AML Transaction Monitoring Investigations Analyst

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AML Transaction Monitoring Investigations Analyst

Jacksonville, Florida

March 26th 2019



Job Description:

The AFC team is accountable for protecting bank from financial and reputation losses incurred by financial crimes by assessing, controlling and mitigating risks.

  • The AML Investigator is responsible for conducting comprehensive investigations on Bank’s global correspondent banking client’s to detect activity indicative of money laundering or other financial crimes.

  • The Investigators utilize internal and external investigation technology and research techniques. Based on documented findings, the Investigator will draft a written narrative outlining in detail the results and as appropriate, escalate in accordance with documented procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Use independent and professional judgment when reviewing AML investigations in addition to all policies and procedures and meets regulatory standards.

  • Monitor case aging and escalate as necessary.

  • Participate in departmental projects and initiatives.

  • Keep abreast of new rules, regulations and reputational risks to further improve our investigation processes.

  • Understand business and regulatory requirements and ensure functions are being performed within those requirements.

  • Maintain a thorough comprehension of internal AML typologies relating to correspondent banking clients.

For internal use only:

  • Manage complex investigations involving matters such as multiple relationship accounts, tiered and multi-faceted transactions; international wires involving designated high risk jurisdictions, and complex structuring schemes to identify potential money laundering or other financial crimes.

  • Utilize internal and external sources, and partner with other stakeholders, as necessary, to research and investigate cases.

  • Work with Team Lead to collate metrics and other data as requested.

  • Liaise with Technology to address any potential production issues and software updates.

  • Prepare and write Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) as necessary.



  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.

  • Ability to identify, escalate and communicate issues to management in an effective and succinct manner.

  • Effective decision making skills and strong problem solving skills.

  • Strong knowledge of AML laws (USA PATRIOT Act), Regulations (Fed, SEC, FINRA) and their application to the supported products/business lines.

  • Good team player with the ability to manage the team’s workload and their own.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Working knowledge of MS Excel, including pivot tables, macros, filtering, and sorting.

  • Applied experience of effective internet search techniques.

  • Excellent writing and communication skills.

  • Excellent analytical, judgment, and research skills.

  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to multitask.

  • An understanding of the legal and compliance issues of complex banking organizations.

  • Ability to work independently and accurately prioritize workload with minimal supervision.

  • Correspondent banking experience.

  • Operational knowledge of USD payment systems, including SWIFT, CHIPS, ACH, and FedFunds.

  • Knowledge with Case Management System, Actimize / Mantas.

  • Experience using LexisNexis


  • CAMS certification a plus

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