Financial Intelligence Unit Analyst

Las Vegas, NV

About Prime Trust

Prime Trust is a technology-driven financial institution that provides open banking solutions for FinTech innovators. We power financial applications, payment processors, cryptocurrency exchanges, ATS’, OTC desks, crowdfunding portals, real estate platforms, brokers, investment advisors, and others with API solutions to create world-class financial services at scale.

Position: Financial Intelligence Unit Analyst

Job Brief

Prime Trust is seeking an FIU Analyst who is responsible for detecting, reviewing, and reporting potentially suspicious cryptocurrency, crowdfunding, and funds transfer activity. The FIU Analyst reports to the Head of the FIU and is a critical member of Prime Trust’s growing financial crimes compliance group. You will have the opportunity to take ownership, drive change, have a direct impact on the overall success of the financial crimes compliance program.

Principal Responsibilities

Conduct comprehensive investigations into incidents of money laundering, terrorist financing, and fraud involving the use of fiat and virtual currency

Distill complex information by applying analytic techniques to make logical and effectively supported recommendations

Analyze fiat and virtual currency activity across multiple platforms to identify potential instances of financial crime

Conduct customer and transactional reviews to review risk categories and enhance the risk scoring methodology

Assist with law enforcement investigations and information sharing requests

Enhance procedures, making process recommendations to increase efficiency and effectiveness

Analyze historical behavior to optimize or develop new transaction monitoring

Experience and Skills

Minimum 2 years’ experience in a regulatory compliance role within financial services, fintech, or law, preferably with a financial institution, payments organization, law firm, consulting firm, or regulatory agency

Knowledgeable of and adaptable to various software programs and platforms

Strong research and writing skills

Proficiency in regulatory and compliance laws in a regulated industry, preferably banking, payments, virtual currency, anti-money laundering, counter-terrorist financing, and sanctions laws, regulations, and regulatory guidance

Comfortable executing independently and in a team environment

Strong ability to work in a fast-paced, high-growth, and dynamic environment

Values and demonstrates professionalism, self-motivation, and sense of urgency

Strong ability to synthesize complex information and make clear, concise, and actionable recommendations

High degree of initiative and ability to meet expectations with limited direction and oversight

Must have a sense of humor 

Education

Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree preferred (JD or LLM)

CAMS, CFE, or other relevant compliance certification preferred

Working Conditions

This job based in our corporate offices in Las Vegas, Nevada. Culture is energetic, interactive, and growth oriented, far more of a fin tech environment than a traditional financial institution

Job Type: Full-time position

Salary: DOE

Other Requirements: Full background check required

Benefits: Flexible PTO / Paid holidays / Health, Dental and Vision insurance for employee and dependents is currently 100% paid for by the company, after the first day of the month following 60-days of employment