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Senior Vice President, Senior Global Financial Crimes (BSA/AML) & Sanctions Audit - Project Manager

Employer
BNY Mellon
Location
New York, USA
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Apr 26, 2024

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Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Overview

Bring your ideas. Make history.
BNY Mellon offers an exciting array of future-forward careers at the intersection of business, finance, and technology. We are one of the world's top asset management and banking firms that manages trillions of dollars in assets, custody and/or administration. Known as the "bank of banks" - 97% of the world's top banks work with us as we lead and serve our customers into the new era of digital.

With over 240 years of rich history and industry firsts, BNY Mellon has been built upon our proven ability to evolve, lead, and drive new ideas at every turn. Today, we're approximately 50,000 employees across 35 countries with a culture that empowers you to grow, take risks, experiment and be yourself. This is what #LifeAtBNYMellon is all about.

Join Us in Shaping the Future of Auditing!

If you're excited about pushing the boundaries of auditing, if you're ready to make a real impact, and if you're passionate about innovation, we want to hear from you. Send us your resume and a brief personal statement explaining why you're the perfect fit for BNY Mellon. Let's redefine the future of Internal Audit together.

Why You Should Join Us:
  • Innovation is Our Core: At BNY Mellon, we are pioneers in the auditing field. We leverage advanced data analytics, AI, and automation to redefine how auditing is done. Be at the forefront of change!
  • Make an Impact: Your analytical skills will directly influence our growth and success. You won't be a cog in the machine; you'll be a driving force behind our mission.
  • Learn and Grow: We're committed to your professional development. Expect ongoing learning opportunities, mentorship, and a dynamic work environment that encourages you to push your limits.
  • Collaborative Culture: Teamwork is at our core. Join a diverse group of individuals who collaborate, support, and inspire each other.

What We're Looking For:
  • A passion for innovation and a thirst for knowledge.
  • Strong analytical skills with a knack for diving deep into data.

What You Will Contribute:
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify risks and opportunities.

Help shape our auditing processes and contribute to our innovative approach

We're seeking a future team member for the role of SVP - Senior Global Financial Crimes (BSA/AML) & Sanctions Audit - Project Leader to join our Internal Audit team. This role is located in New York, Pittsburgh or Lake Mary

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:
  • Lead complex financial crime (AML) and Economic Sanctions audits. Have excellent project management skills and attention to detail.
  • Manage, train and coach a team of SME auditors. Review their work and give meaningful feedback.
  • Build and proactively manage relationships with key stakeholders, regulators and participate in Continuous Monitoring activities.
  • Lead in the end-to-end planning, fieldwork and reporting of audit assignments - this will require consideration of complex, judgemental business processes and decisions.
  • Identify meaningful issues impacting business and operations under review, challenging management to ensure appropriate remedial action has been taken to address the issues identified.
  • Prepare and vet draft audit reports with stakeholders.
  • Follow-up of audit actions and where necessary testing their implementation.
  • Act as a subject matter expert for Internal Audit on financial crime.
  • Contributes to the development of the annual audit plan.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of industry best practice and regulatory requirements for KYC, Sanctions, Transaction Surveillance and Anti-Bribery & Corruption
  • Carry out other ad-hoc tasks and projects as directed by audit senior management.
  • Represents Internal Audit on projects and at management meetings/committees.

To be successful in this role, we're seeking the following:
  • 10+ years' experience working in financial services or banking, within Third Line Internal Audit or Second Line Risk or Compliance Testing
  • Strong experience in Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Sanctions related processes. Experience in Financial Crime Audit preferred.
  • Knowledge of US laws rules and regulations such as Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), USA Patriot Act and OFAC.
  • Strong communication, influencing skills and confident in communicating with stakeholders both internal and external both written and verbal with the ability to influence at a senior level.
  • Substantial operations, conduct and governance understanding and exposure.
  • In depth knowledge of audit methodologies
  • Strong working knowledge and experience in Financial Crime and awareness of key regulatory focus from regulators
  • Strong Financial Crime risk and control mindset
  • Self-starter with a high degree of self-sufficiency
  • Excellent planning, co-ordination, organisation, and presentation skills
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment and adaptable to change
  • Strong knowledge and use of Excel and other Microsoft software - PowerPoint, Word, Visio
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills, including with colleagues remotely
  • Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent professional experience and have completed a recognized relevant post-graduate qualification (e.g. CIA, CMIIA, ACA, ACCA, CAMS), but not essential

At BNY Mellon, our inclusive culture speaks for itself. Here's a few of our awards:
  • Fortune World's Most Admired Companies & Top 20 for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Bloomberg's Gender Equality Index (GEI)
  • Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 100% score Corporate Equality Index
  • Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion , Disability: IN - 100% score
  • 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators, Fast Company
  • CDP's Climate Change 'A List'
  • Forbes Blockchain 50

Our Benefits:

BNY Mellon offers highly competitive compensation, benefits, and wellbeing programs rooted in a strong culture of excellence and our pay-for-performance philosophy. We provide access to flexible global resources and tools for your life's journey. Focus on your health, foster your personal resilience, and reach your financial goals as a valued member of our team, along with generous paid leaves that can support you and your family through moments that matter.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Underrepresented racial and ethnic groups/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

BNY Mellon assesses market data to ensure a competitive compensation package for our employees. The base salary for this position is expected to be between $120K and $185K per year at the commencement of employment. However, base salary if hired will be determined on an individualized basis, including as to experience and market location, and is only part of the BNYM total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, discretionary bonuses, short and long-term incentive packages, and company- sponsored benefit programs.

This position is at-will and the Company reserves the right to modify base (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, change in geographic location, Company or individual department/team performance and market factors."

BNY Mellon assesses market data to ensure a competitive compensation package for our employees. The base salary for this position is expected to be between $100,000 and $185,000 per year at the commencement of employment. However, base salary if hired will be determined on an individualized basis, including as to experience and market location, and is only part of the BNYM total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, discretionary bonuses, short and long-term incentive packages, and Company-sponsored benefit programs.
This position is at-will and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, change in geographic location, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Employer Description:

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark: bnymellon.com/careers.

EEO Statement:

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans. Our ambition is to build the best global team - one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve - and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

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