South State Bank arlington , VA 22204
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The FIU Team Lead/Fraud Investigations supports SouthState Bank's enterprise-wide FIU protocols to ensure all
regulatory expectations are met and fraud losses are minimized to the extent reasonably possible. The FIU Team
Lead will be responsible for overseeing execution of the fraud investigation related functions and performance of
team members under his or her supervision. Specifically, this individual will manage a team responsible for
investigating various external fraud scenarios and providing relevant data to the FIU Surveillance team to decision
and file suspicious activity reports (SAR). He/she will work collaboratively with other FIU staff to ensure quality and
continuity of fraud investigations, regulatory timeliness, and adherence to department procedures.
In this role, the Team Lead manages the daily activities of the employees within the assigned group, provides
direction, sets goals, and ensures department goals are attained. The Team Lead also assists with addressing
questions and concerns arising from outside of the department as necessary.
Conduct case reviews to ensure accurate case narratives and case documentation.
Identify and recommend process improvements to streamline the investigations process and workflow.
Provide daily leadership of the FIU Analysts by providing direction, answering inquiries regarding reviews,
and promoting a positive working environment to assist Analysts in professional growth in their roles.
fraud, debit card fraud, wire fraud, and identity theft.
Work independently on assigned tasks and responsibilities of the team.
Ensure that tasks are assigned and completed on schedule.
Ensure the duties of the FIU Analysts are performed as expected.
Review/update job specific procedures related to the FIU Analysts to ensure current procedures are
documented and being followed.
are addressed and resolved appropriately.
related transactions and workflow processes.
Escalate high profile, high risk and sensitive fraud activity to management when necessary.
Assist in projects as may be assigned.
code of ethics and BSA/AML/OFAC policies and procedures.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Knowledge and understanding of BSA/AML statutes and regulations in general.
Strong knowledge of fraud typologies and associated bank fraud schemes.
Familiarity with payment types and flows, bank systems and operations in general.
Exceptional communication and presentation skills.
Strong business problem-solving mindset with a proven track record of process improvement changes that
positively affect business outcomes.
based on fraud threats.
Secrecy Act and fraud related provisions.
Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
Advanced computer skills (spreadsheet and word processing) with a focus on Excel; knowledge of and ability
to use internal bank systems; self-starter; excellent written and oral communication skills; excellent
QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Education: High school degree required; college degree preferred.
Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience in one or a combination of the following: fraud, Bank Secrecy
Act compliance, anti-money laundering, or investigations of financial crimes transactions in a depository
institution. Minimum 3 years supervisory or management experience.
(Certified AML and Fraud Professional) and/or CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner) certification preferred.
Required annual compliance training; New Employee Orientation
Must be able to effectively access and interpret information on computer screens, and in a variety of documents,
reports, spreadsheets, images and transaction monitoring platforms. This position requires a large amount of time
in front of a computer.
Telecommuting roles, no matter if hybrid or 100% full time telecommuting, must have a secure home office
environment that is free from background noise and distractions. Telecommuters must also have a reliable private
internet connection that is not supplied by use of cellular data (hot spot). Cable or fiber connections are preferred.
Requirements are subject to change, as new systems and technology is delivered. Travel may be required to come
to meetings as needed.
South State Bank