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Head of Global AML
Ref No.: 18-02223
Location: Dallas, Texas
Position Type:Full Time
We're seeking a Global AML Officer.  In this role, you'll be responsible for directing and overseeing a functional unit within the Anti-Money Laundering Compliance department. You will be responsible for leadership and guidance to a group of managers and staff at various levels in the functional unit in delivering and/or effectively supporting compliance programs, processes and procedures, as well as accomplishing compliance goals and strategies.
Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:
  • Develop, implement and enforce policies, procedures, and programs to minimize potential money laundering risk using a risk based approach.
  • Supervise the team
  • Build and manage relationships with regulators including Central Banks, FIUs, and Law Enforcement.
  • Address most complex problems and critical issues escalated from their team.
  • Foster a common vision and provide clear direction and common priorities for Anti-Money Laundering Compliance both within and outside the department.
  • Build necessary relationships with Sr. management. Provide research, analytics and reporting to senior management and participate in various governance forums and incorporate feedback into process; create a risk based escalation and tracking process.
  • Compile risk analytics data from a variety of sources needed to identify trending and root cause analysis on key risk indicators of AML risk.
  • Highlight and recommend strategies for departments/areas perceived as high risk based on data analysis.
What you will need to succeed:
  • University degree and proven track record of work experience in a large multi-regional and/or multi-national financial or payment service business or a regulatory agency.
  • Minimum of 10 years working experience that includes several years of experience in any of the following: anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing compliance, general compliance and/or risk based compliance, Auditing and Consultancy.
  • Understanding of anti-money laundering regulations within the banking/financial services industry.
  • Proven track record of moderately complex problem solving and decision-making ability
  • Strong project management skills, ability to coordinate global projects with diverse participation
  • Strong analytical skills, able to analyze root causes of AML compliance risk issues.