Senior Investigative Reporting Manager

At HSBC, the health and well-being of our employees remains of utmost importance. Many of our roles are permitted to work from home (in states in which HSBC is licensed to operate) until further notice. Upon resumption of normal operations, this role may be performed at our Arlington Heights, Illinois office.

The core responsibilities for this function include:
  • Overseeing a group of investigators reponsible for reviewing and filing Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs)
  • Perform an advisory and educational role to support the management team in their efforts to achieve compliance with government and self-regulatory organization rules and regulations, as well as with Group and Regional policies.
  • Report emerging trends to senior management, including the Regional Head of Financial Crime, Head of Investigations, Head of Investigative Reporting, and Regional Lines of Business Heads.
  • Interacts with Regulators, Internal Audit and Compliance Assurance on a regular basis.
  • Collaborates with other areas of Financial Crime and Regulatory Compliance to understand and advise on emerging trends.
  • Works with the Global Investigative Reporting Team to ensure there is a coordinated understanding of training and education. Ensure that the Regional Investigation Teams are trained on a regular basis. This will require receiving training accreditation
  • Provides continuing advice and guidance to peers in Compliance, particularly the Financial Crime Investigations teams.
  • Utilizes extensive experience in the investigation of financial crime to lead and develop an effective team through communication, performance management, development plans and reward/recognition practices.
  • Maintains knowledge of emerging financial crime risks; disseminates information to lines of business, as well as staff, as appropriate.


Employment eligibility to work with HSBC in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions
  • Strong report writing skills, with great attention to detail.
  • Must have 4-5 years of people management experience
  • Must have knowledge of SAR, AML, The Patriot Act, US Regulations (Financial and Organized Crime)
  • Must be able to clearly articulate findings in reports intended for senior stakeholder and to various governance forums
  • Knowledge of Cryptocurrency and emerging financial crime trends knowledge a plus

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.