CCOR - GFCC Detect/Report Sr Officer - Associate

at JPMorgan Chase in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Global Financial Crimes Compliance (GFCC) is part of our Global Compliance organization and is responsible for developing and implementing the requirements and standards for the firm’s Enterprise-Wide Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions Programs. GFCC is comprised of the core functions (KYC, Sanctions, Investigations and Transaction Monitoring), business-aligned teams and regional teams.

The Senior AML Investigator position is part of the Firm’s Global Financial Intelligence Unit (GFIU), responsible for investigating and resolving strategic money laundering / terrorist financing (ML/TF) risks, including typology, geography, product, customer/entity type and other ML/TF risk categories. The successful candidate independently develops, analyzes and reports on financial intelligence related to high profile, and complex ML/TF matters in the firm and coordinates actions to mitigate risks globally. The candidate is also someone who is dedicated to protecting the firm against ML/TF risks by coordinating investigation activities by the team, internal actions across areas of the bank and sharing appropriate information with external law enforcement. The GFIU’s team structure and focus align with the FinCEN Strategic Priorities: Corruption, Cybercrime and related cybersecurity and virtual currency, Foreign and Domestic Terrorism, Fraud, Transnational Criminal Organization Activity, Drug Trafficking Organizations, Human Trafficking and Smuggling, and Proliferation financing.

This position requires an understanding of sound AML investigative process and develops talent within the team. The candidate will be expected to take ownership of the quality and process of his/her work product. This position requires strong teamwork skills, proven investigatory skills and the ability to present intelligence updates to senior levels in the organization. The candidate will be expected to interact with AML management, senior representatives of varied lines of business and the firm’s legal, and audit and risk departments.

The successful candidate has a strong knowledge of banking systems and AML typologies. The role requires a self-starter who is willing to work in ambiguous detail, having the ability to dissect and analyze large amounts of unstructured information to find and resolve high risk ML/TF activity. This position requires the individual to exercise sound judgment, observe the highest degree of confidentiality in the handling of information received in the course of discharging responsibilities and high quality standards when conducting investigations.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Develops high-level, proactive projects with clear methodologies and objectives to identify and mitigate risk that align with their respective team’s FinCEN priority.

+ Leads investigation staff on large-scale projects and coordinate activities across global investigative regions

+ Partners with GFIU data analysts and various technology groups in order to build out ML/TF typologies and monitoring tools

+ Identifies and acquires customer and transaction information across multiple platforms/systems to identify suspicious and high risk activity

+ Possesses strong data handling, research, and creative problem solving skills with the ability to process large volume of transaction level data

+ Ability to communicate methodologies and findings into a clear and concise manner, including summaries of findings and investigative presentations appropriate for the intended audience which can include senior management within Compliance and the business

+ Establishes collaborative working relationships with GFIU team members globally

+ Participates in assigned GFIU working groups


+ 3 – 5 years of investigations or related experience

+ Previous success in complex analysis and investigations in a proactive manner within unstructured data populations

+ Effectively collaborates with GFCC team members globally, GFC Legal and Advisory

+ In-depth understanding of BSA, AML, OFAC and other AML regulatory policies

+ Ability to develop ML/TF typologies, geography, products, customer-types, and expected type of activity in order to effectively identify risk and suspicious activity

+ Self-starter, creative, capable of working under minimum supervision. Results oriented team player

+ Exceptional research and analytical skills

+ Naturally curious, willingness to explore innovative ways to review and analyze data to present useful information

+ Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills having the ability to present to senior levels in the organization

+ Proficient in MS Office (Outlook/Word/Excel/PowerPoint). Must be able to prepare presentation materials

+ Bachelor degree or equivalent experience required, J.D., MBA or other advanced degree preferred

  • Any candidate not meeting ALL the qualifications can be considered for a Compliance Officer, Associate

JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

The health and safety of our colleagues, candidates, clients and communities has been a top priority in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. JPMorgan Chase was awarded the “WELL Health-Safety Rating” for all of our 6,200 locations globally based on our operational policies, maintenance protocols, stakeholder engagement and emergency plans to address a post-COVID-19 environment.

As a part of our commitment to health and safety, we have implemented various COVID-related health and safety requirements for our workforce. Employees are expected to follow the Firm’s current COVID-19 or other infectious disease health and safety requirements, including local requirements. Requirements include sharing information including your vaccine card in the firm’s vaccine record tool, and may include mask wearing. Requirements may change in the future with the evolving public health landscape. JPMorgan Chase will consider accommodation requests as required by applicable law.

We offer a competitive total rewards package including base salary determined based on the role, experience, skill set, and location. For those in eligible roles, discretionary incentive compensation which may be awarded in recognition of individual achievements and contributions. We also offer a range of benefits and programs to meet employee needs, based on eligibility. These benefits include comprehensive health care coverage, on-site health and wellness centers, a retirement savings plan, backup childcare, tuition reimbursement, mental health support, financial coaching and more. Additional details about total compensation and benefits will be provided during the hiring process.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

Base Pay/Salary

Jersey City,NJ $85,500.00 – $120,000.00 / year

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Job Posting: JC224300735

Posted On: Sep 21, 2022

Updated On: Nov 26, 2022

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