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TIAA Client Intel Unit AML Analyst I in Charlotte, North Carolina

This position is for the Client Intelligence Unit (CIU) AML Operations Analyst I for TIAA. The CIU serves as part of the first line of defense against AML and Fraud for enterprise businesses. This position is responsible for helping the firm stay Bank Secrecy Act compliant through AML Customer Due Diligence alert handling. The AML Analyst I primarily performs watch list filtering screening for Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs), and other efforts.


The CIU Analyst I should have 1 to 3 years of relevant financial crimes or financial services experience (e.g. fraud, AML, operations or service). The role will require working closely with Business Units and Compliance teams to provide high quality services in support of the Enterprise AML Program.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Matching research for monitoring of watch list filters such as OFAC, PEP, Negative News, and others.

  • Escalation of Potential WLF Matches to CIU Manager or the Financial Intelligence Unit.

  • Conducting research utilizing available tools, systems, and the internet, consistent with the resolution of alerts.

  • Assessment of client profile data against potential matches to ensure normal and expected activity.

  • Documentation in narrative style format in the case management system (managed through both manual and automated processes) and prepare reports to management as required.

  • Promptly escalating critical or reputational risk matters to the CIU Manager.

  • Support special projects and initiatives, as needed.

  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Candidates interested in this position should have the following skill-sets and related experiences:

Educational Requirements

  • BS/BA Degree or equivalent experience is required.


  • 1 to 3 years of relevant financial crimes or financial services Banking experience (e.g. fraud, AML, operations or service).

  • Working knowledge of AML regulatory guidance and industry practices.

  • Demonstrated ability to interpret data and assess reasonability.

  • Knowledge of various AML typologies.

  • Analytical skills with the ability to solve complex problems and execute on solutions.

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.

  • Adaptability to learn new technology.

  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities to meet business needs.

Potential Salary: $29.86 USD

Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans).Â

Company Overview

TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. We offer a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.

COVID-19 Vaccination

TIAA requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide documentation of full vaccination, unless you qualify for an accommodation as determined by TIAA consistent with applicable law.

Benefits and Total Rewards

The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary (https://www.tiaa.org/public/pdf/benefits-at-a-glance.pdf) .

Equal Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

Read more about the Equal Opportunity Law here (https://www.dol.gov/general/topics/posters) .

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If you are a U.S. applicant and desire a reasonable accommodation to complete a job application please use one of the below options to contact our accessibility support team:Â

Phone: (800) 842-2755

Email: accessibility.support@tiaa.org

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