Financial Intellegence Unit, AVP

Recruiter
State Street.
Location
Quincy, Massachusetts
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
14 Sep 2020
Closes
14 Oct 2020
Ref
R-649256
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

Scope of Role

The Functional Compliance Consultant supports Functional Compliance’s Financial Intelligence Unit

(FIU). The FIU team is responsible for centralized monitoring of suspicious transactions and investigations where suspicious activity is present. The Compliance Analyst works independently on assignments within the scope of established guidelines practices and consults with senior staff where clarification or exception to policy may be required and may provide functional guidance to less experienced staff. Individuals work independently on complex projects and issues. The FIU provides support and guidance to the foreign-based FIU teams. In this role, the FIU Trade Specialist will formulate strategies for investigations with an understanding of bonds, mutual funds, stocks, options, hedge funds, etc. and act as a subject matter expert to provide specialist advice, guidance and direction to team members on Securities, Broker Dealer money laundering, market abuse, and other crime related issues in support of achievement of organizational objectives and regulatory requirements.

Job Description

Major Responsibilities:

  • Formulating strategy for investigations with an understanding of bonds, mutual funds, stocks, options, hedge funds, and income trusts etc..
  • Act as subject matter expert to provide specialist advice, guidance and direction to team members on Securities, Broker Dealer money laundering, market abuse, other crime related issues
  • Developing investigation reports, recommending courses of action
  • Investigations relating to breaches of securities laws, governance and compliance matters
  • Investigations into improper or unauthorized trading and market manipulation
  • Manage assigned investigations ensuring timely and prompt recommendations (SAR/No SAR, escalation recommendations such as Account Closure) and reports are made to management.
  • Coordinate in-depth research and documentation when unusual activity is detected
  • Provide recommendations to senior management on actions/strategies to mitigate money laundering, market abuse, or other crimes identified.
  • Conducting effective presentations to various groups, both large and small Analytical (problem solving) skills with good objectivity and discretion
  • Perform QA on the triage function – multiple staff from India and Boston

Qualifications

Education/ Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with focus in business, accounting, finance, or economics required.
  • ACAMS Certification Preferred

Skills and Experience:

  • Understands AML typologies around investments and ability to uncover risk within the bank
  • Ability to review the various systems utilizing data analytics techniques
  • Securities Courses – benefit
  • Knowledge of the securities industry and operations.
  • Strong understanding of investment products such as: bonds, mutual funds, stocks, options, hedge funds, and income trusts etc..
  • 10 > years of relevant business experience in both compliance and securities
  • Analytical (problem solving) skills with good objectivity and discretion
  • Analyze AML Security and identifying potential areas of risk (financial, reputational, and regulatory).
  • Strong communication skills ability to deal with management and staff
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to execute work assignments quickly
  • Demonstrated exceptional level of accuracy and detail for reporting
  • PC literacy, with good working knowledge of the Microsoft office applications (Access, Word, Excel)
  • SQL knowledge and strong analytical skills

Travel:

  • Minimal travel required

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