AML Investigator
Bedford, NS
What is the opportunity?

The AML Investigator will work as an integral member of the AML Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) Investigations team. This individual will plan, conduct and complete risk based investigations into matters referred to the Unit, through the gathering, analysis and evaluation of relevant information in order to determine whether sufficient suspicion exists of money laundering, financing of terrorism or other criminal activities. These activities will justify whether to make a report to the Regulatory Authority for the purpose of complying with legislative/regulatory requirements, and mitigating risk to RBC in line with established organisational policy.

What will you do?

Plan, conduct and complete risk based investigations into relevant matters referred to the Unit in line with approved processes, including but not limited to those originating from: incidents generated by the Insights and Analytics team from an analysis of the results of media scans and matches from name scanning against relevant PEP, Economic Sanctions and Terrorism Lists, incidents generated by Unusual Transaction Reporting via internal partners and 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 and 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 for the purpose of complying with legislative/regulatory requirements, and mitigating risk to RBC in line with established organisational policy
Prepare relevant reports as required including documentation in support of any action proposed based on the results of investigations
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
Work with the Global AML-FIU Investigation Team and other FIU partners to ensure that investigations are conducted within defined timelines and are escalated in accordance with relevant policy

What do you need to succeed?

AML background in Canadian banking
Strong investigative and analytical skills coupled with the ability to think outside the box
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. The ability to gather and present complex information in a simple and concise manner is essential for this role
Completion of an Undergraduate degree

Working background/experience with the major business segments of RBC.
ACAMS Certification

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 and flexible benefits, 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

About RBC
Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 37 other countries. For more information, please visit

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Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment
RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.


City: Bedford
Address: 120 Western Parkway
Work Hours/Week: 37.5
Work Environment: Office
Employment Type: Permanent
Career Level: Experienced Hire/Professional
Pay Type: Salary + Variable Bonus
Required Travel (%): 0-25
Exempt/Non-Exempt: N/A
People Manager: No
Application Deadline: 04/19/2019
Req ID: 185834

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