AML Investigator

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Eagle is assisting our client who is seeking two (2) AML Investigators. This is a six (6) month contract position to begin immediately.

Responsibilities:

The Investigator, using an end-to-end and risk-based approach is accountable for conducting investigations into flagged unusual account or customer activity to:

  • Firstly, determine if the activity is unusual/suspicious or not as it relates to suspected money laundering or terrorist financing, or otherwise reportable, (i.e. sanctions screening) and secondly;
  • To ascertain if a continued relationship with the customer or customers represents an unacceptable risk to the bank;
  • If the identified activity is determined to be suspicious the investigator is accountable for filing a Suspicious Transaction Report to FINTRAC within prescribed guidelines and statutory timeframes;
  • Review information escalated from lines of business or generated from internal AML management systems to identify and report suspicious transactions;
  • Conduct investigations using the Bank’s various, diverse internal and external data systems and retrieval processes to gather evidence supporting a reasonable suspicion of money laundering, organized crime or terrorist financing activities involving the Bank’s customers;
  • Collect and analyze a wide variety of information related to system or manually generated alerts to identify persons and entities that may be laundering money or funding terrorism;
  • Conduct a comprehensive review within established prescribed processes/guidelines set by the AML leadership team of high-risk clients and assess risks posed to the Bank, and provide a final recommendation to maintain/de market client based on assessment and risk of the client;
  • Identify unusual activities and behaviors across multiple products, analyzing and assessing information and referring all transactions that may relate to money laundering or terrorist financing for further investigation or reporting as outlined in documented processes and protocols.

Experience & Education

  • An undergraduate degree (preferred), graduate degree or professional designations would be an asset
  • Minimum of 1-year recent AML adjudication/investigation experience;
  • Working knowledge of applicable Bank systems and Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Strong understanding of Canadian AML/ATF and sanctions legislation/regulations is essential;
  • Expert Knowledge of Excel (Macros are very nice to have) – Pivot tables, v- lookups is necessary;
  • CAMS designation is an asset;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong understanding of complex financial instruments and interbank lending – specific to Capital Markets Team;
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of capital markets products would be an asset - correspondent banking, trading products, Trade finance instruments – specific to Capital Markets Team;
  • Expert Knowledge of Excel (Macros are very nice to have) – Pivot tables, v- lookups is necessary;
  • Having reporting reports to FINTRACT;
  • Minimum of 2 years recent large bank/FI experience;
  • Minimum 6 months of AML adjudication and/or investigation experience;
  • CAMS certification an asset;
  • Understanding of complex financial instruments and interbank lending – specific to Capital Markets Team;
  • Knowledge of capital markets products would be an asset - correspondent banking, trading products, and trade finance transactions – specific to Capital Markets Team;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong Knowledge of Excel – would be an asset;
  • Solid understanding of Canadian AML/ATF and sanctions legislation/regulations is essential;
  • Expert Knowledge of Excel (Macros are very nice to have) – Pivot tables, v- lookups are necessary;
  • Minimum of 1-year recent large bank/FI experience or minimum 1 year in risk management, underwriting experience, cash management (specific to Capital Markets), KYC, Payment Processing (specific to Capital Markets), Trade Finance or financial fraud;
  • Strong Knowledge of Excel – would be an asset;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • CAMS certification an asset;
  • Previous banking experience is an asset; and,
  • Expert Knowledge of Excel (Macros are very nice to have) – Pivot tables, v- lookups are necessary.

Don’t miss out on this excellent career opportunity, apply online today!

Eagle is an equal opportunity employer and will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with Eagle and that employment with Eagle will only commence when placed on an assignment as a temporary employee of Eagle.

Job ID# 57747

  • Posted On: October 12, 2018
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job ID: 57747
  • Location: Toronto/GTA ON