UBS Financial Services Financial Crime Compliance AML Investigations Information Hub Analyst 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:

  • Operate effectively in a fast-paced environment, supporting a number of different teams engaged in the conduct of often complex and high-profile forensic financial investigations of possible violations of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), USA PATRIOT Act, Money Laundering Crimes and Tax related frauds

  • Exploit very strong IT-user skills. You must develop quickly a deep expertise in numerous information systems including the Lexidia case management system and UBS' in-house investigations platforms

  • Communicate effectively and carry a difficult message. You will be required to interact with complete ease with branch personnel and investigators alike. You are wholly comfortable on calls where there is a requirement to secure pertinent information from others within a tight timeframe

  • Write in a concise and precise manner, reviewing and amending regulatory reports, and subsequently submitting via online systems

  • Support senior staff / management in researching and responding to regulatory requests, demonstrate leadership potential to assist new team members develop their understanding of our processes and have the potential to be able to direct and mentor over time

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

  • Escalate unusual/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:

You will be working in the central investigations information hub in Weehawken within the C&ORC Financial Crime Compliance (FinCrime) Team. Our role is to assist UBS in the fight against money laundering, fraud, corruption and terrorist financing. The Investigations Information Hub Analyst is the single point of contact for all investigative support functions and responsible for reviewing, managing, reporting and tracking the team's workflow and liaising with all Group FinCrime components, the branch network and law enforcement or other external parties.

Your experience and skills:

You have:

  • A 4 year college degree or international equivalent

-1+ years of AML experience with a wealth management, broker dealer, retail and/or private bank, and/or correspondent bank

  • Very strong Excel skills with the ability to rapidly format a spreadsheet, and perform V-lookup and pivot tables

-working knowledge 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

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

  • Experience in drafting / narrating / filing regulatory reports such as SARs would be a significant benefit

-Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS) / Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) / Certified AML and/or Fraud Professional (CAFP) would be beneficial but is not essential

You are:

  • A high-performer, motivated, extroverted, analytical and have the ability to provide practical solutions and prioritize a diverse workload with multiple deadlines

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

  • Highly flexible with the ability to multi-task and change directions based on business demands

  • Known for your attention to detail and your work is of the highest standard first time around

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 #: 176709BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Financial Crime Compliance AML Investigations Information Hub Analyst

City: Weehawken

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: United States - New Jersey

Function Category: Compliance, Risk