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Corporate – Compliance - Anti-Money Laundering Investigations Officer AML Investigations Officer - Associate

Req #: 180016661
Location: Geneva, GE, CH
Job Category: Compliance
Potential Referral Amount: 0 Swiss Franc (CHF)
JP Morgan Chase
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at
Our Compliance Function
With a diverse team of Compliance professionals supporting all areas of our business around the globe, the team is working diligently to be innovative and present all business partners with thoughtful and unique solutions to the challenges they face.  The Compliance function has a robust set of priorities in place focused on best practice and employee development to ensure goals are delivered.
Job Description:
The Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Investigations team is part of Global Financial Crimes Compliance (GFCC). The Geneva AML Investigations covers local business-aligned functions supporting the firm's AML, Sanctions and Anti-corruption programs.
AML Investigations provides GFCC Investigations with an initial formal assessment of potential Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, Sanctions and other potentially nefarious activity based on system and manually sourced alerts, consistent with global standards.
Successful Analysts should possess strong processing and analytical skills; the ability to work independently, use their initiative and are adaptable to change.  In addition, successful candidates are quick learners that will be able to readily understand banking AML and Sanctions concepts and issues, exercise sound judgment and observe the highest degree of confidentiality in the handling information received in connection with their responsibilities.
Key Responsibilities and Skills:
  • Collect and document data, including; alert, investigation, or SAR history, KYC information, relevant account and transaction data, plus any other required information to assist the initial investigation
  • Analyse, investigate and research CLS alerts comparing our account holders and their transactions against Global Screening Lists and conduct a review to determine if a true match to a suspect name
  • Review and analyse underlying data gathered to assess reasonable cause to advance an alert to Investigations or to clear the alert
  • Disposition and fully document all alerts, including supporting data, analysis and rationale within the case management system in a timely manner
  • Build relationships with GFCC, and effectively communicate and transfer information for case investigations
  • Function as a key contributor with demonstrated knowledge of Sanctions/AML/KYC issues, as well as broader functional knowledge
  • Participate in the development of goals and execution of strategies within the function or department
  • Contribute to development and update of procedural documentation and risk/efficiency initiatives
  • Experience of AML, Sanctions, PEP’s and Negative Media
  • Experience of private banking processes, products and systems is preferred
  • Working knowledge of BSA/AML, and other AML regulatory policies, with a good understanding of AML typologies as well as the ability to apply and explain regulatory concepts
  • Exceptional research and analytical skills with the ability to analyse large amounts of data, decipher higher risk attributes (transactional, geographical, product, customer type, etc.) and disposition appropriately
  • Strong documentation skills to clearly and accurately articulate alert disposition outcome
  • Adept to multi-tasking and meeting deadlines in high-pressure environment
  • Results oriented team player with a consistent track record of driving tasks quickly and accurately to fruition
  • Strong problem solving ability coupled with the ability to recommend and make decisions autonomously
  • Self-starter, capable of working under minimal supervision
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to influence others for results.  
  • Proficient in MS Office (Outlook/Word/Excel/PowerPoint)
  • Adherence to controls and standards
JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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