Compliance Risk Director - Anti-Money Laundering

Grant Thornton - Charlotte, North Carolina
9/13/2017 7:08:38 AM
037870




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BRS Compliance Risk Director - Anti-Money Laundering

Oversees engagement management, providing advisory and consultative services to financial institutions in addressing Know Your Customer (KYC), Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Office of Foreign Assets and Control (OFAC) and other compliance related matters.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform engagement management responsibilities, including performance reviews, task delegation, project scheduling, project financials, quality review and client management

Manage business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership material

Meet or exceed sales targets for new and follow-on work

Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization)

Maintain a good working relationship with clients and work effectively with client management and staff at all levels to gather information and perform services

Work closely with Grant Thornton managers and partners to promptly identify and resolve client problems or issues

Communicate (verbally and in writing) externally with clients and internally with all levels of the organization to successfully accomplish objectives portraying knowledge and confidence

Manage, develop, train, coach and mentor staff on projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews

Motivate others to perform at maximum efficiency without sacrificing quality of the services delivered

Interview campus and/or experienced candidates

Lead as a subject matter expert internally and to clients in related risk management and compliance. Demonstrate understanding of leading practices in risk and compliance for banking and/or financial products and services. Capably applies strong finance, risk assessment and technology skills to develop solutions to regulatory challenges, including new and evolving requirements

Build on client relationships through regulatory solutions offerings. Identifies and addresses client needs by building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and industry involvement and communicating our value proposition. Maintain active communication with clients to manage expectations, ensure satisfaction, and become a trusted business partner.

Design and implement business strategies or risk or compliance transformations for financial services institutions, financial holding companies and large complex banks. Manage and direct the execution of projects multiple projects and medium to large staff teams. Provides technical support to clients regarding fair lending, vendor risk management, and examination preparation. Develop and track engagement work plans, timelines, budgets, and resource allocations. Manage and minimize engagement risk by proactively identifying issues and recommended courses of remediation.

Research, analyze, and understand current market place issues and emerging regulatory requirements and guidance. Participate in and speaks at industry conferences, seminars and associations. Stays abreast of currently regulations impacting clients. Develop and publish points of view on relevant hot topics. Attend training and maintains required certifications.

Manage and minimize engagement risk by proactively identifying issues and recommended courses of remediation

Maintain active communication with clients to manage expectations, ensure satisfaction, and become a trusted business partner

Identify and address client needs: building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and industry involvement and communicating the value proposition

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

10+ years of examination experience or extensive knowledge with one or more of the following agencies (FRB, OCC, FDIC, FinCEN, or SIFMA) and/or ex-senior AML Officer from a nationally recognized institution

10+ years of relevant financial services experience

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, MIS or related field. Advanced degree is a plus

CAMS, CAMS-Audit, CRCM or ACFCS certified

PMP preferred

Excellent verbal and written communication skills particularly in report and proposal writing and preparing presentations for clients

Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.

Proven ability to work with and manage teams of diverse consultants on complex engagements

Extensive experience working with and providing advice on KYC / AML and OFAC Sanctions programs

Solid knowledge of 3 lines of defense

Have substantial hands on experience working in and leading three or more of the following areas:

Independent reviews

AML and OFAC risk assessments

Customer risk rating model development

Transaction model and OFAC filter model risk assessments

Process improvement initiatives (KYC, FIU)

Policy & procedure development

Alert clearing and investigations

Enforcement actions remediation

Vendor solutions in KYC, Transaction Monitoring, Case Management or OFAC

Additional Information

Travel requirements up to 75%

BENEFITS:

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Requisition ID: 037870

Charlotte, NC
Charlotte, North Carolina






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