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Anti-Money Laundering (AML) FIU Associate | New York, NY

Anti-Money Laundering (AML) FIU Associate | New York, NY
June 25, 2021 Chitra Sharma

Growing Commercial Bank in Manhattan is seeking an experienced Anti-Money Laundering (AML) FIU Associate, to join as a member of their Compliance department.


  • AML Associate will investigate suspicious activity for potential money laundering, terrorist financing, fraud, and other illicit activity in violation of the BSA.
  • AML Associate will conduct investigations on unusual activity that was escalated to a case from the Bank’s third-party alert clearing team.
  • Key member of the Compliance Department in daily management of AML/BSA risk, ensuring compliance with all federal and state laws and regulations.
  • AML Associate will interact with all lines of business to resolve issues as appropriate and determine whether the activity is deemed suspicious or can be closed.
  • Prepare Currency Transaction Reports and Suspicious Activity Reports to ensure the Bank meets regulatory reporting requirements.
  • AML Associate will ensure MILs are completed.
  • Successfully assist with clearing potential OFAC/Watchlist hits.
  • AML Associate will conduct EDD reviews on High Risk Customers.
  • Ability to keep informed of regulations, laws  and current practices pertaining to the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations.
  • Develop and modify external and internal forms, as needed.
  • Successfully research regulations, laws, and guidance impacting the Bank as it relates to new/modified products/services.
  • Ability to support management with development and rollout of initiatives impacting the Bank.
  • Successfully support Senior and Executive Management.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by management.


  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum two years of AML/BSA Compliance experience.
  • CAMS preferred.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, ability to work effectively with all levels across the Bank.
  • Excellent analytical, research, and problem-solving skills.
  • Provide solutions and direction, multi-task, work independently and deliver results in a timely manner.
  • Motivated, results oriented individual who can work in a time sensitive environment.
  • Specialized knowledge of Bankers Toolbox (BAM+), Digital Currency, Prepaid Debit Cards preferred.