AML Investigations Analyst

April 14, 2019
Providence, Rhode Island Area
Job Type


Are you passionate about investigating financial crime? Are you excited about using data to identify suspicious patterns or trends? Then the AML Investigations Analyst position with WePay may be the right role for you.

Each one of our Analysts directly impacts our bottom line and our customers. AML Investigations Analysts are responsible for building a trusted environment for our customers by investigating suspicious payment activities that are identified by our proprietary risk technology. These investigations help to reduce fraud losses to the Company and identify and limit money laundering, terrorist financing, and violations of economic sanctions. WePay's technology leverages traditional and non-traditional data sources to detect suspicious activity and mitigate losses.

In this position, you will constantly be faced with challenging and interesting investigations. That means no two days are the same. The individual who joins this team will have a chance to work in the areas of risk product, policy, detection, and analytics, as well as anti-money laundering (AML), USA PATRIOT Act, and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA). You will have an opportunity to expand your skills and be able to determine your future career path.


      • Review and analyze transactions, accounts, and users for suspicious activity
      • Draft alert investigations and escalations in accordance with standards and processes established to detect and prevent money laundering, fraud, and terrorism
      • Assist in building and fine-tuning our transaction monitoring rules
      • Assist in making updates to desktop procedures
      • Stay up-to-date with regard to BSA and AML regulations
      • Maintain close communication with risk and compliance colleagues across the Company


      • Previous experience in compliance or fraud transaction monitoring is a plus (preferably in the payments industry)
      • Knowledge and understanding of BSA/AML and USA PATRIOT Act principles
      • Strong critical thinking and deduction skills
      • Experience gathering and sifting through information with a sharp eye for detail
      • Ability to solve puzzles and recommend solutions from limited information
      • Experience in spotting trends and building processes to counteract them
      • Knowledge of SQL queries or Microsoft pivot tables is a plus
      • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, changing environment
      • Strong writing skills with the ability to formulate and clearly articulate rationale behind decisions

Company Description

WePay, a Chase company, helps online platforms increase revenue through integrated payments processing under their own name.

The company has uniquely enabled more than 1,000 platforms including Constant Contact, GoFundMe, and Meetup to incorporate payments without compromising on their user experience or taking on risk and regulatory exposure. In a mobile world, WePay’s integrations with Apple Pay and Android Pay for the Web help ensure high transaction conversions, while the company’s mobile point of sale (mPOS) solution allows platforms to seamlessly handle in-person payments in addition to online payments. WePay also offers a wide range of add-ons to support platforms’ specific needs.

WePay has earned Inc. 500 recognition as one of the fastest growing private US companies. It has also earned recognition on multiple Best Places to Work lists.

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