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Compl AML Core Sr Director-Head of USPB

Job Req ID 24748897 Location(s) New York, New York; Irving, Texas Job Type On-Site/Resident Job Category Compliance and Control
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The Compliance Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Risk Management Senior Director is a senior management level position responsible for establishing internal procedures to prevent money laundering and assist in all matters concerning financial crimes in coordination with the broader AML team. The overall objective is to manage a team, utilize in-depth specialty knowledge to identify issues/problems and devise recommendations for complex situations.


Primary responsibility for this role is to provide coverage for the US Personal Bank including retail bank, credit cards and mortgage. Product knowledge as well as AML subject matter expertise is required for this role.

  • Lead and manage staff of AML professionals to accomplish group goals and invest in the development of all team members through the development and execution of AML training, as required
  • Serve as a key risk manager and thought leader with Citi Risk Management
  • Set, develop, and implement firm-wide AML Risk Management policy and strategic AML Compliance Risk Management (ACRM), maintain the AML compliance program for the business, and translate AML strategy and goals across Citi’s clients, products, and geographies
  • Provide oversight and guidance in the assessment of complex issues, structure potential solutions, and drive effective resolution with other senior stakeholders
  • Provide ongoing advice on new business initiatives, products, business acquisitions, and client related matters with respect to applicability of policies, resolution for potential red flags, or other client/transaction related compliance escalations
  • Participate in, manage, and/or coordinate various internal assurance processes such as regional enterprise wide and horizontal risk assessments, self-assessment, internal audit, or compliance testing reviews
  • Serve as contact point for regulators and Citi internal audit staff for AML matters including coordinating AML related examinations, audit and reviews, document production, and issue replies
  • Work with business/functional line management in recommending, developing, and executing business initiatives within permissible statutory and regulatory frameworks
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.


  • 15+ years of relevant experience
  • 10+ years of managerial experience
  • Advanced degree (e.g. JD, MBA) or AML certification
  • Experience in a financial institution, specifically in AML
  • Experience in managing regulatory exams and relationships with examiners and auditors
  • Extensive knowledge of appropriate regulatory requirements including local and US laws, international and industry standards
  • Extensive knowledge of AML regulations, risks, and appropriate controls
  • Demonstrated leadership and motivational skills
  • Ability to work with regional and global partners, and influence and lead people across culture and senior level


  • Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent experience
  • Master’s degree preferred


Job Family Group:

Compliance and Control


Job Family:

AML Compliance & Risk Mgmt


Time Type:

Full time


Primary Location:

New York New York United States


Primary Location Full Time Salary Range:

$250,000.00 - $500,000.00

In addition to salary, Citi’s offerings may also include, for eligible employees, discretionary and formulaic incentive and retention awards. Citi offers competitive employee benefits, including: medical, dental & vision coverage; 401(k); life, accident, and disability insurance; and wellness programs. Citi also offers paid time off packages, including planned time off (vacation), unplanned time off (sick leave), and paid holidays. For additional information regarding Citi employee benefits, please visit Available offerings may vary by jurisdiction, job level, and date of hire.


Anticipated Posting Close Date:

May 30, 2024


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