Strategic Initiatives Lead, Compliance Americas

 New York, United States       Permanent contract        Corporate and Investment Banking

Responsibilities

Responsible for the planning, organization, and monitoring of key initiatives in support of priorities set forth by compliance senior management both globally and locally. Identify and assess the work that needs to be done through a clear understanding of the project scope, effort required, deliverables, milestones, and dependencies. Use strong communication skills (verbal and written) to recommend appropriate governance structure to manage each specific initiative and to select and manage outside consultants as necessary. Create reports and presentation materials and hold discussions with senior management at the organization, including board-level committees and regulators. Respond to requests for information from all stakeholders (including Internal Audit and Regulators). Escalate concerns and risks as needed and propose solutions. Develop strong relationships and work collaboratively with stakeholders. Responsible for project plans and to ensure they meet project objectives in agreed project milestones. Review specific deliverables and ensure that project deadlines are met. Ensure appropriate documentation is maintained. Stay abreast of regulatory changes, new regulations and internal policy changes to further identify key risk areas. Advise compliance senior management on broader strategy topics. Must work from company headquarters 4 days a week. May work remote for remaining 1 day per week. 


Profile Required

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Master’s degree or U.S. equivalent in Business Administration, Business Management, Finance, Economics, Accounting, or a related field, plus 3 years of professional experience at a global financial institution performing team, project, and program management relating to compliance, and risk management, using industry standard Project Management Process (PMP) knowledge areas (including Project Integration Management, Project Scope Management, Project Schedule Management, Project Cost Management, Project Quality Management, Project Resource Management, Project Communications Management, Project Risk Management, Project Procurement Management and Project Stakeholder Management). Must have experience in the following: 3 years of professional experience collaborating with senior sponsors, stakeholders, and managers locally and abroad to identify and mitigate compliance risks with local and global regulations relating to the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) & Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT ACT) Act of 2001, FinCEN Client Due Diligence (CDD) Rule, New York State Department of Financial Services Part 504, and E.U. Anti-Money Laundering Directives; 3 years of professional experience monitoring, assessing, and reporting on the quality of compliance and risk management issues in corporate banking, investment banking, and broker-dealer activities (including identifying the main risk areas of the activity, reviewing the procedures and controls addressing the risk areas, and ensuring that the reviewed entity complies with internal and external regulations); 3 years of professional experience applying project management tools and techniques to plan, track, manage, and report activities and assess team health. In lieu of a Master’s degree plus 3 years of experience, the employer will accept a Bachelor’s degree or U.S. equivalent in Business Administration, Business Management, Finance, Economics, Accounting, or a related field, plus 5 years of professional experience at a global financial institution performing team, project, and program management relating to compliance, and risk management, using industry standard Project Management Process (PMP) knowledge areas (including Project Integration Management, Project Scope Management, Project Schedule Management, Project Cost Management, Project Quality Management, Project Resource Management, Project Communications Management, Project Risk Management, Project Procurement Management and Project Stakeholder Management). Must have experience in the following: 3 years of professional experience collaborating with senior sponsors, stakeholders, and managers locally and abroad to identify and mitigate compliance risks with local and global regulations relating to the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) & Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT ACT) Act of 2001, FinCEN Client Due Diligence (CDD) Rule, New York State Department of Financial Services Part 504, and E.U. Anti-Money Laundering Directives; 3 years of professional experience monitoring, assessing, and reporting on the quality of compliance and risk management issues in corporate banking, investment banking, and broker-dealer activities (including identifying the main risk areas of the activity, reviewing the procedures and controls addressing the risk areas, and ensuring that the reviewed entity complies with internal and external regulations); 3 years of professional experience applying project management tools and techniques to plan, track, manage, and report activities and assess team health.

CONTACT: Please send resume to: Human Resources or SG Recruitment Team, SG Americas Operational Services, LLC, 245 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10167, at us-humn-recruitment@sgcib.com. Must specify Ad Code BMCD in the subject line. EOE. MFDV.

LINK TO EMPLOYEE REFERRAL PROGRAM:

Incentives offered through the firm's Employee Referral Program are applicable to this position.  For more information please visit our "Employee Referral Program" link in the Human Resources section of our intranet under the Talent Management tab at: http://entrenet.us.world.socgen/support_groups/human_resources/talent_management/employee_referral_program.html. 


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SG Americas Operational Services, LLC, New York, NY 

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Job code: 20000L9T
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: Immediate
Date of publication: 05/10/2020
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Strategic Initiatives Lead, Compliance Americas

Permanent contract   |   New York   |   Corporate and Investment Banking