Investigations Analyst Job Description

Investigations Analyst Job Description

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Investigations analyst provides continuing advice and guidance to peers in the AML monitoring functional areas regarding HNAH’s BSA/AML Policy.

Investigations Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Detailed analysis of Anti-Money Laundering Information to support production issues, specific questions from external or internal bodies, and individual thought leadership
Coordinate Enterprise release activities
Gather and analyze documents in Insurance with a particular focus on loss prevention intelligence gathering and identification of offenders
Strong team player and ability to work under minimal supervision
Forensically obtaining data from computers, servers and mobile devices
Coordinating with members of the Wealth Management and Institutional Securities AML groups on matters involving mutual clients
Conducting client due diligence in various third-party and internal databases
Ongoing reviews and monitoring of client accounts for potential matches to adverse media alerts, designated sanctions targets and prohibited persons lists
Review alerts generated by the AML TMS around rules for Correspondent Banking relationships
Conduct an analysis of the activity in the customer’s accounts as necessary

Investigations Analyst Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Investigations Analyst

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CAMS, ACH, CHIPS, SWIFT, USD, ACFE, ACAMS, CFE, CFCS, CFS

Education for Investigations Analyst

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the investigations analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Business, Business/Administration, Statistics, MBA, Law, Management, Law Enforcement

Skills for Investigations Analyst

Desired skills for investigations analyst include:

OFAC requirements and regulations
Overall BSA/AML
USA PATRIOT Act
Regulation CC
Regulation E
AML laws and their application to the supported products/business lines
MS Excel
Filtering
Macros
ACH

Desired experience for investigations analyst includes:

Broad knowledge in a variety of programming languages (C/C++, Java, x86 Assembly, JavaScript)
Experience defeating anti-reversing tools and techniques (packers, obfuscation, encryption)
3-5 years of relevant BSA and OFAC Analyst, Compliance, or Banking experience
Excellent due diligence and investigations experience including analyzing data, compliance, and conducting reviews
Excellent knowledge of BSA requirements and regulations - policies, procedures, practices and documentation
Requires Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) designation or equivalent

Investigations Analyst Examples

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Investigations Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an investigations analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for investigations analyst
  • Recommend course of action including preparing Suspicious Transaction Reports to be submitted to FINTRAC
  • Maintain a paper-based and electronic file that clearly documents actions taken and supports recommendations made
  • Perform an analysis of information in respect to client holdings and transactional activity in order to assess and interpret the potential risks associated with clients
  • Make recommendations regarding high risk relationships and the appropriate level of monitoring to subject these relationships to
  • Direct the business to obtain additional or updated information in respect of clients in order to ensure that the clients’ activities are adequately monitored and reviewed
  • Track information received from the business (or not yet received from the business) and follow-up with the business accordingly
  • Investigating potential violations and compiling case files containing supporting documentation to validate if a policy breach has occurred
  • Issue violation notices to employees and tracking violation issuances for reporting purposes
  • Maintaining standard operating procedures and undertaking quality controls to evidence process error rates
  • Support the creation of Internal, External and Ad-hoc reports, based off the PAD strategic platform or per a pre-defined reporting calendar
Qualifications for investigations analyst
  • Manage and maintain storage requirements for several electronic storage servers
  • Facilitate technology system upgrades and participate in analyzing new tools and other technical changes
  • Support Corporate Security with the life cycle management of all electronic evidence
  • Manage and administer physical access and respond to access control monitoring alerts for the secure forensic room
  • Manage ServiceNow requests for ITF&I and other CS groups, as needed
  • Perform eCIF inquiries
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Investigations Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an investigations analyst. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for investigations analyst
  • Ability to develop financial models in Excel in performing analysis to support complex investigations
  • Identify and escalate fraud trends, issues, significant control weaknesses or deficiencies during investigations
  • Ongoing development of subject matter expertise and the sharing of knowledge with peers
  • Responsible for ensuring timely, complete and accurate processing of Investigation cases (including performing all relevant controls) within own area of responsibility
  • Daily Reconciliation for all movements relating to London Cash Operations transactions
  • Interaction with internal teams to ensure clearing of daily reconciliation items
  • Prioritise and chase outstanding reconciliation items
  • Address customer queries, written and telephone, in a professional and timely manner
  • Liaise with clients ensuring they are happy with the service provided and if any issues ensure that they are escalated and resolved in a timely manner to client’s satisfaction
  • Analytical skills with the ability to be flexible in regards to production problem solving
Qualifications for investigations analyst
  • Understand the need for confidentiality, preservation of evidence and accurate output based on facts
  • Maintain autonomy in performing independent data retrieval, analysis and summary
  • Sound writing and communications skills for reporting and escalations of issues
  • Self-motivated, passionate, resourceful and organized
  • Able to work on client files and be able to arrive at preliminary conclusions with limited oversight
  • Ability to review and assess a client’s relationship as a whole to determine the level of risk posed by the client
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Investigations Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of investigations analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for investigations analyst
  • Problem solving experience with a track record of following issues through to a satisfactory conclusion
  • Some experience in a Banking role, or knowledge of SWIFTs ((Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication SWIFTs) beneficial)
  • An excellent team worker, able to work in both virtual global teams and a matrix organisatio
  • Open minded, able to share information and transfer knowledge and also expertise to team members
  • Strongly client centric, with a strong focus on delivering an exceptional client experience
  • Fluent in German or Italian (beneficial)
  • Ensuring customer and internal stakeholder queries are answered in the most professional and efficient manner possible
  • Supporting and strengthening customer needs in an efficient, effective and professional manner and handling exceptional requests when required
  • Appling all internal and external policies/guidelines to meet the requirements of the Regulators
  • Meeting individual Service Level Agreement (SLA), Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and quality measures, while supporting the team in meeting and exceeding overall SLA & KPI metrics
Qualifications for investigations analyst
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in business, statistics, economics, MIS, related field or equivalent experience
  • Reports directly to the SWT Analyst Manager and directly supports activities in the AML Investigations Office
  • Performs encompassing research taking into account various AML risk factors and indicators to determine if a Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) requires completion
  • Knowledge of the Bills of Exchange Act and Canadian Payments Association (CPA) Rules
  • The position is office-based
  • The nature of the position requires the ability to incorporate financial crime investigative procedures within the framework of a Financial Institution
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Investigations Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an investigations analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for investigations analyst
  • Using knowledge and experience from your own area of responsibility to inform the design, and implementation of strategies to eliminate waste and improve efficiency and performance
  • Identify suspicious or unusual activity and prepare all related investigations documents to support suspicious or non-suspicious decisions
  • Utilizing comprehensive knowledge of Army policies and regulations, administrative and financial functions pertaining to provide budget/financial analytical support, working directly with government financial management analysis and Gifts & Grants Coordination personnel to provide clinical research budget management
  • Developing or assisting with the development and review of all clinical research budgets and scientific laboratory support associated with any Institutional Review Board (IRB)/Privacy Board and non‐human use research protocols
  • Collaborating with government resource management staff, principal investigators, contract office staff, program managers and funds managers in the clinical departments, research fund managers/coordinators in research technology management, clinical trials agreements staff and other appropriate personnel as necessary
  • Participate in the development of reporting requirements for the preparation, collection, justification, and submission of programming and budgetary data
  • Review, analyze and generate financial reports to identify trends, present status of funds, and to report financial positions on a continuing basis
  • Perform account management, track obligations and commitments against any fund type and the development of DCI and study related budgets
  • Assist and collaborate with government personnel to identify and request cost transfers for various appropriations to correct erroneous charges, accounting adjustments, and distribute cost
  • Prepare & provide Course of Action (COA) recommendations to DCI Leadership, principal Investigators and other appropriate personnel using Business Case Analysis (BCA) methods and techniques
Qualifications for investigations analyst
  • Conversations may be conducted by phone/e-mail with witnesses, suspects and any other persons connected to events
  • The position requires the briefing of investigators and CIS management
  • In general, the position requires a significant and sustained mental effort and may require working extended hours
  • Immense attention to detail and diligence, as you will be tested rigorously
  • Preferred experience of high volume reconciliations
  • Appreciation of customer focus and good quality service
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Investigations Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an investigations analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for investigations analyst
  • Identify Government Credit Card purchases that need to be reallocated and assist GPC cardholders with erroneous or disputed transactions
  • Process and track purchase requests and other documents as necessary in support of research or development projects using various types of intramural and extramural funds
  • Monitor and track commitments, obligations and expenditures to include contract data pertaining to their lines of accounting, periods of performance (PoPs), and pending de‐obligations
  • Assist with the initiation, submission, and tracking/monitoring of documentation necessary to execute contracts and purchase equipment in support of internally & externally funded projects and close‐out research related contracts and financial documents, to include clearing unliquidated obligations
  • Reconcile unliquidated obligations and negative unliquidated obligations to include out‐of-balance errors in any fund type that the DCI manages
  • Track fund usage for all DCI managed funding streams and projects and provide usage reports and assist in determining laboratory, section and project costs
  • Work with DCI leadership and Primary Investigators in providing financial and budget support for their respective missions and projects
  • Responding, as a call center analyst, to internal and external callers requesting assistance or reporting matters relating to GS&I’s support services
  • Carry out daily reconciliation of the calls, emails and web referrals handled by the team
  • Supervision and people management
Qualifications for investigations analyst
  • Educated to Bachelor’s degree level in a quantitative discipline (or equivalent qualification / work experience)
  • Able to demonstrate examples of previous successful deliveries and have a track record in providing insight and innovation through the application of data science
  • Basic analytical skills, with adaptable regarding production problem solving
  • Excellent team worker, able to work in virtual global teams and a matrix organisations
  • The ability to work in a fast paced environment and keep pace with technical innovation
  • Strongly client centric, with a focus on delivering an exceptional client experience

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