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Senior AML Program Manager, Financial Crimes Compliance Administration

Amazon

Our mission: To be Earth's most customer-centric company.

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Job summary
Are you looking for a new challenge in a fast-paced, innovative company? Join the compliance team supporting our rapidly growing and evolving payments business, and help us make history!

We are looking for a strong Senior Compliance Manager to drive the Suspicious Activity Monitoring Controls program. You can influence without authority and skilled at communications across levels and functions. You are always looking to improve processes and are reflective on improving your own processes. You measure effectiveness and you make us better month over month. You are a relationship builder who cares passionately about the customer and how we deliver value each day.

The right candidate will possess a solid understanding AML and transaction monitoring combined with a strong business and project management background. You must be able to thrive and succeed in an entrepreneurial environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. This means you are not only able to develop and drive high-level strategic initiatives, but can also roll up your sleeves, dig in and get the job done, and provide recommendations to speed key decisions. The candidate should also have a track record of timely delivery of large-scale projects, and have the ability to operate independently.

In this role, you will work closely with the legal, business, product, operations, and engineering teams on effective risk mitigation countermeasures to ensure continued safety and compliance for Amazon. This senior leader will leverage their knowledge of regulations, their insight into industry standards, and their experience in risk assessment and mitigation to create and influence policies and strategies.

Key job responsibilities
You will leverage your deep AML Compliance experience to drive large-scale efforts to ensure adherence with regulations. You will translate high level requirements into straight-forward solutions, often inventing new ones. We are looking for a critical thinker who is also technically adept and thrives on solving challenges in partnership with teams across Amazon. You should be comfortable with a degree of ambiguity that’s higher than many programs and display high levels of bias for action, earning trust, and ownership.

This position will be responsible for the following activities:
• Lead Suspicious Activity Monitoring Controls program by developing transaction monitoring strategies based on applicable business and compliance objectives and risks.
• Oversee Suspicious Activity Monitoring controls development and performance.
• Drive strategic projects across business and technical teams and effectively report to senior Compliance leadership on progress.
• Assess and communicate risk posture to the senior management, Compliance Officers, legal, and business stakeholders.
• Work with product, engineering, and analytics teams on development of new solutions to enable compliance at scale.

About the team
The Financial Crimes Compliance team defines, builds, and continuously evaluates controls across the Compliance systems and processes. We perform risk assessments, identify control needs, and drive control buildout, remediation, and improvements. We work closely with technical, business, legal, and operations teams to review process and system designs and provide input on controls solution.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor’s degree.
• 7+ years of AML, compliance or risk management experience.
• Strong knowledge of risk management methods and suspicious activity monitoring best practices.
• Analytical decision making with a demonstrated ability to problem solve, make decisions in complex situations and drive issues to completion.
• Ability to communicate effectively across internal and external organizations, with both technical and non-technical audiences.
• Mechanism-driven approach to distilling strategy into action plans and driving stakeholders to a common goal.
• Ability to take ownership, self-motivate, and deliver results in ambiguous environments.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner to executives.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Experience designing and developing suspicious activity monitoring controls.
• Payments, e-commerce, or FinTech background.
• Experience driving process and technology changes in large organizations.
• Experience designing and building end-to-end program level KPI and KRIs.
• Experience in creating a vision for the future of the compliance department that encompasses engineering, data analysis, and compliance as a whole.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Workers in New York City who perform in-person work or interact with the public in the course of business must show proof they have been fully vaccinated against COVID or request and receive approval for a reasonable accommodation, including medical or religious accommodation.

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