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Global Sanctions Compliance is seeking to hire a Financial Crime position. The position will play a critical role in assisting the Global Sanctions Compliance team to perform OFAC/sanctions due diligence reviews of existing clients and prospects, perform credible challenge on due diligence reviews performed by the First Line of Defense, manage one or more analysts, and as well as to manage related processes for case management, metrics reporting, and coordination with stakeholders. The position would additionally support various aspects of project management for the Global Sanctions Compliance program. As SVB has grown, the demands of performing appropriate sanctions due diligence, analysis, and investigation, and building related processes, has grown rapidly, and this position will be critical to allowing SVB continue to meet its compliance obligations.
The Financial Crime Manager reports to SVB’s Sanctions Compliance team and is responsible for managing OFAC/sanctions due diligence, analysis, and investigation, as well as otherwise assisting with related due diligence processes. A successful candidate for this position will have a sanctions investigations or international relations education/background, strong open source research and critical thinking skills, and an aptitude for project management.
This position is at an intermediate professional level and requires an individual who is very organized, can manage multiple work streams/efforts in parallel, has personnel management experience, and who can synthesize research and make recommendations based on the totality of information.
SVB is seeking an individual who has a good awareness of developments in foreign affairs as well as some facility with foreign languages (preferably Russian). This individual should be comfortable managing and taking ownership of end-to-end processes, performing independent research from a wide range of sources and utilizing critical thinking skills. Some familiarity with global finance, the banking industry, sanctions, and regulatory compliance is desirable but not mandatory.
Additional requirements as follows:
Knowledge of foreign languages, economic sanctions, and complex international business operations is a plus.
Preferred Skills & Requirements
Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
Years of Experience: 5-10 years
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