Investigator, Financial Crimes - USDS

TikTok

4.5

(6)

New York, NY

Why you should apply for a job to TikTok:

  • 4.5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.5/5 in supportive management
  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Employee well-being is supported via hybrid work, short-term counseling through our EAP and a premium subscription to Headspace.
  • We embrace diversity across all dimensions and provide employees with 9 employee resource groups globally, including our WOMEN ERG.
  • Comprehensive parental leave policy as well as fertility treatment through healthcare providers with a $20,000 lifetime maximum.
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    Position summary

    is built to help imaginations thrive. This is doubly true of the teams that make TikTok possible.
    Together, we inspire creativity and bring joy - a mission we all believe in and aim towards achieving every day.
    To us, every challenge, no matter how difficult, is an opportunity; to learn, to innovate, and to grow as one team. Status quo? Never. Courage? Always.
    At TikTok, we create together and grow together. That's how we drive impact - for ourselves, our company, and the communities we serve.
    Join us.

    Team Intro
    USDS Financial Crime Compliance is responsible for overseeing and operationalizing all aspects related to Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Sanctions Compliance activities related to TikTok USDS's operations. Collaborating cross-functionally with stakeholders across the U.S. and global, we address complex and cutting-edge challenges, which include the identification of money-laundering, terrorist financing and sanction violations. We seek a highly motivated, and experienced professional to join our team.

    In order to enhance collaboration and cross-functional partnerships, among other things, at this time, our organization follows a hybrid work schedule that requires employees to work in the office 3 days a week, or as directed by their manager/department. We regularly review our hybrid work model, and the specific requirements may change at any time.

    Position Overview
    As a Financial Crimes Compliance Investigator, you will be responsible for conducting thorough investigations across diverse financial crime risk areas such as anti-money laundering (AML), counter-terrorism financing (CTF), fraud, and sanctions. In this role, you'll navigate through complex issues and emerging trends, all with the expectation of providing actionable recommendations. Beyond investigations, you'll play a crucial role in evaluating and enhancing TikTok USDS' financial crime controls to mitigate risks effectively.
    We're seeking an individual with initiative who thrives in solving puzzles and devising innovative solutions, effectively collaborates and brings "Always Day 1" energy to every task.

    Responsibilities
    To effectively address financial crime risks on the platform, responsibilities and assignments may shift across risk domains and may include any of the following activities:

    • Independently conduct investigations across a wide variety of financial crime risk domains, including AML, CTF, sanctions, fraud, and demonstrating sound judgment in navigating complex, high-risk cases where decisions may not be immediately clear.
    • Thoroughly analyze investigative and intelligence information pertaining to user behavior, know your customer (KYC) information, and transaction history.
    • Present investigative findings, risk analyses, and recommended mitigations to internal and external stakeholders through detailed and comprehensive reports, including documentation and preservation of supporting investigation data.
    • Recommend and implement policy updates, propose solutions to reduce financial crime risks, identify trends across financial crimes, and collaborate with teammates to enhance compliance procedures and training materials.
    • Perform enhanced due diligence reviews, support inquiries from regulators and law enforcement, and undertake additional duties and special projects as needed.
    • Develop business and product requirement documents focused on bolstering financial crime risk coverage and optimizing operational efficiencies. Collaborate closely with cross-functional product and technology teams to implement the technology stack and achieve desired enhancements.

    Qualifications

    • 2+ years experience in investigative roles within financial crimes, AML, sanctions, fraud, risk, or a related field.
    • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving abilities, managing short and long-term projects under pressure and within constraints.
    • Proficient in US AML and sanctions regulations, adept at collaborating cross-functionally and communicating effectively with stakeholders.
    • Excellent research and writing skills, capable of synthesizing and presenting complex information succinctly and handling confidential information with discretion.
    • Ability to work independently, handle sensitive matters, and adapt to varied hours for global collaboration, supporting non-financial crimes investigations as needed.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience working with transaction monitoring, sanction screening or KYC technologies, with knowledge of financial crime compliance regulations and methodologies.
    • Previous experience working with regulatory agencies or law enforcement in financial crime investigations.
    • Experience with SQL and querying of large datasets.
    • Technical curiosity and an interest in exploring data, understanding systems, exploring emerging technologies in financial crime detection and prevention.

    D&I Statement
    TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.

    Accommodation Statement
    TikTok is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our recruitment processes for candidates with disabilities, pregnancy, sincerely held religious beliefs or other reasons protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation, please reach out to us at https://shorturl.at/ktJP6

    Data Security Statement
    This role requires the ability to work with and support systems designed to protect sensitive data and information. As such, this role will be subject to strict national security-related screening.

    Job Information

    [For Pay Transparency] Compensation Description (annually)

    The base salary range for this position in the selected city is $100000 - $183000 annually.

    Compensation may vary outside of this range depending on a number of factors, including a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and experience, and location. Base pay is one part of the Total Package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work, and this role may be eligible for additional discretionary bonuses/incentives, and restricted stock units.

    Our company benefits are designed to convey company culture and values, to create an efficient and inspiring work environment, and to support our employees to give their best in both work and life. We offer the following benefits to eligible employees:

    We cover 100% premium coverage for employee medical insurance, approximately 75% premium coverage for dependents and offer a Health Savings Account(HSA) with a company match. As well as Dental, Vision, Short/Long term Disability, Basic Life, Voluntary Life and AD&D insurance plans. In addition to Flexible Spending Account(FSA) Options like Health Care, Limited Purpose and Dependent Care.

    Our time off and leave plans are: 10 paid holidays per year plus 17 days of Paid Personal Time Off (PPTO) (prorated upon hire and increased by tenure) and 10 paid sick days per year as well as 12 weeks of paid Parental leave and 8 weeks of paid Supplemental Disability.

    We also provide generous benefits like mental and emotional health benefits through our EAP and Lyra. A 401K company match, gym and cellphone service reimbursements. The Company reserves the right to modify or change these benefits programs at any time, with or without notice.

    Why you should apply for a job to TikTok:

  • 4.5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.5/5 in supportive management
  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Employee well-being is supported via hybrid work, short-term counseling through our EAP and a premium subscription to Headspace.
  • We embrace diversity across all dimensions and provide employees with 9 employee resource groups globally, including our WOMEN ERG.
  • Comprehensive parental leave policy as well as fertility treatment through healthcare providers with a $20,000 lifetime maximum.