Compliance Associate (AML/Sanctions Screening)

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  • Location:

    Charlotte

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    356964

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months plus

  • Expiration date:

    02/05/2022

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Compliance Associate (AML/Sanctions Screening) remote until after Covid-19 ~ on site sometime in 2022 for an opportunity with a client located in Charlotte, NC. Our client is looking for the ideal candidate to work on an assignment for 12 months + (prefer candidates who are eligible to covert to permanent employee).



Responsibilities:

  • Performs initial and ongoing EDD reviews of the highest-risk customers in the Payment Services lines of business
  • Conducts qualification reviews of high- and moderate-risk customers and determines the appropriate risk rating
  • Creates risk acceptance documentation to support the raising or downgrading of high-risk customers for management approval
  • Ensures Payment Services lines of business are in compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, and corporate policies related to EDD
  • Works with Corporate AML to obtain analysis of laws and regulations and interprets policy requirements to support EDD compliance on an ongoing basis
  • Maintains a high level of compliance awareness and knowledge to effectively support EDD and other related areas of responsibility
  • Partners with Payment Services lines of business and Corporate AML to address issues identified through regulatory and audit testing and analysis
  • Recommends customers for closure and for further investigation where risk tolerances are exceeded based on EDD reviews
  • Ensures that EDD compliance files are maintained, thoroughly documented, and AML risks are responded to in a timely manner and mitigated where applicable

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, relevant work experience
  • Three to Five years of financial experience in the compliance, BSA/AML, or Sanctions Screening (OFAC) disciplines
  • Comprehensive understanding of AML/BSA/OFAC regulations
  • A self-directed and independently motivated individual, who places a high value on organizational skills and maintains strong business acumen
  • Successful employment record with a multitude of resources, including varying knowledge, tenure, and managerial skill levels
  • Ability to be flexible in a dynamic environment and can adapt to situational changes with ease and fluidity
  • Knowledge of government (federal, state and local) and regulatory laws and regulations
  • Strong organization and analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and communication (including presentations) skills
  • Proficient computer skills, especially Microsoft Office applications

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Prior card issuing or merchant acquiring background

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

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Signature Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Signature will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 888.838.1020.