Financial Intelligence Unit Associate I

4 weeks ago
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Intermex Wire Transfer, a leading provider of money transfer services in the U.S. to Latin America, has an opportunity to join its Compliance Team as a Finacial Intelligence Unit (FIU) Associate. The FIU Analyst I is responsible for various operations across the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) including AML investigations, SAR filing, customer risk rating, high-risk customer surveillance, enhanced due diligence processes, special investigations, and OFAC compliance. The FIU Analyst documents and reports the investigation findings and prepares case files for review.



  • Identify potential high AML transactional issues and flag for escalations and assignments in respective case management tools.
  • Examination of transactional data to assist in identifying unusual transaction activity or patterns.
  • Conduct research over available system tools, the Internet and Databases consistent with the resolution of investigations.
  • Follow-up with agents and customers as needed to identify additional information in support of the case.
  • Compile supporting documents and transactional data including documenting review findings and SAR filing recommendation for the AML Manager review.
  • Prepare recommendation letters to agents.
  • Write and prepare Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) with descriptive narrative.
  • Liaise with other FIU units like AML Compliance, Fraud Prevention Department, and Online Sales.
  • Triage cases and identify items appropriate for the Compliance Committee and escalation to the Senior Management.
  • Assist in the development, improvement, and review of the Compliance Monthly Audit report (includes review of risk matrix, transactional data, unusual activity, and executive summary).
  • Establish documented short-term and long-term objectives for all projects and assignments.

Duties and responsibilities may be periodically reviewed and may be subject to change.



  • Four Year College Degree preferred.
  • 3 + years experience in reviewing large volume of transactions and information for potentially suspicious activity and performing AML or financial investigations.
  • Knowledgeable of the laws applicable to money laundering, including the Bank Secrecy Act, the USA PATRIOT act, US Treasury AML guidelines, OFAC requirements, and Suspicious Activity Reporting requirements.
  • 2+ years experience in writing and preparing Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and project management skills.
  • Excellent research skills including experience with online search tools (i.e.: LexisNexis, AML Solutions, World Compliance).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (required), Word, Access, Power Point and Outlook.
  • Fully Bilingual (English/Spanish) with strong writing, analytical and communications skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, able to multitask, complete projects on time, self-starter, organized, and must have the ability to work independently.
  • Ability to understand and draw conclusions from research conducted.
  • Ability to understand and comprehend financial products across the Money Service Business sector.


About Intermex Wire Transfer, LLC:

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When it comes to money remittance services, Intermex is a leader you can trust. With a state-of-the-art system, and a network of more than 30,000 payer locations, the company offers services in 45 American states and in 16 Latin American countries. Computer and telephone-based options are available for convenient wire transfers.

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Mission and Vision
To be the preferred provider of money transfer services, both in the United States and in Latin America. Focused on excellence, we always strive to provide unsurpassed quality customer service.

Intermex is a growing organization and is searching for TOP TALENT. We currently have a variety of employment opportunities.

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