Hot Job: Financial Crimes Investigator for AmEx


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The position: Financial crimes investigative analyst for American Express.

Location: Phoenix

Job duties: The analyst serves as part of the Financial Crimes Reporting Unit, which analyzes potentially suspicious financial activity and, when needed, files Suspicious Activity Reports with the Treasury Department. The analyst helps provide law enforcement with investigations related to money laundering, terrorist financing, credit card fraud, identity theft and other crimes. He or she will also conduct a meticulous analysis of suspicious activity, using both internal databases and external investigation tools.

The company: American Express is one of the world's largest credit card companies.

Requirements: Applicants must have one or more of the following qualifications: at least two years of experience with audits, or investigations in the broader financial industry; two years experience in the legal field; experience in law enforcement or the credit card industry; a related college degree and/or a juris doctorate degree. Applicants must also have investigative, research and/or heavy writing experience. This role requires proven investigative skills and experience synthesizing large amounts of financial, criminal or other data from numerous sources such as LexisNexis, internal databases, etc. Strong written communication and computer skills are a must.

Extra perks: American Express offers adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, paid sabbaticals, employee travel discounts, and bonus/incentive awards.

Interesting info: American Express was named one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2010 by Fortune magazine.

Other opportunities: American Express also needs financial analysts, call center managers, commercial underwriting analysts and risk management analysts.

Apply online here.

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