What is the opportunity?
As an Investigator you will be an integral member of the Caribbean Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Financial Investigations Unit (FIU) team. You will plan, conduct and complete risk based investigations into matters referred to the Unit, through the gathering, analysis and evaluation of relevant information. In doing so, the you will determine whether sufficient suspicion exists of money laundering, financing of terrorism or other criminal activities. This will help justify making a report to the Regulatory Authority for the purpose of complying with legislative/regulatory requirements, and mitigating risk to RBC in line with established organizational policy.
What will you do?
Plan, conduct and complete risk based investigations including but not limited to those originating from alerts/incidents escalated by the Caribbean based team of analysts for investigation, incidents generated by the Insights and Analytics, referrals from internal partners and other business Units
Maintain accurate, contemporaneous records of all investigative actions and decisions taken, ensuring that all material and information obtained is treated in accordance with legal, regulatory requirements and RBC policy
Gather information/intelligence from all available sources, in order to determine whether sufficient suspicion of money laundering, financing of terrorism or other criminal activities exists, to justify making a report to the relevant Regulatory Authority
Prepare relevant reports as required including documentation in support of any action proposed based on the results of investigations into Politically Exposed Persons (PEP), High Risk, Enhanced Due Diligence, Compliance, Request For Information, Corporate Investigation Services (CIS), Sanction list and other referrals
Promote, support and adhere to RBC’s policies and guidelines on Code of Conduct, Personal and Professional Development, Equal Opportunities, Health & Safety, Data Protection and Information Security, in accordance with published Policy / Guidance documents and protocols
Act as subject matter expert to provide specialist advice, guidance and direction to internal partners and other team members on money laundering, financing of terrorism and related issues, seeking guidance and assistance when required
Collaborate with; and provide relevant feedback to the Head of Investigations, Senior Investigator and other internal partners to assist with the evaluation of current and new Money Laundering (AML) / Terrorist Financing (TF) typologies and contribute to the process of tracking emerging risk issues and developing appropriate methods of detection
Deliver awareness training to internal partners and stakeholders in relevant aspects of money laundering and financing of terrorism when required
What do you need to succeed?
1+ years of relevant AML/ATF or financial crime experience in investigations or in a compliance / risk role
University degree or Diploma in finance, accounting, business or any equivalent combination of qualifications and/or experience
Knowledge of relevant AML/ATF compliance guidelines, requirements, operational processes, procedures and relevant legislation in the Caribbean and other jurisdictions, including the role and functions of specific relevant Regulatory bodies
Detailed knowledge of the internal and external sources of information available to effectively interrogate those databases
Able to demonstrate an ability to assimilate and analyze large quantities of statistical data and information
Possesses good oral and written communication skills, so as to be able to produce clear, concise and accurate reports, as well as develop and maintain appropriate relationships
Strong knowledge of relevant predicate offences, (e.g. trafficking in illegal narcotics, firearms, humans and illegal contraband, bribery, fraud and corruption) is considered an advantage
Experience working in an investigative/analytical role either in law enforcement or another discipline that involves the investigation of casework and the assembly of information/evidence to prove a case in court or justify a recommendation or other outcome
Basic knowledge in relation to accounting principles and practices and financial reporting documentation (e.g. income statements and balance sheets)
What’s in it for you?
We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.
A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses, flexible benefits and competitive compensation
Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
Opportunities to do challenging work
Flexible work/life balance options
Address: 20 King St W
Work Hours/Week: 37.5
Work Environment: Office
Employment Type: Permanent
Career Level: Experienced Hire/Professional
Pay Type: Salary + Variable Bonus
Position Level: PL09
Required Travel(%): 0-25
People Manager: No
Application Deadline: 10/01/2021
Req ID: 417977