Carl Jenkins, CPA, Managing Director in the Forensic, Litigation and Valuation Services Group for CBIZ Tofias, was recently awarded the widely recognized CAMS® credential by the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists® (ACAMS®), the organization of professionals in the anti-money laundering (AML) field.
The CAMS designation is awarded to professionals who successfully complete a rigorous examination demonstrating their aptitude and expertise in anti-money laundering detection and enforcement. The examination covers money laundering and terrorist financing methods, the best practices to stop these crimes, the key legislation in place worldwide, global AML standards and developing defenses for financial institutions to stop terrorist financing and money laundering. Over 4,000 members successfully passed the CAMS examination, which is prepared by an independent testing company in collaboration with anti-money laundering experts around the globe.
“Earning the CAMS credential is a significant achievement for professionals in the AML field because it will provide their employers and business partners around the world with the assurance that they are working with someone with proven capabilities in this challenging field,” said Gregory Calpakis, Executive Director of ACAMS.
Founded in 2002, ACAMS now has 8,000 members in over 100 countries. Since its founding, ACAMS’ mission is to provide a global platform for career development and networking for leading professionals in the AML field. ACAMS gives members the insight, information and inspiration they need to protect their institutions against the threat of money laundering and terrorist financing and the tools to advance their skills and reach their career objectives.
ACAMS also promotes the development and implementation of sound anti-money laundering policies and procedures.
CBIZ Tofias (www.cbiztofias.com), is an accounting provider with offices nationwide including Cambridge, Providence, New Bedford and Newport. CBIZ Tofias operates in association with Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. – Tofias New England Division, an independent CPA firm, that delivers audit and other attest services. CBIZ Tofias and Mayer Hoffman McCann work seamlessly together to service their clients. Together, the companies rank as the 8th largest accounting provider in the U.S. (Source: Accounting Today).