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AVP Sanctions Officer

TekWissen Group
Jersey City, NJ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
TekWissen Group is a workforce management provider throughout the USA and many other countries in the world. Our client is a company who is a provider of banking and financial services. The company operates through two divisions, Retail Banking and Services, and Corporate and Institutional Banking

Position: AVP Sanctions Officer
Location: Jersey City NJ 07310
Duration: 4 Months
Job Type: Contract
Work Type: Onsite

Job Description:
Candidate Success Factors:
  • Candidates will be measured on the following four performance drivers which will dictate how individual impact is considered on the Americas platform:
  • Results and Impact
  • Leadership and Collaboration
  • Client, Customer and Stakeholder Focus
  • Compliance Culture and Conduct
  • Provide advice to various lines of business on sanctions regulations and internal sanctions policies.
  • Conduct Sanctions focused enhanced due diligence on trade finance activities (e.g. letters of credit) and identify Sanctions risks and red flags.
  • Investigate and decision escalations and alerts from transactional, static data, client onboarding and other escalation sources. Thoroughly document and maintain related investigation files.
  • Ensure escalation of significant sanctions-related matters to the Head of Sanctions Compliance.
  • Perform ad hoc investigations and analysis in support of block/reject reports, or voluntary disclosures to OFAC, of any regulatory enquiries, and as requested.
  • Assist with coordination of materials for internal and external Sanctions-related examinations.
  • Assist with remediation efforts related to the Sanctions compliance program.
  • Keep abreast of sanctions regulatory developments and of internal sanctions policies.
  • Assist with Sanctions related projects and initiatives.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Comply with applicable policies governing employee work and conduct.
Minimum Required Qualifications
  • Five years + of experience in a financial services industry or regulatory environment; at least 3 years in OFAC/ Financial Sanctions compliance.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in Accounting, Finance, Legal, Economics or related discipline.
  • Strong analytical skills to review and analyze Sanctions related inquiries and escalations.
  • Strong investigative skills for potential Sanctions violation and trends
  • Strong computer skills, particularly MS Excel and MS Powerpoint
  • Strong written and oral presentation skills
  • Possess a strong understanding of corporate governance and the OFAC, EU, French Sanctions regulatory environment
  • Ability to understand the importance of privileged and confidential information
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and meet timely deadlines
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Relevant Industry Certification, e.g., CGSS, CAMS
TekWissen Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action Employer (m/f/d/v) supporting workforce diversity.

TekWissen Group


Jersey City, NJ
07310 USA
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