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Facebook AML Transaction Monitoring Investigator in Chicago, Illinois


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Facebook is seeking a highly motivated, organized, detail-oriented candidate to join the Payments Compliance Team as an Investigator on the Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”), Transaction Monitoring Team. You will be reporting to the Transaction Monitoring Investigations Lead, and you will be acting as a point of escalation and a subject matter expert when it comes to all things related to transaction monitoring. You will work collaboratively with members of the Transaction Monitoring Process Team & others on the Payments Compliance Team, as well as cross-functional stakeholders including but not limited to Legal, Product, Engineering, Risk, and Finance. In this role, you will investigate into customer activity across multiple platforms to identify any potential money-laundering risks, draft suspicious activity reports for your investigation in line with regulatory expectations, and file suspicious activity reports at scale. You will be expected to complete ad-hoc investigations, and support transaction monitoring projects, as necessary, to help create innovative and scalable transaction monitoring processes and systems. In addition, you will help the Payments Compliance Team ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and internal controls.

Required Skills:

  1. Promote a culture of compliance and ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices are adhered to

  2. Apply investigative techniques quickly to AML transaction monitoring reviews for our products, which may lead to documenting and filing suspicious activity reports required by law

  3. Apply analytic techniques to complex information sets in order to make logical and supported recommendations

  4. Ensure transaction monitoring team is meeting our objectives and key results, including producing high quality investigations in a high productivity environment in order to help the wider Payments Compliance Team achieve its key performance indicators (KPIs)

  5. Produce timely and accurate information for Team Lead or management team to assist in decision making processes, including escalating any investigative issues or program gaps

  6. Support AML program requirements related to controlling risk to the Company and to our “communities” by operating existing and new internal controls, ensuring compliance with policies and procedures

  7. Understand the end to end AML transaction monitoring process and be able to communicate it to vendors, cross-functional stakeholders, auditors and regulators

  8. Provide insights and recommendations on improving quality or how to reach optimal efficiency in current processes

  9. Develop deep cross-functional partnerships with key internal and external stakeholders in order to enhance investigative processes and minimize the Company’s risk

  10. Act as a point of escalation for analysts to surface potential suspicious activity as part of operational workflow, and also support ad-hoc investigations and projects

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BA/BS degree

  2. 2+ years experience in compliance or internal control function at a financial services organization

  3. Experience conducting investigations similar to Fraud, Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Terrorist Financing, Payments

  4. Experience managing priorities

  5. Experience communicating to different levels in an organization

  6. Experience working in a team environment with a track record of building relationships and working collaboratively

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience working on an Operations team, with a track record of high quality performance and productivity

  2. Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) certifications, or similar

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.