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Banking & Financial Services

Mobile Banking, Meet Mobile Background Screening!
Hire Smarter. Onboard Faster.

Mobile, Global, Integrated Answers

Like mobile banking, we’ve moved background screening to the palm of your hands—enabling you to manage your risk quickly from anywhere directly through your mobile device. We do all this while easily integrating answers into your applicant tracking systems. First Advantage meets your background check needs, streamlines your workflow, and makes your job easier.

Global Compliance Confidence, Local Support

Managing risk is the top priority for our financial customers seeking a background check. Global reach with local support helps you manage financial risks like internal theft and fraud while identifying qualified, reliable people. And our services help with industry-specific compliance requirements unique to the financial services industry.

Single Source for Background Checks, Fingerprinting, Drug Testing & Scheduling

In addition to traditional background screening, First Advantage offers flexible electronic fingerprint background services, specialized financial sanction searches, drug testing, and online scheduling—keeping it easy for you and your candidates!

11 of Top 15 Banks

Eleven of the top fifteen banks in the United States conduct business with First Advantage in 2020.

Designated FBI Fingerprint Channeler

First Advantage is Designated as an FBI Fingerprint Screen Channeler

Specialized Due Diligence for Specialized Positions

Some positions require deep due diligence to protect brand integrity and stock performance as well as to minimize negative media exposure. Others require additional due diligence for pre-investment, pre-merger, or pre-acquisition decision protection. For these high-profile decisions, we offer a “no stone unturned” solution performed by licensed private investigators and supported by licensed journalists to give you that 360-degree view.


Top 3 Reasons to Screen with First Advantage


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Solutions to Exceed Your Standards

From criminal records checks to continuous monitoring, we’ve got you covered.

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About First Advantage

Along the applicant journey and beyond, leading HR teams around the globe rely on First Advantage for screening, verifications, safety, and compliance. Striking the balance between tech and people, our innovations help you Hire Smarter and Onboard Faster.
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