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Robert Half AML Compliance Analyst in COLUMBUS, Ohio


Currently, I am staffing for:

  • Position: AML Compliance Analyst



  • Required Years of Experience: Previous AML experience is preferred - bankers underwriters fraud detection prevention /criminology adepts

    Job Description:

  • Interpretation of AML Risk standards guidelines policies and procedures.

  • Make risk based determination through Quality Analysis whether alerts were properly cleared by Compliance Alerts Analysts.

  • Ensure Alert data has been accurately collected and documented including but not limited to: Investigations data Suspicious Activity Reports SARS Currency Transaction Reports CTR Know Your Customer KYC information any relevant account and transaction data and all required information which would assist in an investigation.

  • Strong research analytical and comprehension skills with ability to analyze large amounts of data

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for fulfilling the Anti-Money-Laundering/Bank Secrecy Act requirements through identification and investigation of suspicious activity.

  • Analyze customer account transactions to detect suspicious activity and make decisions on appropriate action to take.

  • Work cooperatively with business line to establish procedures for identifying suspicious customer transactions specific to money laundering including the proper method for reporting such activity to the anti-money-laundering group.

  • Provide guidance support and recommendations to business lines regarding customer AML risk ratings and account activity.

  • Based on the outcome of the investigation analyze and determine whether or not a Suspicious Activity Report SARs must be filed with the Federal Government for any identified suspicious activity.

  • Work cooperatively with internal departments financial institutions and local state or federal authorities to obtain and analyze necessary information


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and/or 2+ years of AML (Financial Industry Experience)

  • Investigative mindset

  • Good writer - needs to write the narratives

  • Decision maker

  • Must be Tech savvy - need to click through a lot of systems

  • Criminal Justice degree holder

  • Fraud experience

  • Mortgage Underwriters welcome

  • Must have good knowledge of Excel, Macros and Pivot Tables


  • Previous AML - Preferred

  • Criminal Justice / Criminology degrees

  • Banker- working within systems

  • Mortgage UW


  • Familiar with banking/ banking products



  • Monday-Friday, 8am to 5pn

  • Will be onsite for 11 Weeks.

Please note that this is a contract position—there is no guarantee that this position will be extended past the end date or converted to permanent status.

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