New job at Prospera Credit Union (via |

Senior Investigator (Temporary 1 Year)

June 30 2020
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Bank, Insurance, Financial Services, Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Abbotsford, BC

There’s never been a more exciting time to join our team.

That’s because in January 2020, Prospera Credit Union and Westminster Savings completed the largest merger in Canadian credit union history. The merged credit union, called Prospera Credit Union, is Canada’s sixth largest, with more than $9 billion in assets under management, over 120,000 members, and full-service branch locations across BC. We’re excited for the opportunities this merger brings to our members, employees, and communities.

We are currently seeking a Senior Investigator to join our Investigations and Loss Prevention team. You love investigations, you enjoy enhancing operations, and connecting the two brings you great joy. A natural at building relationships with the business community, you have excellent listening skills and can quickly get to the heart of any discussion. You move quickly, and thrive with multiple projects on the go, working with your people resources to find the solutions you need to keep moving forward.

If you’re a seasoned, risk-management professional with a successful track record of conducting investigations and audits, apply today for this one-year temporary opportunity.

What you’ll do:

  • Completes FINTRAC regulatory reporting; Large Cash Transaction Reports, Suspicious Transaction Reports, and Large International Wire Transfer Reports.
  • Is responsible for the daily review of fraud alert within internal monitoring system. Utilizes the monitoring to proactively detect and prevent fraudulent transactions, thereby reducing Credit Union losses. When a loss does occur, is knowledgeable of current regulations that pertain to fraud and when possible recovers funds for the Credit Union.
  • Aid in investigations of critical incidents
  • Maintains current knowledge of best practices, legislative changes, security issues and processes across financial and related industries. Maintains membership in security organizations, security publications, on-going contact with local police agencies and regulatory bodies. Uses current knowledge to develop and implement effective and proactive security programs, procedures and systems.
  • Ensures security functions within the organization are carried out in accordance with the established policies and procedures of the Credit Union, Financial Institutions Act and Regulations, and all other applicable provincial and federal legislation.
  • Provides direction to management and branch staff in dealing with, or responding to, a variety of member inquiries and problems relating to fraud or security issues.
  • Establishes a high personal standard of performance and service by actively participating in special projects, relief assignments, educational security seminars, and other duties as assigned.

What you bring:

  • Sound understanding and hands on experience in FINTRAC Guidelines and regulatory reporting.
  • Sound understanding of policies, procedures, products and services and legal and economic environments within which the Credit Union operates
  • Strong leadership, oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated evidence of keeping current with security procedures, issues, trends and risk management
  • Experience in developing and implementing security procedures and conducting investigations
  • Ability to make occasionally complex decisions under general supervision
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Criminology/Security or a related field;
  • Minimum of 4 to 6 years’ experience in the Money Laundering field;

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

What’s in it for you?

Inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace: All team members are valued, respected and heard. We learn from each other’s differences, gaining strength through our people and our perspectives.

Career Advancement! We are committed to our employee’s growth and development and we want to see you soar. There are several career pathing options this position leads to, let us be your springboard.

Fun & Camaraderie. We care deeply about our members and our employees and we want the hours you spend with us to be fun, rewarding and sometimes lighthearted. We like to work hard, play hard, have fun and be there for each other.

Flexibility! This opportunity includes flexible work arrangement within a Head Office location and home environment.

Show me the money! We offer competitive compensation.

Community Focused. We care about giving back to the communities we live, work and play in. We participate in many community minded activities throughout the year.

Grow your dream with us! Be part of exciting growth happening now at Prospera. If you are attracted to a community-based, purpose-driven organization, then join us today.

This single opportunity is posted on both legacy organization websites. Please apply on one site.

Apply now!