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Company: American Express
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

At American Express, we know that with the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. Whether we're supporting our customers' financial confidence to move ahead, taking commerce to new heights, or encouraging people to explore the world, our colleagues are constantly redefining what's possible - and we're proud to back each other every step of the way. When you join Team Amex, you become part of a diverse community of over 60,000 colleagues, all with a common goal to deliver an exceptional customer experience every day. Here, you'll learn and grow as we champion your meaningful career journey with programs, benefits, and flexibility to back you personally and professionally. Every colleague share in the company's success. Together, we'll win as a team, striving to uphold our company values and powerful backing promise to our customers, communities, and each other every day. And we'll do it with integrity and in an environment where everyone is seen, heard and feels like they truly belong. Join #TeamAmex and let's lead the way together.Job Description:American Express's Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), within Global Financial Crimes Compliance (GFCC), provides end-to-end support and oversight of global financial crimes investigations. -In conjunction with GFCC partners, the FIU develops and implements automated transaction monitoring rules, reports, and other processes designed to identify activity potentially indicative of criminal behavior. -The FIU also investigates potentially suspicious financial activity and, when appropriate, files suspicious activity reports (SARs) with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), which is part of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and/or refers matters to internal compliance partners for review and reporting globally. -In addition, the FIU manages risk associated with politically exposed persons and persons and entities on core sanctions and risk lists through regular screening, and manages risk associated with improper payments that could be indicative of bribery, corruption, or other illicit activity by reviewing internal American Express payments and expenditures. -The FIU performs a critical role in ensuring that American Express complies with all applicable laws and regulations, including the Bank Secrecy Act, the USA PATRIOT Act, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and provides law enforcement with key information for the investigation and prosecution of money laundering and terrorist financing, credit card fraud, identity theft, and other criminal activity.The successful candidate will support the enterprise by partnering with colleagues and stakeholders in the development and execution of inventory management strategies by identifying issues impacting inventory and resource management. This includes regularly analyzing metrics-based reporting to determine appropriate work allocation to accommodate changing volumes and availability of investigative staff, as well as coordinating with other teams within the FIU to ensure that inventory strategies are appropriately communicated across all sites. -The successful candidate will conduct daily assessments of alert inventory and progress against established priorities and will also periodically evaluate the effectiveness of strategies and propose changes as necessary to accommodate new processes, resourcing levels, alert volumes, and regulatory expectations. -Responsibilities: ---- - - -Coordinate and support the FIU's International Sanctions inventory needs--- - - -Monitor and develop strategies to address potential Aging, KRI, and/or KPI challenges while working with various GFCC partners.--- - - -Coordinate with various stakeholders within, and external, to the FIU to address resolve inventory management and case distribution concerns--- - - -Analyze processes and procedures, and recommend management strategies along with specific types of data that can be used to track against priorities--- - - -Analyze data and to identify trends ---- - - -Discover efficiencies/inefficiencies in performance and provide suggestions for continued enhancements--- - - -Analyze and assess business impacts of proposed and/or implemented changes to the FIU's Sanctions program--- - - -Conduct life cycle data analysis and outline critical information for Sr. Leadership--- - - -Identify and recommend efficiencies and strategies to deliver on core requirements--- - - -Use data to create models that depict trends--- - - -Draft weekly, monthly, and quarterly performance snapshotsQualifications:--- - - -Bachelor's Degree, preferred--- - - -2+ years' Sanctions or data experience--- - - -Experience in Mathematics, Business Administration, or Finance preferred--- - - -A background in BSA-AML compliance, complex data analysis and reporting, audit, or complex investigations a plus--- - - -Superior organization and planning skills with attention to detail a must ---- - - -Demonstrated ability in critical thinking, strategic planning, adaptability, and ability to work under pressure--- - - -Excellent written and oral communication skills ---- - - -Demonstrated ability to influence senior management and achieve results through others ---- - - -The ideal candidate will also have project management experience; excellent Excel and report creation skills; an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; and a willingness to be a deadline-driven team player in a dynamic environment ---- - - -Working knowledge of Bridger or Tableau preferred--- - - -Flexible schedule required, as colleague will support teams across multiple time zones

Keywords: American Express, Phoenix , Analyst-Compliance, Accounting, Auditing , Phoenix, Arizona

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