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Head of Sanctions

  • Location

    Chicago, IL

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

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  • Contact:

    Katie Rosen

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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  • Run the OFAC & Sanctions program to comply with regulatory requirements
  • Understand and advise on current sanctions against entities, individuals, countries and securities products
  • Develop a strong inventory of operational metrics, controls, and reporting
  • Coordinate with cross-functional groups
  • Oversee a team of about 8 direct reports and ensure they’re investigating government list hits for current or prospective customers (i.e. OFAC)


Basic Qualifications

  • 7+ years of FCC and sanctions experience, preferably at a broker dealer or bank with a large international customer base
  • 5+ years managing a team within a FCC function
  • CAMS certification
  • Experience with Sanctions Screening
  • Communication, analytical, leadership and project management skills
  • Ability to construct compliance solutions that comply with regulations and sound business judgment
  • Fundamental understanding and proficiency with technology and its role in regulatory solutions
  • Bachelor’s degree or military experience
  • Willingness to obtain financial registration exams promptly


Preferred Qualifications

  • Series 7 / 24 certifications
  • Business Process Management