PM / Bank Secrecy Act /AML (NY, NY) PM0891118

Location: New York, NY
Date Posted: 09-11-2018
Job Title: PM- BSA/ AML Sanctions PM
Location: NY, NY
Duration: 6 months, with extension possibility

The Department is looking for a project manager to manage a large BSA/AML project.  The ideal candidate will be versatile and enthusiastic and may be required to work with various stakeholders throughout the business and various support functions.  The candidate must have strong project management skills and be practical and proactive in understanding how Firm business practices, operations, and processes operate and evolve.  Experience with BSA/AML/Sanctions Compliance is a strong plus. 

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Develop detailed project plans and monitor and track progress;
  • Manage changes to project scope, schedule and costs;
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders;
  • Assist in design, build and reporting of appropriate KPIs on project effectiveness;
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation;
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for project execution;
  • Report and escalate to management as needed.
Technical Skills:         
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Must be able to work with various teams in a professional environment;
  • Self-starter with excellent organizational and communication skills;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Enthusiastic team member with a proactive approach to assignments;
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a complex organization, across multiple cultures, geographies and disciplines.
Experience Needed:
  • Proven work experience in project management in an investment bank or other financial institution.  Focus on AML/BSA/Sanctions projects preferred.
 Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree from a top tier College/University
Department Summary:
Client’s US Financial Crime Compliance department is responsible for ensuring compliance with anti-money laundering (“AML”), Bank Secrecy Act, USA PATRIOT Act, OFAC and sanctions regulations for the US operations.  The department performs, among other responsibilities, AML transaction monitoring and SAR filing,   OFAC screening,  as well as advisory and control functions across their US  bank and broker dealer businesses.  The department is also responsible for the management of the tools used for sanctions screening and AML transaction monitoring.

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