Senior Compliance Risk Associate
Compliance Risk Anti-Money Laundering Senior Associate Grant Thornton 1/10/2020 8:34:35 AM JOB ID: 045874 Specialty: Charlotte, North Carolina
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Compliance Risk Anti-Money Laundering Sr. Associate
Grant Thornton’s Advisory professionals are progressive thinkers who create, protect, transform value today, so our clients have the opportunity to thrive and grow. Our advisory practice creates holistic solutions delivered by innovative, curious professionals who bring technical depth and industry insight to our clients. Business risk services protects value. Our Business Risk Services (BRS) practice includes Risk Advisory Services, Forensic Advisory Services and Data Analytics and provides advisory and consultative services to financial institutions in addressing Know Your Customer (KYC), Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Office of Foreign Assets and Control (OFAC) and other compliance related matters.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization)
Assist practice leadership in creating proposals, budgets, and work plans. Participate in other business development activities as appropriate
Contribute to and support client service teams on multiple AML engagements and compliance program initiatives
Participate in the creation and tracking of engagement work plans, timelines, budgets, project management, and resource allocations
Research, analyze, and understand current market place issues and emerging regulatory requirements and guidance
Manage and minimize engagement risk by proactively identifying issues and recommended courses of remediation.
Manage, develop, train, and mentor staff on projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews
Assist Managers developing proposals
Maintain active communication with clients to manage expectations, ensure satisfaction, and become a trusted business partner
Actively participate in recruiting top talent to the firm
Attend professional development and networking events and training seminars on a regular basis.
Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality
Other duties as assigned
Required Skills and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, MIS or related field. Advanced degree is a plus
2 to 6 years of related work experience in a similar consulting practice or function servicing cross-industry clients at a national level.
CAMS, CAMS-Audit, CRCM or ACFCS certified preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Prior relevant consulting experience required
Examination experience or extensive knowledge with one or more of the following agencies (FRB, OCC, FDIC, FinCEN, or SIFMA) and/or ex-senior AML Officer from a nationally recognized institution
Ability to identify and understand common money laundering schemes
Understanding of BSA/AML legal and regulatory environment; including laws, regulations, and guidance promulgated under the BSA and USA PATRIOT Act
Has solid hands on experience working in two or more of the following areas:
AML and OFAC risk assessments
Customer risk rating model development
Transaction model and OFAC filter model risk assessments
Process improvement initiatives (KYC, FIU)
Policy & procedure development
Alert clearing and investigations
Enforcement actions remediation
Vendor solutions in KYC, Transaction Monitoring, Case Management or OFAC
Ability to work additional hours and/or travel as needed.
Travel Requirements up to 75%
New York, NY, Chicago, IL, Charlotte, NC, Dallas, TX, Washington, DC
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Requisition ID: 045874
Charlotte, North Carolina
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