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Head of AML

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Ref No: 19-04191
  • Date: July 09, 2019
  • Job title:

Alyssa Podbielski

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Job Description - Head of AML

A foreign banking organization is looking to fill a Head of AML. The Head of AML will run the bank's AML/BSA & OFAC program for the US operations. This role requires a candidate who has program-wide experience managing all aspects of BSA: risk assessments, KYC, TM, policies and procedures and managing teams. The best candidates will need:


  • At a minimum relevant undergraduate degree; Masters' degree preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years' relevant BSA/AML/OFAC Sanction experience from a corporate/commercial banking or financial services organization known for contemporary practices
  • Strong knowledge of, and experience with, US-specific regulatory requirements in relation to Anti- Money Laundering programs and risk assessment processes
  • Deep knowledge of AML transaction monitoring and payments filtering frameworks and/or tools
  • Experience from larger, globally operating, European financial institutions is especially useful
  • Experience of dealing with one or more of mentioned external regulators (e.g., Client Client and the New York State Department of Financial Services) is highly valued
  • Experience with leading risk assessments, tuning exercises and Part 504 reviews valued
  • Working knowledge of EU regulation and how it differs from the US is a plus


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