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AFC Risk Assessment Officer (AVP)
Banking/Financial company
Banking/Financial company
Jacksonville, FL
W-2 onlyPermanent Position550 views
Jacksonville, FL
Permanent Position
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Luda Melanich
Senior Technical Recruiter

Anti-Financial Crime (AFC) serves to ensure that our bank acts with integrity and discipline with regard to the legal and regulatory requirements of the AML regime. One of its objectives is the reduction of financial crime because of money laundering or terrorist financing and having sufficient systems and controls to prevent this. The Anti-Money Laundering (AML) department has expanded to encompass all of the financial crime and now includes AML, OFAC/Sanctions, Fraud, and anti-bribery and corruption (ABC). The AFC Department’s Risk & Controls team for the Americas region is responsible for the following activities across the US and the wider Americas region. This position will report to and support the US Head of Risk Assessments to strengthen and align the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)/AML and sanctions risk assessment practices across the Bank and will also support the design of strategies to strengthen controls. Additionally, the position will also work with the Compliance Risk Assessment Team in order to align practices where possible and identify synergies between Compliance and AFC Risk Assessments.

Main Responsibilities and powers:

  • Coordinate the execution of the annual BSA/AML and Sanctions risk assessments based on current risks, the regional and global control program guidelines, and regulatory requirements and expectations
  • Support the development of a BSA/AML and Sanctions risk assessment methodology leveraging best practices
  • Perform Quality Assurance on risk assessment rationales and ratings
  • Perform Data Analytics including the analysis of metrics and risk assessment results
  • Assess the results of the BSA/AML and Sanctions risk assessments and to drive improvements in the global program
  • Identify additional areas of opportunities to enhance analytics, reporting and governance
  • Act as a designated contact with business partners, business line AFC, and the Global Risk Assessment Team in order to execute the AFC Risk Assessment
  • Work with the Compliance Risk Assessment Team to align practices where possible and identify synergies
  • Assist in the preparation of updates and presentations to senior management and other stakeholders including the various DB Boards
  • Support the AFC Global Assurance Program and U.S. AFC Compliance Testing Program, as needed

Qualifications and Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, post-graduate a plus
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in AML/BSA compliance strongly desired
  • Experience in the financial service industry and in analyzing risk and best practices
  • An understanding of the AML functions responsibilities and of risk assessment processes and risk principles
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and work in a dynamic environment with changing priorities
  • Project management and leadership skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, with an emphasis on Excel
Skills
Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
AML
Any100%
Risk Assessment
1 - 3100%
AFC
Any75%
Anti-Bribery
Any75%
BSA
Any75%
Financial Crimes
Any75%
OFAC
Any75%
Project Management
Any75%
Compliance
Any50%
Quality Assessor
Any50%
Regulatory Compliance Testing
Any50%
Terroris Financing
Any50%
Data Analytics
Any25%
Microsoft Excel
Any25%
Microsoft Office
Any25%
Regulatory Reporting
Any25%