VP Sanctions Compliance Officer

  • Negotiable
  • Manhattan, NY, USA Manhattan NY US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Michael Page International - US
  • 19 Mar 18 2018-03-19

My client, a top tier foreign financial services / banking company are looking to recruit a Sanctions Compliance Officer to join the team in Manhattan.

My client is a world renowned financial services company who offer a range of services. They are a foreign bank that is currently continuing to expand its presence in North America, specifically in the Manhattan office.


The successful Sanctions Compliance Officer will be responsible for:

  • Contributing to OFAC team regarding OFAC investigation and provide necessary recommendations.
  • Being a subject matter experts primarily to interpret sanctions programs and to provide advice to lines of business, risk management teams, legal and supports voluntary disclosure process
  • Through investigation, protect the bank from historical and future breaches.
  • Conducting investigations on all returned payments and other related sanctions events, providing recommendations to remediate underlying cause of breach and leading all sanctions related lookbacks
  • Providing business and branch unit sanctions advisory, includes but not limited to Trade Finance, Treasury, Bank notes, contract review, new customer or product support


Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or above with minimum 5 years of experience in banking industry and BSA/AML & OFAC internal control
  • Experience of working in a Sanctions specific role, not just AML/BSA
  • Sanctions Investigations experience
  • Sanctions Advisory experience

Job Offer

Competitive Base Salary + Benefits + Bonus