Huntington National Bank AML Investigator in Columbus, Ohio

To research, analyze and identify high risk customers and monitor the risk of potential Anti-Money Laundering or Terrorist Financing activity to ensure compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act. Maintain a working knowledge of the Bank Secrecy Act, Anti-Money Laundering efforts, USA PATRIOT Act and OFAC and awareness of industry best practices. Provides guidance to AML colleagues and assists AML Supervisor with quality control and department projects.

  • Performs research and analysis of the more complex high risk customer candidates through public records, media or other research tools.

  • Effectively communicates with branch staff or front office support to obtain additional information and documentation as needed.

  • Performs enhanced due diligence on high risk individuals and businesses.

  • Recommends appropriate follow-up and possible account closure for customers that exceed the Banks risk tolerance.

  • Assists in preparation of various reports.

  • May serve as lead investigator in training or projects.

  • Participates on committee that presents high risk customers to Senior Management.

  • Develops close working relationship with Departmental Managers and assists in special projects as needed.

  • Takes initiative to cross-train in bank systems and help train new employees.

  • Identifies areas for process improvements.

  • Flexible to perform other functions as requested by management.

Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma required.

  • At least 1 year of investigative experience required, with a preferred focus in fraud and/or criminal investigations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Higher level education/courses in Intelligence Studies and/or Criminal Justice preferred

  • Professional certification (i.e. CAMS, CFE) preferred

  • Prior KYC/Customer Due Diligence or Investigations experience a plus

  • Knowledge of BSA and AML required, working experience is preferred.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment with professionalism, courtesy and tact.

  • Excellent writing skills, with experience writing in a concise and understandable format.

  • Ability to shift priorities as needed to meet demand.

  • Basic PC skills - MS Word, Excel, web based applications.

  • Ability to utilize multiple bank systems concurrently.

  • Excellent critical thinking, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills in a high pressure environment.

  • Analytical and Problem Solving abilities.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Self-motivated, deadline driven and able to work in an ever changing environment

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