Compliance AML KYC Sr Manager - Vice President

Company Citi
Reference 515821089
Sector Senior Executive
Town/City New Jersey
Locations New Jersey , USA
Job Type Permanent
Date Posted 12th Sep


Job Description

  • Primary Location: United States,New Jersey,Jersey City
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Compliance and Control
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID:

About Employer
Employer, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Employer provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.
Employer's Mission and Value Proposition explain what we do and Employer Leadership Standards explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients' and the public's trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.
Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Employer. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Employer has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.
Job Purpose:
Candidate will be responsible for representing the ISG KYC Markets KYC team in multiple forums and ensuring the team is operating in a controlled environment regarding the understanding an implementation of all KYC policies and procedures.
Job Background/context:
The Information Services Group (ISG) is responsible for providing authoritative sources of reference data to our clients across the Institutional Client Services (ICG) organization, through implementing state of the art technologies which promote the collection, storage, analysis, and distribution of product, pricing, account and corporate action data. The ISG organization works in partnership with data clients across all ICG business lines, deploying solutions to increase their competitiveness, through restructuring business processes, simplifying information access, and providing business intelligence around critical data. The KYC function ensures is a critical component of the firm's compliance with Anti Money Laundering (AML) policies and controls, responsible for operational execution of the firm's refresh program as well as a key business partner through the KYC of new clients of the firm.
Key Responsibilities:
This role is for an experienced leader, with 5 years of experience within the KYC operations environment. Key areas of focus will include:
  • Represent the KYC function in senior management discussions and key stakeholder meetings across the business, compliance and operations
  • SME lead for ISG Markets KYC which will include training and policy/procedure implementation
  • Work with Global KYC management team to review and develop all aspects of the KYC control environment, covering people, process, technology and governance
  • Developing project plans and supporting presentations in order to provide transparency on initiatives
  • Key contributor to the Global KYC strategy, including strategic direction and governance of the control environment
  • Ensure proper and effective governance of tasks and processes with reference to internal policy & external regulation
  • Work with compliance, the business and KYC teams globally on interpretation and implementation of new AML policies managing directly the impact to the control environment
  • Work towards developing globally consistent control processes and metrics including KRI's / KPI's
  • Develop the on-going KYC training plan to develop and enhance staff knowledge of business, product and AML policies including review and attestation processes
  • Assess and manage changes to the KYC control environment delivered though process, policy and technology change
  • Drive continuous improvements to quality of data, control reporting and associated metrics
  • Manage KYC governance forums internally and externally
Development Value:
The successful candidate will have an excellent opportunity to further develop their leadership skills and values within the KYC regulatory environment and play a key role in developing and implementing of new initiatives to continue to drive sustainability and quality.

  • 5 years of experience within the KYC control environment
  • Ability to independently produce presentations to team and senior management
  • Proven track record of leading successful teams and functions
  • Proven people and stakeholder management skills working with senior levels of an organization including the business and compliance
  • Strong experience of AML / KYC compliance policy environment including implementation / adoption of change
  • ACAMS a plus
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite, including proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong leadership skills as well as the ability to execute across different geographic locations
  • Must possess good communication skills with the ability to be assertive
  • Strong organization skills with an excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to focus on high quality work while under pressure
  • Strong understanding of AML / KYC concepts and challenges
  • A Leader and strategic thinker
  • Good communication skills - this will be a role with a high level of client interaction as well as exposure to senior levels of the firm
  • Very proactive approach to process improvement, actively seeks opportunities for change that benefit the wider team
  • Good academic qualifications would be desirable, but less relevant than a proven track record in AML/KYC and/or operational reference data


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