Financial Crimes Consultant 3

Wells Fargo - Portland, OR (30+ days ago)3.8

Job Description
At Wells Fargo, we have one goal: to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them achieve their dreams. We’re looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you’ll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Corporate Risk helps all Wells Fargo businesses identify and manage risk. We focus on three key risk areas: credit risk, operational risk and market risk. We help our management and Board of Directors identify and monitor risks that may affect multiple lines of business, and take appropriate action when business activities exceed the risk tolerance of the company.

It starts with you. Our goal is to attract, develop, retain and motivate the most talented people - those who care and who work together as partners across business units and functions. We value and promote diversity and inclusion in every aspect of our business and at every level of our organization.

Corporate Risk provides leadership, enhances communications, assists with problem identification and solutions, and shares best practices. In addition, this group provides an enterprise-wide view of risk, assists management and our Board of Directors in identifying and monitoring risks that may affect multiple lines of business, and takes appropriate action when business activities exceed the risk tolerance of the company.

Financial Crimes Risk Management (FCRM) is responsible for oversight of the company’s financial crimes related risk: Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), anti-money laundering and terrorist financing, anti-bribery and corruption, the Office of Foreign Assets Control, other global sanctions programs, internal and external fraud, and the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.

This is an Investigator position within FCI Special Investigations (SI). SI functions as both a quick response team while also conducting the most complex and high profile cases within AML Investigations. While the majority of time is spent on conducting investigations and filing Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs), this position will also manage ad hoc and quick response requests, coordinate with our business partners on concerns of high risk customers and/or products, and work to identify, address, and prevent excessive risks related to financial crimes across the enterprise.

The ability to think strategically.
Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.
Able to quickly learn and utilize multiple internal and external tools and systems to collect information and conduct research

Required Qualifications

4+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: fraud, Bank Secrecy Act, anti money laundering, investigations of financial crimes transactions or policy violations, risk management, or compliance; or a BS/BA degree or higher in applied sciences, mathematics, statistics, economics, finance, or criminal justice, with 2+ years of experience in the foregoing
1+ year of data analysis experience
1+ year of BSA/AML experience

Desired Qualifications

Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Knowledge and understanding of Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) compliance
Knowledge and understanding of Anti Money Laundering (AML) financial compliance investigations
Knowledge and understanding of Anti Money Laundering (AML) and terrorist financing regulations and programs
Knowledge and understanding of Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)
Knowledge and understanding of regulatory compliance requirements surrounding USA PATRIOT Act and Anti Money Laundering (AML) requirements
Exposure to Wells Fargo internal applications including: MARS, AXCIS, or Hogan DDA
Ability to research, trend, and analyze data
Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) skills
Microsoft Excel experience designing and running macros
Microsoft Excel spreadsheets experience importing, exporting, and manipulating data
Ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision in a structured environment

Other Desired Qualifications
Prior Federal Law Enforcement Experience.
Proficiency in WF research systems Newton, RE, EJ, OIB, Actimize, Hogan, etc.
Prior experience with correspondent bank investigations and knowledge of i2.
Experience in, and comprehension of, multiple Wells Fargo lines of business, products and/or services is strongly desired.
Knowledge of various financial crimes concepts, including but not limited to: AML, CTR, USA PATRIOT Act, Fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act and OFAC.


All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.