24 days old
  • Job Code
    578370
  • Payrate
    $25 To $30

Investigation & Analysis Group - Due Diligence Analyst-


Business Overview:



  • The focus of the Investigation & Analysis Group ('IAG') is to perform enhanced due diligence on either new or existing relationships in an effort to protect the Bank form anti-money laundering (AML), counterparty or reputational risk.
  • Projects will include KYC / Due Diligence remediation and screening and dispositioning of Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) hits.


Functions:



  • Review client documentation for accuracy and determine Beneficial Owners, Key Managers, Directors and signatories of prospective (and continual) business clients;
  • Identify and risk rate Politically Exposed Persons (PEP)s based upon Global Policy requirements
  • Data Entry and uploading of supporting documents into the Global Client Acceptance Review System ("GCARS"), an internally used database that is used for all clients and various business lines and houses all AML/KYC/CIP documentation and correspondence;
  • Assist in conducting enhanced due diligence investigation and perform searches against such parties via proprietary and external databases (i.e., Worldcheck, Factiva/Dow Jones, Lexis-Nexis, etc.) to uncover potential Politically Exposed Persons (PEPS), OFAC Sanctions hits and/or adverse media. determine negative news;
  • Escalate negative news findings to senior IAG staff for investigation;
  • Respond to inquiries from business partners, domestic and international Due Diligence teams ) regarding appropriate KYC/CIP documentation from clients;
  • Follow-up with appropriate department for missing or outstanding documents whenever necessary;
  • Maintain close working knowledge of assigned investigations and advise supervisors of their progress and any matters of concern; and


Position Requirements:



  • Knowledge of the USA Patriot Act, Bank Secrecy Act, 3 rd European Directive, FCPA, OFAC and related AML regulations;
  • Ability to conduct independent research using databases and open internet-based sources to verify matches of clients against PEP Lists, OFAC sanctions Lists and/or Adverse media hits
  • Familiarity with the common industry definition of Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) and experience in clearing PEP alerts or assessing risk of PEPs.
  • Demonstrate awareness of various types of corporate entities - hedge funds, asset managers, pension funds, limited, private and public companies, holding companies, trusts etc.;
  • Ability to comprehend and parse and/or interpret complex organizational and corporate structures for ownership percentage, subsidiary breakdown or merger activity;
  • Strong analytical ability and attention to detail (i.e., ability to "connect the dots");
  • Excellent verbal, presentation and written communication skills;
  • Ability to present complex issues in succinct, simple and straightforward manner; written or verbally;
  • Use utmost discretion when handling sensitive and confidential material
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with business partners and senior staff and management in a global organization to achieve desired objectives
  • Inquisitive, tenacious, and investigative; and
  • Team player willing to accept challenges large and small and meet them under time pressure.


Qualifications:



  • 2 + years related experience in Due Diligence, AML, Audit, KYC and/or OFAC/sanctions; specific experience managing complex investigations or reviews within a financial institution or governmental entity.
  • Strong appetite for organization and ability to multi-task
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Tools (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point).
  • Fluency or working competence in another language (Spanish, Portuguese, French) preferred
  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist ("CAMS") a plus.

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