Anti-Money Laundering(AML) Financial Crimes Investigator-Analyst

Anti-Money Laundering(AML) Financial Crimes Investigator-Analyst

Job ID: 3170462
Full/Part-Time: Full-time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Listed: 2018-07-11
Location: Jacksonville, United States of America

Regulation, Compliance & Anti-Financial Crime

Regulation, Compliance and Anti-Financial Crime (AFC) protects the integrity and reputation of Deutsche Bank. It manages the Bank's risks and help to avert unintentional rule breaches and conflicts of interest. At the same time, we also advise the bank on ethical conduct and governance issues and keep the bank up to date on regulatory and political challenges.

Position Overview

Job Title: AML Financial Crimes Investigator
Corporate Title: Analyst
Location: Jacksonville, Florida

About Deutsche Bank

We are Germany's leading bank with strong positions in Europe and significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific. We're driving growth through our strong client franchise, investing heavily in digital technologies, prioritizing long-term success over short-term gains, and serving society with ambition and integrity. We serve our clients' real economic needs in commercial and investment banking, retail banking and transaction banking, and provide ground-breaking products and services in asset and wealth management. That means a career packed with opportunities to grow and the chance to shape the future of our clients.


Deutsche Bank is committed to the highest standards of control in the areas of Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Sanctions & Embargoes, Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) and Anti-Fraud (collectively referred to as Anti-Financial Crime). All employees are required to adhere to these standards to protect the Bank and our reputation from those who may intend to use our products and services for illegal purposes including, but not necessarily limited to, money laundering, bribery, corruption, fraud and/or Terrorist Financing.

The purpose of the AML Financial Crime Investigations team is to ensure that the systems it is tasked with surveillance are at all times being used in accordance with the legal and regulatory Anti-Money Laundering framework within the Americas and to escalate issues of concern to AML Management in a timely manner. This includes the manual escalations from multiple areas such as the Business Intelligence Unit (BIU), Anti-Bribery & Corruption Team (ABC), Business Line AML, and any Unusual Activity Reports.


The Financial Crime Investigation Analyst is responsible for providing a transaction monitoring investigative analysis on alerts and/or investigations. The analyst will also assist in testing system thresholds and can propose procedural enhancements and analytic tools for use by the Investigations team.

You will report to the Assistant Vice President Team Lead within Financial Crimes Investigations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Investigating flagged AML system generated alerts
  • Investigations of US Dollar Clearing alerts
  • Identifying suspicious money laundering activity in correspondent banking transactions
  • Manage complex cases involving matters such as multiple relationship accounts, tiered and multi-faceted transactions; international wires involving Bank designated high risk jurisdictions, and complex structuring schemes
  • Partner with Bank staff, as necessary, in researching and investigating cases
  • Prepare investigation notes detailing the method of investigation and relevant findings
  • Make recommendations for further action to the Line of Business based on investigation
  • Work with Team Leader to collate metrics and other data as requested
  • Preparing, and writing SARs as necessary

You will have:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience as an AML investigator in a transaction monitoring capacity or equivalent experience or education
  • Ability to identify, escalate and communicate issues to management in an effective and succinct manner
  • Effective decision making skills and strong problem solving skills
  • Strong knowledge of AML laws (USA PATRIOT Act), Regulations (Fed, SEC, FINRA) and their application to the supported products/business lines
  • Experience with KYC, Due Diligence, and AML a plus
  • Experienced with Mantas, Norkom and Actimize is preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of effective internet search techniques
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to multitask

You will be:
  • Good team player with the ability to manage the team's workload and their own
  • Experienced knowledge of MS Excel, including pivot tables, macros, filtering, and sorting
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical, judgment, and research skills
  • CAMS certification is a plus

For candidates applying for positions in the US:

Deutsche Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. Click these links to view the "EEO is the Law" poster and pay transparency statement.

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