aml financial crimes manager avp resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Skilled Financial Crimes Manager with expertise developing top-notch skills and proficiency in Anti-Money Laundering (AML)/Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and the USA PATRIOT Act. A true leader experienced in the field of financial crimes risk management. Ready to take on the challenges for your company in an exciting new position.

  • Staff management, training and development
  • Time management under high pressure
  • Top-notch quality assurance and project execution
  • Problem-solving and efficiency ingenuity
  • Proficiency in 314(b) process
  • Proficiency in Peer-to-Peer (P2P) transfers, Zelle, and other payment platforms
  • Proficiency in crypto-currency transactions
01/2016 to Current
AML Financial Crimes Manager/AVP Wells Fargo & Company City, STATE,
  • Lead a team of 10+ investigators who analyze transactions and report suspicious activity via Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs)
  • Review and approve Recommendations to Exit Customer Relationships (RECRs) based on various risk factors presented to the bank (reputational and/or regulatory)
  • Manage case volumes to ensure timely and accurate reporting of suspicious activity, i.e. meeting regulatory requirements imposed by the OCC
  • Coordinate with the OCC during annual audits of the company's AML program
  • Identify and manage risk by following appropriate risk and compliance policies and procedures (quality assurance)
  • Make impactful decisions regarding the reporting and/or exiting of customer relationships through careful analysis and frequent dialogue with investigators and upper management
  • Coordinate with and advise upper management on process improvement changes and efficiency recommendations; drive solutions for more efficient business risk controls
  • Provide insight on and develop key risk indicators (KRIs) and Risk Appetite Metrics (RAMs)
  • Interview and hire investigators and senior investigators on a regular basis
  • Mentor and advocate ongoing career development of investigators
  • Manage all Human Relations aspects of the team, including ongoing training requirements, mid-year and end-of-year reviews, bonus recommendations and calibrations, workplace concerns, etc.
09/2015 to 01/2016
AML Financial Crimes Senior Investigator Wells Fargo & Company City, STATE,
  • Investigated complex suspicious activity and filed Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs)
  • Recommended customer exits based on risk (regulatory and/or reputational)
  • Trained and coached entry-level investigators in financial crimes investigations, compliance requirements, and best practice policies
  • Reviewed and approved casework from entry-level investigators
  • Answered complex case questions for entry-level investigators and assisted with technical issues and bank systems
  • Assisted Team Manager in leading and mentoring a team of 10+ investigators
12/2013 to 09/2015
AML Financial Crimes Investigator Wells Fargo & Company City, STATE,
  • Analyzed transactions and reported suspicious activity via Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs)
  • Utilized various banking systems to investigate cases, including: Financial Crimes Platform (FCP), Store Vision Platform (SVP), Hogan, Actimize, Newton, OIB, Pacer, Lexis Nexis, and others
  • Recommended exits for customer relationships which posed excessive regulatory and/or reputational risk to the bank
  • Reviewed cases generated by Unusual Activity Reports (UARs) and/or bank system-generated referrals
  • Trained new investigators and assisted the Senior Investigator in answering technical case questions
  • Frequently attended AML-related conferences in various states
Education and Training
Expected in 08/2013
J.D.: Law
Elon University School of Law - Greensboro, NC,
Expected in 08/2010
Bachelor of Arts: Sociology
High Point University - High Point, NC,

Graduated Magna Cum Laude

  • Promoted from entry-level investigator to Senior Investigator, in less than 24-months.
  • Promoted from Senior Investigator to Financial Crimes Associate Manager in less than 6-months
  • Assigned title of Assistant Vice President of AML at Wells Fargo after only three years with the company
  • Created highly effective case investigation template that significantly impacted efficiency and improved operations
  • Identified and escalated suspicious activity related to potential domestic terrorism, which was investigated by the Joint Terrorist Task Force (JTTF), earning recognition from upper management
  • Selected to represent Wells Fargo Financial Crimes Risk Management in a company-wide video segment
  • Hired, managed, and mentored 11 individuals who were later promoted to Senior Investigator and/or Team Manager

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)

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School Attended

  • Elon University School of Law
  • High Point University

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