aml compliance analyst resume example with 7 years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Compliance Analyst/SAR Writer with over 6 years of experience in the Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorism, AML laws and regulations such as the US Patriot, OFAC, BSA, CDD, KYC. Proficient in Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) writing, Continuous Activity Reports (CAR) and preparation of Government Subpoena documents including CDD, EDD and OFAC/Watch List/PEP.

  • Lexis Nexis
  • World check
  • MS Office
  • DDIQ
  • Customer Risk
  • System Monitoring
  • Anti Money Laundering (AML)
  • US Treasury AML Guidelines
  • Conducting Reviews
  • Fraud Detection
  • Transaction Monitoring
  • Document Verification
  • Financial Documentation
  • USA Patriot Act
  • Financial Analysis
Work History
08/2021 to Current
AML Compliance Analyst Amazon.Com, Inc. Obetz, OH,
  • Conduct AML Transaction Analysis and help identify potentially suspicious activity
  • Perform sanctions, Politically Exposed Persons ("PEP") and negative media screening
  • Conduct AML Know Your Customer ("KYC") customer file review and refresh
  • Maintain the recordkeeping of legal services presented to the Bank
  • Special projects as delegated by Department Manager or as required
  • Monitors, tracks, and identifies suspicious activities and trends through various systems/applications
  • Identify risk associated to Bank newest product and provide mitigation
  • Researching financial statements and documentation needed for Customer Identification Program ("CIP") validation
  • Documenting and escalating Customer Due Diligence ("CDD") and Enhanced Due Diligence ("EDD") information for Client cases
  • Maintain current knowledge and consistent compliance with regulations and bank policies and procedures related to the position, including but not limited to Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) requirements, industry best practices, criminal typologies and developing trends
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of other areas of banking (consumer banking, wire transfers, lending) to adequately assess client activity
  • Ensuring efficient identification and monitoring of suspicious activities and transactions.
05/2020 to 07/2021
AML Compliance Analyst Amazon.Com, Inc. Paramus, NJ,

  • Identified threats, vulnerabilities, and suspicious behavior patterns to recommend mitigation measures.
  • Documented research findings to support risk-based decision-making and resolution to escalated fraud incidents.
  • Recommended new software tools and enhancements to improve fraud detection, prevention, and reporting efforts.
  • Reviewed financial statements of the organization and investigated errors, discrepancies, and forged/exaggerated information within the documents.
  • Ensured the bank performed the financial transactions and maintains the required documents and records in the manner required by the law.
  • Analyzed extensive accounting statements to detect any patterns or trends that present illegal activities or frauds.
  • Independently perform assigned investigations including 90-day reviews, and provide analysis and documentation as needed.
  • Review monitoring activities by departmental policies and procedures
  • Investigative reports and submit to all managers or appropriate designees.
  • Ensure adequate documentation and follow-up activities are present to substantiate conclusions.
01/2019 to 03/2020
AML/Compliance Analyst Genesis Global Trading, Inc. New York City, NY,
  • Cleared or escalate aml alerts stemming from: structuring, high cash volume, and high-risk jurisdictions
  • Reviewed cases for validity, perform Enhanced Due Diligence (internal and external systems)
  • Supported managers and supervisors in conducting AML/Fraud investigations in accordance with all legal and regulatory requirements and standards
  • Drafted sars based on customers transactions review, investigation carried and RFI
  • Performed inquires to bank regarding alerted activities
  • Escalated red flags to the AML team in a timely manner based on knowledge of common AML typologies
  • Conducted sanction and/or Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) screening and identify and investigate any risks
  • Successfully analyzed and resolved economic sanction alerts generated by the company's filtering application system
  • Identified excessive risk, fraud, and reviews of misrepresentation in a transaction
  • Applied diligence in reviewing files to identify deficiencies, discrepancies, and omissions
  • Prepared investigation notes and articulate method of investigation and details of relevant findings
  • Filed Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) originating from various investigation units including correspondent banking, retail banking, sanctions, fraud and compliance to fincen
  • Prepared regulatory reports, Requests for Information (RFI), patriot act 314(b) requests, and SARs (suspicious activity reports).
02/2015 to 08/2018
AML Compliance Analyst Amazon.Com, Inc. Pennsylvania, PA, Ghana
  • Resolved surveillance items flagged as high-risk transactions and exceptions without error
  • Inform Compliance Officer of the existence of a subpoena and the nature of the investigation
  • Performed timely verification of questionable transactions, drafted SAR filings and NO SAR Filings
  • Conducted due diligence searches in various third-party and internal database review and detect suspicious activities based on a variety of AML Systems generated transactional alerts from transactional activity
  • Compiled and analyzed data of alerts; investigated SAR (suspicious activity reports) history, KYC information, account transactions and other items relevant to investigations
  • Developed analytical summaries/abstracts of suspicious accounts with accurate, verifiable data and supporting documentation, along with reasonable cause to advance investigations
  • Prepared and presented disposition recommendations based on available information
  • Completed due diligence investigations using public and private database under Anti Money Laundering (AML), BSA and other regulatory standards to assist business units and prevent operational and reputational risks.
Expected in to to
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology
University of Ghana - GHANA,
Expected in to to
Bachelor of Arts: Communication Studies
Ghana Institute of Journalism - GHANA,
Expected in to to
OLA Senior Secondary School - GHANA,

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School Attended

  • University of Ghana
  • Ghana Institute of Journalism
  • OLA Senior Secondary School

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  • AML Compliance Analyst
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  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • GED

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