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AML Analyst

Ridgewood, New York, United States
September 10, 2018

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Gina Drexler

**-** **** ****

Ridgewood, NY *****

(H) 718-***-**** (C) 646-***-****


Banking professional with over 10 years experience in Anti-Money Laundering Look Back projects, Transaction monitoring including foreign currency transactions and review of Correspondent Banking FED, SWIFT, Telex, and CHIPS fund/wire transfers for US Dollar clearing.

Proficient in AML investigations, Due Diligence and drafting of SAR filings.

Excellent analytical, problem solving skills, and strong ability to multi-task, often assigned problems of unusual nature because of recognizable trouble shooting ability and being a quick learner.

Knowledge base includes application support roles for user acceptance testing, business continuity planning, and proficiency in business analysis, and various banking systems and case management tools.


Citigroup, New York Jan 2017- July 2018

Anti-Money Laundering Specialist/Analyst/Consultant

Reviewed Mantas system alerts/events for various threshold scenarios and branch referrals to determine if escalation was accurate and to proceed with closure of client relationship

Checked the SAR Database for historical and correct count of SAR filings were included in Account Recommendation report

Gathered documentation from Actimize system in review of client case transactions and disposition

Ensured client relationship disposition was accurate and all AML concerns were raised including sensitive information such 314B,subpoena,CTRs and legal authorization was obtained to process client relationship closure

Ensured and identified from external and internal resource if client is a PEP and escalated appropriately to Management

Searched various internal systems for accounts status to ensure all accounts and any additional entities were identified to be added to the Red flag list and Account Recommendation report

Summarized and ensured disposition included all aspects for client relationship recommendation

K2 Intelligence, NY July 2015 – May 2016

AML due Diligence Investigator & Consultant

Performed Due Diligence on individual and business entities of Pre-paid Account card holders for a Client Look-Back. Project for 1 to 2 year period of alerted transactions for various rules and threshold typologies such as volume, transaction types, dollar amounts and high risk jurisdictions.

Gathered information from internet searches and created a Memorandum of Fact disposition report on the client and transaction analysis.

Made Decision and determinations for escalation to management for further investigation or report closure based on negative news findings, due diligence, and whether transaction analysis was unusual or suspicious in nature.

Assisted in training colleagues on procedures and Company methodology for fast track of work performance.

JPMorgan Chase, NY Apr 2013 – May 2015

KYC/Due Diligence Business Report Specialist Reviewer

Inspected and repaired KYC/Due Diligence reports for accuracy and accordance to Group Policy and Procedure.

Utilized various systems and databases such as Lexis/Nexis, Westlaw, and World Check to verify and gather client information and escalate negative media in support of Back-Office.

Identified through research if client is a PEP and if so documented via database and listed updated in Bank system

Assisted management and colleagues in clarification of research, searching methodology and materiality guidelines.

Researched court cases, criminal records and negative media to determine whether information is material and should be included in the Due Diligence Report.

Participated in management and reviewer round table meetings to mitigate the risk and enhance, resolve and improve procedures and common errors encountered.

Citigroup, NY May 2011 – Jan 2013

Anti-Money Laundering Business Analyst/Consultant

Developed and updated the Global AML/KYC Enterprise Wide Procedures and Policies.

Gathered the CDD Life Cycle elements and various lines of business KYC standards in pivot reports and excel spreadsheets to find anomalies, commonalities and to place in sequential order.

Assisted in creating Training materials and focus group surveys discussing the Global KYC standards.

Gathered and verified Compliance Business Requirements to ensure global standards were included in the Business Requirements and report to technology.

Acted as the liaison with the Regional Leads driving and gathered the cross border regional legal restrictions raised which needed to be amended, added or omitted in the Global KYC standards.

Ernst & Young Corporation, NY Aug 2010 – Mar 2011

Anti-Money Laundering Analyst/Consultant

Reviewed quarterly client check deposit transaction activity using a Case Management Tool System

Performed client research, and enhanced due diligence reporting, utilized various client systems and licensed databases such as Lexis/Nexis and World Check

Gathered, organized, and compiled information such as: country risk, process and issuing dates, and aggregate total of alerted transaction activity for analysis and assessment

Created escalation reports highlighting the suspicious transaction activity and made recommendation for SAR Committee

HSBC International Private Bank, NY May 2006 – Jan 2010

Anti-Money Laundering Analyst/Compliance Officer

Conducted the transaction analysis, client research, and due diligence reporting for the specified periods: yearly, quarterly, and monthly for International Private Banking account reviews for Latin American clients such as South America.

Utilized Bank systems such as: Norkom, EPIC, Camp, Check Archive, and licensed databases such as World Check to perform due diligence reporting on alerted monthly transactions.

Identified if client was appropriately categorized a Special Categorized Client (PEP) in EDD report and updated in System and to Managment

Assisted in assessing the Risk categories for Domestic and International Private Bank Accounts.

Performed Due Diligence Reporting, communicated and worked with Back office staff for account openings, account updates, reviews, and updated management when suspicious activity was observed or if transaction activity needed to be questioned, gathering and organizing information in preparation of subpoenas, SAR and KYC customer profile required updates.

Standard Chartered Bank, NY May 2005 – Mar 2006

Anti-Money Laundering Consultant - Transaction Review Project

Conducted online research and review of transaction entities and activities; utilizing databases such as World Check, Lexis-Nexis, and Integra.

Performed Due Diligence Reporting via a written report on transactions analysis to identify whether suspicious activity is involved.

Analyzed and reviewed Anti-Money Laundering procedures and KYC requirements coordinated by the Compliance/Legal Department.

Standard Chartered Bank, NY 1996 – 2004

Application Technical Support/ Business Analyst

Provided Production Support for systems and Business Users for the Funds Transfer System, Anti-Money Laundering (AML) application, and various interface and ancillary systems during Business and off hours.

Implemented enhancements to AML application to improve transaction monitoring and to comply with Federal Reserve regulatory requirements.

Installed and supported test environments for all testing life cycle (SIT), User Acceptance Testing.

(UAT), and Operations Acceptance Testing (OAT) for software upgrade.

Assisted and wrote Business Requirements and system functional specification documents.

Coordinated desktop rollouts with IT PC/Support analysts for application Enhancements.

Provided technical support and setup for Disaster Recovery testing to various IT and User groups.

Supported mandatory testing with Fed and New York Clearing House.

Developed error handling procedures, and guidelines for newly implemented systems.


Pace University NY, Management Information Systems 100+ credits toward MIS degree


Proficient in MS Office, Lotus Notes, and Outlook and various Banking systems

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