications
Employee Referral Program
Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.
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