BSA/AML Investigator

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Published
July 29, 2019
Location
Seattle, WA
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Job Description

The BSA/AML Investigator is responsible for performing BSA/AML and OFAC Investigations of account activity, and recommending the filing of Suspicious Activity Reports, as appropriate.

Along with the key functions listed below, this position will be expected to uphold the value that Washington Federal places on simply being nice when working alongside colleagues and servicing our clients.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned: Conduct research over available Bank systems, the Internet and Commercial Databases consistent with the resolution of case reviews and investigations. Collect and examine financial statements and documents to assist in identifying unusual transaction patterns. Document and report the review/investigation findings and prepare case files with required supporting documentation (e.g. media search results, copies of statements/checks, results from internal system searches etc.)Perform sanctions screening for customers and incoming and outbound payments. Investigate sanctions issues and provide recommendations as necessary. Draft and file Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) consistent with FinCEN requirements recommend relationship retention or termination and track account closures as requiredRequirementsBachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree (1) to three (3) years of related experience -- AML, transaction monitoring, alert clearing, escalation investigations, and SAR drafting. May also have relevant experience in areas such as risk, operations, and audit relevant industry qualifications in AML (e.g., ACAMS) preferred knowledge of common money laundering methods and trends knowledge 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 ReportingrequirementsResearch skills including experience with online search tools knowledge of transaction monitoring systems and applicable rules effective writing, analytical, and communications skills ALL ADDRESSES: Seattle, WA

FUNCTIONAL GROUP: Compliance