Company: SunTrust ( Learn More )

General Information
High School
At least 1 year(s)
Job Description Job Description
The BSA (Bank Secrecy Act) /AML (Anti-Money Laundering) Investigator is responsible investigating, researching, analyzing and evaluating varying degrees of complex cases of suspicious financial activity for possible anti-money laundering violations involving all bank lines of business (LOBs) including retail, commercial, Treasury Management, mortgage, securities, capital markets and international.  Partners with lines of business Operations Risk Managers and Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) investigators to investigate cases as assigned, identifying suspicious and potential criminal activity.  Stays up to date on Bank Secrecy Act regulations (anti-money laundering) and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations as well as the bank's AML program policies and procedures.  Develops ongoing contacts with local and national law enforcement to stay current on money laundering and terrorist finance trends and typologies.  Initiates and develops projects to improve the position of the bank's anti-money laundering program.  Represents FIU management as needed.  As assigned, assists with the ongoing training and supervision of Investigator I and II staff.  Travels occasionally to maintain sound working relationship with bank regional operating units.   Investigates, researches, analyzes and evaluates complex account transactions and relationships that appear to be suspicious or unusual for a given business or person within any SunTrust LOB.  Prepares and files Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR) with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network when warranted.  Assumes departmental projects and initiatives as assigned to define and solve problems that involve issues of BSA and OFAC regulatory compliance and assures the effectiveness of the Bank's anti-money laundering program.  May assist in the review of staff cases to assure procedural due diligence is followed in order to comply with regulatory and departmental guidance.
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Job RequirementsQualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, statistics, economics, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
  • 4 years progressive work related experience in investigations, audit and control practices with demonstrated proficiency and understanding of internal and external risk and liability.
  • Demonstrated experience with regulatory agencies, requirements, and/or regulatory compliance.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of principles and practices of investigations, accounting and financial analysis.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and written.