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Correspondent Banking Investigations Team Leader

Whippany, New Jersey

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Date live: Jun. 27, 2024

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Compliance

Reference Code: 90387604

Contract: Permanent

Correspondent Banking Investigations Team Leader
Whippany, NJ

As a Barclays Correspondent Banking Investigations (CBI) Team Leader, you will be responsible for investigating automated alerts generated by the Mantas transaction monitoring system and manual cases from internal and external referrals including FinCEN 314(a), 314 (b) requests, and Grand Jury subpoenas. You will be reviewing SARs drafted by their team, and will be a member of the Barclays NY Suspicious Activity Report Review Committee (SAARC) responsible for voting on and approving SARs escalated to SAARC for review by CBI investigators. 

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, established in 1690, with a legacy of success, quality, and innovation. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

What will you be doing?

•    Managing the day-to-day operations of a team of investigators conducting investigations of automated alerts and referrals from internal and external sources
•    Being responsible for tracking MI on case and investigator productivity and ensuring case queues are actively managed in line with procedures
•    Reviewing and approving case summaries, investigation reports, and SAR filings when necessary, and ensuring such documents are clear and concise 
•    Complying with applicable regulatory and internal reporting requirements and filings SARS on behalf of CBI with FinCEN
•    Providing oversight and quality assurance of any outputs produced by the team, providing training to the team and addressing the team’s professional development needs
•    Attending senior management and oversight meetings to provide updates on CBI outputs and emerging risks, working with investigation, intelligence, advisory, and risk teams

What we’re looking for:

•    Four year college degree or international equivalent
•    Five years of AML Compliance and Bank Secrecy Act or other relevant experience
•    Five years of Microsoft Office applications and Internet search tools
•    Experience leading or managing others

Skills that will help you in the role:

•    Demonstrated knowledge of multiple financial services products including correspondent banking and international wire transfers
•    CAMS certification, CFE, JD or other advanced degree or certification
•    Law enforcement or government agency experience in supervising investigations and leading teams of investigators 

Where will you be working?

Our next-generation workplace in Whippany allows talented, passionate, down-to-earth colleagues to connect daily. With state-of-the-art work facilities and many added features like pool tables, cafés and a gym – it’s a place you can call home. Our office is minutes away from Morristown, known for its rich history and lively modern spirit. With bustling Manhattan easily accessible and a picturesque landscape here on the doorstep, Whippany really does offer the best of both worlds.


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More about working at Barclays

From New York to Nevada, our Barclays US offices are places where we’ve brought work and wellbeing together to create environments where our people can be at their very best. These are warm, welcoming and diverse communities where everyone’s contribution is recognised and celebrated.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

Barclays welcomes applications from all candidates and is committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments (accommodations) are put in place to allow for a fair and inclusive recruitment process. For more information and how to request one, please review Adjustments to the recruitment process.

We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business.

Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a Carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life. If you would like some flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

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