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Anti-Money Laundering Director

Job Description

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As a Fortune 200 financial services organization, USAA is on a mission - to facilitate the financial security of our members, the men and women of the U.S. military and their families worldwide by providing a full range of financial services and products. Headquartered on a showcase campus in San Antonio, TX, USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource, our 26,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture.

Recently Ranked #17 in Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2014 and marking our fifth straight year in the list's Top 50, we are proud to receive consistently outstanding awards and ratings for member service, employee well-being and financial strength. Everything that happens at USAA is based on our core values: Service, Loyalty, Honesty, and Integrity. These are the foundations of how we do business with our members, as well as how we treat each other.

We are currently seeking talented Director AML/KYC Governance for our San Antonio, TX facility.


Manages and leads a staff in the development of strategic and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) or Know Your Customer (KYC) program governance solutions to protect and minimize regulatory compliance risk to USAA. Provides AML/KYC program governance for USAA and its affiliates.


  • Directs business impact analysis, operational risk assessment, or research and feasibility studies in response to enacted laws/regulations and recommends line of business and/or Enterprise actions/initiatives to ensure compliance with Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), Know Your Customer (KYC) or related regulations. Interacts with industry and regulatory authorities, as appropriate.
  • Provides compliance subject matter expertise and sponsorship for line of business and Enterprise project, process, or product initiatives, and for enterprise AML/KYC training.
  • Develops and monitors appropriate policies, procedures and internal controls.
  • Performs risk assessments of products, services, customers and geographic regions across lines of business to identify and manage risks associated with AML/KYC program in accordance with enterprise and compliance risk management frameworks.
  • Oversees key service provider and vendor relationships.
  • Responsible for personnel actions for staff to include hiring, coaching and employee development, recognition, performance management, promotions, dismissals, and disciplinary action.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.
  • 6+ years of professional work experience in Banking, Investment or Insurance industries.
  • 2+ years management experience.
  • Experience with AML/KYC projects or with developing AML/KYC requirements for new products.


  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree.
  • 5+ years AML experience.
  • Previous experience as a federal banking regulator.

***Selected candidates will attend and complete the Management Development School program in San Antonio, TX, during their first six months in position.***

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including business casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

USAA also offers a variety of on-site services and conveniences to help you manage your work and personal life, including seven cafeterias, two company stores and three fitness centers.

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Qualified applicants must successfully complete a pre-employment background and drug screen.

USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

Job Snapshot

Post Date 9/14/2014
Location San Antonio, TX
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Management
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Insurance
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID US-19125
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