AML & Sanctions Senior Compliance Manager at FIS
Position Type :
Type Of Hire :
Experienced (relevant combo of work and education)
Education Desired :
Bachelor of Business Administration
Travel Percentage :
At FIS, you will have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and relevant issues in financial services compliance and technology. FIS stays ahead of how the world is evolving to power businesses, across merchants, banking and capital markets, to outpace today’s fast-changing competitive landscape and help our clients run, grow and achieve more for their business.
About the team:
The Global AML and Sanctions Compliance Team is responsible for preventing, managing and mitigating the financial crime risks that may occur through the types of services we offer, transactions we process or the customers we onboard. Our goal is to be a be a trusted and independent second line of defense control function, in-order to protect FIS from financial crime risks.
What you will be doing:
As an AML & Sanctions Senior Compliance Manager, you will be part of the FIS Global Compliance advisory group, the second line of defense. You will engage with directly regulated and contractually obligated lines of business to assist in managing financial crime risks. This role will be responsible for evaluating financial crime risk of business expansion plans, addressing regulatory changes, training, regulatory horizon scanning and other functions relevant to 2nd line of defense.
Provide expert advice on anti-money laundering, counter-terrorist financing and sanctions regulations to FIS business entities with regulatory requirements or contractual obligations related to financial crime compliance
Identify potential financial crime risks by the description of a business model and perform risk assessments
Communicate AML and Sanctions compliance requirements with business lines and test implementation
Document policies, procedures, workflows and methodologies
Be able to “roll up the sleeves” and perform day-to-day AML compliance functions, including administration of AML program, alert resolution, suspicious activity investigations, regulatory reporting and customer due diligence
Set business requirements, participate in tuning and validation of AML and Sanctions monitoring systems
What you bring:
7+ years of experience in financial crime compliance
Open mind and willingness to learn
Excellent writing and communication skills
Record of working with senior stakeholders and regulators in addressing regulatory challenges
Expert knowledge of the U.S. AML regulations and ability to understand regulatory requirements of other jurisdictions
Ability to participate in meeting in different time zones
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of experience and education
Added bonus if you have:
Prior experience as an MLRO or AML/BSA Officer at a regulated financial institution
Advanced industry certifications, such as CAMS, CAFP, CRCM, CFCS, CSS, CAMS-Audit, CAMS-RM, CAMS-FCI
Knowledge of AML and Sanctions monitoring software
Experience with system, data and model validations
Project management background or ability to keep timelines for multiple unrelated tasks
What we offer you:
A multifaceted job with a high degree of responsibility and a broad spectrum of opportunities
The chance to work on some of the most challenging, relevant issues in financial services & technology
A work environment built on collaboration, flexibility and respect
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For positions located in the US, the following conditions apply. If you are made a conditional offer of employment, you will be required to undergo a drug test. ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
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