New York City, NY, United States
Regional, Community and Foreign Institution Function - Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (BSA/AML) - Supervision Group – Federal Reserve Bank of New York','257978','Federal Reserve Bank of New York','NY-New York City','','Full-time','Regular','Exempt','Exempt','Experienced','','','Yes, 25 % of the Time','Day Job','','','','','','','','!*!Overview:The Regional, Community and Foreign Institutions Function of the Supervision Group is looking for qualified professional to supervise the legal and compliance infrastructures of complex financial institutions under the Federal Reserve’s supervision. Through its assessment of risk management practices at financial firms, the Regional, Community and Foreign Institutions Function plays an important role in executing Federal Reserve safety-and-soundness and financial stability objectives.
The Anti-Money Laundering Specialist will focus on understanding and evaluating the compliance control framework of financial institutions with respect to anti-money laundering (AML), sanctions, and counter-terrorist financing (CTF) regulations. The specialist will participate in and direct examinations of supervised financial institutions and is also expected to contribute to other examination, analytical, and policy work conducted by the Regional, Community and Foreign Institutions Function.
The risk specialist is expected to effectively interact with senior executives at supervised firms and with senior supervisors and FRS/FRB management, legal staff, and policymakers across agencies. Roles and Responsibilities;
Plan and conduct examinations to evaluate compliance with laws and regulations covering AML, sanctions, CTF, and internet gambling, such as the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), requirements of Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act;
Assess the quality and effectiveness of an institution’s BSA/AML and OFAC compliance programs in relation to the inherent risks of the institution, supervisory expectations, and sound practices;
Present findings to Federal Reserve and bank management and produce reports, memoranda and work papers insupport of findings conforming to Federal Reserve expectations;
Develop a comprehensive understanding of laws and regulations pertinent to AML, OFAC and other sanctions, CTF, and internet gambling;
Develop a strong familiarity with pertinent literature used by industry practitioners;
Develop subject matter expertise in the identification and management of risks posed by individual business lines, products, or services;
Participate in or lead other Regional, Community and Foreign Institution Function examinations and special projects, perform analyses, and assist in the development of supervisory policy, as needed;
Collaborate with other regulatory agencies and with internal Federal Reserve stakeholders, such as legal and supervisory personnel; and
Depending on experience, lead and manage individuals and projects; provide meaningful performance feedback, and provide training and coaching to junior examiners.','!*!Qualifications and Education Requirements:
Minimum of five-years of experience with a particular focus on BSA/AML and OFAC compliance and related issues: financial institution compliance department; compliance consultant in the financial services industry; auditor; or bank examiner.
Experience with relevant laws and regulations and strong knowledge of bank operations, with a particular focus on BSA / AML and OFAC regulations;
Experience in assessing, validating, designing, or managing various BSA and OFAC transaction surveillance, monitoring, reporting, and/or interdiction systems.
Bachelor’s degree; relevant advanced degrees or accreditations;
Strong critical thinking, analytical and decision making skills;
Strong written and oral communication skills, with the ability to deliver written and oral messages confidently and accurately;
Strong negotiation skills and ability to build collaborative relationships;
Flexibility to adapt to new situations and work sites, including ability to travel and ability to function effectively and independently in a dynamic and evolving work environment;
Strong prioritizing, planning, and organization skills; and
Public service orientation.
Cover letter preferred.
Deadline: January 1, 2019
This position requires access to confidential supervisory information, which is limited to Protected Individuals as defined in the U.S. federal immigration law. Protected Individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, U.S. permanent residents who are not yet eligible to apply for naturalization and U.S. permanent residents who have applied for naturalization within six months of being eligible to do so.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is committed to a diverse workforce and to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or military service”, as this was not included on the body of the descriptions.','Regional, Community and Foreign Institution Function - Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (BSA/AML) - Supervision Group – Federal Reserve Bank of New York