Compliance Officer- Associate

at JPMorgan Chase in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

The company’s responsibilities related to Anti-Money Laundering (AML) span every business, function and region – and apply to every customer and client of the firm. The AML/Sanctions Consent Order requires that JPMorgan Chase & Co. make specific process and system improvements – on top of more immediate procedural changes – and drive greater consistency in its approach to AML across the company.

The successful candidate has strong independent responsibility and demonstrates compliance knowledge in working with both international and domestic clients and products, in addition to large multi-national corporations. This position requires leadership skills, proven investigatory abilities, prioritization skills, and a willingness to tackle new and difficult challenges. In addition, you must have banking system and investigative knowledge. You’ll be expected to interact with AML management, all lines of business, and the firm’s Legal, Audit, and Risk departments. This position requires you to exercise sound judgment, and follow high quality standards when conducting investigations.


+ Collect and document data, including alert, investigation, or Suspicious Activity Report history; Know Your Customer information; relevant account and transaction data; plus any other required information to assist the investigation

+ Review and analyze underlying data gathered to assess reasonable cause in order to escalate an alert to Investigations, or to clear the alert

+ Disposition and fully document all alerts, including supporting data, analysis and rationale for disposition, within the case management system in a timely manner

+ Build relationships with AML Investigations units, effectively communicating and transferring information for case investigations

+ Conduct periodic internal account / customer reviews to identify potentially suspicious activity

+ Function as a key contributor and demonstrate knowledge of AML issues as well as broader functional knowledge

+ Participate in individual and department goal development and execute on tactical strategies for goal attainment


+ Investigative experience with exposure within international regions and multinational corporations

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills

+ Exceptional research and analytical skills

+ Understanding of all lines of business and products

+ Independent decision maker, able to make time-sensitive assessments and to discuss complex regulatory issues with senior management

+ Understanding of regulatory concepts including, but not limited to, the Bank Secrecy Act, Office of Foreign Assets Control sanctions, and the USA PATRIOT Act

+ Able to interface with business counterparts to obtain information related to their client’s transaction activity

+ Experience working with internal groups including Legal, Audit, or Risk to ensure consistent understanding of requirements

+ Proven ability to formulate and execute an investigation

+ Proficient in MS Office (Outlook/Word/Excel/Access/PowerPoint)

+ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

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Job Posting: JC192609700

Posted On: Sep 17, 2021

Updated On: Oct 02, 2021