Transaction Monitoring Investigator

  • Negotiable
  • Manhattan, NY, USA
  • Contract, Full time
  • Michael Page International - US
  • 17 Nov 18

Assisting transaction monitoring team lead and QA with case investigations and SAR drafting as well as assisting AML/BSA compliance officers in transaction monitoring.

Our client is a bank in Manhattan/ Long Island City


  • Efficiently Manage a caseload of investigations.
  • Knowledgeable with correspondent banking and overseas wire products
  • Assist BSA/AML Compliance Officer to ensure that the branch's BSA/AML procedures, manuals, trainings and programs are kept current and relevant for Transaction Monitoring.
  • Review and investigate Alerts generated. Recognize red flags for wire cases.
  • Writing a comprehensive analysis of the account activity to support the disposition to close a case or escalate for further action.
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external partners.
  • Document and report the investigation findings and prepare case files for review.
  • Determine and ascertain the adequacy of the TM Investigator's investigation process and documentation for both the Alerts to be closed or escalated.
  • Conduct additional research/review of transactional history as necessary in determining the correct disposition for the Alerts and/or request additional information from the TM Investigator if gaps exist in the documentation or research submitted with their recommended disposition.
  • Provide the final disposition of the Alerts and close or escalate to a case.
  • Provide support in the development, design and implementation of changes to the monitoring rules.
  • Monitor and escalate anomalies and areas of notable deficiencies in the transaction monitoring space to the Transaction Monitoring Team Lead.
  • Perform other ad hoc duties as required for the Transaction Monitoring and Reporting Team.
  • There is a possibility of temp to perm
  • Maintaining a high degree of knowledge of appropriate BSA/AML and OFAC laws and regulations.
  • Preferred CAMS certification.


Depends on experience.

Job Offer

There is a possibility for temp to perm.