Support to enhance internal capacity in the area of financial analysis; specifically threat finance expertise and structured analytic techniques for the production of actionable intelligence to detect and disrupt illicit financial networks or informal value transfer systems (IVTS) / unregistered money services businesses (MSB).
Proactive & Reactive Financial Trace Targeting:
- This will primarily include global facilitator network links to the United States, FVEY countries, and Visa-Waver Countries.
Proactive & Reactive Private Financial Sector Collaboration & Targeting:
- This will ensure a full-time element is dedicated to threat-related finance collaboration to increase focused production of Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) for the intelligence community, and maintain proactive targeting operations and subsequent field support for financial baselines and legal processes.
Counter-threat Finance HUMINT:
- This will include an extensive analytical resource element dedicated to HUMINT-finance intelligence and targeting operations.
CYBER/Social Media Links to Threat Finance:
- Social media-based targeting of links to facilitators and fundraisers providing, collecting, or moving funds directly to the threat or through its supporters. USPER threat Financial Network Analysis: In conjunction with existing investigations of confirmed operators and supporters, a finance intelligence element is needed to focus on developing strategic indicators for operators, facilitators, and recruitment networks linked to the United States and its allies.
• Draft and disseminate research and analysis including ED;s, Targeting Packages, and foreign partner information sharing;
• Provide detailed feedback to TFOS personnel and USIC working groups (UC, Special Agent, Intelligence Analyst, Forensic Accountant, or Language Analyst);
• Edit intelligence products within established FBI writing and publishing guidelines; and
• Contribute to weekly SITREPs regarding progress made.
• Minimum five (5) years of analyzing intelligence in the USIC.
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
• Subject matter expertise on priority national security targets as they pertain to the USIC.
• Significant experience in using a wide variety of analytical techniques used to determine and communicate trends and patterns, fill gaps in information and project events, identify anomalies, ascribe meaning to events or information from disparate sources, and develop defensible judgments and conclusions based on accepted research and analytical methodologies.
• Experience with software applications such as Microsoft Access, Excel, Power Point, and Word.
• Experience with public source databases such as Accurint, Lexis Nexis, and Blooomberg.
• Experience with analytical tools such as Palintir
• US citizenship is required.
• Ability to pass a polygraph examination if a successful CI polygraph has not been recorded within the past five (5) years.
• TS/SCI with CI poly;
• Minimum five (5) years all-source intelligence analysis background, including all intelligence disciplines with extensive background and experience in SIGINT, FININT, and HUMINT collection, analysis, and operations.
• Substantial knowledge of the intelligence and investigative programs' operations, procedures, techniques, and terminology of the entire Intelligence Community; the proper development and presentation of information; and the proper fulfillment of related information needs and responsibilities.
• Substantial knowledge of the Intelligence Community resources and a master in acquiring information from intelligence sources to ensure that the information developed is complete, and, where possible, corroborated for accuracy.
• Highly-developed skill in oral and written communication to provide information, expert advice, and guidance; persuade others to consider recommendations made/argue a position; and abstract concepts and facts clearly and effectively to share with various entities of the intelligence community.
• Experience utilizing both unclassified and classified FININT databases and OSINT;
• Expert level data exploitation capabilities including proficiencies in MS Excel, MS Access, and Palantir;
• Financial analyst or finance background (forensic accountant, auditor, bank management, domestic and international payments systems public and private sector financial transfer systems and/or financial data exploitation (preferred); and
• Experience in international and domestic law enforcement interdictions and disruptions of illicit financial facilitators, including weapons trafficking and bulk cash smuggling (preferred).