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Financial Crimes Investigator



Accounting & Finance
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Why join us

Brex empowers the next generation of businesses with an integrated corporate card and spend management software. We make it easy for our customers to manage every aspect of spending and empower their employees to make better financial decisions from anywhere they live or work. Brex proudly serves tens of thousands of growing businesses, from early-stage startups to global enterprises.

Working at Brex allows you to push your limits, challenge the status quo, and collaborate with some of the brightest minds in the industry. We’re committed to building a diverse team and inclusive culture and believe your potential should only be limited by how big you can dream. We make this a reality by empowering you with the tools, resources, and support you need to grow your career.

Compliance at Brex

The Compliance team helps the company grow responsibly, advocating for Brex and for the tens of thousands of growing businesses we serve. We own the compliance policies for Brex, provide strategic advice and guidance to all Brex teams, protect Brex from financial crime and other compliance risks, and represent the company externally on key regulatory and policy issues. Reimagining the financial system in a highly regulated environment requires creativity and resourcefulness, and we welcome the challenge.

What you’ll do

As the Financial Crimes Investigator, you will help build upon the foundations of the Brex Financial Crimes Investigations Team. You will review and report potential money laundering (ML), terrorist financing (TF), bribery, and other violations of law. The right candidate will be able to synthesize large amounts of data in order to make informed decisions regarding customer activity and the risk it poses to the company. Clear communication is essential both in written investigations and verbal communication to senior management regarding potentially suspicious activity. You must be flexible and be able to adapt to a rapidly changing regulatory and business environment.


  • Consistently monitor unusual transactions and high-risk customers in support of regulatory reporting obligations, such as filing Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR) and Sanctions screening alerts/escalations
  • Take ownership of the success of our internal controls, spot and scope opportunities for improvement
  • Sampling techniques and analytical methods in order to monitor new typologies and emerging risks
  • Support vendor integrations and address questions from L1 alert reviewers


  • 3+ years of experience across a variety of financial risk operations (Fraud, Credit, AML, Sanctions, Bribery/Corruption, Due Diligence, etc)
  • Knowledgeable about relevant US financial regulations authorities (ex: FinCEN, FINRA, OFAC, etc.)
  • Technical aptitude in understanding complex money movement across payment methods and rails
  • Familiarity with interpreting and utilizing data analytics tools (SQL, Looker, Excel), including designing, debugging and organizing data for a wide audience
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a cross-functional, multi-disciplinary team (Legal, Engineering, Product Management, Data) in designing operational work-streams and internal controls
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • English proficiency, verbal and written (Interviews will be conducted in English)

Bonus points

  • CAMS Certified
  • Experience using Verifin
  • Insatiable curiosity
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Detail oriented
  • Desire to build

Please be aware, job-seekers may be at risk of targeting by malicious actors looking for personal data. Brex recruiters will only reach out via LinkedIn or email with a brex.com domain. Any outreach claiming to be from Brex via other sources should be ignored.