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Job Summary Direct a team of Financial Intelligence Analysts on a daily basis. Conduct ongoing quality assessments of alert documentation, escalation and decisions made by the assigned analysts. Work closely with team manager to ensure that department policies for alert, case, and SAR quality and timeliness are met. Make recommendations for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of department processes and procedures. Supervise investigations of complex cases throughout the entire Associated Bank footprint utilizing applicable software, referrals from business lines, and open source intelligence such as negative media, internet research, information from peer banks, and information from law enforcement. Research and understand money laundering and financial crime trends and scenarios in order to apply that intelligence to observed activity in customer accounts and evaluate effectively. Interact with Retail, Commercial and other business unit managers across Associated. Prepare and file Suspicious Activity Reports, as necessary.
Ongoing quality assessments of alert documentation, escalation and decisioning performed by the assigned team of FI Analysts.
Supervise a staff of professionals dedicated to conducting investigations, including providing work direction, coaching and development, as well as review of work product.
Assists the team manager with the FI function through the management and implementation of policies, processes and procedures.
Exercise solid judgment while examining, identifying and documenting suspicious activity behaviors and patterns., to include whether or not the filing of a Suspicious Activity Report is appropriate. When appropriate escalate and/or refer problem accounts or customers based on applicable procedures. Provide guidance to business and functional partners as to appropriate courses of action when suspicious or potentially suspicious activity has been identified.
Acts as a front-line technical resource for internal and external customers, including but not limited to, the various Business Lines and managers.
Provides direction on escalated high risk alerts.
Serves as a back-up to management when management is not available.
Ongoing evaluation of the efficiency of existing surveillance systems, rules and methodologies to ensure appropriate identification of fraud, kiting, money laundering, terrorist financing, or unusual account activity among Associated account holders.
Associate's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience Risk, Compliance, Audit, Banking, Security, Business or related field Required
3-5 years Risk, Compliance, Audit, Banking, Security, Business or related field Required
5+ years fraud experience in a financial institution Preferred
Supervisor Experience Preferred
Licenses and Certifications
CAMS or CFE within 2 years, Required
Compliance Statement Fully complies with all applicable enterprise policies and procedures. Acts in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations as outlined in training materials, including but not limited to Bank Secrecy Act. Responsible for reporting suspicious activity to Financial Intelligence. Responsible to report all customer complaints as prescribed and procedure violations to management or HR. Responsible to report ethical concerns as needed to Associated's anonymous Ethics Hotline.
Associated Bank is committed to working diligently with any colleague who needs an accommodation perform the essential functions of the job. Please contact the Leaves & Accommodations office to request an accommodation.
Internal Number: 2111561
About Associated Bank
Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE: ASB) has total assets of $34 billion and is Wisconsin’s largest bank holding company. Headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Associated is a leading Midwest banking franchise, offering a full range of financial products and services from more than 220 banking locations serving more than 120 communities throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota, and commercial financial services in Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio and Texas. Associated Bank, N.A. is an Equal Housing Lender, Equal Opportunity Lender and Member FDIC. More information about Associated Banc-Corp is available at www.associatedbank.com.