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Financial Crimes Compliance Senior Associate

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Richardson
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Job Family:InvestigatorTravel Required:Up to 10%Clearance Required:NoneWhat You Will Do:The responsibilities of the Financial Crimes Senior Associate will include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing Anti Money Laundering (AML) and/or Fraud alert/case reviews, seeking to mitigate risks associated to financial crimes and suspicious activity.
  • Applying research and analytic techniques to digest complex information sets to make logical and adequately supported determinations in regard to unusual and potentially suspicious activity.
  • Applying consistent and well-documented analysis aligned with industry standards to ensure success in the following daily efforts of Transaction Monitoring:
    • Conducting an end-to-end and meticulous review of potential illegal or suspicious activity;
    • Completing time-sensitive and meticulous analysis of each instance of potential OFAC Sanctions violations, Anti-Money Laundering activity, Fraud and/or suspicious financial activity across multiple jurisdictions and countries;
    • Assessment of customer profiles and client data to identify whether activity is consistent with typical purchasing/payment activity, including Acceptable Use Policy adherence and Know Your Customer efforts;
    • Documenting findings in narrative style format, in a transaction monitoring case management system and prepare updates to Project Managers / Team Leads as appropriate; and
    • Making determinations in addition to drafting and filing Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR).
    • Performing more complex case investigations related to external escalations such as 314b, Subpoena and Law Enforcements requests.
    • Executing and delivering high quality work product, functioning both independently and in a collaborative setting with a focus on client satisfaction.
    • Learning client procedures, systems, and processes and adhering to client requirements.What You Will Need:
      • Bachelor's degree and minimum of 4 years of prior relevant experience. However, relevant experience may be substituted for formal education or advanced degree.
      • Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and guidelines (e.g., BSA, OFAC, FinCEN guidance).
      • Knowledge of Financial Crimes Compliance functions such as OFAC Sanctions, Anti-Money Laundering, KYC, CDD, EDD and/or Financial Fraud Investigations.
      • Understanding of the legal, corporate governance, and regulatory environment related to the BSA and USA PATRIOT Act.
      • Experience working with manual and system generated alerts/cases for the detection of potentially suspicious activity.
      • Knowledge of US reporting requirements as it relates to suspicious activity reports and cash transaction activity.
      • 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.
      • Transaction analysis skills related to international wires, corresponding banking, cash, and check activity.
      • Experience composing and filing Suspicious Activity Reports.
      • Strong analytical and research skills.
      • The ability to excel within a team environment and independently.
      • The ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize tasks.
      • The ability to work in a production driven environment.
      • Effective oral and written communication skills.
      • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Suite Products.
      • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new policies, procedures, and vendor systems.
      • A demonstrable willingness to work more than 40 hours when needed.What Would Be Nice To Have:
        • 2+ years of experience assessing and reviewing system generated and manual AML alerts and/or escalations/SAR write-ups for potentially suspicious activity.
        • Experience with financial crimes risks associated with Transaction Monitoring/ Screening/ Fraud Operations/ SAR Reporting/Identification and Verification of Customers, KYC, CDD, and EDD.
        • General Compliance function and process knowledge (Transaction Monitoring/ Screening/ Fraud Operations/ SAR Reporting/Identification and Verification of Customers, KYC, CDD and EDD).
        • CAMS certification. 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.Benefits include:
          • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
          • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
          • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
          • Parental Leave
          • 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 ProgramAbout GuidehouseGuidehouse 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.If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1- or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Keywords: Guidehouse, Richardson , Financial Crimes Compliance Senior Associate, Accounting, Auditing , Richardson, Texas

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