As a Director within the Financial Crimes Advisory (FCA) Practice, you will report into the Head of FCA and lead an array of client facing AML, OFAC and BSA engagements.
Projects generally include:
- AML, BSA, OFAC Program Reviews such as program, policy, procedure development, gap analysis, risk assessments, training development, staffing models and Testing, Monitoring and Review (“TMR”);
- Model Risk Management such as data quality analysis, model validation, and tuning / optimization;
- Customer Reviews such as Know Your Customer (“KYC”) methodology / implementation and remediation support;
- Transaction Reviews such as Lookback planning and implementation;
- Operational Services such as building strategic frameworks for Suspicious Activity Reporting (“SAR”), Currency Transaction Reporting (“CTR”), KYC, and Watch List Management (“WLM”) programs.
In addition to the aforementioned, as a Director you should be capable of the following:
- Subject matter expertise in AML / BSA / OFAC, economic sanctions, cyber-crime, counter terrorist financing, bank fraud, anti-corruption, and bribery.
- Interacting with clients and prospects including business development.
Other types of strategy consulting may include assessing people, process, and technology (“PPT”) environments identifying strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for financial services clients. Many different engagement types exist and typically work varies from client to client and project to project.
- Establishes credibility throughout the organization and with the Board as an effective developer of solutions to AML, BSA, OFAC regulatory challenges.
- Provides leadership and management to ensure that the mission and core values of the company are put into practice.
- Assist with the development, communication and implementation of effective growth strategies and processes.
- Collaborate with the Head of FCA and executive management team to develop and implement plans for FCA to accommodate the growth objectives of the practice.
- Manages the day-to-day aspects of the FCA Practice and provides motivation and mentoring as a cornerstone to the management career development program.
- Acts as lead “client care officer” through direct contact with every FCA client and partner.
- Lead the team with integrity and create an environment where the team members feel included, valued, and supported to do work that energizes them.
- Manages subordinate supervisor(s) who supervise employee(s) and is responsible for the day-to-day direction, coordination and evaluation of these units.
- Review and provide valuable feedback to FCA team members completing administrative, research, analytical, and report writing support to client engagements.
- Interpret data sets to understand impact that data inputs and outputs contribute to client deliverables.
- Bachelor’s degree in Business, Political Science, English or related field
- Ten or more years of financial crimes related experience (Financial crime experience must be derived from at least one of the following:
- Industry: with leadership exposure to both programmatic and operational responsibilities;
- Government: with leadership exposure to policy development, intelligence or criminal investigative activities;
- Consulting: with leadership exposure to advisory specific work; production oriented contract work is not considered applicable.
- Five or more years of management experience.
- Strong leadership skills and ability to influence others
- Strong ability to work with all levels of management within the company as well as with clients served
- Demonstrated knowledge of laws, regulations, regulatory guidance, and rules impacting the financial services industry
- MBA or JD
- Twelve or more years of relevant experience including ten or more years of management experience.
- Applicable Industry certifications, such as Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) or Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM)
- Experience working on initiatives that require strategic planning / thinking