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OFAC Investigator in Columbus at Huntington

Date Posted: 1/4/2019

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Job Description

Brief Description: Monitor, identify, research, and analyze parties to transactions and within Huntington Bank's customer base for matches to the Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) sanction lists, as well as law enforcement, and other high risk lists to ensure compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act. Maintain a working knowledge of the Bank Secrecy Act, Anti-Money Laundering efforts, USA PATRIOT Act, OFAC, and awareness of industry best practices. Provides OFAC guidance to colleagues across AML/BSA and other Departments, assist OFAC Director, and manage department projects.

Responsibilities include:

  • Performs daily operations and monitoring of BSA/AML/OFAC.
  • Performs 314(a) process.
  • Process quarterly PEP reviews.
  • Assist in the development of procedures and administration of OFAC activities.
  • Assist in the development and enhancement of OFAC Compliance automation, including but not limited to, vendor assessments, project requirements, and testing.
  • Effectively communicate with lines of businesses to obtain additional information and supporting documentation as needed.
  • Escalate and recommend appropriate investigation follow-up, including potential account closure, for customers that exceed the Banks risk tolerance.
  • Flexible to perform other functions as requested by management.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma required 
  • At least 1 year of investigative/research experience required, with a preferred focus in fraud and/or criminal investigations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BSA experience, OFAC experience a strong plus
  • Professional certification (i.e. CAMS, CFE) preferred
  • Legal Assistant certification or proficiency in areas of law
  • Detailed understanding of complex OFAC regulations to assess transactions and business deals. Knowledge of OFAC risks associated with products, business lines and countries in order to accurately support the OFAC Risk Assessment process.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, deadline driven and able to work in an ever changing environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent critical thinking, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills in a high pressure environment.
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