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Guidehouse AML Compliance Analyst (Full-Time) – Guidehouse Managed Services, LLC in Des Moines, Iowa

Overview

Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit: www.guidehouse.com.

Responsibilities

Guidehouse is looking to fulfill a multidisciplinary team of Triage Analysts, OFAC Alert Reviewers, and Law Enforcement Liaisons who want to join a rapidly growing team with an AML Compliance career focus and eagerness to learn and be intellectually challenged.

Little to no travel required.

The responsibilities of the AML Compliance Analyst will include one or more of the duties below:

  • Perform AML alert and/or case reviews to mitigate risks associated to potential financial crimes and suspicious activity.

  • Evaluate and disposition potential OFAC hits, escalating those that require further review.

  • Review and disposition law enforcement garnishment requests, other requests from law enforcement, and response to subpoenas for customer and transaction information.

  • Apply research and analytic techniques to digest complex information sets in order to make logical and adequately supported determinations in regard to unusual and potentially suspicious activity.

  • Apply consistent and well-documented analysis consistent with industry standards to ensure success in the following daily efforts:

  • Conducting an end-to-end and meticulous review of potentially illegal or suspicious activity;

  • Completing time-sensitive and meticulous analysis of each instance of potential OFAC Sanctions violations, Anti-Money Laundering activity, and/or suspicious financial activity across multiple jurisdictions and countries;

  • Assessment of customer profiles and client data to identify whether activity is consistent with typical purchasing/payment activity, including Acceptable Use Policy adherence and Know Your Customer efforts; and

  • Documenting findings in a narrative style format within the manual and automated process case management system, and prepare updates to Managers / Team Leads as appropriate.

Qualifications

Preferred:

  • Candidates who currently reside in the Dallas-Fort Worth area or be willing to ultimately relocate there at their own expense.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university.

  • Experience with AML risks associated with cryptocurrencies.

  • OFAC alerts clearing experience.

  • CAMS certification.

    Required:

  • 2+ years of experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Assessing and reviewing system generated and manual AML alerts;

  • Escalations/SAR write-ups for potentially suspicious activity;

  • Evaluating and dispositioning OFAC hits; and

  • Liaising with law enforcement to research and provide supporting documentation.

  • Working knowledge of the BSA and PATRIOT ACT, such as reporting requirements as it relates to Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) and cash transaction activity / Currency Transaction Reports (CTRs).

  • Ability to detect and mitigate red flags for potential financial crime including money laundering, terrorism financing activities, and fraud, as it appears in transactional data.

  • Solid analytical and Microsoft Excel skills.

  • Ability to strive within a team environment as well as independently.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

Additional Requirements

  • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

  • This role is available virtually from the Eastern and Central time zones. Strong consideration will be given to candidates in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex area.

Disclaimer

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

This position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive.

Benefits include:

Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

401(k) Retirement Plan

Basic Life & Supplemental Life

Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

Skills Development & Certifications

Employee Referral Program

Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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