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AML Analyst

  • Location: Miami, FL
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Ref No: 20-01973
  • Date: April 13, 2020
  • Job title:



Barbara Randazzo

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Job Description - AML Analyst

Specific job responsibilities include:

Provide guidance and direction to business and compliance teams on issues related to AML, sanctions, and anti-corruption laws and regulations, including the USA PATRIOT Act, Bank Secrecy Act, OFAC/HMT regulations, U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), UK Bribery Act, etc.

Decision client matters with significant reputational risk and potential financial crimes exposure

Advise on issues related to Know Your Customer (KYC) obligations, including reviewing complex structures and higher risk customers for AML related-risks

Assist in identifying and reporting suspicious activity

Drive compliance with the Firm’s Global KYC Standards across the Firm

Interpret and advise on relevant laws and industry best practices pertaining to AML

Supervise WM responses to U.S. regulatory exams and other inquiries, and internal audits, including overseeing document productions

Identify weaknesses, gaps and areas for enhancement across processes and platforms that impact GFC, determine appropriate solutions and lead corrective action efforts

Lead special projects arising from the administration of the WM Financial Crimes program

Liaise and coordinate within GFC and with key stakeholders across the Firm, including Legal, Compliance, Regulatory Relations, and Risk, to ensure appropriate execution of the Firm’s WM financial crimes prevention program

Coordinate execution of WM Financial Crimes program changes with key stakeholders (Operations, Technology, Compliance, GFC)

Represent WM Financial Crimes in status update meetings with senior management and other stakeholders


Skills required

Candidates must have:

4 year college degree with strong academic credentials

Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience, preferably at a large/complex financial institution, law firm, or government/regulatory body

Detailed understanding of the laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to AML and wealth management businesses

Ability to understand and assess a wide variety of complex products, services and client types

Highly-motivated self-starter able to work independently while collaborating and coordinating as part of a global program

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to provide viable solutions in a time-sensitive environment

Excellent written and verbal communications skills, attention to detail, and effective time management

Strong project management skills

Sound judgment and an ability to appropriately escalate issues internally

Proven ability to handle highly confidential information professionally and with appropriate discretion

Outstanding interpersonal skills and team-player attitude

Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook


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