Due Diligence Investigator

First Republic San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 2 months ago

At First Republic, we care about our people. We offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking, and private wealth management. Founded in 1985, we believe that personal connections are everything and our success is driven by the relationships we form with our colleagues and clients. You'll always feel empowered and valued at First Republic.

Incredible teams doing exceptional work, every day.

The Financial Crimes Risk Management group consists of anti-money laundering, economic sanctions, foreign corruption, fraud, and corporate security. Our program is designed to ensure protection of our clients, the U. S. financial system, and our country from illicit actors who exploit banking services with nefarious and criminal intent. Our fraud group protects our clients and Bank from losses while the Bank's physical security team protects our clients, visitors, employees and Bank's monetary and physical assets.

The Due Diligence Operations ("DDO") element within Anti-Money Laundering ("AML") Operations is tasked with assessing customer risk and producing financial intelligence through research and analysis.

The DDO Investigator will conduct analyses of current and prospective customers through a variety of assigned alerts within the production and rule development environments. The DDO Investigator will also work full scope reviews through the case investigation process and develop work products documenting risk analysis.

  • Conduct investigative/intelligence research of individuals, entities, and/or events related to current or prospective customers through public records, open source media, vendor systems, or other research tools.

  • Conduct investigative/intelligence analysis of collected information including current or prospective customer's client profile, background, business operations, know your customer ("KYC") information, and transaction history.

  • Draft assessment summaries and other written investigative/intelligence products to support judgments, decisions and recommendations

  • Work effectively across varying groups and teams within the AML Operations environment. Meet key team performance standards while additionally setting personal performance goals.

  • Participate in key training and learning opportunities and seek additional knowledge acquisition proactively.

  • Perform other duties & responsibilities as required or assigned.

You could be a great fit if you have:

  • Strong understanding of different investment strategies across various alternative investment platforms

  • Familiar with and willing to learn of the laws applicable to money laundering, to include the BSA, USA PATRIOT Act, U.S. Treasury AML guidelines, OFAC requirements and Suspicious Activity Reporting requirements.

  • Strong writing, analytical and communication skills with ability to make assessments supported by strong analyses

  • Ability to multi-task and complete projects under deadlines

  • Ability to work independently, without supervision

  • Strong research skills, advanced skill in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and experience with on-line research systems including the Internet

  • Understanding of money laundering and other financial crime typologies

  • Ability to execute against the Chief BSA/AML Officer's strategic vision for BSA/AML operational tempo and design

  • Knowledge of banking compliance requirements

  • Customer onboarding experience

  • Familiarity with KYC documentation

  • Team player

  • Provides extraordinary service.

  • Furthers the First Republic Bank culture and values.

Are you willing to take initiative and make decisions? Are you willing to go the extra mile because you love what you do and how you can contribute as a team? Do you want the freedom to grow and the opportunity to take charge of your own career? If so, then come join us.

We want hard working team players. You'll have the independence to learn, lead and drive change. A culture of extraordinary service, empowerment and stability-that's the First Republic way. Come join us!

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. The Company is an equal opportunity employer. In this regard, the Company makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and employees with disabilities in order to enable them to perform all essential job functions, unless doing so creates an undue hardship.

First Republic is subject to federal laws that restrict the employment of individuals with certain types of criminal histories, including FDIA Section 19 and FINRA. To the extent not inconsistent with our obligations under those federal laws and regulations, First Republic will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles and San Francisco ban-the-box laws.


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