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Facebook Sanctions FIU Analyst in Washington, District Of Columbia


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


Facebook is seeking a motivated, highly-organized, detail-oriented candidate with impeccable judgment to join the Payments Compliance Team. Reporting to the Sanctions Escalations Lead, the role will include acting as a point of escalation on a range of payments compliance processes. You will work collaboratively with a dynamic group of cross-functional stakeholders including but not limited to Legal, Product, Engineering & Finance. You will create innovative scalable compliance systems and processes to harness the "transactional" power of Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger and other Facebook companies. You will help Facebook Payments ensure that its compliance policies, internal controls and systems help Facebook in its mission to "bring the world closer together." In this role, you will investigate customer activity across multiple platforms to ensure that it falls within acceptable parameters established by governing bodies. You will be tasked with creating brief summaries of your investigations and taking the appropriate mitigating action within Facebook’s various case management systems when necessary.

Required Skills:

  1. Conducting detailed investigations into potentially suspicious behavior and diligently documenting your findings and recommendations

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

  3. Develop deep cross-functional partnerships with key internal and external stakeholders in order to enhance investigative processes provide and minimize risk

  4. Producing timely and accurate management information to assist decision-making processes within the team and cross-functionally

  5. Monitoring trends and patterns across the payments platform to identify potential risk and taking appropriate action to mitigate such risks

  6. Liaising with vendors to ensure effective operation and implementation of solutions

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BA/BS degree

  2. 2+ years' experience conducting research and investigations related to Fraud, Anti-Money Laundering, Customer/Enhanced Due Diligence investigations or verifications

  3. Analytical and investigative experience

  4. Experience navigating through data in order to report information

  5. Experience communicating information to all levels

  6. Experience completing time‐sensitive analysis of financial activities across multiple jurisdictions and countries

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) certification 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.