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Anti-Money Laundering Analyst

Remote | New York
Freelance | Job ID #72439 | $48 - $53 hourly | Posted a month ago

Onward Search is looking for an Anti-Money Laundering Analyst, savvy in the fintech and regulatory space for our cutting edge fintech client. If this is you, apply today! 


  • Investigate transactions related to AML and fraud alerts on the blockchain.
  • Draft and submit Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) as needed.
  • Perform thorough investigative reviews and analyses to support Coinbase’s BSA/AML regulatory compliance policies and program.
  • Examine automated alerts from transaction monitoring systems and referrals from law enforcement and other Coinbase departments.
  • Analyze transaction activity and KYC information, and conduct necessary due diligence research for investigations.
  • Record investigation findings in written narratives.
  • Evaluate whether activities require escalation for further review, and provide recommendations on whether they seem suspicious and warrant filing a Suspicious Activity Report.
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation to demonstrate adherence to regulations and internal policies.
  • Stay updated on industry standards, KYC, BSA/AML, and OFAC developments. Apply regulatory requirements and internal procedures to case investigations.

Required Abilities:

  • At least 5 years of professional experience with a minimum of 3 years in relevant compliance roles involving AML/Fraud investigations and preparation/filing of SARs.
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced production environment with shifting priorities and evolving procedural demands, while emphasizing both productivity and quality.
  • Familiarity with applicable laws, regulations, and guidelines such as BSA, OFAC, and FinCEN guidance.
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in English grammar and exceptional English language writing abilities.
  • Proficient in using Google Suite and experienced in blockchain analysis tools like Chainalysis.

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.

Pay: $48 - $53 hourly


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