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Investigator

Job ID 76430 Date 05/19/2017 Calgary, Canada

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Purpose:
This role is responsible to collaborate in the prevention, detection, response and reporting on allegations of criminal activities on a group wide basis.  Participate in the development of strategies to mitigate financial, operational and reputational risk to the Bank. Participate in a region specific team to ensure effective, thorough and appropriate investigations are conducted.
Key Accountabilities:
1. Prevention
Assist in the development of strategic global crime awareness initiatives, by providing information toward developing appropriate strategies and plans to create awareness of current criminal trends, both organized and opportunistic.
Prepare and deliver reports that accurately reflect investigative findings, identify Bank policy and procedural breakdowns and include recommendations to the appropriate business line that are clearly identified to ensure there is no continuance or re-occurrence and the overall risk is mitigated.
Educate and create awareness throughout the Bank on evolving criminal trends, both organized and opportunistic.
2. Detection
Conduct research and analysis, prepare and maintain statistical reports.
Maintain a current understanding of criminal typologies, developing trends, money laundering and terrorist financing issues and indicators.
Assist in the education of bank employees on how to recognize indicators of fraud and ensure their compliance with effective escalation in a timely manner.
Cultivate and manage the development of intelligence sources globally, with the objective of advancing the development of investigations on behalf of the bank.
3. Response (Investigation)
Conduct investigations of low to medium complexity.
As a member of an investigative team respond to incidents by assessing risk, ensuring case progression is aligned with the action plan and providing line management with clear, concise and timely reporting.
Maintain high standards of reporting within I&LP, as the accuracy and thoroughness of the report will be relied upon by Senior Bank staff to make critical decisions.
Responsible for establishing and maintaining quality control in the gathering, preparation and presentation of evidence (criminal, regulatory and civil).
Comply with legal and regulatory requirements globally.
4. Team Leadership and Performance
Openly accepts new tasks and challenges.
Assist in the development of staff by promoting a motivating work environment, participating in and assisting with appropriate training and career guidance when requested.
Promote a team environment and spirit that enhances both team and individual performance.
Skills:
1.Research capability/techniques to obtain various sources of data, intelligence and analytical methods used in the analysis of data - Thorough.
2.Ability to acquire and analyze data and digital evidence from computer hard drives, other communication systems/methods and audit trails – Working.
3.Knowledge of money laundering, frauds, theft and related criminal activity - Working
4.Knowledge of criminal and civil processes/evidence as well as the Bank’s policy and procedures relating to release of information – Working.
5.Knowledge of Bank’s systems that support debit and credit card and other business channels – Working.
6.Knowledge of the Bank's organizational structure, operational environment, systems and best practices - Working.
7.Knowledge of MS Office and analytical software, such as but not limited to I2 software as it applies to the position - Working. 
Education & Designations:
Post-secondary degree and/or university/college courses in business law or law enforcement or equivalent training.
General knowledge of investigative practices, methods and enforcement strategies.
Excellent oral and written skills. In addition to the English language, French and Spanish language skills are considered beneficial.
Courses in investigative, interviewing and negotiating techniques.

Work Experience:
Minimum 3 to 5 years investigating major financial crimes, including e-Crime and due diligence investigations.
Working knowledge of relevant federal and local laws and regulations in respective jurisdictions where the Bank operates.
Working knowledge of the judiciary system, both criminal and civil processes.
Working knowledge of IT applications, systems, security controls.




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