UBS Financial Services Financial Crime Americas - Senior Investigator in Weehawken, New Jersey

Your role:

Do you want to keep criminals from abusing the financial system? Are you someone who likes to do the right thing? Do you know how to maintain independence and objectivity? We are looking for someone like that who can:

  • Conduct forensic financial investigations of possible violations of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), USA PATRIOT Act, Money Laundering Crimes, Tax related frauds and determine whether activity is suspicious and whether a Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) is warranted.

  • Conduct forensic financial investigations of cases involving clients or potential clients presenting possible compliance, reputational, and regulatory risks to the Firm as well as drafting and preparing SARs.

  • Maintain regular contact with branch personnel to obtain necessary information about customers and account activities. The ability to communicate effectively in both an oral and written fashion is essential.

  • balance numerous tasks and competing priorities in a fast paced and demanding environment.

  • Support senior staff / management in researching and responding to regulatory requests

  • Complete UBS's annual BSA/AML/OFAC training

  • Escalate unusual or suspicious activities

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

We are currently seeking an Investigations Analyst to work in UBS' head office in Weehawken, NJ within the C&ORC Financial Crime team. Our role is to assist UBS in the fight against money laundering, fraud, corruption and terrorist financing.

Your experience and skills:

You have:

  • A 4 year college degree or international equivalent

  • 5+ years of AML experience, specifically with correspondent banking and investment banking

  • Experience handling sensitive information with a high degree of discretion with a focus on the maintenance of client privacy and confidentiality

  • Familiarity with databases and database searches. You have a working knowledge of, and ability to execute a variety of computer based and proprietary systems to include Oracle, Data warehouse, LexisNexis, Internet Explorer, MS Office applications, case management systems, and/or various compliance related and database systems. You must be demonstrably familiar with MS Excel.

-Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS) / Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) / Certified AML and Fraud Professional (CAFP) is a plus

  • Experience in drafting / narrating / filing SARs a plus

You are:

  • Result-oriented and assertive - you don’t shy away from challenging situations;

  • Highly analytical. Focused on detail but can also see the bigger picture;

  • A good briefer; you can think quickly on your feet; you are out-going, a strong networker and capable of and interested in forming positive relationships with other teams and divisions;

  • Flexible and detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and change directions based on business demands;

  • A proven team player, able to handle a diverse workload with multiple deadlines. You are comfortable with complexity and comfortable under pressure.

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Your colleagues:

Job Reference #: 177307BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Financial Crime Americas - Senior Investigator

City: Weehawken

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: United States - New Jersey

Function Category: Compliance, Risk