Corporate Investigator

Employer: BB&T
Location: Richmond, VA USA
Primary Purpose
Responsible for investigations related to internal and external fraud impacting the corporation and
subsidiaries and evaluate operational risk to provide analysis. Provides professional consultation to Regional Executives, Lines of Business Senior Managers, and Subsidiaries and Affiliates on financial fraud, or safety issues.

Job Description Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The following is a summary of the essential job functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.
1. Investigates internal and external financial crimes and fraud cases in multiple regions, which include interviews with clients, witnesses, employees and suspects.
2. Initiates investigations, identifies vulnerabilities in control processes and formulates recommendations for risk mitigation.
3. Responsible for non-credit losses through negotiation with responsible parties, identification of assets, and support of civil action.
4. Consults internal partners and provides expertise on cases. Provides consultative advice and recommendations to internal clients on fraud schemes and regulatory compliance and reporting requirements.
5. Partners closely with law enforcement agencies, regulatory and industry counterparts.
6. Initiates electronic evidence preservation and retrieval methodology when appropriate.
7. Testifies in criminal and civil litigation as expert witness and subject matter expert in issues involving fraud against BB&T.
8. Writes comprehensive reports of investigative findings that are reviewed internally by Corporate Investigations Management, Suspicious Activity Report Management and at times reviewed by law enforcement officers and prosecuting attorneys.
9. Leads investigative project team, collects and analyzes data, draws conclusions, develops recommendations and formulates reports.
Required Skills and Competencies:
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge skill and or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
1. Bachelor's degree in law enforcement, security administration, criminology or equivalent education and related training
2. Three to five years of experience in financial crime investigations, law enforcement
3. In-depth knowledge of local, state and federal laws related to financial crimes and banking
4. Thorough understanding of banking policies, procedures, structure and control processes
5. Strong leadership, organization and communication skills required
6. Thorough knowledge of the Microsoft Office or compatible software
7. Ability to travel as needed
Desired Skills and Competencies:
1. Professional training in executive protection, computer forensics, and experience in testifying in state or federal court
2. Degree in management, banking or criminal justice preferred
3. Professional certification or the completion of a certified banking school
4. Certification in a specialized investigative field (Polygraph, Voice Stress Analysis, handwriting analysis etc.)


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