VP, Anti-Financial Crimes Compliance

Newport Beach, USA
Dec 03, 2022
Dec 16, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
PIMCO is a global leader in active fixed income. With our launch in 1971 in Newport Beach, California, PIMCO introduced investors to a total return approach to fixed income investing. In the 50+ years since, we have worked relentlessly to help millions of investors pursue their objectives - regardless of shifting marketing conditions. As active investors, our goal is not just to find opportunities, but to create them. To this end, we remain firmly committed to the pursuit of our mission: delivering superior investment returns, solutions, and service to our clients.

Since 1971, our people have shaped our organization through a high-performance inclusive culture, in which we celebrate diverse thinking. We invest in our people and strive to imprint our CORE values of Collaboration, Openness, Responsibility and Excellence. We believe each of us is here to help others succeed and this has led to PIMCO being recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.

Position Description

The Vice President will be a member of the Anti-Financial Crimes Compliance team within the Legal and Compliance Department at PIMCO's office in Newport Beach, California or Austin, Texas.

The Vice President is responsible for working with the Global Anti-Financial Crimes Compliance Officer to facilitate PIMCO's Anti-Financial Crimes ("AFC") compliance program. The candidate will primarily be responsible for assisting with the implementation and execution of the AFC program framework, including updating policies and procedures, risk assessments, training modules, testing of key processes (e.g., client onboarding), and responding to new business initiatives.

In addition, this position may also include assisting with oversight of PIMCO's AML service providers, responding to escalations from the business and other members of Legal & Compliance, and managing or assisting with ad hoc projects. The candidate will work closely with teams and individuals across various functional areas within the firm as well as with the non-U.S. offices. The Vice President must build solid internal relationships with members of the Legal & Compliance Team and strong partnerships with the business and operations.

PIMCO has over 200 professionals globally in the Legal & Compliance department with teams in each of the regions in which PIMCO has a presence. The teams work together closely to implement global solutions to legal and compliance issues. The candidate will be expected to interact with people across functions and at all levels of seniority and deal with issues in a "real time" and fast paced environment.

Position Requirements

  • An undergraduate degree is required.
  • At least five years of anti-money laundering, anti-bribery and corruption or economic sanctions experience at a large and diverse financial institution
  • Demonstrated ability to execute projects/initiatives in a focused and highly tactical manner
  • Ability to flourish in a challenging, fast-paced and professional environment with frequent shifts in priorities as business needs dictate
  • Have a strong sense of integrity, behaving consistently with expressed values and ethical principles of PIMCO
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to obtain Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) designation
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement

PIMCO recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, national origin, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), age, military or veteran status, disability (physical or mental), any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state, provincial and municipal laws. The company also prohibits discrimination on other basis such as medical condition, or marital status under applicable laws.

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