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A new AML/BSA Preliminary Investigations Specialist is needed in Charlotte, NC!

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Modis is seeking an AML/BSA Preliminary Investigations Specialist for a full-time contract-to-hire position with a Fortune 200 bank in Charlotte. Company is the 7th largest bank in the US and provides banking, investment, mortgage, and trust products to individuals, businesses, and government. Position is in a financial environment and duties including identifying and investigating suspicious financial activity on behalf of the bank.
Title: AML/BSA Preliminary Investigations Specialist
Hours: M-F, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: South Tryon Street, Charlotte NC 28202
Length: 12 months (Contract to hire)
Pay: $21.05/hr (46k conversion)
-Specialist generally responsible for the preliminary investigation of system generated alerts associated with customer account transactions.
-Evaluates and analyzes the information uncovered during the preliminary investigation make a recommendation whether the alert warrants a full investigation.
-Assist with the workflow and case management process.
-Analyze customer account transactions to detect unusual activity and make decisions on appropriate action to take.
-Create a clear and concise comment that supports no case decision.
-Work cooperatively with business line to establish procedures for identifying suspicious customer transactions, specific to money laundering, including the proper method for reporting such activity to the anti-money-laundering group.
-Provide guidance, support, and recommendations to business lines regarding customer AML risk ratings and account activity.
-Based on the outcome of the preliminary investigation, analyze and determine whether or not they alert warrants a further review that may result in a Suspicious Activity Report (SARs) filing.
-Work cooperatively with internal departments to obtain and analyze necessary information related to the investigation.
-Assist with departmental tracking and reporting and prepare investigation reports for management.
-Assist in implementation of AML/BSA detection and prevention methods, such as training and instruction manuals.
-Support any special projects or critical casework.
-Actively ensures compliance with the Code of Ethics and all Anti-Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy Act, information security and suspicious activity reporting requirements, policies and procedures.
-Actively participates in any required corporate and business line training in these areas.
-Follows account opening procedures and understands and follows internal suspicious activity referral requirements and processes, as required for this position.
- 1 - 3 years investigations experience, preferably in security, fraud, or anti-money-laundering
- Prior bank experience
- Knowledge of Bank Secrecy Act/Anti Money Laundering laws and regulations
- Excellent communication and written skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Access, Word and/or experience in using other database applications
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Able to pass a background check
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TAGS: AML, BSA, anti-money laundering, Bank Secrecy Act, compliance, risk assessment, patriot act, securities, fraud, fraud prevention, fraud analysis, investigations, mid-level, finance, financial, banking

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