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Regions Bank Financial Crimes BSA/AML Investigator in Hoover, Alabama

Thank you for your interest in a career at Regions. At Regions, we believe associates deserve more than just a job. We believe in offering performance-driven individuals a place where they can build a career --- a place to expect more opportunities. If you are focused on results, dedicated to quality, strength and integrity, and possess the drive to succeed, then we are your employer of choice.

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Job Description:

At Regions, the Financial Crimes Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)/Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Investigator completes thorough Financial Crimes Unit (FCU) BSA/AML investigations of potentially suspicious activities including money laundering, terrorist financing, fraud, and other financial crimes. Associates at this level are expected to use independence of thought and to regularly exercise good judgment in making decision or recommendations in relation to case investigations but may need to refer more complex problems to supervisors or other experts. Associates will exhibit strong basic executional capabilities and continue to build knowledge of the overall investigative process.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Performs a variety of moderately complex to complex investigative functions to assist FCU BSA/AML with compliance of all Anti-Money Laundering program requirements

  • Responsible for investigating suspicious activity, reporting money laundering, terrorist financing and other illicit activities

  • Prepares comprehensive detailed narratives summarizing the analysis of investigations

  • Reviews all cases for completeness and accuracy

  • Determines whether a suspicious activity report (SAR) is required to be filed

  • Ensures compliance with approved policies and procedures related to BSA/AML including case documentation

  • May provide training to less experienced analysts

  • Acts as a resource to other analysts

  • May contribute to projects that impact workflow or process changes

  • Quickly and confidently identify trends and patterns of activity which fall outside the bank’s collected EDD/KYC records

  • May work with local and federal law enforcement partners for case resolution

This position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.


  • Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of BSA/AML investigation or loss prevention/fraud experience

  • Or High School Diploma or GED and seven (7) years of BSA/AML investigation or loss prevention/fraud experience

  • Working knowledge of Private Banking, Wire Transfers, BSA/AML, OFAC, and FinCEN related laws and regulations

  • Experience with search engines, case management systems, databases, and similar automation platforms


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Criminal Justice, Finance, or other related field

  • Advanced financial investigations experience in BSA/AML, fraud, law enforcement, or corporate security

  • Experience analyzing customer financial activity

  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or other applicable certifications

Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Familiarity with the Bank's mainframe systems and applications

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills

  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills

  • Strong presentation skills are an asset

  • Strong verbal, written communication, and organizational skills

*This position may be filled at a higher level depending on the candidate's qualifications and relevant experience.

  • Candidates with previous law enforcement experience or come from a legal background and handling legal matters are encouraged to apply.

  • Workflow management experience is highly desired for this position.

Position Type

Full time

Benefits Information

Regions offers a benefits package that is flexible, comprehensive and recognizes that "one size does not fit all" for associates. Listed below is a synopsis of the benefits offered by Regions for informational purposes, which is not intended to be a complete summary of plan terms and conditions.

  • Paid Vacation/Sick Time

  • 401K with Company Match

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits

  • Disability Benefits

  • Health Savings Account

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Life Insurance

  • Parental Leave

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Associate Volunteer Program

Please note, benefits and plans may be changed, amended, or terminated with respect to all or any class of associate at any time. To learn more about Regions’ benefits, please click or copy the link below to your browser.

Location Details

Riverchase North


Hoover, Alabama

Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We have a passion for creating an inclusive environment that promotes and values diversity of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sex, pregnancy, and many other primary and secondary dimensions that make each of us unique as individuals and provide valuable perspective that makes us a better company and employer. More importantly, we recognize that creating a workplace where everyone, regardless of background, can do their best work is the right thing to do.

OFCCP Disclosure: Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans