• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Moody's
  • 2018-10-17

Compliance Project Manager

Location: New York, NY, USA

The Compliance Assistant Vice President (Compliance AVP) will work as a Project Manager in an evolving regulatory environment within the Global Compliance Project Management and Regulatory Filings team.
The individual will assist the Compliance team by managing projects related to regulatory examinations, regulatory examination remediations, regulatory filings, regulatory requests for information, and other compliance projects as requested. The Compliance AVP based in New York will primarily manage projects in jurisdictions throughout the Americas region (including US, Canada, and Latin America), as well as other jurisdictions within the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions (as required). The Compliance AVP will be responsible for:
  • Managing effectively the compliance projects assigned to him/her
  • Developing and maintaining project plans while working with local Compliance officers in the delivery of accurate and timely regulatory filings, remediation efforts, and exam or ad-hoc regulatory inquiries
  • Managing multiple, concurrent projects at the same time while adhering to the core project management processes and procedures within the team and maintaining a high level of quality and consistency for all assigned projects
  • Defining and articulating clearly project scope, milestones, dates with minimal oversight
  • Ensuring efficient and effective project delivery through the use of project meetings, follow-ups, detailed and well thought out schedule/planning efforts, identification of risks and escalation points, and the production of quality project artifacts
  • Providing analysis, recommendations, and assistance with implementation of process improvements within the Compliance Project Management and Regulatory Filings team
  • Developing and maintaining effective working relationships within the Compliance department and with other internal and external stakeholders
  • Providing accurate and timely weekly project updates using a centralized reporting system
  • Supporting the Americas Compliance team as requested in various projects and initiatives
  • Assisting in the preparation of periodic management reporting
  • Participating in cross-team initiatives within the department as requested

Moody's Compliance Department operates globally with reporting line located in New York.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • 4-7 years' experience as a project manager within a financial industry regulator, law firm, and/or compliance department of a regulated financial services firm, or within a PMO organization working on Compliance (non-IT) projects
  • Strong interest in compliance work
  • Strong academics with a BA / BSc / Master's Degree (or equivalent
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience in a structured environment with adherence to process and procedures
  • Well organized and efficient, with the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines in a highly regulated environment
  • Knowledge and practice of project management guidelines and principles
  • Professional, pro-active, flexible, diligent and dependable
  • Computer competence in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Sharepoint
  • Ability to problem solve and exercise good judgment
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing business and regulatory environments
  • Ability to work effectively and supportively within a global team
  • Ability to lead project work streams with diverse audiences
  • Strong collaboration and influencing without authority skills

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.2 billion in 2017, employs approximately 11,900 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 41 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.

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