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6 Jul 2021

Full-Time AML Compliance Operations Associate, Financial Crime Compliance

STASH – Posted by STASH Anywhere

Job Description

Want to help everyday Americans invest and build wealth? Financial inequality is increasing, and too many people are getting left behind. At Stash, we are passionate about democratizing wealth creation through education, advice, and products that help customers achieve greater financial freedom.

We are seeking an AML Compliance Operations Associate to review reports and escalations with the Financial Crime Compliance Team.

As an AML Compliance Operations Associate you will be reviewing sensitive information, decisioning alerts and, where appropriate, liaising with law enforcement, regulators, and external partners.

You will report directly to the AML Compliance Operations Manager.

Stash’s Financial Crime Compliance Team works with the broader compliance program to ensure compliance with the Bank Secrecy and USA Patriot Acts as well as FINRA and other financial regulations. Financial Crime Compliance implements and oversees policies, procedures, and processes designed to address the Money Laundering and Economic Sanctions risk for the firm. The team conducts investigations, OFAC and adverse media screenings, and, where appropriate, liaises with law enforcement, regulators, external partners and auditors on issues related to Financial Crime Compliance. Additionally, the team provides training as well advice and counsel cross-functionally to foster a culture of compliance.

Stash’s Financial Crime Compliance Team is composed of a diverse array of individuals. We approach our work with curiosity and enthusiasm, and encourage each of our team members to participate in the broader Stash community. Compliance selects candidates who possess a high degree of open-mindedness, conscientiousness, and equanimity.

Stash is a fast-paced growth company—join us to work on hard, important problems, have fun, and make history.

What you’ll do:

  • Review daily reports and cross-functional escalations for suspicious activity and trends
  • Conduct OFAC and Adverse Media Screening
  • Decisioning escalated customer applications
  • Conduct transaction monitoring and escalate cases for Suspicious Activity Report filings
  • Support program-wide investigations through gathering data and/or documentation
  • Receive and triage referrals from internal partners
  • Assist with training and quality reviews of new team members

What we’re looking for:

  • 1-3 years of experience in Financial Crime Compliance. Experience in investigations, client-onboarding or transaction monitoring is a plus.
  • Highly-developed interpersonal skills and an aptitude for building strong relationships with stakeholders through the use of engaging, courteous, and persuasive communication styles.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and prioritize key initiatives and related tasks
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and an aptitude for thinking clearly.
  • Exemplary attention to detail, exceptional analytical skills, and strong judgment skills.

Gold Star:

  • Working knowledge of digital banking channels, including mobile and other web-based technologies
  • CAMS/CFE designation


At Stash it is our mission to help everyday Americans invest and build wealth. That includes people of all races,  genders, and abilities, so it is important to us to acknowledge and address the issues of inequality in financial services head on.

Diversity and inclusion are essential to living our values, promoting innovation, and building the best products. Our success is directly related to our employees and we believe that our team should reflect the diversity of the customers that we serve.  As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Stash is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds.

If you require any reasonable accommodations to make your application process more accessible please reach out to

Invest in Yourself: 

  • Equity & Stash Accounts [Invest, Retire, Custodial, Bank]
  • Flexible PTO
  • Learning & Development Fund
  • Work from Home Stipends
  • Parental Leave [Primary & Secondary]


  • BuiltIn’s Best Places to Work (2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Forbes Fintech 50 (2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Best Digital Bank, Finovate Awards (2020)
  • Tearsheet Challenge Awards, Best Banking Card Product – Stock-Back® Card, 2020
  • LendIt Fintech Innovator of the Year (2019 & 2020)

**No recruiters, please**

This position may be performed remotely anywhere within the United States except the State of Colorado.

How to Apply

Apply Here or check out our Careers Page to see all of our open roles!

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: AML Compliance Associate, AML Compliance Operations Associate, Financial Crime Compliance Associate, Financial Crime Compliance Operations, and operations.

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