Transamerica Intermediate Compliance Analyst - Financial Crimes Unit in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Job Description SummaryAs part of the Financial Crimes Unit (FCU), handle investigations, alerts, reports and referral actions related to anti-money laundering (AML), anti-fraud, economic sanctions and elder exploitation programs.Job Description


  • Research, analyze and interpret current, new, and proposed regulatory requirements (e.g., statutes, regulations, bulletins) to determine impact to organization.

  • Provide guidance and/or develop summaries related to regulatory requirements; identify possible courses of action for various departments.

  • Analyze processes, services and products, and provide ongoing guidance to ensure compliance with regulatory and statutory requirements.

  • Compile information for completion of reporting, including reports for management and state/federal regulators. With minimal supervision perform analysis, identify trends and follow up on opportunities for enhancement.

  • Manage, oversee and analyze reports from third-parties (e.g., sub advisors, audit firms)

  • Provide guidance and support to business partners (e.g., Sales and Marketing) in creation of mandated product training.

  • Update and maintaining complete and accurate policies, procedures, compliance logs or files.

  • Assist team members with research and assigned tasks; provide training to supported teams.

In addition to or in lieu of some of the general responsibilities, additional function specific responsibilities may include:

  • Research and analysis of reports, referrals, and alerts for potential AML or fraud and determining whether to open or close a case.

  • Conducting simple and more involved external and intermediary fraud and financial crimes investigations with direction from senior level staff.

  • Work with operations to provide guidance on Sanctions program.

  • Provide AML, Sanctions, and fraud compliance oversight as needed to ensure activities/transactions are consistently handled and/or referred.

  • Provide input on department processes and procedures. Work with senior level individuals to implement changes.

  • Assist in more complex fraud and financial crimes investigations with other senior levels.

  • Coordinate annual reports and/or training for filing.

  • Assist in responding to regulatory inquiries with direction from senior levels.

  • Foster a culture of compliance to help prevent, detect and reduce company risk with respect to financial crime.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, pre-law or other relevant field, or equivalent education and experience.

  • Areas of experience desired may vary based upon assigned compliance functions and may include contract development, claims, underwriting, legal research, fraud or anti-money laundering investigations and/or communications.

  • Written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong Analytical and research skills.

  • Experience in systematically gathering and analyzing large amounts of data

  • Proficiency using MS Office tools.

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Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

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