Sr. BSA Investigator
Company: SAN MANUEL INDIAN BINGO & CASINO
Posted on: June 6, 2021
Under the direction of the Senior Manager, Compliance, the
Senior BSA Investigator/Analyst will ensure that the San Manuel
Entertainment Authority is in compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act
[31 CFR 1021.320], the Patriot Act and requirements of the Office
of Foreign Asset Control as it pertains to casinos by investigating
unusual activities reported from the SMC gaming floor and activity
derived from data analytic reports.. The Senior BSA
Investigator/Analyst will perform in-depth analysis of facts and
related information. Using the analysis conducted, they will
further prepare detailed analytical reports for senior management
that include recommended courses of action based on their analysis
and exercise of sound judgment. In certain instances, the Senior
BSA Investigator/Analyst will prepare Suspicious Activity Reports
(SARs) for filing with the U.S. Department of the Treasury as well
as review the work of others for quality, accuracy and
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Performs complex technical, analytical and detail-oriented work
relating to gaming records, activities as well as gaming patterns
of patrons to ascertain whether the activity meets regulatory and
internal policy criteria for possible suspicious activity
reporting. This will require the exercise of judgment based on
prior experience, training and education. Gathers, interprets, and
analyzes information from multiple systems, including but not
limited to; Table Manager, jackpot reporting systems, EZ Pay Bills,
credit card advances, check cashing systems, electronic Multiple
Transaction Logs, Guest Service Patron Management and New Wave.
Performs research using proprietary commercial databases to
assess records relating to criminal arrests, indictments,
convictions, civil litigation, regulatory actions, bankruptcies,
business ownership (profit/loss statements), property ownership,
negative news information, and related information. The BSA
Investigator/Analyst will assess this information in relation to a
patron's gaming and transaction activity to evaluate any potential
suspicious activity and/or money laundering risk posed by
Performs research using open source (internet) and social media
sites to obtain information relevant to a patron's level of gaming
and transaction activity. Investigates Unusual Activity Reports
(UARs) received from the casino gaming floor to assess whether the
activity involves potential money laundering, terrorist financing
or other related illicit activity.
Investigations will primarily consist of complex matters
requiring the application of sound judgment and advance
investigative skills. This will include, among others, complex
investigations involving source of funds. These investigations will
require, at minimum, enhanced due diligence procedures and the
exercise of sound judgment in recommendations to senior
Escalates investigations involving highly sensitive matters per
internal policies and procedures.
Prepares detailed investigative reports for senior management
which provide a recommendation as to whether a patron's gaming or
transactional activity is suspicious and thereby requiring a SAR
filing or if a "No-SAR" determination is more appropriate. The
recommendation will be based on an assessment of internal gaming
data sources, external commercial data sources, internet and other
sources. The recommendation will involve an analytical assessment
of all available information and the exercise of judgment that
includes a description of their reason(s) or rationale for
recommended courses of action.
Under the direction of management, prepares SARs including
narratives for filing with the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
Assists in the development of standard investigative procedures
and protocols. These procedures and protocols will also include
methodologies and typologies relating to money laundering schemes
and related financial fraud schemes.
Performs, as needed, supervisory type functions in the form of
reviewing the work of others for quality, accuracy, and
completeness. In addition, incumbent will provide advice and
guidance to other BSA investigators on investigative matters.
- Performs the task of reviewing and electronically filing
approved SARs with FinCEN.
Perform other duties as assigned to support the efficient
operation of the department.
- Bachelor's Degree is required. Degree in Business, Criminal
Justice, Forensic Accounting or a related field is preferred.
- Three (3) years of Anti-money laundering or other related
investigative experience is required.
- Five (5) years of Anti-money laundering experience is
- Casino experience is a plus.
- Equivalent combination of education and experience may be
considered in lieu of degree.
- Must have strong working knowledge of the BSA/AML and
suspicious activity regulatory requirements.
- Must be able to analyze accounts/transactions/activity to
identify anomalies and suspicious activity.
- Must possess intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
(Word, Excel, and Outlook), commercial database systems, and
internet research skills. Advanced excel skills (e.g., use of pivot
tables) is preferred.
- Must possess excellent report writing skills and verbal
- Must have the ability to work independently with minimal
- Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist through
certification via ACAMS is preferred.
- At the discretion of the San Manuel Tribal Gaming Commission
you may be required to obtain and maintain a gaming license.
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and San Manuel Casino will
make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act of 1990.
As one of the largest private employers in the Inland Empire,
San Manuel deeply cares about the future, growth and well-being of
its employees. Join our team today!
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