Sanctions Advisory Officer

29 Jul 2022
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Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Sanctions Advisory Officer for a Contract assignment with one of our premier Financial Services clients in Jersey City, NJ. Responsibilities :

  • Provide advice to various lines of business on sanctions regulations and internal sanctions policies.
  • Conduct Sanctions focused enhanced due diligence on trade finance activities (e.g. letters of credit) and identify Sanctions risks and red flags.
  • Investigate and decision escalations and alerts from transactional, static data, client onboarding and other escalation sources. Thoroughly document and maintain related investigation files.
  • Ensure escalation of significant sanctions-related matters to the Head of Sanctions Compliance.
  • Perform ad hoc investigations and analysis in support of block/reject reports, or voluntary disclosures to OFAC, of any regulatory enquiries, and as requested.
  • Assist with coordination of materials for internal and external Sanctions-related examinations.
  • Assist with remediation efforts related to the Sanctions compliance program.
  • Keep abreast of sanctions regulatory developments and of internal sanctions policies.
  • Assist with Sanctions related projects and initiatives.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Comply with applicable Client policies governing employee work and conduct.
Required Skills:
  • Five years + of experience in a financial services industry or regulatory environment; at least 3 years in OFAC/ Financial Sanctions compliance.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in Accounting, Finance, Legal, Economics or related discipline.
  • Strong analytical skills to review and analyze Sanctions related inquiries and escalations.
  • Strong investigative skills for potential Sanctions violation and trends
  • Strong computer skills, particularly MS Excel and MS Powerpoint
  • Strong written and oral presentation skills
  • Possess a strong understanding of corporate governance and the OFAC, EU, French Sanctions regulatory environment
Preferred Skills:
  • Relevant Industry Certification, e.g., CGSS, CAMS
SGA is a technology and resource solutions provider driven to stand out. We are a women-owned business. Our mission: to solve big IT problems with a more personal, boutique approach. Each year, we match consultants like you to more than 1,000 engagements. When we say let's work better together, we mean it. You'll join a diverse team built on these core values: customer service, employee development, and quality and integrity in everything we do. Be yourself, love what you do and find your passion at work. Please find us at https://sgainc.com . EEO Employer: Race, Color, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Religion, National Origin, Disability, Veteran Status, Age, Marital Status, Pregnancy, Genetic Information, or Other Legally Protected Status.

  • ID: #44466905
  • State: New Jersey Jerseycity 07097 Jerseycity USA
  • City: Jerseycity
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Job type: Contract
  • Showed: 2022-07-29
  • Deadline: 2022-09-26
  • Category: Et cetera
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