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Complex Client Due Diligence, Transaction Banking Financial Crimes Risk, Vice President, Dallas

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Accounting & Finance
Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

As part of our global team, you will support the efforts of the team in managing financial crime and compliance risks for TxB. As part of a broader book of work dedicated to ensuring a comprehensive risk management framework for TxB, your key activities will include performing complex diligence at the inception of a client relationship, managing ongoing engagement with clients to address identified transactional anomalies and other actionable events, reviewing the client portfolio to identify key changes in risk profiles, as well as managing other effective controls to mitigate financial crime and compliance risk. You will have the opportunity to serve as a subject matter experts for financial crimes risk-related topics through participation in cross-departmental initiatives, and engagement with the 2nd and 3rd lines of defense. We are looking for someone who takes initiative and ownership of their work, enjoys working collaboratively in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, and excels at leading work projects and processes with agency. If that’s you, we would like to hear from you!

  • Ensure that business activities, customers, transactions and third-party relationships are appropriately assessed and monitored for financial crime risks, particularly conduct diligence on prospective clients and partners with heightened financial crime and/or compliance risk factors
  • Contribute to the team’s program execution initiatives to provide best-in-class financial crime risk management to the organization, through program framework maintenance and enhancement, navigating an evolving business model
  • Coordinate and lead diligence calls and continuously engage with clients throughout the client relationship
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders in sales, product, client service and across 2LOD (second line) partners
  • Exposure to product risk and understanding of AML relating to Fintech companies and cross border payments
  • Ensure reviews are completed in a timely manner through strong organization and project management skills
  • Collate feedback from internal and external stakeholders to draft memos for internal review/signoff
  • Perform reviews and transactional analysis for clients and partners with heightened financial crimes risk profiles
  • Maintain knowledge of current regulatory/compliance expectations, industry trends and emerging threats/risks
  • Manage multiple tasks and use sound judgment when prioritizing
  • Establish trusted partnerships with peers, functional leads, and executive level stakeholders
  • Update and maintain documentation for team processes and best practices
  • Must be independent and comfortable in a collaborative, dynamic, fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous, and often multi-directional work environment

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 7+ years of relevant professional AML, financial crimes, compliance, or risk experience gained in a first or second line of defense role
  • Strong program and project management skills; proven ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Team oriented; strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent written skills
  • Attention to details is critical
  • Ability to demonstrate thought leadership
  • Energetic, self-directed, and self-motivated

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong client and partnership risk, financial crime, legal and/or compliance experience
  • CAMS or equivalent certifications a plus
  • Prior Transaction Banking/Commercial Banking/Payments experience