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Senior Analyst

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The Senior Analyst reports to the Deputy Director of the Analysis and Investigation Unit and is responsible for leading the analysis of disclosures of financial information reported to the Agency. The Senior Analyst will provide leadership by supervising and providing guidance to all analysts, managing workload distribution, undertaking special projects and advising the Agency across the wide range of issues in financial transactions and services and their associated risks for money laundering, terrorist financing and proliferation financing.

This contractual appointment will be for a period of up to two (2) years, with the option to renew.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide supervision for team of Analysts, to include review and distribution of work, providing day-to-day coaching and conducting performance appraisals.
  • Recommend training and development programmes for all Analysts based on the Agency’s needs and developments in the areas of anti-money laundering, terrorist financing and proliferation financing.
  • Provide relevant in-house training for new Analysts/Junior Analysts on the fundamental principles of analysis.
  • Provide advice and support to Analysts, the Director, law enforcement authorities and security intelligence communities on matters relating to financial transactions within the broad spectrum of services and products available and associated money laundering and terrorist financing typologies.
  • Provide advice to the Director/Deputy Director on matters relating to the conduct of Operational and Strategic Analysis.
  • Research, develop and give presentations on the work and role of the Agency and reporting requirements to reporting entities and industry associations.
  • Participate in special projects designed primarily to evaluate and improve policies, procedures and methods in relation to SAR filings, analysis, dissemination and feedback to reporting entities.
  • Analyse financial information made in disclosures (STRs/SARs), under relevant legislation including, the Financial Investigation Agency Act, 2003, as amended, the Proceeds of Criminal Conduct Act, 1997, as amended, the Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Code of Practice, 2008, as amended, the Anti-Terrorism (Financial and other Measures) (Overseas Territories) Order, 2002, the Counter-Terrorism Act, 2021, as amended, and the Proliferation Financing (Prohibition) Act, 2021.
  • Plan, organize and conduct appropriate and relevant searches using all available sources and identifying new areas of inquiry.
  • Assist with the preparation of high-quality intelligence reports in a timely manner that are based on a comprehensive understanding of money laundering, terrorist financing or proliferation financing.
  • Develop and prepare well supported recommendations for further action based on research and analysis in keeping with the requirements of the relevant legislation including, the Financial Investigation Agency Act, 2003, as amended, the Proceeds of Criminal Conduct Act, 1997, as amended, the Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Code of Practice, 2008, as amended, the Anti-Terrorism (Financial and other Measures) (Overseas Territories) Order, 2002, the Counter-Terrorism Act, 2021, as amended, and the Proliferation Financing (Prohibition) Act, 2021.
  • Assist the Director in the dissemination of intelligence to local law enforcement agencies including the Office of the DPP and the BVI Financial Services Commission (FSC) and foreign law enforcement and Financial Intelligence Units.
  • Draft and prepare all SAR/STR related correspondence for the Director’s signature including requests for additional information under Section 4 (2) (i) of the Financial Investigation Agency Act, 2003, as amended, to support analysis and all onward disclosure of intelligence.
  • Develop and maintain analytical skills including awareness of relevant developments in intelligence analysis (including IT Software) and law enforcement. Build and maintain up-to-date knowledge about relevant areas of criminality as required.
  • Manage the compilation of statistics relating to SAR filings and other relevant statistics.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business administration or related field.
  • Minimum 6 years analytical experience in a financial intelligence or law enforcement environment.
  • Minimum 3 years supervisory or management experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical, judgment and research skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive and/or complex investigations.
  • Working experience with open source research and other investigative tools.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong technological aptitude, including knowledge of relevant computer software (i.e., Microsoft suite).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional licenses/certifications (i.e, CFE, ACAMS, ICA).
  • Strategic Analysis Training.
  • Working knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering/Countering the Financing of Terrorism rules and regulations.

Completed application materials should include a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications that meet the requirements of the post.

All applications should be addressed to:

Human Resources Manager
Financial Investigation Agency
2nd Floor, Ritter House
Wickhams Cay II
PO Box 4090
Road Town, Tortola

Or by email to [email protected]

Closing date for applications is 12th May 2024

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