• Director of Economic Sanctions & Anti-Corruption

    Job Locations
    US-CA-San Francisco
  • Overview

    The Economic Sanctions & Anti-Corruption Director will be responsible for enterprise-wide economic sanctions and anti-corruption compliance programs.  This includes oversight of policies and program elements designed to reasonably ensure compliance with economic sanctions administered by the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Controls (OFAC) and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).  Responsible for program administration activities including conducting risk assessments, maintaining policies and procedures, developing screening strategies, directing business analytics, directing compliance QA testing and creating training for bank personnel.


    • Direct sanctions program administration to include policies, practices, risk assessments and compliance testing activities
    • Direct sanctions screening protocols across products, services and transaction interdiction software systems
    • Oversight of sanctions screening operations
    • Serve as the escalation point for potential OFAC violations, coordinate communications with government agencies and file required documentation
    • Monitor regulatory changes to the various economic sanctions regimes and implement changes to policies, procedures or practices as required
    • Serve as the program’s primary point of contact for audits and regulatory examinations
    • Manage the Bank’s FCPA/Anti-Bribery & Corruption Program



    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

    • Must have a bachelor’s degree or higher
    • Minimum 5 years compliance program management experience with a focus on compliance program administration and regulatory-driven operations
    • Extensive knowledge of Economic Sanctions Enforcement Guidelines and practices
    • Extensive knowledge of industry best practice in respect of sanctions screening requirements and interdiction software solutions
    • Minimum five years of prior experience in conducting or managing OFAC and/or BSA/AML investigations
    • Strong understanding of business analytics and testing practices
    • Strong writing, analytical and communication skills and be able to multi-task and complete projects on time.  Should be a self-starter and organized; ability to work independently, without supervision.
    • Strong research skills, advanced skill in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and experience with on-line research systems including the Internet
    • Knowledge of financial services compliance requirements


    Physical Requirements:

    • Vision must be sufficient to read data reports, manuals and computer screens.
    • Hearing must be sufficient to understand a conversation at a normal volume, including telephone calls and in person.
    • Speech must be coherent to clearly convey or exchange information, including the giving and receiving of assignments and/or directions.
    • Position involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.
    • Must be able to travel in a limited capacity.


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