Proficient Risk Management and Compliance Specialist
Over 4 years of experience at major banks holding multiple roles in Risk/Compliance, business intelligence, transactional surveillance, and project planning, with a track record of excellent analytical and research skills with strong attention to detail. Sound knowledge of regulatory requirements related to fraud detection, risk management, compliance, investigation and correspondent banking, and also regarded as an analyst who operates in a professional manner with the ability to effectively perform multiple tasks within a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
Proficient investigative and analytical skills with high attention to detail
Experience in executing compliance and tolerance testing
Ability to coordinate/develop project plans
Commanding knowledge in BSA, AML, SARs, KYC, OFAC, CIP, and Patriot Act
Exceptional knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, Halo and Actimize/Mantas systems
KYC Solutions Senior Analyst06/2014 to CurrentJPMorgan ChaseNew York, NY
Review and verify Know Your Customer (KYC) documentation stored on internal systems Execute inspections and reviews of Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) and negative media according to Know Your Customer (KYC) policies and procedures Support various lines of business by answering queries or handling compliance related issues as they arise, and escalating when applicable Document into Know Your Customer (KYC) record, and communicate effectively testing results to client owners and relationship managers to evaluate compliance risks of Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) media, negative media or sanctions Run alignment reports (Holistic) along internal and external databases to identifying audit issues Serve as a closure, off-boarding and BAU SME Generate closure, off-boarding reports, Metrics, and support SLA reporting Maintain quality compliance by evaluating data to determine Bank's risk exposure Monitor transactions and related accounts to assess compliance risks balanced with overall expected business behavior of clients Assign cases to analysts, and review analysts' work for team's daily workload Mandated to recover credit card fraud transaction vs various client accounts Processed time critical valid credit card chargebacks, in which I exceeded expectations and charged-back roughly 0.5 million dollars in short window Scrutinized real-time and post-generated alerts for potential money laundering and/or terrorist financing Created Suspicious Activity Report narrative for required escalations Conducted historic transactional analysis (Look Backs) on accounts held with Foreign Correspondent Banks, as well as executed Business & Consumer Branch Referral Performed anti-money laundering training for entry level, and experienced (non-manager) staff Performed UAT testing for different Anti-Money Laundering (AML) typologies and scenarios.
Project Administrator08/2013 to 06/2014Medin CorporationPassaic, NJ
Reviewed and recommended changes to business processes to promote compliance and improved outcomes.
Presented non-compliance finding to senior management Headed the analysis and testing on system-generated orders Pioneered the analysis on defects and assessed impact on business operations Mitigated potential issues by implementing process improvement steps Responsible for prioritizing, supervising, coordinating, and communicating project progress, development and daily production.
Asset Servicing Intern07/2010 to 08/2012Bank of New York MellonNew York, NY
Spearheaded daily tolerance and overdraft checks to identify any invalid potential movements.
Drafted analysis of Exception Management System cycle report for high risk exceptions.
Reviewed NAV Incident Report (NIR) errors to ensure that the business line managers have properly implemented the required recommendations.
Performed internal and supported external auditing of controls outlined in the SSAE 16 (formerly SAS 70).
Bachelors of Arts: EconomicsSeton Hall UniversityEconomics
Associates of Arts: Business AdministrationEssex County CollegeBusiness Administration
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification (In-progress) - Six Sigma Global Institute
analytical skills, attention to detail, business operations, business processes, credit, client, clients, databases, documentation, senior management, external auditing, financing, Excel, Money, Microsoft PowerPoint, window, PEPs, policies, process improvement, progress, project plans, quality, real-time, reporting, SAS, Six Sigma, SLA, supervising, Visio