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Compliance Analyst

$38,000- $42,000/ year
Posted Jun 01
Full Time
HybridAustin, Texas

Job Title: Compliance Analyst

Location: Austin, TX (Hybrid)

Duration: 8 months

Contract Type: W2 only

Pay Rate Range: $38.00 - $42.25/Hour

The QA Specialist assists the QA Manager in reviewing investigations related to suspected money laundering, terrorism finance, or other related financial crimes, and filing suspicious activity reports as appropriate.

As a secondary responsibility, perform in-depth Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) escalation reviews to assess the risk to client and their brand.

Key Responsibilities


  • Navigating through complex data, including internal and external research, in order to provide critical information in a well-documented research file that may lead to the filing of suspicious activity reports (SARs) as required by law.
  • Reviewing SAR and No SAR submissions by FIU Investigators for validity, accuracy, and adherence with FIU Procedures including filing SARs directly with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and/or additional global regulatory bodies.
  • Identifying, developing, and applying AML typologies, analytics, and investigative techniques in order to enhance the FIU’s investigations team and processes.
  • Presenting results from QA and intelligence gathering reports, as appropriate, to the QA Manager and FIU senior management.
  • Perform and support the reviews of PEP escalations, Special Interest Persons (SIP) escalation, Registration model alerts, and Periodic EDD Reviews.
  • Knowledge and experience with BSA laws, regulations and related compliance requirements (including reporting and record retention requirements), international AML/CFT standards such as those promulgated by the Financial Action Task Force, OFAC compliance, and understanding of how changes in those regulations or compliance requirements affect FIU management and the client.



  • Four (4) + years of experience in the investigation and research of money laundering and/or terrorist financing in a BSA/AML compliance, federal law enforcement, or regulator environment.
  • One (1) + year of experience as QA review experience.
  • Ability to assist in the scoping and building of tools, and or case management system needs to conduct analysis, investigations, and created related analytics.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with senior AML, FIU and compliance management, senior law enforcement officials, and FIU counterparts at client and in similar regulated entities.
  • Working knowledge of the risk indicator trends in money laundering, terrorist financing or other related financial crime and the ability to position our processes to ensure we are able to mitigate those risks at the client.
  • Analytical, investigative research and documentation skills.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Access) including the use of pivot tables.
  • Tableau Experience preferred.
  • Microsoft Visio or (Mac) omniGraffle Experience required.
  • Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, Financial Crimes Specialist, Certified Fraud Examiner, or related professional certification preferred.