AML/BSA Investigator- Kalispell

$28.30 hourly
  • Glacier Bank
  • Kalispell, MT, USA
  • Oct 05, 2020
Full time Banking Finance

Job Description

About the Role

The Bank Secrecy Act / Anti-Money Laundering Investigator (BSA/AML Investigator) is responsible for the monitoring of BSA/AML alerts and the creation and investigation of assigned cases. The BSA/AML Investigator will also prepare suspicious activity referrals based on the findings of their assigned investigations. The BSA/AML Investigator will review potentially questionable activity identified by the Bank’s BSA/AML monitoring software and conduct investigations in accordance with the Bank’s policies and procedures to determine if further action may be necessary. If deemed appropriate, the BSA/AML Investigator will create questionable activity referrals for further review by members of the BSA Department’s Management Team. If the investigation findings do not support the completion of a questionable activity referral, the BSA/AML Investigator will document findings in the case file and recommend closure of the case in accordance with the Bank’s policies and procedures.

 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Investigates and dispositions AML alerts and cases as assigned by their supervisor in accordance with the BSA Departmental Procedures. Performs case investigations derived from non-alert based sources, such as incident reports submitted by Bank employees or subpoenas received from law enforcement agencies. Researches and forms initial determinations regarding additional actions to be taken, such as completing questionable activity referrals, to present for a final decision.
  • Responsible for written and verbal communication of findings with the supervisor and BSA team. Effectively communicates with remote Bank employees during the investigation process as needed.
  • Attend training and BSA Team Meetings.
  • Must comply with all company policies and procedures and all applicable laws and regulations, including but not limited to, the Bank Secrecy Act, the Patriot Act, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. Must complete the assigned online training courses and achieve a passing score by the due date.


About You

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of three years experience in BSA related suspicious activity, High-Risk Customer, and related investigation experience is required.
  • A minimum of two years of experience utilizing BAM+ AML monitoring applications is required.
  • Prior experience using the following JackHenry systems is preferred: SilverLake Xperience or Browser, Vertex, 4|Sight, and Synergy.
  • Previous law enforcement experience a strong plus.


Education and Certifications:

  • A two-year college degree in business, finance, law, or criminology is required.
  • Professional certification is preferred: CBAP, CAMS, ACFE, ACFCS.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, ABILITY:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • Excellent search and navigation skills.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal relationships and teamwork.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical abilities.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and time constraints.
  • Proficiency in Outlook Word, Excel, Email, and Calendaring.


WORK ENVIRONMENT:
 

Must be able to routinely perform work indoors in a climate-controlled shared work area with a moderate noise level.  

Must be capable of occasional travel (less than 10 days per year) by automobile (as driver and passenger), commercial airlines, rental vehicles, and public transportation and be able to lodge in public facilities.

 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often required to: sit; use hands in repetitive motions to finger, grasp, handle or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to: stand; walk; and lift or reach with hands and arms.

Must be able to operate routine office equipment including computer terminals and keyboards, telephones, copiers, facsimiles, and calculators. Must be able to routinely perform work on the computer for an average of 6-8 hours per day, when necessary. Must be able to work extended hours or travel off-site whenever required or requested by management. Must be capable of regular, reliable, and timely attendance. Must be capable of climbing / descending stairs in an emergency situation.

Specific lifting abilities required by this job include Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include: The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation/inspection of machines and/or using measurement devices at distances close to the eyes.


What We Offer

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: 

The salary is dependent upon relevant experience. We offer an extensive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, flexible health coverage options: medical/dental/vision (partially employer paid with competitive premiums), health rewards program, possible employer contribution to a Health Savings Account, Employee Assistance Program (EAP); life insurance; 401K retirement plan with immediate vesting (up to 3% employer match, 3% automatic employer contribution, and profit-sharing); discounted banking products and services; paid vacation/sick days, and paid holidays.

 
COMPANY OVERVIEW: 

At Glacier Bancorp, our employees are our most valuable asset. We seek qualified individuals who enjoy people, are innovative, and eager to learn. We are dedicated to providing opportunities for personal advancement and professional growth by investing in the tools and training needed to build a personalized career path for you.

Glacier Bancorp, Inc. is a regional bank holding company headquartered in Kalispell, Montana with assets greater than $16 billion, operating in 16 bank divisions across 8 states (Montana, Idaho, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona, and Nevada). We pursue a community banking philosophy, emphasizing personalized service combined with the full resources of a large banking organization. Over the years, Glacier Bancorp has received numerous awards for stability and soundness, and has repeatedly ranked among the top 10% in the nation for financial strength.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants or employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, mental or physical disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Glacier Bancorp, Inc. does not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US.