BBVA Compass Fraud SAR Investigator in birmingham, Alabama


At BBVA, we’re working to make banking better for everyone. That’s where you come in. We’re looking for smart, team-oriented people who want to be part of a first-class workforce that gives people the tools they need to meet their financial goals, all while delivering an outstanding client experience.

Digital transformation is at the heart of BBVA. It’s how we will achieve our purpose to bring the age of opportunity to everyone. Our purpose reflects the bank’s role as a facilitator, offering customers the best banking solutions, helping them make the best financial decisions and making a real difference to their lives. We live in the age of opportunities where technology offers universal access to education and offers many more people than ever before the possibility of embarking on projects and pursuing their dreams.

Are you a visionary? Are you revolutionary? Our Engineering teams are charged with reinventing the banking industry. We are revolutionizing how banking is done today and how it will be done in the future. Our team is made up of risk taking, intellectually curious, entrepreneurs who want to create the future of banking.


What you will be doing:

The Fraud SAR Investigator supports the Bank’s Fraud SAR processes. Under the direction of the SAR Manager, the Investigator is responsible for any and all compliance with SAR regulatory requirements. Effectively complies with laws and regulations applicable to the operational and support functions.

  • Ensure escalations are reviewed, decisioned accurately and in a timely manner

  • Research, analyze and investigate customer accounts and their transactions for unusual or suspicious activity

  • Write SARs detailing and analyzing suspicious activity in a clear and concise manner

  • As applicable, assist with first & second regulatory review and filling

  • As needed, update regulatory database upon completion of filing

  • Stay up-to-date on AML/BSA regulatory requirements related to SARs

  • Work with Law Enforcement and Federal Agents to provide documentation requests

  • Assist with Audit/Compliance/Fed Regulator Reviews

  • As needed, facilitate training sessions on selected SAR topics

  • Build and foster relationships, gain operational understanding & document current business processes relating to fraud


What you will bring:

  • 1-3 years’ experience gained from working in financial services industry

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills

  • Advanced experience on various fraud types

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving skills with high attention to detail and accuracy

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills; capable of successfully completing near and long term objectives without constant supervision

  • Ability to work successfully within a team environment, partnering with other line of business to meet departmental and Bank goals

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of internal and external stakeholders

  • Proven ability to work autonomously with minimal oversight to elicit buy-in and move projects forward

  • Advance knowledge of Google Office solutions, in addition to Microsoft office

  • College Degree (Undergraduate degree in business related field)

  • 3+ years of work experience in BSA/AML monitoring field

  • CAMS certification

  • Have a comprehensive understanding of BBVA Compass platforms and system’s architecture

Job ID 2018-114912






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