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At Coast Capital, we’re not dreaming about a better future, we’re building one.

As a member-owned cooperative, we’re helping our members with their real goals and real challenges so they can live the real life they want. It’s what we’ve been doing for over 80 years, and it’s why today we stand almost 600,000 members strong. Plus, we invest 10% of our budgeted profits back into our community – almost $90 million since 2000 alone – because when our members do well, we believe our communities should do well too.  

AMLATF Investigator (24-months contract)

Location: Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary
Job Type: 24-month contract (Temporary position)
myWork Options: In-person, Hybrid, Remote

 

What’s the job?

The AMLATF Investigator is responsible for the detection, prevention and investigation of criminal activity at Coast Capital Savings (CCS), with primary responsibility for anti-money laundering and terrorist financing compliance (AMLATF). The position is mandated to operate within the entire organization of CCS and is accountable to the Manager, AMLATF Compliance. The AMLATF Investigator will investigate and work cooperatively with law enforcement on suspected incidents of money laundering and other criminal matters.

 

What you’ll get to do:

  • As a subject matter expert, serve as a resource/consultant to all employees in relation to various risks to CCS relating to money laundering and terrorist financing.
  • Maintain close relationships and communicate regularly with personnel of law enforcement, government agencies and Financial Institutions.
  • Maintain membership with relevant security organizations and associations to ensure that CCS's strategic interests are addressed. May represent Coast Capital Savings independently.
  • Within the department, provide strategic leadership to other departments and employees in relation to various risks and functions relating to money laundering and terrorist financing.
  • Act as the primary department resource for software functionality with current and future software programs.
  • As directed, assist the Manager, AMLATF Compliance in accomplishing department goals through projects, initiatives and compliance program development.
  • Conduct CCS investigations on suspicious activity that may be related to money laundering and/or terrorist financing activities, including preparing investigative reports with findings and recommendations gathered from the analysis of account history and source documents, liaising with branch staff as appropriate.
  • Assist law enforcement agencies in the investigation of money laundering/terrorist financing as required/requested.
  • Upon presentation of Judicial or legislative authorization assist law enforcement or government agencies in the collection of records held by CCS.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of relevant statutes including the Criminal Code, PCMLTFA and related case law.
  • Share on-call duties for security matters arising during non-scheduled work hours. On-call coverage is 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.
  • Represent CCS in criminal and/or civil proceedings to provide direct or interpretive evidence on behalf of CCS.
  • Have a vehicle readily available to respond to investigations, and for other duties as assigned.
  • Be available to travel throughout the current and future CCS market area. Travel may take place for an extended period of time.
  • May be required to assist in other department responsibilities.
  • Assist in assessing the risk of customers' accounts for money laundering and terrorist financing activities.
  • Responsible for recommending policies/procedures that minimize risk and/or improve efficiency in relation to money laundering and terrorist financing compliance to the Manager, AMLATF Compliance.
  • Conduct ongoing monitoring of high-risk accounts for money laundering and terrorist financing activities.
  • Actively participate in educational sessions involving Corporate Security.

 

Who are we looking for?

  • Minimum 4 – 6 Years of Job-Related Experience. Retail Banking experience is a requirement.
  • High School Diploma plus some additional post-secondary courses.  Courses relating to law enforcement or criminology are desirable. A law enforcement background is a definite asset.
  • Proficient understanding of CCS processes, procedures and policies.
  • Proficient skills in relation to word/data/spreadsheet/communication software programs.
  • Proficient knowledge of Corporate Security policies/procedures.
  • Proficient knowledge of Coast Capital Savings Banking system.
  • Proficient knowledge of computer applications such as database management, word processing and user-specific security computer programs.
  • High level of oral and written communication skills.

 

At Coast Capital, we value diversity, equity and inclusion. We’re not all the same and we like it that way. We don’t just accept differences - we celebrate, support, and we thrive on them for the benefit of our employees, our members, and our community. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

Why join Coast Capital?

Purpose is our North Star.  We look at everything through our purpose. It informs the advice we provide our members, the experiences and products we create, and the programs we build to support our employees and communities.

Committed to inclusion and engagement. We have an ongoing focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion and routinely track how we’re doing, and what we need to do to keep improving. We foster a culture where everyone can feel safe to be who they really are and thrive.

A career that grows with you. We believe in developing our people and promoting from within. Many employees have spent decades, and sometimes their entire careers, with Coast Capital and have progressed from the frontlines to senior leadership.

Work where you’re most effective. In 2020 the world changed, and that includes how we work. In response to COVID-19 we launched myWork, which gives employees flexibility in where they work based on the nature of their role.

Benefits that flex to the needs of you and your family.  We offer comprehensive, customizable benefits for you and your family, so you can choose what fits best for you and your lifestyle.

Retirement options. We also take care of our employees once they retire. That’s why we offer the choice of a defined contribution or defined benefit pension plan or RSP’s.

Mortgage and auto financing benefits. Employees save thousands on their mortgages and auto loans with best-in-category benefits.

Real recognition. We recognize excellence throughout the year, through an online community that lets employees give kudos and thanks throughout the year.  We’re human, which means we like to have fun with events, celebrations, and recognition throughout the year.

An award winning culture. We’re a Platinum member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and are regularly recognized by Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures and the BC Top Employers Awards.

We reinvest 10% back into the community. When we do well, our communities do well. That’s why since 2000 we’ve invested over $90 million into our member’s communities. 

Double your impact. Through our employee volunteer program, Coast Capital donates $10 for every hour you volunteer to a Canadian charity or non-profit of your choice.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at Coast Capital

At Coast Capital, we value diversity, equity and inclusion. We’re not all the same and we like it that way. We don’t just accept differences - we celebrate, support, and we thrive on them for the benefit of our employees, our members, and our community. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

COVID-19 at Coast Capital

Coast Capital Savings is committed to the health and safety of our employees, member, and communities. With this commitment in mind, Coast Capital complies with all public health mandates (provincially and/or federally, as applicable) and has implemented various safety measures, including requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and making COVID vaccination a pre-condition to employment with Coast Capital. All successful applicants must provide acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19, before any contract of employment becomes final and binding, and before your start date can be set.

Exceptions may apply where vaccination is not possible for medical or religious reasons that are protected under Canadian human rights laws. Should successful applicants require a medical or religious accommodation related to vaccination please discuss whether an exception may apply with your Talent Acquisition Advisor.

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