A little bit about the role

The head of Financial Crimes is a new position. This important role is responsible for developing a new Enterprise Financial Crimes Framework as well as managing global enterprise programs related to:

  • Anti-money laundering
  • Sanctions
  • Anti- Bribery/Anti-Corruption (ABC), including FCPA, Gifts and Entertainment, and Political Law Compliance
  • The position will lead a large team of about 20 professionals who oversee the centralized AML, Sanctions and ABC functions for U.S. businesses and report to the Head of Corporate Compliance.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Build and manage an enterprise Financial Crimes compliance risk management framework, in coordination with other constituents — Information Security, Privacy, Fraud and Regulatory Law
  • Manage global risk-based Financial Crimes programs (AML, Sanctions, ABC), including written program Standards, in consultation with Chief Compliance Officers and other constituents
  • Maintain enterprise transparency on AML, ABC, and Sanctions risk and drive mitigation of high-risk activities
  • Ensure the company‚Äôs response to Financial Crimes is proactive, risk-based, and ensures the ongoing protection of the brand
  • Act as global thought leader in Financial Crimes space
  • Provide strategic direction and advice to businesses and corporate functions regarding Financial Crimes programs and matters
  • Perform global oversight and monitoring, including issues identification/management, escalation and reporting protocols at a functional (e.g., Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer) and enterprise level, and methods to ensure adherence to program requirements
  • Execute programs and approaches to ensure the quality and effectiveness of global Financial Crimes programs
  • Provide on-going training to Compliance staff and business personnel
  • Lead enterprise level committees related to Financial Crimes (AML/Sanctions and Anti-Bribery/Anti-Corruption)
  • Keep abreast of changes in laws/regulations and other environmental changes
  • Interact with regulators and other external parties
  • Oversee the centralized AML, Sanctions and ABC functions for U.S. businesses (8 staff)
  • Develop and sustain high performing teams


  • Practical experience working in Financial Crimes at a senior level (8+ years)
  • Experience developing and implementing global programs related to Financial Crimes
  • Experience working in a global organization and across organizational boundaries
  • Solid understanding of AML, Sanctions and Anti-Bribery/Anti-Corruption
  • Strong understanding of regulatory frameworks and regimes
  • Experience with regulators and interacting with senior levels of management, including Board level committees
  • Bachelors degree required; Masters or JD degree preferred

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