A large Fintech client is looking for an experienced AML & Sanctions expert to join it's expanding US Compliance team!
This individual will work alongside the businesses CCO and other AML team members in a highly collaborative and hands-on manner. You will work closely with U.S. Regulators, as well as internal legal, operations, risk, data privacy and compliance professionals on a regular basis.
The best candidate will be a subject matter expert with BSA, AML, Counter-Terrorist Financing ("CTF"), and OFAC sanctions in the Payments industry, former state regulators or individuals with proficient experience in the banking industry will also be considered.
Act as the focal point for the oversight of all activities relating to the prevention and detection of BSA/AML/Sanctions/CTF.
Providing support / guidance to senior management to ensure that BSA/AML/Sanctions /CTF risks are identified and managed, to communicate key BSA/AML/Sanctions /CTF issues including significant compliance deficiencies.
Carry out risk assessment at the enterprise level and on products and services in the US market.
Work with in-house AML product and technology team to select and implement relevant technology solutions, where needed.
Actively identify and report suspicious transactions by reviewing internal disclosures and act as the main point of contact with the U.S. regulators and law enforcement agencies, when required.
Continuously develop and review the BSA/AML/Sanctions /CTF systems to ensure they remain current, meet current regulatory requirements and are effective in managing risks arising from the business.
Conduct due diligence review on strategic business partner and M&A target companies to evaluate potential BSA/AML/Sanctions /CTF risks.
10+ years of relevant compliance or regulatory experience.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Native proficiency in English required. Mandarin Chinese desirable. International banking or relevant financial institution work experience a plus.
The potential to travel 15% to 20% of the time.
Experience with e-commerce, payments, MSB, or financial services is highly preferred.
Bachelor or Advanced degree, JD preferred.
If this opportunity interests you, please get in touch to explore further!