Andrew Merezhko

  • Greater Philadelphia Area, US PA
Andrew Merezhko

Work experience

Work experience
Jul 2013 - Present

Compliance Consultant Analyst

Randstad Holding (Wells Fargo)
  • Provide compliance/risk management expertise in support of Regulation/Policy initiatives for the International Group
  • Comply with accountabilities set out by superior by pro-actively assisting management in identifying and containing compliance risk, monitoring, fostering a compliance culture and optimizing relations with co-workers
  • Review monetary, trade and other domestic and international transactions and alerts using the Wells Fargo Internal Global Sanctions Operations System(“ GSMOS”) for potential violation of OFAC rules and policies
  • Evaluate alerts with sanctions screening processes, regulations workflows and programs
  • Act as the compliance consultant by using external data, and other information to identify potential sanctions violations
  • Analyze information received related to alerts and conduct research to determine whether the transaction involves a sanctioned party or otherwise violates sanction programs and documenting the results
  • Work with international and/or domestic products and services including wire transfers, foreign exchange, etc
Mar 2012 - Present

Board Treasurer/ Financial Controller (Volunteer)

Church of Wonderful News - Board of Directors
  • Serve as financial officer of the organization and chair of the finance committee
  • Prepare the annual budget and present the budget to the board for approval
  • Analyze monthly department budgeting and accounting reports to maintain expenditure controls
  • Review the audit quarterly: accounts payable, accounts receivable, balance sheet, and general ledger analysis
  • Work closely with finance committee in areas such as financial planning and forecasting, operations, tax planning, formulating the financial policies of the company, and making presentations to the Board of Directors and congregation.
  • Provide advice and technical assistance with expense analysis, fiscal allocation, and budget preparation
  • Manage project teams and provide guidance to volunteers
  • Ensure finance and accounting is in compliance with federal and state law and other regulations 
Feb 2013 - Jul 2013

Aml Compliance Investigations Officer

Kforce (HSBC Holdings - Contract)
  • Ensured business units and high-risk products and processes across the enterprise are in compliance with various Anti-Money Laundering(AML) laws and regulations
  • Evaluated transactions and customer relationships for money laundering activities, identified red flag issues and escalated within the AML framework for further investigation
  • Complied with accountabilities set out in the Compliance Handbook by pro-actively assisting management in identifying and containing compliance risk, monitoring, fostering a compliance culture and optimizing relations with regulators
Apr 2012 - Jul 2012

Annuity Case Manager

Corporate Broker (Prudential Financial - Contract)
  • Communicated with financial professionals via telephone and email to resolve application and transfer issues
  • Demonstrated responsibility for ensuring annuity applications were in compliance with state and federal laws, Prudential's individual customer and product requirements, and if specific customers are eligible for retirement benefits
  • Ensured compliance by looking for fraud with new annuity applications
Feb 2012 - Apr 2012

Customer Service Representative III

Corporate Broker (Bank of America - Contract)
  • Offered World-Class Customer Service by advising complete and accurate information to clients in a multi-task, high-pressure environment that requires attention to detail while keeping with compliance with federal and state law
  • Worked in a assisting the bank's clients, both internal(Financial Advisors) and external(plan participants), with inquiries relating to 401(k), retirement goals, and Employee Stock Option accounts
Jul 2011 - Oct 2011

Accounts Payable and Receivable

Healthy Air Solution (Intern)
  • Handled collections for accounts payable, made bank reconciliation statements, and used QuickBooks for data entry
  • Increased sales by $20,000 each month, from cross-selling on cold calls
  • Handled customer inquiries, complaints, billing questions, and appointment rescheduling within a high-volume workload
  • Ensured all technicians were in compliance with company work and state standards




Drexel University College of Business

LeBow College of Business - Finance Concentration 

Areas of Strength

  • Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook
  • Excel: Vlookup, Pivot Table Data, Macros
  • QuickBooks. Lotus Notes. HTML 
  • Language: Fluent in Russian