JerseyCityRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Jersey City jobs

VP, Senior Compliance Officer - AML Program Governance

Company: Citi
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

The role of AML Governance Officer is to help manage the successful running of Citi's Financial Crimes Compliance Governance and Escalation Framework. This includes writing, editing and helping to coordinate the production of materials associated with the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Program Governance Framework and its component committees: specifically, the Financial Crimes Compliance Governance and Business Risk Committee (GBRC), the AML Controls Committee, reporting to the regulators and the Board.The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of a critical team that supports the Financial Crimes Chief Compliance Officer as well as the AML Chief Compliance Officer / Bank Secrecy Officer in the oversight and governance of Citi's Financial Crimes and AML Programs. The role provides exposure to regulatory matters, senior management and subject matter experts across businesses and functions. In addition, the candidate will be able to broaden their knowledge base of Citi's businesses and in managing related compliance risk.This role is part of the AML Governance team which, in turn, forms part of the AML Risk Frameworks and Reporting Pillar within Citi's AML Program. This team is responsible for the design and execution of firm-wide frameworks and practices that are integral and fundamental to the AML Program across Citi, covering Governance, Policy and Training, New Product Approval, Regulatory Reporting, Independent Validation, Program Controls, Compliance Monitoring, Risk Assessments, and Program Supervision.
Responsibilities:

  • Support the enterprise-wide Financial Crimes Compliance Governance Framework design, ongoing execution, and continuous improvement for consistent application of the AML Escalation Standard, terms of reference for Designated Committee charters, and making recommendations for changes, where necessary.
  • Support the strategic and pro-active approach to governance issues for improved effectiveness and efficiency of corporate governance and committees.
  • Work with AML Senior Leadership to redefine key metrics and governance reports to provide a holistic view of the AML Control Environment.
  • Demonstrate "credible challenge" - challenging Financial Crimes / AML senior management, escalating issues, and pressing for change.
  • Participate in projects related to changes to the Financial Crimes / AML governance or escalation framework including the design, implementation, and execution of controls to ensure process robustness and reliability and ensure comprehensive documentation is up to date.
  • Serve as a liaison to the Financial Crimes Designated Committees including regional GBRCs and Business-led Financial Crimes Governance Committees.
  • Support the Financial Crimes Compliance GBRC and AML Controls Committee by managing the meeting scheduling, agendas, meeting follow ups, preparation of meeting materials, and minutes.
  • Oversee the escalation of significant matters across Regional, Business, AML, and other Financial Crimes Committees up to Financial Crimes Compliance GBRC, Citi's Chief Compliance Officer, and Board level.
  • Support regulatory and audit reviews at various levels, including preparation of materials and responses for information request.
  • Develop content and create presentations for executive level, board and external reporting covering program results, industry trends, financial and regulatory highlights.
  • Serve as the AML Global Governance Manager's Controls Assessment (MCA) representative responsible for completing quarterly, semi-annual, and annual assessments validating individual Governance controls to ensure risk is being appropriately managed.
  • Build and maintain strong relations with Designated Committee chairs and secretariats, ACRMs and AML functional areas across the enterprise.
  • Closely coordinate with governance teams across all regions / businesses.Qualifications:
    • 5+ years of experience in the Financial Services industry, preferably in a role that requires superior problem solving, analytical thinking / capabilities and excellent oral / written communication skills.
    • Close attention to detail and reliability in meeting deliverables, given sensitivity, visibility, and priority of subject.
    • Proven ability to think critically and desire to innovate, drive change, and challenge the status quo.
    • Familiarity with the development of policies and procedures.
    • Exceptional writing skills, with ability to synthesize complex concepts and translate into effective presentations to senior audiences.
    • Demonstrates a high level of integrity and professionalism; exercises sound judgment and handle confidential information.
    • Energetic, responsive team player with the interest to take initiative and work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Highly proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).Education
      • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.-Job Family Group:Compliance and Control-Job Family:Business Control-Time Type:Full time-Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Citi") invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity review Accessibility at Citi.View the "EEO is the Law" poster. View the EEO is the Law Supplement.View the EEO Policy Statement.View the Pay Transparency Posting-Effective November 1, 2021, Citi requires that all successful applicants for positions located in the United States or Puerto Rico be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and provide proof of such vaccination prior to commencement of employment.

Keywords: Citi, Jersey City , VP, Senior Compliance Officer - AML Program Governance, Executive , Jersey City, New Jersey

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest New Jersey jobs by following @recnetNJ on Twitter!

Jersey City RSS job feeds