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Sanctions Enforcement Specialist (Night Shift)

Company: Pyramid Consulting
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: November 14, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details

Immediate need for a talented Sanctions Enforcement Specialist (Night Shift). This is a 06+ Months contract opportunity with long-term potential and is located in Jersey City, NJ (Remote). Please review the job description below and contact me ASAP if you are interested.

Job ID:23-27365

Pay Range: $50 - $58/hour. Employee benefits include, but are not limited to, health insurance (medical, dental, vision), 401(k) plan, and paid sick leave (depending on work location).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform a Level 2 review of transactions that are referred to the OFAC Exception queue for potential sanctions violations.
  • Manage the OFAC Exception queues in order to ensure our deadlines are being met.
  • Conduct investigation on payments that need to be held for regulatory reasons pending additional information.
  • Conduct investigation on payments that are held by the next bank in chain for regulatory reasons.
  • Ensure adherence to all external regulatory and internal policy guidelines as dictated by the position.
  • Perform other support operations functions to other areas within the bank as required.
  • Review and analyze wire transfers, ACH payments and non-payment SWIFT messages escalated by Level 1 for potential sanctions violations.
  • Ensure that all transactions escalated for Level 2 review are compliant to all external and internal regulations and policies.
  • Monitor case investigations making sure that proper follow-up is being made and responses are being addressed in a timely manner.
  • Analyze information obtained from case investigations to make a clear determination on the proper course of action to be taken on the payment.
  • Validate file uploads to our filtering systems to ensure that list changes, additions or deletions are updated to the systems accurately.
  • Add/modify/delete entities as requested by the USFS team
  • Participate in the department's educational program through tutorials, training sessions, etc.
  • Ensure SEE operations are conducted in the safest and most efficient manner possible.
  • Maintain the highest possible regulatory standards of quality, while minimizing risk to both the Bank as well as to our customers.
  • Make recommendation for procedural changes where deemed necessary.
  • Keep abreast of changes, both regulatory and operational, which will have an impact on the department and the Bank.
  • Work closely with the U.S. and Group Financial Services, Legal and the Treasury in performing wire transfer searches or handling regular case investigations when deemed necessary.
  • Communicate with our customers and clients to expedite investigations.
  • Escalate complex case investigations to the Team Leader.
  • Extended hours/holidays may be required at times to meet operational needs.
  • Make direct contribution to Client operational permanent control framework.
  • Prepare and analyze various reports as needed. Our client is a leading Financial services Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration.

    Pyramid Consulting, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. J2W:CB3

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