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VP – AML Investigations

Michael Page

This is a Full-time position in Jacksonville, FL posted February 23, 2021.

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My client, a global financial services firm are looking to hire a VP – AML Investigations, to join the team in Jacksonville on a permanent basis.

Client Details

My client are a prestigious financial services firm who just had one of it’s most successful years. They are well known global and are continuing to expand the services they provide.


The VP – AML Investigations will:

  • Manage and oversee teams of Analyst to AVP level investigators
  • Conduct thorough transaction monitoring utilizing AML systems to detect any activity indicative of money laundering or other suspicious activity
  • Set team deliverables and set timescales to agreed minimum standards and ensuring adherence to regulatory/ audit requirements
  • Promote continuous analysis by interpreting relevant industry regulations and Compliance policies to ensure controls are appropriately implemented and monitored for compliance
  • Perform oversight functions and work with monitoring team leads in order to provide feedback and determine focus of reviews.
  • Work closely with team daily to ensure that the work is prioritized based on staffing and capacity for the team
  • Keep abreast of new rules, regulations and reputation risks to develop implement and revise current policies and procedures
  • Understand business and regulatory requirements and ensure functions are being performed in those requirements
  • Understand the full scope of the end-to-end transaction monitoring process
  • Ensure continual best practices across the transaction monitoring investigative process are effectuated
  • Develop and try and retain staff with supporting personnel continued development and assist in the development of training guidance
  • Serve as a point of contact for the respective transaction monitoring team leads to address any issues/concerns that may arise as it pertains to the investigative process


The successful VP – AML Investigations will have:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience as an AML investigator in a transaction monitoring capacity 5+ years’ experience or equivalent experience or education
  • 3+ years’ experience management experience in a comparable environment
  • Ability to lead a team of professionals by goal setting and driving completion of assigned tasks
  • Ability to interact with Infrastructure and other appropriate groups in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to identify, escalate and communicate issues to management in an effective and succinct manner
  • Effective decision making skills and strong problem solving skills
  • Strong knowledge of AML laws (USA PATRIOT Act), Regulations (Fed, SEC, FINRA) and their application to the supported products/business lines.
  • Experience in Correspondent Banking is essential
  • Experience of Global Markets and Asset Management businesses is preferred
  • Experienced with Mantas, Norkom and Actimize is preferred
  • CAMS certification is preferred

Job Offer

Competitive Base Salary + Bonus + Benefits