AML Analyst

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Specific job responsibilities include:

  • Provide guidance and direction to business and compliance teams on issues related to AML, sanctions, and anti-corruption laws and regulations, including the USA PATRIOT Act, Bank Secrecy Act, OFAC/HMT regulations, U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), UK Bribery Act, etc.
  • Decision client matters with significant reputational risk and potential financial crimes exposure
  • Advise on issues related to Know Your Customer (KYC) obligations, including reviewing complex structures and higher risk customers for AML related-risks
  • Assist in identifying and reporting suspicious activity
  • Drive compliance with the Firm’s Global KYC Standards across the Firm
  • Interpret and advise on relevant laws and industry best practices pertaining to AML
  • Supervise WM responses to U.S. regulatory exams and other inquiries, and internal audits, including overseeing document productions
  • Identify weaknesses, gaps and areas for enhancement across processes and platforms that impact GFC, determine appropriate solutions and lead corrective action efforts
  • Lead special projects arising from the administration of the WM Financial Crimes program
  • Liaise and coordinate within GFC and with key stakeholders across the Firm, including Legal, Compliance, Regulatory Relations, and
  • Risk, to ensure appropriate execution of the Firm’s WM financial crimes prevention program
  • Coordinate execution of WM Financial Crimes program changes with key stakeholders (Operations, Technology, Compliance, GFC)
  • Represent WM Financial Crimes in status update meetings with senior management and other stakeholders

    QUALIFICATIONS Skills required

    Candidates must have:

  • 4 year college degree with strong academic credentials
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience, preferably at a large/complex financial institution, law firm, or government/regulatory body
  • Detailed understanding of the laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to AML and wealth management businesses
  • Ability to understand and assess a wide variety of complex products, services and client types
  • Highly-motivated self-starter able to work independently while collaborating and coordinating as part of a global program
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to provide viable solutions in a time-sensitive environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, attention to detail, and effective time management
  • Strong project management skills
  • Sound judgment and an ability to appropriately escalate issues internally
  • Proven ability to handle highly confidential information professionally and with appropriate discretion
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and team-player attitude
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

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