Treliant, LLC

AML Investigator

Job Locations US-Remote
Project-Based Employee
Service Areas


Treliant is a global consulting firm serving banks, mortgage originators and servicers, FinTechs, and other companies providing financial services. We are led by practitioners from the industry and the regulatory community who bring deep domain knowledge to help our clients drive business change and address the most pressing compliance, regulatory, and operational challenges.


We provide data-driven, technology-enabled advisory, implementation, and staffing solutions to the regulatory compliance, risk, financial crimes, and capital markets functions of our clients.


Founded in 2005, Treliant is headquartered in Washington, DC, with offices in New York, London, Belfast, Northern Ireland and Łódź, Poland. For more information visit


Treliant is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment that values and embraces all races, religions, ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnicities, languages, nationalities, political parties, socioeconomic groups and other characteristics that inform an individual's worldview, experiences and system of beliefs (“the principles”). We believe in championing every voice and ensuring everyone’s full potential.


Treliant is hiring experienced AML/BSA Analysts and Investigators for project-based client engagements.  All work will be 100% remote.



Primary Location: Remote

Primary Location Salary Range: $25/hr - $65/hr




  • Review and independently assess cases derived from Anti-Money Laundering (AML)/Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) suspicious activity monitoring and Economic Sanctions/Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) screening conducted by Treliant or client.
  • Review and independently assess Customer Due Diligence (CDD) and Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) cases derived from customer profile monitoring to ensure complete and accurate Know Your Customer (KYC) profiles and Customer Identification Program (CIP) requirements.
  • Utilize transaction monitoring and case management systems (as available), vendor solutions, and open source tools to conduct investigations.
  • Compare observed activity with client KYC and expected activity profiles for potentially suspicious transactions or behaviors.
  • Prepare observations from review and analysis through compiling of review notes, documentation and resolution.
  • Interact with client compliance and operational staff, customer service areas and management in conducting reviews.
  • Determine whether activity should be escalated for further review based on alert reviews.
  • Determine whether suspicious activity reports (SARs) should be filed based on case investigations.
  • Manage of weekly case load in a timely fashion in accordance with Treliant’s Service Level Agreement (SLA’s).
  • Meet weekly time-keeping and reporting requirements vis-à-vis client and Treliant.
  • Communicate professionally, transparently, and in a timely fashion regarding weekly scheduling to client and/or Treliant Supervisors.


  • Knowledge of government regulatory requirements and expectations for identifying unusual or suspicious activity in connection with financial transactions, related to economic sanctions (e.g., OFAC), and the requirements to file suspicious activity reports.
  • Five (5) years of experience conducting AML/BSA and/or Economic Sanctions/OFAC investigations at financial institutions.
  • Strong analytical skills derived from previous experience in a Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) or similar investigative setting including former law enforcement.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills a must to work effectively with all levels of consultants and client staff.
  • Ability to work well with others as well as independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and ability to handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously.
  • Proficient in various software applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, email, banking systems and transaction monitoring/case management software (e.g., Mantas, Actimize, Fircosoft, Fiserve AML Manager, PRIME Compliance Suite).
  • Experience conducting and interpreting Lexis Nexis and Negative News Searches.
  • Experience writing SAR and alert/case narratives summarizing the results of investigations and selecting requisite supporting documentation.
  • Experience with historical transaction analyses (i.e., “lookbacks”) preferred, including conducting flow of funds analysis and compiling associated supporting documentation.
  • Prior consulting experience preferred.


Upon eligibility, Treliant project-based employees can elect to participate in the firm’s health benefits and 401k matching plan.


If you want to be part of a dynamic team of professionals, we invite you to join the team at Treliant.  We invest in people, and challenge you to advance your career while achieving your aspirations and goals.  Here at Treliant, we pride ourselves on our collaborative team culture, where we embrace diversity of thought and innovation.  If you strive for excellence and seek an inclusive environment apply on line and follow us on LinkedIn. 


Treliant LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, age, disability, or military status in employment or provision of services. When contacted for an interview, an applicant who requires special accommodations due to a disability should notify the office so that proper arrangements can be made.


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