Intermex

  • Financial Intelligence Unit Analyst

    Job Locations US-FL-Miami
    Posted Date 7 days ago(6/12/2018 9:15 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1273
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Compliance
  • Overview

    Intermex has an opportunity to join it's Fraud Investigation Team. We are searching for a driven and energetic Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) Analyst I to be involved in 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. Our Candidate must have the ability to have exceptional initiative and follow-through skills, clear communication, and an excellent analytical thinker. Working independently, exercising good judgement and always taking initiative is what Intermex is looking for in the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) Analyst I .

    Responsibilities

    Responsibility:

    • 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.
    • Additional duties as assigned

     

    Qualifications

    Qualifications:

    • 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.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: $16.00 /hour

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