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Sr. Audit Manager & Anti-Money Laundering Auditor

Sr. Audit Manager & Anti-Money Laundering Auditor

Job Description

The Sr. Audit Manager & Anti-Money Laundering Auditor (AMLA) is required to audit our New York Branch BSA/AML & OFAC Compliance including Compliance work conducted by the firm outside the United States on our behalf.

The AMLA will generate quarterly status reports for the NY State Department of Financial Services as well as internal clients. In addition, this role will assist the Regional Head of Audit in providing a level of local audit coverage that meets US regulatory requirements in all material respects and will serve as the deputy to the Regional Head of Audit.

The incumbent will be required to undertake risk assessments and perform or lead, where directed, internal audit engagements of diverse business units or functions to deliver the US Audit plan as well as participate from time to time in audits conducted by Group Internal Audit in the Americas and to a lesser extent outside the Americas.  The incumbent will also lead all AML audits.


The core elements of the role are detailed below; however the work in Group Internal Audit is very varied, so there is an element of the role which will be ad hoc in response to specific issues.

Conduct all AML audits.  Liaise with and provide information to Regulatory bodies in a timely and efficient manner

Review the work of other auditors on the team, providing oversight and quality assurance

Assist in the development and execution of the GIA audit plan for the Americas and to a lesser extent elsewhere.

Establish and develop effective working relationships with Management of business units for which incumbent has risk assessment responsibility

Act as liaison with Management to ensure full understanding of business strategy, plans, products, performance and risk-related issues at business unit level and communicating these to applicable people within GIA

Perform, support or lead where directed, the planning, fieldwork, and reporting of internal audit engagements to deliver agreed assurance objectives to established standards and timelines

Provide non-assurance services to business units where required, through participation on advisory engagements / special projects within the Group

Share knowledge, skills and experience within GIA.  Identify and escalate significant issues

Management of junior audit staff team members

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Job Requirements


Regional Head of Internal Audit

Local and Global Internal Audit team members

Local business stakeholders

Regulatory bodies, including NY State of Financial Services


A minimum of 15 years overall experience as an auditor, preferably 10 years of which should include AML experience (either working within an AML function/AML auditing).

Professional auditor or business practitioner with core audit / operational risk / business skills.

Effective collaborative skills that contribute to positive working relationships with counterparts in Group Internal Audit and the business.

Demonstrated ability to work independently and seek guidance when needed.

Demonstrated ability to multi-task without loss of quality.

Flexibility to work across different functions and situations globally, and change priorities at short notice.

Demonstrated ability to think objectively and “think outside the box” when analyzing issues and recommending / developing solutions.

Effective oral and written communication skills. (A second language, particularly Spanish, would be a plus, but not required).

Ability to foster a participative and cooperative work environment.

Professional audit certification encouraged.  Ability to commit to significant business travel.

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $200,000.00 - $265,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Finance
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation No
Industry Banking - Financial Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID SASSRCH00066152
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Sr. Audit Manager & Anti-Money Laundering Auditor

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