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Compliance, Financial Crime Compliance (FCC), Forensics, Vice President / Associate, NY

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Accounting & Finance, Legal
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

Global Compliance

Global Compliance 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 will 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 can adapt to a changing regulatory landscape.

Financial Crime Compliance

Financial Crime Compliance team (“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. The Forensics Group is a central investigation unit within FCC and coordinates with others across the firm to identify and mitigate areas of risk.

The mission of the FCC Forensics Group is to ensure that the firm’s Financial Crime Compliance program is proactively identifying new and under-covered risks, and continuously evolving as a result. FCC Forensics conducts targeted forensic investigations designed to identify potential risks of money laundering, terrorist financing, fraud, bribery, sanctions violations, or other illegal or improper conduct that may not be identified by the firm’s existing BAU controls and mitigants.

The ideal candidate would have an inquisitive and skeptical mindset, strong data query and analytical skills, business knowledge with a focus on financial markets/products and experience performing investigations. Experience related to securities and/or banking industry is required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Knowledgeable of key compliance risks
  • Experience working in Financial Crime Compliance or other investigative function.
  • Prior experience reviewing and investigating transactional anomalies in a compliance, regulatory, risk or audit context
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong judgment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Clear thinker capable of turning complex topics into concise and compelling narratives
  • Analytical; capable of identifying and distilling relevant information quickly
  • Prior experience reviewing data to identify risk-relevant information
  • Driven, organized, and energetic
  • Works well under pressure, effectively prioritizes and is able to multi-task
  • Team player - works cooperatively and courteously with others
  • Strong project management discipline
  • Prior experience preparing reports and presentations for management
  • Ability to present to senior management in a clear and concise fashion
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Interest in data analysis with prior experience querying, aggregating and analyzing transactional data (i.e. SQL, Python, Alteryx, Tableau, etc.)
  • 5 or more years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified by the Association of Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS)

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