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We're seeking a future team member for the role of Vice President/Specialist, Financial Intelligence Unit Investigations to join our Suspicious Activity Response Team. This role is located in Lake Marry, FL or Pittsburgh, PA - HYBRID.
The Suspicious Activity Response Team ("SART") carries out the company's enterprise-wide financial intelligence and suspicious activity investigation and reporting function. SART's primary mission is to mitigate company risk through excellence in suspicious activity investigations and reporting. The Team works closely with the company's Financial Crimes Compliance group, Corporate Security, Information Security and Legal Departments. Activity investigated by the Team includes money laundering, terrorist financing, public corruption, identity theft, wire fraud, securities fraud, market manipulation, data breaches, economic sanctions violations, and other types of fraud.
SART seeks a Specialist, Financial Intelligence Unit Investigations to join its team of legal and investigative professionals. The Specialist conducts long-term investigations associated with moderately complex money laundering or terrorist financing organizations. Matters will include proactive investigations to address threats identified as Anti-Money Laundering and countering the Financing of Terrorism National Priorities issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). The Specialist is also responsible for the drafting of Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) filed by BNY Mellon with FinCEN and documenting decisions not to file SARs. Other key responsibilities include (1) analyzing transaction data; (2) recommending whether to file a SAR; (3) drafting timely, error-free and well-written SARs and No SARs that follow FinCEN regulations and SART guidance; and (4) ensuring a comprehensive and well-organized case file. Strong and consistent attention to detail along with an ability to work efficiently and handle tight deadlines are critical skills for this demanding role. This team member must also effectively communicate and develop relationships with senior colleagues and collaborate with them on investigations. The team member will be expected to apply an understanding of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and the USA PATRIOT Act and apply it to the banking products and services offered by the organization.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience required.
Graduate Degree in Law, Business, or Intelligence Studies preferred.
7-10 years of total work experience preferred.
Experience working for a financial institution on AML/ KYC/ anti-fraud related projects and/or ACAMS (Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists) certification and intelligence work in the private or public sector, is preferred.
BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans. Our ambition is to build the best global team - one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve - and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.
BNY Mellon offers highly competitive compensation, benefits, and wellbeing programs rooted in a strong culture of excellence and our pay-for-performance philosophy. We provide access to flexible global resources and tools for your life's journey. Focus on your health, foster your personal resilience, and reach your financial goals as a valued member of our team, along with generous paid leaves that can support you and your family through moments that matter.
BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Underrepresented racial and ethnic groups/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.
For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark: bnymellon.com/careers.
BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans. Our ambition is to build the best global team - one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve - and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.