AML SAR Writer

Contractual | - |
New Castle, DE, Delaware, USA
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Currently, we are looking for talented resources for one of our listed clients. If interested please reply to me with your updated resume or feel free to reach out to me for more details at (949) 482-4436

Title: AML SAR Writer
Location: New Castle, DE
Duration 6 Months Contract

Job Description:

  • The AML Analysts within the CRIU review system-generated and manual cases for activity conducted by Client clients.
  • The Senior Compliance Analyst is responsible for managing a caseload of investigations, performing analysis and follow-up, and working cases from beginning to completion according to Client AML procedures and policies.
  • Cases are generated from sources which include Automated Alerts (EAP, Mantas), and Manual referrals.

Responsibilities include:

  • Document and report case review/investigation findings and prepare case files for review (e.g. media search results, copies of statements/checks, results from internal system searches, etc.)
  • Conduct research over available Bank systems, the Internet, and Databases consistent with the resolution of investigations.
  • Collect and examine financial statements/transaction data and other documents to assist in identifying unusual transaction patterns
  • Follow-up with additional Point(s) of Contact (POC) as needed to identify additional information in support of the case.
  • Document all research and analysis conducted in the Case Management System
  • Create Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs), and recommend relationship retention or termination; and track account closures as required.
  • Liaise with other CRIU units, ACRM, the Business, CSIS, FIU Legal, Trade Surveillance, and Law Enforcement, where applicable.


  • Bachelor's Degree Required or equivalent experience.
  • 1-5 years experience in reviewing customer transactions and information for potentially suspicious activity and performing AML or financial investigations
  • Experience in writing and preparing Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) by applicable regulatory requirements preferred.
  • CAMS Certification is a plus
  • Knowledge of the laws applicable to money laundering, terrorist financing, and other applicable financial/securities-related crimes (e.g., insider trading, market manipulation), including the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), The USA PATRIOT Act, US Treasury AML guidelines, OFAC, SEC, FINRA, FRB, FinCEN requirements, and SAR requirements
  • A general understanding of Senior Public Figures, Money Service Businesses, Wealth Management, and Retail Banking is preferred as well as compliance with those business segments.
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and project management skills.
  • Excellent research skills including experience with online search tools.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (i.e., MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, and MS Outlook)
  • Strong writing, analytical and communication skills. Must be able to multitask and complete projects on time.
  • Strong Attention to detail and follow-up skills
  • Should be a self-starter, and organized, and must have the ability to work independently, without supervision.

About us:
At our organization, we take our mission and values to heart! We are on a mission to offer more and better jobs all over the world! Our goal is to care for you while you care for our clients and get you paid the highest pay possible. All our associates working with us are expected to embrace our RACE values: R - Results Matter, A- Approachable, C - Care, and E - Emergency i.e. work with a sense of urgency.

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