Kaufman Rossin, one of the top 100 CPA and advisory firms in the U.S., announced today that the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) has chosen Kaufman Rossin Principal Jason Chorlins, CPA, CFE, CAMS, CITP, as its Anti-Money Laundering Professional of the Year. This global award recognizes Chorlins’ achievements, performance, thought leadership and contributions in the anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) field.
“It is an honor to be recognized by my peers in the AML and CTF field and to join the distinguished ranks of previous award winners,” Chorlins said. “As a member of ACAMS and its Education Task Force, I am committed to advancing the expertise and knowledge of professionals in our field, as well as the development of sound anti-money laundering policies around the world.”
Kieran Beer, CAMS, the director of editorial content for ACAMS moneylaundering.com, will present the award to Chorlins at the ACAMS 17th Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference in Las Vegas on October 4.
Chorlins is part of the firm’s risk advisory practice where he co-leads the banking practice. He specializes in forensic and financial service investigative engagements, focusing on money laundering, internal corporate investigations, due diligence and regulatory compliance matters.
Since joining Kaufman Rossin in 2007, Chorlins has advised financial institutions of all sizes across the U.S. and throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. He has led dozens of anti-money laundering (AML) and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) consulting engagements, and speaks frequently on the topic. His experience includes risk assessments and transaction analysis look-backs, as well as performing data and model system validations on account and transaction surveillance systems.
The South Florida Business Journal has recognized Chorlins as one of the top professionals under the age of 40, and the Florida Institute of CPAs has recognized him as one of top 26 CPAs under the age of 36. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Florida and Missouri, Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP). He also sits on the board of directors of the Southeast Center for Financial Training (CFT).