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Compliance, FCC - Anti-Bribery Group, Vice President

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Legal
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

Global Compliance
Our division prevents, detects and mitigates compliance, regulatory and reputational risk across the firm and helps to strengthen the firm’s culture of compliance. Compliance accomplishes these through the firm’s enterprise-wide compliance risk management program. As an independent control function and part of the firm’s second line of defense, Compliance assesses the firm’s compliance, regulatory and reputational risk; monitors for compliance with new or amended laws, rules and regulations; designs and implements controls, policies, procedures and training; conducts independent testing; investigates, surveils and monitors for compliance risks and breaches; and leads the firm’s responses to regulatory examinations, audits and inquiries. You'll be part of a team with members from a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds, such as law, accounting, sales, and trading. We look for those who possess sound judgment, curiosity, and are able to adapt to a changing regulatory landscape.

Overview

Financial Crime Compliance (“FCC”) is part of the firm’s Global Compliance Division and is responsible for coordinating Goldman Sachs’ enterprise-wide anti-money laundering, anti-bribery and government sanctions compliance efforts. Within FCC, the Anti-Bribery Group is responsible for implementing the firmwide anti-bribery and anti-corruption program, including assessment of the firm’s bribery/corruption risk, development and implementation of policies and procedures to prevent, detect and report bribery and corrupt payments; due diligence with respect to proposed transactions, intermediaries, and certain other business counterparties; training of relevant personnel; monitoring and surveillance of gifts, travel and entertainment; investigations of “red flags” and internal escalations; and bringing significant issues to the attention of senior management.

Principal Responsibilities:

The Anti-Bribery Compliance Officer would assist in all aspects of the anti-bribery program, including but not limited to:

  • Supporting the implementation of anti-bribery policies, procedures and projects
  • Conducting intermediary/finder, vendor, third party distributor, and transaction due diligence reviews, analysis and writing-up generating reports
  • Reviewing gifts, travel and entertainment, relationship candidate and charitable contribution requests
  • Investigating escalations and conducting forensic reviews and data analytics
  • Conducting firmwide and targeted bribery risk assessments
  • Collaborating with firmwide risk partners on anti-bribery matters
  • Contribute to overall program management and governance by:
  • Tracking/monitoring team productivity and efficiency
  • Creating and providing anti-bribery training
  • Generating firmwide anti-bribery metrical reporting
  • Maintaining bribery risk and anti-bribery control inventories
  • Collaborating with other control functions

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum 7 years of prior experience in anti-bribery/anti-corruption compliance, legal, consulting, law enforcement, investigations or audit preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication/presentation skills (fluency in English required)
  • Strong analytical, investigative and risk assessment skills
  • Ability to prioritize demanding workflows, be detailed-oriented and well-organized
  • Ability to adapt to new changes and new challenges
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to forge strong relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Self-starter, pro-active and able to work independently and yet still be team-oriented
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel proficiency preferred), and databases such as World-Check, Factiva, and Lexis/Nexis
About Goldman Sachs
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