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Financial Crime And Sanctions In House Lawyer

Company name
BCG Attorney Search

Experience
3-7 yrs required

Location
Washington, DC, United States

Industry
Legal

Posted on
May 17, 2024

Valid Through
Jun 16, 2024

Profile

A law firm is seeking a Financial Crime And Sanctions House Lawyer for their Washington, DC, location.

Job Overview:

The Financial Crime And Sanctions In-House Lawyer will assist in managing the Business-As-Usual (BAU) team focused on Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and sanctions compliance. They will work closely with senior management to meet the firm's global AML compliance objectives and provide legal expertise on financial crime and sanctions.

Duties:

  • Liaise with existing BAU Managers, Senior Analysts, and team management to allocate resources effectively and ensure smooth operations.
  • Assist with the day-to-day management of BAU team members focused on AML and sanctions compliance.
  • Support the Head of Financial Crime & Sanctions and UK MLCO/MLRO in implementing process enhancements for AML compliance.
  • Analyze and resolve legal and regulatory issues related to financial crime and sanctions, including client ID, reputational issues, and sanctions queries.
  • Serve as a senior contact point for local MLROs globally regarding BAU team processes.
  • Monitor changes in professional rules, regulations, and laws affecting financial crime and sanctions globally.
  • Help develop internal databases and evaluate external databases for AML compliance.
  • Manage major financial crime and sanctions projects.
  • Assist in designing and delivering training for the BAU team and fee earners.
  • Support recruitment processes for BAU team vacancies.
  • Represent the BAU in financial crime and sanctions matters at cross-departmental and external meetings.
  • Assist with regulatory audit requests and compliance audits related to AML.
  • Assist with ongoing client and counterparty screening using Accuity software.
  • Provide regular reports on team workload to management.
  • Be flexible in undertaking additional responsibilities as required.

Requirements:

  • Strong academic background with a JD required.
  • Preferably admitted in NY, DC, or CA.
  • Senior-level experience in international BAU teams for AML and sanctions compliance.
  • Detailed knowledge and experience of BAU systems and processes for AML and sanctions compliance.
  • Excellent task management and organizational skills, capable of managing multiple tasks under time pressure.
  • Strong communicator who can motivate and effectively communicate with team members, fee earners, and support staff.

Company info

BCG Attorney Search
1629 K ST NW, Suite 300
Washington
District of Columbia
United States 20006
Phone : (202) 955-5585
Fax : (213) 895-7306

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