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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary
  • Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) experience
  • Experience investigating, transaction monitoring, writing, and filing Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs)
  • Experience conducting investigations of financial crimes transactions or policy violations, risk management, and compliance, including researching and analyzing complex transactions to detect patterns, trends, and anomalies
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision in a structured environment
  • Ability to gather, organize, and interpret data
  • Transaction monitoring for fiat currencies
  • EDD Analysis and PEP review subject to financial institution's international best practices
  • Experienced in analytical and client-focused roles including CDD, EDD, SDD, Remediation, Fraud investigation, Anti-Money Laundering Screening, and SAR narrative writing and filing.
  • An experienced analytical individual with extensive knowledge of AML/BSA, OFAC, PEP, and FinCEN-related laws and regulations.
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to execute in a fast-paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities
  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) skills
  • Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to identify information, cross-reference data, and take action accordingly
  • Ensuring compliance with AML guidelines
  • Experienced in use of AML softwares like Patriot Officer, Verafin, Actimize, SalesForce, etc.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking
  • Corporate cultural Awareness
  • Ability to gather, organize, and interpret data
Work History
03/2022 to Current AML/KYC Compliance Analyst Brightstar Corp | Flower Mound, TX,
  • Transactional Monitoring and SAR writing
  • Conduct data and onsite reviews, review findings, determine risk level, and recommend fraud prevention strategies
  • Perform detailed examination to detect transactional and relationship patterns, trends, anomalies and schemes across multiple businesses or products
  • Present recommendations for resolving more complex situations and exercise independent judgment while developing full knowledge proficiency in the function, policies, procedures and compliance requirements
  • Prepare documentation and refer cases for Suspicious Activity, Identity Theft Operations and Suspected Financial Abuse, reports to government agencies and makes recommendations to management
  • Maintaining compliance with legal and regulatory mandates such as USA Patriot Act, Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Anti Money Laundering Act (AML), and OFAC list. with a deep understanding of the KYC/AML regulations, policies and procedures
05/2020 to 02/2022 AML/BSA Investigations Analyst Rabobank | City, STATE,
  • Transactional Monitoring and filing of quality Suspicious Account Reporting
  • Reviews and investigates Money Laundering Cases generated by Bank's BSA Software.
  • Analytical Review of large data sets and summary using the Pivot Table.
  • Participate in complex initiatives and identify opportunity for process improvements within scope of responsibilities
  • Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of policies, procedures, processes and internal controls
  • Immediate escalation for complex cases
  • Perform investigative research, root cause evaluation and consulting regarding complex financial crimes transactions, policy violations and suspicious situations with moderate to high risk
  • Provide input to development and delivery of a wide range of individual education for financial crimes awareness
05/2018 to 04/2020 AML Compliance Analyst Wells Fargo Bank | City, STATE,
  • Transactional Monitoring and KYC analysis on newly onboarded customers
  • Performed risk assessment and modeling to provide input and recommendations for financial crimes strategies and models
  • Reviewed and assessed business, operational, or technical assignments or challenges that require research, evaluation, and selection of alternatives, and exercised independent judgment to guide medium-risk deliverables
  • Took action on control failures in bank processes and procedures
  • Collaborate and consult with associates on all levels
  • Mitigated risk by researching and reviewing detailed information including names and accounts provided by multiple internal and external sources
  • Conducted investigations of financial crimes transactions or policy violations, risk management, and compliance, including researching and analyzing complex transactions to detect patterns, trends, and anomalies
10/2015 to 11/2017 Compliance/Control Officer Federal Inland Revenue Service | City, STATE,
  • Transactional Monitoring of business and personal accounts as well as complex customer activities
  • Application of KYC, CDD, and EDD procedures in customer onboarding
  • Review of accounts and alerts in conformity with international best practices
  • Applied robust AML analyses for all transactions Oversaw proper maintenance and dissemination of filing documentation as well as records and reports for review by various departments.
  • Robust call-over activities for tellers and cash officers to check transaction errors
  • Complete and comprehensive account onboarding review Liaised with risk management, internal audit, and employee services departments to direct compliance issues to appropriate channels for investigation and resolution.
  • Managed practical action plans to respond to audit discoveries and compliance violations.
  • Identified potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk to develop and implement corrective action plans.
  • Reviewed business entity account opening forms, marketing materials, and communication procedures for compliance with applicable laws and guidelines.
  • Performed comprehensive analysis of registrations for securities and insurance programs.
  • Managed quality programs to reduce overdue compliance activities.
  • Review of Automated Teller Machines Journal
  • Update on revised policies and programs to encourage managers and employees to report suspected fraud and other improprieties.
  • Represented organization in handling court appearances, depositions, mediations, and arbitrations
07/2012 to 10/2015 Retail Banking Officer Company Name | City, State,
  • Handled various accounting transactions, reviewed account turnovers, and transactional monitoring
  • Ensured assigned customers were fully compliant with AML requirements
  • Calculated fees due, interest, and change for customer transactions. Established rapport with new clients to increase satisfaction and loyalty, as well as account turnover reviews for customers
  • Conducted regular proof work and followed up on chargebacks and deposit corrections.
  • Developed and implemented performance improvement strategies and plans to promote continuous improvement.
  • Drove operational improvements which resulted in savings and improved profit margins.
  • Offered friendly and efficient service to customers, and handled challenging situations with ease.
  • Reviewed compliance laws and updated investigation strategies to reflect current information
  • Engaged customers in needs-based conversations to identify opportunities and address banking plans and credit card needs.
  • Offered clients advice and guidance on digital and self-serve options to make banking easy, simple, and fast.
  • Kept current with financial services marketplace and legal and regulatory environment to uphold the highest ethical requirements of the industry.
Expected in 09/2010 to to Bachelor of Science | Agricultural Economics University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria, GPA:
Additional Information
  • Certificate of Anti-Money Laundering Training - AML Base
  • Certificate of Cryptocurrency Training - AML Base

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School Attended

  • University of Calabar

Job Titles Held:

  • AML/KYC Compliance Analyst
  • AML/BSA Investigations Analyst
  • AML Compliance Analyst
  • Compliance/Control Officer
  • Retail Banking Officer


  • Bachelor of Science

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