ACA Compliance Group Holdings, LLC

  • Senior Associate - AML & Financial Crimes

    Job Locations US-NJ-Iselin
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Position Objective:

    The individual in this position is responsible for performing assessments of anti-money laundering (“AML”) compliance and risk programs for clients, which include statistical analysis, policy and procedure reviews, drafting reports and manuals that promote compliance and regulatory improvement, and providing general AML compliance assistance and advice. The individual in this position is also responsible for the development of client relationships and development and oversight of ACA junior staff.


    Summary of Responsibilities:


    • Assist in all aspects of AML compliance, risk and fraud program reviews (e.g., reviewing documents, conducting interviews, and drafting reports)
    • Provide AML consulting services to clients as needed (e.g., creating drafts of and submitting regulatory filings, conducting forensic testing, reviewing policies, procedures, and marketing materials and other compliance documents, and answering compliance-related questions from clients)
    • Research and identify statistical pattern of money laundering behavior to develop qualitative and quantitative analysis and implement a plan for transaction monitoring
    • Analyze client transactions in SQL server using Transact-SQL and create periodic data quality reporting systems
    • Support or manage assigned client relationships, including addressing questions and needs
    • Supervise, train, evaluate, oversee, and/or provide feedback to junior staff, as assigned
    • Provide support for ACA special projects and internal initiatives (e.g., drafting articles for industry publications, participate in sales, conduct research on compliance issues, draft or assist with internal or client training and/or presentations)
    • Perform other ad-hoc work/special projects as necessary to support ACA on various client and internal initiatives


    Summary of Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree required; computer science, information technology or similar
    major/field of study strongly preferred
    • Two years of experience performing advanced data and statistical analysis to support and
    create statistical models, including autoregressive integrated moving average (ARIMA,)
    regression and multivariate models required
    • Two years of experience with SQL and/or related statistical software experience required
    • Strong knowledge of banking services (retail and commercial banking) preferred
    • Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) Certification is preferred
    • Demonstrated professional integrity
    • Dependable, flexible, and adaptable to new ACA initiatives and changing client needs
    • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, small-team environment
    • Ability to work independently, multi-task and prioritize effectively
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and clients
    • Highly motivated and goal oriented; proactive in one’s own education and career
    progression; volunteers for and shows initiative on both internal and external projects and
    • Dedicated to upholding ACA’s high quality standards and customer service focus
    • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills with attention to detail
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Acrobat, and the Internet
    • Willing to travel — up to 50 percent
    • Available for client work and/or travel Monday through Friday on a general basis, including
    occasional nights and weekends


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