BNY Mellon Careers

Senior Specialist, Security Investigator

London, United Kingdom
Legal


Job Description

Overview Of BNY Mellon:
BNY Mellon is a global financial services company focused on helping clients manage and service their financial assets, operating in 35 countries and serving more than 100 markets. BNY Mellon is a leading provider of financial services for institutions, corporations and high-net-worth individuals, providing superior asset management and wealth management, asset servicing, issuer services, clearing services and treasury services through a worldwide client-focused team. 
Job Purpose: 
The Global Corporate Security (GCS) EMEA/APAC Senior Investigator will be tasked with conducting complex confidential investigations for the region  for company and its subsidiaries.  The primary function of this position is the investigation of any incident or matter that may result in the filing of a Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) and Incident Reports by staff . The Investigative Unit of GCS is responsible for protecting the company's assets and reputation. The Senior Investigator (Sr Inv) is expected to remain current with Bank Policies and Banking Regulations for the EMEA/APAC region and any other Regulatory requirements that govern the reporting of money laundering or terrorist financing activity. The Sr Inv will conduct investigations of all types including wire fraud, check fraud, unusual correspondence, fraudulent or unauthorized transactions, embezzlement, insider abuse,stock/bond fraud,thefts, assaults, threats, harrassment, and other employee matters.  During the course of the investigation, the Sr Inv will conduct interviews of witnesses, customers, victims, and possible suspects. A concise yet detailed written report  will be prepared that describes the investigative efforts, steps taken, and results.  Incident Reports and Supplemental Incident reports will be filed by the Sr Inv as information is uncovered during the course of an investigation.  The Sr Inv will develop and maintain liaison with law enforcement agencies and prosecutors, testify in court as required, and work closely with our Legal Division and Human Resources.  The Sr Inv will be expected to render assistance to law enforcement  and government agencies during the course of criminal or regulatory investigations.  These investigations are conducted in accordance with BNYM Policies and local and Federal Regulations that apply within the jurisdiction of the affected country within the EMEA/APAC region.  The Sr Invs are also trained in Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing to better identify acts as they pertain to the company. The Sr Inv will be prepared to brief senior management on the status of investigations.  The Sr Inv will work closely with the Legal Division in recommending whether or not an investigation requires the filing of a Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) according to the affected country  guidelines. The Sr Inv will meet with other officers of the company including the EMEA Financial Crime Team exchanging  current trends and fraud targeting the company.  The Sr Inv is expected to join and participate in peer groups that include investigators from other financial institutions so that relationships are developed, the exchange of information is facilitated, and they stay current on developing trends and best practices for all types of investigations.   The Sr Inv in exceptional circumstances  would required to travel across the EMEA/APAC regional footprint to provide services or assist / conduct investigations. The Sr Inv will be encouraged to produce or obtain external certifications such as approved Financial Investigator and other qualifications in support of the role. The Sr Inv will be required to work with Corporate Security EMEA / APAC Regional Managers offering guidance and assistance in overseeing investigations in the managers particular region. 
Responsibilities: 
• Conduct complex confidential investigations of every type to include any and all allegations of actual or attempted fraud committed by, through, or at The Bank of New York as well as all allegations of employee misconduct committed by or against BNYM employees. • Maintain liaison with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies and other financial institutions to facilitate the exchange of information and enhance the quality of investigations conducted. • Make timely notifications to internal / external groups and government agencies; prepare timely incident Reports for any and all allegations of wrongdoing.

Qualifications

Requirements: 
• Extensive experience in a Law Enforcement, Military, or Corporate Setting preferred • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills • Outstanding organisational and prioritization skills  • Ability to learn operations and processes quickly, of various business units • Experienced in conducing or supervising the investigation of major crimes • Experience in conducting interviews of victims, witnesses and suspects • Case management and preparation experience • Experience testifying in court, and have an understanding of criminal law and the judicial process • Ability to conduct research utilizing Bank systems, the internet, and specialise databases • Must have supportive contacts in the law enforcement and the industry
  What we can offer you:
• Challenging, fun and supportive environment • 25 days holiday (in addition to Bank Holidays) plus opportunity to purchase up to 5 extra days • Highly competitive benefits package including pension and private medical cover

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Primary Location: United Kingdom-Greater London-London
Job: Legal
Internal Jobcode: 85039
Organization: Corporate Security-HR06017
Requisition Number: 1905923