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Financial Crime Investigations Senior Consultant

Company: Crowe
Location: New York
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Your Journey at Crowe Starts Here:At Crowe, you have the opportunity to deliver innovative solutions to today's complex business issues. Crowe's accounting, consulting, and technology personnel are widely recognized for their in-depth expertise and understanding of sophisticated process frameworks and enabling technologies, along with their commitment to delivering measurable results that help clients build business value. Our focus on emerging technology solutions along with our commitment to internal career growth and exceptional client value has resulted in a firm that is routinely recognized as a "Best Place to Work." We are 75 years strong and still growing. Come grow with us!Job Description:Join our Consulting Financial Crime practice to lead our markets and the clients we serve within the financial services industry. From day one of your career, you will collaborate with our clients to transform their financial crime programs. We will enable an entrepreneurial and innovative environment for you to deliver transformative risk consulting services and to develop deeply specialized skill sets demanded in today's market.

For nearly 20 years, Crowe has been the leader in providing financial crime service to the financial community. We are a diverse, innovative, and driven group that operates across the country. We collaborate with the leading providers and organizations in financial services to bring our clients solutions to help them succeed.

Why we exist
To better enable our clients to realize their purpose by helping them to optimally achieve their goals.

How we serve
We bring the best of our authentic selves, working as a diverse team, to achieve our highest potential in serving our clients.

What we offer
We provide innovative and high value solutions, by dedicated individuals, who are passionate about helping our clients to enable their own success.

Financial Crime compliance expectations are constantly evolving, requiring our Financial Crime consultants to adapt to challenging conditions, a wide breadth of client projects, and changing teams. At Crowe, you will have the opportunity to understand a client's operational and compliance controls, provide recommendations for strengthening their financial crime program, and implement real solutions to assist our clients in meeting their needs and goals. At Crowe, our Financial Crime solution offerings range from Financial Crime audits and validations to Financial Crime technology implementation and enhancement, affording our consultants the ability to understand several aspects of Financial Crime risk management and provide opportunities to widen their breadth of expertise and knowledge.This role is responsible for performing investigations on customers that have been alerted for potentially suspicious activity, which may pose a risk for money laundering and terrorist financing. They will be responsible for ensuring that investigations are maintained at a level commensurate with regulatory expectations. This role will assist in Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) and/or enhanced due diligence reviews on customers identified as posing a higher inherent risk. This position has minimal/no travel.Duties may include:

  • Reviewing and investigating alerts, performing investigations, or enhanced due diligence reviews for potentially suspicious activity; making risk-based SAR recommendations and preparing SARs.
  • Conducting periodic holistic reviews of higher risk individuals or entities
  • Maintaining a solid working knowledge (functional and operational) of the rules and regulations, including but not limited to, BSA, USA PATRIOT Act, and Sanctions Screening.
  • Handle other duties as assigned by employer.Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • 3 years' professional work experience, with 1-year minimum experience in AML/BSA at retail banking, commercial banking, and/or global diversified financial services organizations conducting suspicious activity monitoring or enhanced due diligence investigations
    • Knowledge of the laws applicable to money laundering, to include the BSA, USA PATRIOT Act, OFAC requirements and Suspicious Activity Reporting requirements
    • Strong writing, analytical, and communication skills and the ability to multi-task and complete projects on time
    • Strong research skills and sound knowledge in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite and experience with on-line research systems including the Internet
    • Knowledge of client and transactional monitoring processes
    • Ability to adapt to multiple client environments
    • Ability to work autonomously and with teams in different locations
    • Highly effective communication with all levels of the organization.
    • Ability to travel as neededPreferences:
      • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS), or other relevant professional certification
      • More than 1 year of experience performing AML and financial crime investigations.
      • Experience working in AML software solutions including transaction monitoring systems, customer risk rating systems, and/or case management tools.
      • General banking compliance knowledge
      • Experience working in a professional services or project-based environment
      • Bilingual Spanish#IndeedOur Benefits:

        At Crowe, we know that great people is what makes a great firm. We value our people and offer employees a comprehensive benefits package. Learn more about what working at Crowe can mean for you!

        How You Can Grow:

        We will nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. You will have the chance to meet on a consistent basis with your Career Coach that will guide you in your career goals and aspirations. Learn more about where talent can prosper!

        More about Crowe:

        Crowe ( is one of the largest public accounting, consulting and technology firms in the United States. Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities while also helping clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk and performance services. Crowe is recognized by many organizations as one of the country's best places to work. Crowe serves clients worldwide as an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world. The network consists of more than 200 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 130 countries around the world.

        Crowe LLP provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Crowe, New York , Financial Crime Investigations Senior Consultant, Accounting, Auditing , New York, New York

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