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Director - Compliance - Global Financial Crimes Financial Intelligence Unit

American Express
Phoenix, AZ 85067
American Express Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) is responsible for the end-to-end suspicious activity reporting process, which entails monitoring for, investigating, and, when appropriate, reporting suspicious activity. As part of this process, the FIU develops and implements automated transaction monitoring rules, reports, and other processes designed to identify activity potentially indicative of criminal behavior; investigates potentially suspicious financial activity; and, when appropriate, files suspicious activity reports (SARs) with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), part of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and/or refers matters to our compliance partners for review and reporting globally. The FIU performs a critical role in ensuring that American Express complies with the Bank Secrecy and USA PATRIOT Acts and provides law enforcement with key information for the investigation and prosecution of money laundering and terrorist financing, credit card fraud, identity theft, and other criminal activity. Overview: The Director, Compliance position will report to the Vice President of Financial Intelligence Unit Investigations & Special Investigations. The collection of responsibilities will require exceptional skill in managing multiple high priority task simultaneously, the ability to deliver and ensure exceptional performance standards, demonstrated organizational leadership, and strong thought leadership. Job responsibilities: * Support the SAR filing process globally * Manage a team of leaders and investigative analysts responsible for reviewing, editing, and filing SARs * Ensure adherence to legal and regulatory standards as well as internal quality requirements for SAR filings * Provide guidance on how to conduct and document SAR-related investigations * Identify and analyze SAR patterns and trends * Set standards for suspicious activity filings globally * Collect and report on SAR metrics for various lines of business * Coordinate and analyze the filing of SARs internationally * Minimum of 6 years of experience in any of the following areas: BSA-AML compliance, law enforcement, general compliance, audit, complex investigations or legal * Extensive experience in conducting financial crime investigations * Deep understanding of criminal typologies associated with a wide array of financial products and services * Proven ability to take complex technical information and translate it into clear communications (presentations/memos) for a variety of audiences * Strong background in leading and developing diverse, high performing teams * Demonstrated ability to collaborate, motivate and develop top talent * Successfully manages multiple priorities and operates well in a deadline driven environment * Exceptional thought leadership skills with the ability to challenge the status quo and influence without authority * Ability to assess, manage, and drive change * Outstanding verbal and written communication skills * Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred;CAMS and/or CFCS Certifications a plus Why American Express? Theres a difference between having a job and making a difference. American Express has been making a difference in peoples lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards. Weve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when theyre ready to take on a new career path, were right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision. Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people. The powerful backing of American Express. Dont make a difference without it. Dont live life without it. Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions. **Job** *Compliance* **Title:** *Director - Compliance - Global Financial Crimes Financial Intelligence Unit* **Location:** *Arizona-Phoenix* **Requisition ID:** *19014456*

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Posted: 2019-08-05 Expires: 2019-09-04

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American Express
Phoenix, AZ 85067

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