BSA Investigator

Our client is in the Banking Industry and they are currently looking for a BSA Investigator to join their growing team.

Qualifications / Requirements

The BSA/AML Investigator is responsible for managing a caseload of investigations and/or high risk account enhanced due diligence [HRA-EDD] reviews. Perform analysis and follow-up on cases from beginning to completion according to the bank’s BSA/AML Program.

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for communicating with internal and external entities, members of the sales team and other of the bank’s BSA/AML monitoring units.
  • Collect and examine financial statements and documents to assist in identifying unusual transaction patterns.
  • Conduct research over available Bank systems, the Internet and Databases consistent with the resolution of investigations.
  • Write and file Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) and recommend relationship retention or termination and track account closures as required.
  • Interact with Senior Management on the Compliance, Legal and business sectors concerning BSA/AML issues.
  • Document and report the investigation findings and prepare case files for review (e.g. media search results, copies of statements/checks, results from internal system searches, etc.)
  • Document all research and analysis conducted in the Case Management System.
  • Follow-up with additional Point(s) of Contact (POC) as needed to identify additional information in support of the case.
  • Liaise with other of the bank’s units, such as Business and Compliance teams, Legal, and Law Enforcement.
  • Triage cases and identify items appropriate for escalation to Senior Management.
  • May provide direction to junior staff, such as training and mentoring regarding BSA Investigations and/or the EDD high risk account review process.

Education / Training

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the BSA/Compliance area.
  • Advance knowledge of BSA monitoring skills.
  • Must be Bilingual – English and Spanish