Senior Manager, AML/ATF and OFAC Program Governance and Strategic Initiatives

  • $140,000 - $160,000
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BSM Group
  • 11 Dec 17 2017-12-11

BSM Group are representing a client seeking a Senior Manager.


  • Serving as the primary point of contact for U.S. AML/ATF and OFAC governance/management committees and working groups;
  • Assisting with and providing support for the development and maintenance of committee and working group mandates/charters, member lists and related artifacts (e.g. presentation and reporting templates, etc.);
  • Ensuring that agendas, materials and management presentations/reports are prepared to required standards and provided timely to relevant stakeholders;
  • Having primary responsibility for the tracking and driving completion of resulting action items/plans.
  • Coordinating all WG meetings;
  • Maintaining the WG Program Plan and Action Log, including both remediation (“issue”) and strategic initiative (“project”) action plans;
  • Driving completion of the Program Plan and Action Log items;
  • Preparing WG meeting summaries, materials and management reports.
  • Managing the U.S. RA planning process, including (i) identifying control owners and other stakeholders, (ii) scheduling and coordinating U.S. RA questionnaire completion/information gathering, analysis, challenge session and report preparation activities;
  • Working with control owners and other stakeholders to complete questionnaires and gather related information;
  • Overseeing and working with control owners to perform analysis and document U.S. RA workpapers;
  • Coordinating challenge sessions with control owners and other stakeholders to drive consensus results;
  • Drafting and preparing U.S. RA report and supporting documentation;
  • Tracking review and feedback from stakeholders, obtaining necessary approvals and issuing final/approved U.S. RA report.   


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, economics, finance, criminal justice, law or similar field. Advanced degrees or professional banking licenses/ designations preferred.
  • ACAMS certification preferred.
  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience, or educational equivalent, in financial crimes compliance or business administration within a financial institution setting or professional services/ management consulting firm.
  • Strong and demonstrated experience in program/project management, including action plan design, tracking and execution.
  • Expert management presentation skills and comfort dealing with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Prior regulatory and audit exam management experience strongly preferred.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and Powerpoint required.