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UBS Financial Services Financial Crime Prevention Team/Governance, Risks, and Controls in Jersey City, New Jersey

Financial Crime Prevention Team/Governance, Risks, and Controls

United States - New Jersey

Compliance, Risk

Corporate Center

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Jersey City, Weehawken

Job Type:

Full Time

Your role:

Do you want to have a leadership role in the preventing criminals and terrorists from abusing the financial and legislative systems? Are you the type of person who can help in the development and implementation of programs to prevent financial crimes that apply to UBS Bank USA ("BUSA"), and enhance governance and management reporting processes for key stakeholders, control committees and the Bank's Board of Directors? Are you an individual capable of undertaking a demanding yet rewarding role that entails a focus on both strategic thinking and execution?

We are looking for someone who can:

  • support the BUSA Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer particularly in the areas of:

• governance, financial crime risk assessments

• development of management information

• affiliate oversight and

• Various projects based on BUSA and broader Financial Crime Prevention ("FCP") initiatives.

  • provide expert guidance to senior executives and business managers relating to FCP risks, controls and governance.

Your team:

You will be working with the FCP team, in the Compliance & Operational Risk function, based in Jersey City, NJ or Weehawken, NJ. The Financial Crime team helps UBS in the fight against money-laundering, fraud, corruption and terrorist financing.

Your expertise:

You have:

  • a 4 year college degree or international equivalent

  • 5+ years of prior AML compliance or related regulatory experience with a wealth management, broker dealer, retail and/or private bank, and/or correspondent bank or 10+ years of compliance related experience at a law firm, regulatory agency, financial institution, major consulting firm or in law enforcement

  • proven recent experience in a senior anti-money laundering compliance role in the banking or securities industries is preferred

  • experience handling sensitive information with a high degree of discretion with a focus on the maintenance of client privacy

-Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS) / Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) / Certified AML and Fraud Professional (CAFP) is a plus

You are:

  • able to interact with, and present to, all levels of management and regulators

  • team-oriented with strong interpersonal skills, able to calmly manage conflict and pressure in a demanding, high-volume environment

  • flexible, capable of prioritizing based on business demands

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Join us:

We're a truly global, collaborative and friendly group of people. Having a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace is important to us. And we support your career development, internal mobility and work-life balance. If this sounds interesting, apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.