Investigations Analyst

  • Coinbase
  • Portland, OR
  • Oct 14, 2018

Job Description

Back To All Jobs Investigations Analyst
Portland, OR

Coinbase is committed to deterring illicit activities, protecting against exploitation by criminals, and complying fully with our legal and regulatory requirements.  Being the most trusted brand in the industry is our key priority .  We are looking for someone who shares our values , is a team player but can work independently, and who thrives in a dynamic environment.  Investigation Analysts handle sensitive and high-risk cases and must maintain the highest ethical standards.  Our Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Officer manages the Investigations Team.

Responsibilities:
  • Conduct compliance reviews and analysis in support of Coinbase's BSA/AML and other regulatory compliance policies and programs including investigating alerts, reviewing merchant activity, and conducting enhanced due diligence
  • Remain current with industry standards and developments in the areas of KYC, BSA/AML, and OFAC, and apply regulatory requirements and internal policies and procedures to case investigations
  • Respond to ad hoc AML requests, escalate issues, incorporate feedback from QC analyst, assist with SAR preparation and filing, identify opportunities to improve processes and tools for greater efficiency
  • Maintain detailed documentation to demonstrate compliance with regulations and internal policies and procedures

Requirements: 
  • B.A./B.S. degree or equivalent
  • CAMS certified (not required, but a major plus)
  • Minimum 1 year relevant experience (conducting AML investigations, customer due diligence, SARs preparation and filing)
  • Working knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and guidelines (e.g., BSA, OFAC, FinCEN guidance)
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, and communications (verbal and written) skills

 

Coinbase is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Coinbase does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Coinbase will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with San Francisco's Fair Chance Ordinance and similar local laws.