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AFC FIU Investigator

Date: Oct 21, 2021

Location: New York, US

Company: Intesa Sanpaolo Group

Intesa Sanpaolo is the banking group leader in Italy. Assisting more than 14,6 milion of retail customers through a network of 5360 branches, it significantly supports the development of Companies and gives an important sustain to the country's growth. The Group has a selected retail banking presence in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, with approximately 1,000 branches and 7.2 million customers in 12 countries. Intesa Sanpaolo is also present in 25 countries in support of its corporate customers’ cross-border business. It is looking for new qualify profiles who want to face demanding and challenging career path with the following requirements:

Scope and Purpose

BSA/AML Responsibilities
•    Timely review and investigation of all unusual or suspicious activity identified by an AFC FIU Analyst through their review of GIFTS EDD patterns/profiles alerts or referred by other entities of the ISPNY Branch and subsequently assigned by the AFC Head of FIU and/or designee for its ultimate review.
•    Prepare and forward Requests for Information ("RFIs") to the Branch Relationship Managers or Head Office to obtain additional information about a customer, a customer's customer or transactions.
•    Suggest closing cases for which potential suspicious activity is not detected.
•    Make a preliminary assessment(s) and present to the AFC Head of FIU and/or designee whether a SAR needs to be filed.
•    Prepare Investigation documentation and SAR write-ups.
•    Record in the Case Management System ("Case Tracker") all results of research, a determination as to whether there is suspicious activity or not and the rationale for the conclusion reached and recommendation made.

OFAC Responsibilities
•    Review, investigate and opine on all AML/Shell related alerts escalated in the screening systems. 
•    Notify Sanctions team when a transaction is confirmed as ready to process. Determine if further information is required.

Required Experience

• Minimum of Five (5) years in Compliance related matters with knowledge of BSA/AML and OFAC laws and regulations and practical experience in monitoring and analyzing customer accounts for suspicious activity. • Minimum of Five (5) years experience in the banking industry. Preferably in Compliance and Operations. 

Competencies Required

• Knowledge of funds transfer, check processing and trade finance activity. • Exceptional communication (both oral and written) and efficient organizational skills. • Microsoft Office proficient (World and Excel). 


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