AML Analyst- FIU Analyst

Permanent contract|New York|Compliance

AML Analyst- FIU Analyst

New York, United States Permanent contract Compliance


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Assisting the FIU to prevent the use of Societe Generale facilities for money laundering, terrorist financing, bribery, corruption, and cybercrime.

  • To assist with assessment of emerging trends and red flags identified in news sources and global current events and geopolitical changes.
  • Responsible for performing independent reviews and analysis of possible suspicious activity to ensure compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act and the USA Patriot Act.
  • Recommends course of action for most events, but may seek guidance from a manager when analysis identifies unusual or uncommon situations.
  • Reviews less complex and risky investigations and provides findings to management to evaluate potential risk to the Bank.
  • Research and verify the accuracy of information obtained through referrals and in the context of investigations.
  • Independently conduct documented enhanced due diligence on individuals, and entities, utilizing all available resources and exercise risk based judgment to develop findings and recommendations.
  • Initiate and respond to 314(a)/314(b) inquiries from law enforcement and financial institutions.
  • Investigate and research cases involving potentially suspicious situations and efficiently arriving at sound risk based conclusions.
  • Clearly, concisely, consistently document and support judgments, decisions and rationale including maintaining records in accordance with business unit standards.
  • Prepare of regulatory reports (SARs) within regulatory guidelines.
  • Apply project management and organization skills to a variety of tasks including ad-hoc assignments.
  • Collaborate with team to implement initiatives and projects sponsored and approved by management

Profile required

Required Experience

  • 1-3 years of relevant experience in financial industry compliance experience.
  • Interest and willingness to develop expertise in legal, regulatory and compliance issues in the financial industry.
  • Knowledge of the laws applicable to money laundering, including the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), The USA PATRIOT ACT, OFAC, FinCEN requirements, and SAR requirements.
  • Excellent research skills, including experience with online research tools.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (i.e., MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-Access, MS-PowerPoint and MS-Outlook).
  • Strong writing, analytical, and communication skills.
  • Able to multitask and adapt to changing priorities and effective prioritize workflow to meet critical deadlines.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills including ability to problem solve.
  • Self-starter with strong ability to work independently.
  • Proficiency in a foreign language is a plus.

Business insight

The SGUS Compliance Department monitors the corporate banking, investment banking and broker–dealer activities of SGUS and reports on the compliance risks and issues to SGUS and Global Compliance Senior Management. Additionally, the SGUS Compliance Department works closely with the Global Compliance Department in Paris to ensure effective implementation of Global Compliance policies and to coordinate all cross-border business transactions and activities. The SGUS Compliance Department is responsible for monitoring the handling of sensitive confidential business information by SGUS personnel through the Compliance Control Room. It administers the SGUS Employee Investment Policy, arranges for the registration of broker–dealer personnel, and conducts compliance training. In addition, the Advisory Team provides the various business lines with guidance and advice on relevant rules and regulations. The US Financial Crime department is responsible for ensuring compliance with anti-money laundering (“AML”), Bank Secrecy Act, USA PATRIOT Act, OFAC and sanctions regulations for the US operations. Additionally, AML oversees key processes and risks of the KYC department.


We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 22000IUV
Starting date: 2022/08/15
Publication date: 2022/06/15