Analyst/Investigator II in Buffalo, NY at Key Bank- Corporate

Date Posted: 8/10/2018

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Analyst/Investigator II


The Anti-Money Laundering Analyst/Investigator II is responsible for conducting and decisioning detailed investigatons of suspicious activity related to money laundering, terrorism, terrorist financing, and BSA violations according to federal and state laws and reporting such through concise and thorough reporting to federal agencies and internal departments.


  • Perform in depth research on both banking systems, other open and closed source systems to investigate customer and transactional activity.
  • Complete thorough and professional investigative reports and Suspicous Activity Reports (SARs) for FinCEN and internal departments.
  • Formulate and articulate a supportable rationale behind a final decision of a SAR or no SAR investigation
  • This is a self paced position with clearly defined productivity and quality assurance standards.


  • A College degree in Criminal Justice, Intelligence Analysis, Intelligence Studies and/or posses 3 - 5 years related practical business experience.
  • The candidate must have a strong working knowledge of anti-money laundering laws, regulations and guidance (e.g., Bank Secrecy Act, Patriot ACT, Know Your Customer etc.)
  • Must be able to respond to questions and give guidance to a team of analysts/investigators and management regarding anti-money laundering, fraud detection and prevention.
  • Proven knowledge of federal regulations related to job functions.
  • Proven organizational skills.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple diverse tasks simultaneously.
  • Proven business-writing skills.
  • The candidate must have exceptional investigative and analytical skills with the ability to identify and clearly articulate key risks and issues.
  • Proven ability to analyze, solve problems, and make accurate decisions regarding risk and investigative conclusion
  • Ability to work effectively and independently.
  • Must be PC proficient with solid experience in Internet research, Access, Excel, Word, e-mail and databases
  • 3 - 5 years experience in risk analysis and/or bank operations
  • Experience in preparing and facilitating related training to groups


  • Master Degree in Criminal Justice, Intelligence Analysis, Intelligence Studies and possess 3 - 5 years related AML Investigation experience, Federal or local law enforcement investigative experience
  • 3 - 5 years experience in Anti-Money Laundering laws, BSA/Compliance related regulations and guidance
  • Knowledge of KeyCorp\\'s systems and products
  • 3 -5 years overall experience in bank operations and regulations
  • Professional report writing
  • Job related professional certifications

KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $134.5 billion at March 31, 2017. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, insurance, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of more than 1,200 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications, and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. KeyBank is Member FDIC.

Key Technology and Operations (KTO) provides efficient, reliable and secure technology, operational, and servicing functions to support business partners and clients across Key. It creates an effective variable cost technology delivery model that maximizes the return on IT spend and orchestrates the efficient use of corporate information and technology assets while supporting innovation that creates competitive distinction.


KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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