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Global Director of Screening and Sanctions
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
  • Strong subject matter knowledge of U.S. and Global sanctions programs administered by OFAC, the EU and others, and practical application in a financial services environment, a comprehensive understanding of Sanctions controls
  • Must also have knowledge of the Anti-Money Laundering laws, including the Bank Secrecy Act and the USA PATRIOT Act
  • Must have a minimum of 7 + years of experience with U.S. banking regulations and knowledge of best industry practices
  • Must have sound management skills and experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and communication skills (including presentations)
  • Strong investigative and research skills - great organizational and analytical skills combined with innovative thinking
  • Bachelor's degree / CAMS certification or equivalent
  • Eligible to work/live in NYC
  • Proficient computer skills, especially Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Strong professional presence to support regular interactions with senior management
  • Prepare annual Sanctions Risk Assessment for management review
  • Maintain the Sanctions Policies and Procedures, ensuring policies and procedures are aligned with jurisdictional regulations
  • Understand OFAC / Sanction's compliance screening systems requirements in addition to periodic list updates
  • Support the functionality of the Transaction Monitoring System to include alert closure flow process and monitoring customers' activity
  • Analyze and assess potentially complex sanctions issues and lead investigations and/or due diligence reviews where Sanctions issues are present, such as in connection with relevant customer on-boarding or wire transactions
  • Prepare reports to OFAC and other regulators, as applicable regarding blocked/rejected transactions
  • Develop, implement, and monitor Sanctions training to appropriate personnel
  • Keep abreast of major sanctions related regulations such as that from OFAC, the EU, HMT, and others and inform the Compliance Department accordingly. Disseminate Sanctions bulletins to the firm's business lines and ensure appropriate compliance response to any changes to Sanctions requirements or new sanctioned parties
  • Manage responses to subpoenas or other document requests from law enforcement or regulatory agencies as they relate to OFAC / Sanctions
  • Develop categories of appropriate Management Information regarding the Sanctions Program and ensure completion of same for Senior Compliance and Business Management
  • Assist the CCO/ deputy CCO / management in providing responses to audit findings and examination for Sanctions related matters and other regulatory matters
  • Raise or escalate all serious Sanctions compliance issues to the CCO/ deputy
  • Assist in the preparation and testing of updates to systems for the Compliance functionality
  • Collaborate with Risk team providing subject matter expertise on Sanctions exposure
Company Overview
Payoneer provides online money transfer, digital payment services and provides customers with working capital.