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Lead Analyst Sar Investigator

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Non-practicing Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 15,2018

Posted on

May 15,2018

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


Pittsburgh, PA
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Lead Analyst, SAR Investigator The candidate will join its team of legal and compliance professionals. The Lead Analyst investigates suspicious activity involving potential instances of money laundering and financial fraud and is responsible for the drafting of Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) filed by compaby with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), a bureau of the United States Department of the Treasury, and documenting decisions not to file SARs. Key responsibilities include (1) conducting comprehensive investigations of potentially suspicious activity that consistently demonstrate thorough research (both open and closed source) and sharp analysis; (2) appropriately recommending to Reviewing Attorneys whether a SAR be filed; (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. Will apply a foundational understanding of the check and lockbox products and services offered by the organization and requirements under the Bank Secrecy Act and the USA PATRIOT Act in order to perform their job function.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience required. Graduate Degree in Law, Business, or Intelligence Studies preferred. 3-5 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.

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Job Number:1806092

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Hiring Coordinator
One Mellon Center
Pittsburgh, PA 15258