• Compliance, Financial Crime Compliance, Risk and Policy Group, Associate/Vice President

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
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    Full Time
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    Financial Crime Compliance COO
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    Our division prevents, detects and mitigates compliance, regulatory and reputational risk across the firm and helps to strengthen the firm’s culture of compliance. Compliance accomplishes these through the firm’s enterprise-wide compliance risk management program. As an independent control function and part of the firm’s second line of defense, Compliance assesses the firm’s compliance, regulatory and reputational risk; monitors for compliance with new or amended laws, rules and regulations; designs and implements controls, policies, procedures and training; conducts independent testing; investigates, surveils and monitors for compliance risks and breaches; and leads the firm’s responses to regulatory examinations, audits and inquiries. You'll be part of a team with members from a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds, such as law, accounting, sales, and trading. We look for those who possess sound judgment, curiosity, and are able to adapt to a changing regulatory landscape. 


    Financial Crime Compliance (FCC) coordinates Goldman Sachs’ enterprise-wid anti-money laundering (AML), sanctions, anti-bribery compliance and forensics surveillance efforts. The FCC team, which is composed of professionals with extensive law enforcement, regulatory, legal, compliance, forensic consulting, operations and business experience, administers an array of surveillances, due diligence and other control processes designed to identify potential money laundering, terrorist financing, bribery, securities fraud and other violations of the law.






    FCC’s Risk and Policy Group (RPG) overseas broad-based FCC initiatives and serves in an advisory capacity to other groups within FCC. Among other responsibilities, RPG is tasked with policy and procedure development and management; performing global financial crime risk assessments; managing and coordinating AML and other FCC regulatory audits and inquiries; and monitoring relevant regulatory updates. RPG works closely with FCC managers across the globe to execute this strategy as well as supports other FCC program management and administration.


    Responsibilities in this role may include coordinating with various stakeholders, including but not limited to Global Compliance, Operations, Technology, the Business, to gather and analyze information - Formatting data gathered using various tools including, MD Office (excel, word, power point, Alteryx etc.), sharepoint, internal and external applications - Collating and categorizing data using a variety of tools to perform risk analysis - Administrative support to store information on database repositories. Additionally, successful candidates will perform risk analysis and control evaluation, analyze qualitative and quantitative information gathered to develop risk profiles and trends, coordinate with other FCC teams to evaluate FCC’s control environment and helping prepare presentations and other materials.   


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s required; JD preferred
    • Prior compliance experience or working knowledge of AML, counter-terrorism, anti-bribery and/or anti-fraud experience in the banking industry
    • Prior experience or exposure to risk management
    • Advanced MS Excel and PowerPoint skills (pivot tables, experience with large data sets, proficient in data manipulation and presentation)
    • Strong communicator, comfortable in presenting and explaining analysis
    • Knowledge/experience with financial products and services
    • Team player with great attitude and work ethic
    • Ability to multi-task on several different assignments/projects
    • Interest in working on a global team dealing with global businesses



    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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