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Project Manager

Location:
New York City, New York, United States
Posted:
March 28, 2019

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Felix Olusola Adewale Adeyeye

New York, NY ****6 614-***-****

linkedin.com/in/felix-adeyeye-29713a69/ ac8xqb@r.postjobfree.com

Experienced AML Compliance Manager

Accomplished professional with an impressive record of managing projects and leading full life cycle investigations related to the U.S. Bank Secrecy Act. Visionary leader with keen ability to develop and implement project and action plans that effectively address key objectives and goals. Collaborative communicator, continually focused on enhancing relationships to promote cohesive, comprehensive business results and engaging key stakeholders. Analytical problem solver, able to isolate and overcome barriers to enable successful outcomes. Technically-adept professional, proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Outlook, Mantis, Actimize, Fortent, Halo, PA and Host. Quick learner, flexibility to adapt in a constant changing environment.

Areas of Expertise

Communications

Financial Risk Analysis

Leadership & Team Building

Project Management

Case Management

Complex Problem Solving

Documentation & Reporting

Strong written and verbal skills

Investigation

Anti-Money Laundering (AML)

Risk Management & Due Diligence

Know Your Customer (KYC)

AML PROJECT MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE

Ensure robust documentation of project achievements, issues, risks, dependencies and escalation to management where needed.

Define for the project the key milestones, impacts, risks and mitigation plan to avoid project delays and escalation process.

Regular interaction with senior management stakeholders in Working Groups and Steering Committees

Provide project management and program oversight to the team on the floor as well as modelled production/numbers and gave weekly reports to ensure proper completion of project.

Liaison between Business/IT/Compliance to ensure the project was effectively planned, monitored, and driven while escalating and addressing key risks.

Monitor and adjust team case load, ensuring production goals are met, while quality assurance is maintained, and regulatory compliance is enforced.

Supervised due diligence efforts for client retention decisions on high risk customers.

Led a team of 11 to review over 1,000 high-risk accounts and 80% in three weeks, achieving a daily rate of 3.5 cases. (1.25 cases/day was rate prior to joining)

Spearheaded overall risk and control enhancement for the Bank of China Correspondent Banking Program.

Preserve thorough documentation pertaining to all aspects of the Project by ensuring accuracy and storage for audit and Records Management purposes.

Designed and implemented procedures for analysts, coaching and mentoring team on approaches to complete files and cases effectively and efficiently, while retaining accuracy.

Transformed lagging project, supervising a team of six to complete project ahead of schedule.

Always looking to make every process more efficient and simplify operational initiatives and ensure an environment of continuous improvement. cams cert

Achieved 100% quality report submissions, requiring zero corrections following routine audits.

AML ANALYSIS EXPERIENCE

Analyzed branch banks to review thematic risks and strengths of their control environment at the underlying client base, assessing level of risk through SAR and risk metric review.

Remediated CDD and EDD for current customers and newly-onboarded customers.

Validated FFI risk scores derived form the bank’s automated risk scoring solutions.

Managed full lifecycle investigations, testing UAT in Prime, handling AML risks associated with payment processors, researching system-generated alerts, and monitoring transaction patterns for money laundering indicators. Juris doctorate Harvard

Completed an average of 17 complex cases per week, exceeding minimum completion requests by 340%, without sacrificing quality.

Achieved 100% quality report submissions, requiring zero corrections following routine audits.

Collaborate with quality assurance to develop and author Suspicious Activity and Continuing Activity Reports.

Review KYC packages, ensuring packages prepared by the branches are consistent with the overall policy, procedures and regulatory requirements.

WORK HISTORY

AML Investigator/Analyst Intesa Sanpaola/Bawla Consulting for Navigant, New York, NY, November 2018 – Present

Work closely with policy, procedure, training and technology organizations to ensure comprehensive coverage of change management activities

Reporting to CLIC / KYC Head of projects

Enhanced Due Diligence Analyst Intesa Sanpaola/Bawla Consulting for Navigant, New York, NY, June 2018 – November 2018

Responsible for opening, amending, reviewing and exiting clients according to newly established policies and procedures. To review client's transactions to detect and report either proposed or completed unusual transactions.

Project Manager/Team Lead AML Investigator Shinhan Bank America/Bawla Consulting for Navigant, New York, NY, Jan 2018 – April 2018

Manage, end-to-end, Strategic Enhanced Due Diligence/ KYC projects (High risk accounts). Develop project plans and risk logs for project. Identify all key deliverables and milestones within project.

AML Correspondent Banking Analyst Bank of China/Exiger New York, NY, December 2017 – January 2018

Responsible for conducting analysis and producing documentation to support the Banks AML correspondence program.

AML Investigator Bank of Nova Scotia/ Bawla Consulting for Navigant, New York, NY, March 2016 – December 2017

Responsible to ensure efficient identification and monitoring of suspicious activities and transaction in the Bank and ensure timeous reporting of suspicious transactions (SAR writing for look back and BAU) reviewing system-generated alerts for potential suspicious activity. Researching through online resources of transaction parties. Assisting in drafting and filing SARs. Keeping up with developing and changing regulatory processes. Utilized Actimize and Star to deal with alerts and cases.

KYC Analyst BanCorp America/Michael Page International for K2 Investigations, New York, NY, September 2016 - March 2016

Reviewing system-generated alerts for potential suspicious activity. Researching through online resources of transaction parties. Assisting in drafting and filing SARs.

AML Investigator, Team Lead US Bank America – Western Union/Promontory Financial Group, LLC, Denver, CO, April 2015 - August 2015

Led a team responsible for identifying, investigating and monitoring relationships that pose a money laundering or terrorist financing risk in support of all legal and regulatory requirements relating to anti-money laundering (AML) and counter terrorism financing. Utilized Actimize to deal with alerts and cases.

KYC Analyst CitiBank, Latin America/Robert Half International for Promontory Financial Group, LLC, Denver, CO, March 2015 - April 2015

Responsible for identifying, investigating and monitoring relationships that pose a money laundering or terrorist financing risk in support of all legal and regulatory requirements relating to anti-money laundering (AML) and counter terrorism financing.

Global Compliance Analyst JP Morgan Chase, NA/Robert Half International, Columbus, OH, January 2014 – October 2014

Review and resolved EDD alerts; escalate findings to Manager when appropriate. Perform searches utilizing internet sources and/or third-party vendors to determine negative news and obtain due diligence information for prospects and new/existing customers. Analyze customer data, transactional activity and open source information to determine legitimacy and potential risk exposure. Utilized Actimize to deal with alerts and cases.

Computer Programmer (Student position), Otterbein University, Mathematics Department, Westerville, OH, January 2010 – June 2010

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Bachelor of Sciences Degree (Dual Degree), Mathematics and Physics, Otterbein University, Westerville, OH

AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

Nine-time Athletic Scholarship Award Winner Otterbein University Student Athlete (Football, Track and Field) Wide Receiver, Marion Blue Racers, CIFL (2010) Signed, Edmonton Eskimos, CFL (2013) and Iowa Barnstormers, AFL/Cleveland Browns, NFL (2012) Volunteer Elementary School Reader, Ohio University Football Child Reading Program



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