Anti-Money Laundering Investigator I

  • Company: Capital One
  • Location: Melville, New York
  • Posted: February 03, 2017
  • Reference ID: R18498
Melville 2 (22068), United States of America, Melville, New York

Anti-Money Laundering Investigator I

Job Description

Role Summary:

The qualified candidate will support various Anti-Money Laundering (AML) processes, which might include suspicious activity investigations and reporting, currency transaction reporting, global sanctions screening, enhanced due diligence or other AML processes. The candidate will work closely management to ensure critical functions are fulfilled timely and accurately.


- Review system generated alerts to assess presence of illicit activity that may require reporting based on Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)/AML requirements, conduct research as required, and document detailed results in written format.

- Write suspicious activity reports, files Currency Transaction Reports (CTR's), address sanctions alerts, and other applicable AML processes in accordance with regulations and time limitations

- Escalate issues as appropriate for advanced investigation and analysis

- Build and maintain awareness of the broader context and implications of the various types of risk affecting the business (e.g., financial, legal, reputation, etc.)

- Validate quality of draft Suspicious Activity Reports via FinCEN Software for various business units (AML Operations, Auto Lending, Savings, Information Security)

Autonomy and Supervisory Responsibilities:

Level of Supervision: Occasional supervision required

Structure Level: Structures occasional tasks independently

Typically Reports to: Sr. Investigator

Management of Others: No

 Basic Qualifications:

-High school diploma, GED, Equivalent certification or military experience

-Proficient in Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

-Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, or Bachelor's degree in Fraud Prevention, or Bachelor's Degree in Homeland Security

-2 years work experience in an Anti-Money Laundering capacity

-2 years work experience in the financial services industry  

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

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