Associate | Level 1

Location
Baltimore, MD

Job Type
Contract Full-Time

Pay Rate
$16.66

Associate Level 1

Duration: 8 Months

Pay Rate: $16.66

Work Location: 1300 Thames Street Harbor Point Phase I, Baltimore, Maryland 21230

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Top 3 Skills:

Reliable

Detail oriented

Any type of risk experience or background.

Background on the Team:

Acting as a line of defense, transactions screening ensures payments made and received are not facilitating transactions with any OFAC sanctioned countries, entities, or individuals. The role & responsibilities of this professional will be to ensure efficient identification and monitoring of transactions in the Bank and ensure timely escalation & reporting of potential true hits to the Global Financial Crimes [GFC] team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Investigate and asses exceptions alerts for potential money laundering risks in the Bank
  • Ensure effective identification and escalation of potential true hits
  • Daily monitor of exceptions queue and ensure all payments are actioned before the currency cutoff
  • Communicate with business units & GFC team for clearance of exceptions
  • Ensure timely, efficient reporting of daily & MIS
  • Identify, communicate and remediate process breakdowns and best practices
  • Create and deliver reporting on process effectiveness to leadership team
  • Establish working & effective relationships with global teams
  • Ensuring documentation and standard operating procedures are up to date with all relevant approvals in place
  • Maintain a current understanding of money laundering and terrorist financing issues, including policies and procedures
  • Assist leadership team as needed

Skills required (essential):

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college / university
  • Solid understanding of common money laundering schemes as well as the regulatory environment
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to apply sound reasoning when delivering services
  • Possess strong analytical / reasoning skills
  • Has the ability to effectively handle a fast paced environment and successfully meet established deadline requirements
  • Be self-motivated and must have the ability to work independently
  • Has the ability to use various PC, MS Office and internet applications and tools to support day to day processes
  • Be able to handle highly confidential information professionally and with appropriate discretion

Skills desired:

  • Up to 4 years of corporate intelligence, due diligence, and/or operations experience in the financial or professional services industries preferred
  • CAMS certified

Coverage:

  • Monday thru Friday with the ability to work flexible hours to cover teams assigned shifts
  • Coverage is dependent on business need so flexibility on required finish time or full day’s coverage may be required during some holidays

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