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Compliance Analyst- Retail Alerts

Req #: 180017400
Location: Newark, DE, US
Job Category: Compliance
Job Description:

The Alert Analysis team provides the AML Investigations unit with an initial formal assessment of potential Money Laundering (ML), Terrorist Financing (TF) and other nefarious activity based on system and manually sourced alerts, consistent with global standards.

Successful Alert Analyst candidates possess strong processing and analytical skills; the ability to work independently, take initiative and adapt to change. In addition, successful candidates are quick learners that will be able to readily understand banking and AML concepts and issues, exercise sound judgment, and observe the highest degree of confidentiality in the handling information received in connection with their responsibilities.


  • Perform intake controls to ensure all alerts are logged and assigned in a timely manner
  • Collect and document data, including alert, investigation, or Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) history; Know Your Customer (KYC) information; relevant account and transaction data; plus any other required information to assist the investigation
  • Review and analyze underlying data gathered to assess reasonable cause to escalate an alert to Investigations or to clear the alert
  • Disposition and fully document all alerts, including supporting data, analysis and rationale for disposition, within the case management system in a timely manner
  • Build relationships with AML Investigations units, effectively communicating and transferring information for case investigations
  • Conduct periodic internal account / customer reviews to identify potentially suspicious activity
  • Function as a key contributor and demonstrate knowledge of AML issues as well as broader functional knowledge
  • Participate in individual and department goal development and execute on tactical strategies for goal attainment
  • Previous experience in AML, compliance or related position preferred, or relevant course work in criminology, law, logic as well as auditing and other business courses
  • Self-starter, capable of working under minimum supervision
  • Adept at multi-tasking and meeting deadlines in high-pressure environment
  • Results oriented team player
  • Strong problem solving ability
  • Exceptional research and analytical skills with the ability to analyze large amounts of data, decipher higher risk attributes (transactional, geographical, product, customer type, etc.) and disposition appropriately
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
    • Outlook
    • Word
    • Excel proficiency with VLOOKUP and running macros
  • Strong documentation skills to clearly articulate alert disposition
  • Adherence to controls and standards


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