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Director of BSA/AML

  • Location

    New Jersey

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

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  • Salary:

    $200k-240k base

  • Contact:

    Thomas Byrne

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    Director of BSA/AML

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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An exciting opportunity for a Director of BSA/AML to join an ever expanding fintech firm. A great role to help build out their 2nd line AML function working directly with senior leadership on a day to day basis.

Given the nature of this role they are looking for the right person to be on-site 3 days a week and business hours are 9-6pm.

What you'll be doing:

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a strong and sustainable BSA/AML & Sanctions/OFAC Program that meet regulatory requirements and expectations.

  • Assists with exam management with regulatory agencies, the internal group AML function, and Internal Audit.

  • Serves as the escalation point for matters relating to prospects/new clients through escalation points to assess if a new client is within the firm's risk tolerance.

  • Also serves as the escalation point for unusual activity and assists with investigating any questionable or suspicious activities identified by employees or by monitoring systems that may pose a money laundering or terrorist financing threat, and works with the appropriate unit for completing, performing Quality Control, and filing a SAR.

What they're looking for:

  • Bachelors level educated, further degree beneficial
  • Experience managing large AML teams of 40+
  • 8+ years of experience within Financial Crimes within a financial services organisation, experience within a fintech is beneficial

For more information please contact Thomas Byrne at Hamlyn Williams at or 646 349 4411