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Global Customs Compliance Manager

Nike 

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At NIKE, Inc. it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

The NIKE, Inc. Supply Chain team is the engine that propels product around the world. Supply Chain experts ensure that every year, almost a billion units of footwear, apparel and equipment arrive at the right place, at the right time. To ensure this complex job goes off without a hitch, Supply Chain teams work with a network of more than 50 distribution centers, thousands of accountants, and more than 100,000 retail stores worldwide — making the impossible happen every single day.

Nike, Inc. does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Nike Supply Chain experts ensure that every year 900 million pieces of footwear, apparel and equipment arrive at the right destination on time. That’s no easy task. The complex process involves more than 50 distribution centers, a network of thousands of accounts, and more than 100,000 retail stores around the world. Supply Chain professionals from Laakdal, Belgium, to Sao Paulo, Brasil, makes it happen. They constantly push for ways to make Nike’s supply chain faster, more efficient and more responsive to Nike’s always-changing consumer needs.

Take an idea. Make it a product. Get it into pipeline. Share it with the world. Sounds simple, but of course the devil’s in the details. What does this mean for you? In the best situations it means you’ll push your colleagues to do their best work, and they’ll turn around and do the same for you. And the details? Take a look and see for yourself.

The Global Customs Compliance Manager will provide strategic & tactical leadership in the management of Nike’s Compliance operations programs, including Special Trade Programs (STP).

The individual in this role will drive the ongoing development of our best in class programs, analytics, processes, & internal controls in partnership with our geography teams. The Global Customs Compliance Manager will support facilitation of compliant, reliable, efficient & expedient cross-border movement of goods, leveraging innovation to provide value to Nike & every athlete* (*if you have a body, you’re an athlete).

As our Global Customs Compliance Manager, you will:

  • Manage operations + strategy for NIKE’s global compliance programs (e.g. Free Trade Agreement/Special Trade Programs platform, global compliance framework, etc)
  • Use best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve Customs process and compliance
  • Provide geography support on Customs audits or inquiries
  • Define future state process + business requirements to support global initiatives (e.g. Global Import/Export Program)
  • Develop analytics capability to drive deeper insights into NIKE’s global customs business including duty spend/savings, global compliance activities (audits, inquiries, etc), and operational performance metrics
  • Understands, or seeks to understand, government requirements and geography/territory needs
  • Assess Customs operational and compliance risks
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Data analytics & performance reporting
  • Understand & analyze current processes & recommend/define improved future state
  • Strong verbal & written communications skills including reporting, meeting facilitation, & presentations
  • Strong information seeking skills – Curiosity
  • Clearly articulate goals & objectives
  • Network, influence, & leverage internal & external resources
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, International Trade, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience within customs & trade, supply chain, finance, internal audit, or a similar function in medium to large companies
  • Experience in the customs & international trade industry, policy & procedure development, systems/tool development, data + analytics mindset + experience with reporting tools (tableau, etc) preferred

Compliance Sanctions Officer

CITI 

Serves as a senior compliance risk officer for Independent Compliance Risk Management (ICRM) responsible for establishing internal strategies, policies, procedures, processes related to monitoring and fostering awareness of sanctions regulatory requirements that Citi must comply with; assessing related sanctions risk exposure, overseeing the quality of sanctions control processes and setting global standards to manage and mitigate those sanctions risks and protect the franchise. In addition, provides support for the collation of potential breaches of sanctions from across the firm and work with contacts in the Business and Compliance to ensure consistent and effective application and implementation of, and controls to evidence adherence to, relevant sanctions related global standards, policies and procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Working collaboratively with the team to provide advice to business with respect to applicability of policies and implementation of the economic sanctions program and regulatory changes.
  • Analyzing data, preparing and presenting regional and global reports related to sanctions risk assessments, and monitoring of sanctions related issues and escalations with senior management and global partners.
  • Providing input on new business initiatives, new products, and advise on complex transactions.
  • Partnering with functional partners, as applicable, to ensure potential risks are appropriately vetted and addressed. Identifying and escalating to the Chief Sanctions Officer material risks and significant instances of not adherence to the Framework by accountable front line units; directing investigations in coordination with GIU, CSIS, Legal, HR or as appropriate.
  • Monitoring adherence to Citi’s Global Sanctions Policy and relevant procedures; staying current on key Sanctions regulatory changes, key enforcement actions and related industry trends.
  • Overseeing adherence to procedures and processes, to ensure compliance with policies ensuring that front line units meet required standards. Promoting global consistency of Sanctions ICRM practices and policies – within the line of business as well as cross-sector.
  • Interacting with Management to raise awareness of Sanctions trends, emerging issues, remedial actions or enhancements to the program. Assessing the impact of issues/violations (legal/regulatory, policy, reputational, etc.) and dimensions control process gaps to help management define disciplinary and corrective actions, as appropriate.
  • Participating in and managing, as appropriate, various internal assurance processes, e.g. Regional Enterprise wide and Horizontal risk assessments, self-assessment, internal audit or compliance assurance reviews. Supporting efforts in connection Internal Audit and functional regulators in Program exams and evaluations; tracking and challenging remedial actions from the front line units.
  • Drafting and editing sanctions-related reference materials; supporting the various electronic record-keeping logs for sanctions licenses, voluntary disclosures; subpoenas etc.; participating in sanctions training programs.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • Preferably expertise of AML and Sanctions regulations, risks and typologies
  • Knowledge of Compliance laws, rules, regulations, risks and typologies
  • Must be a self-starter, flexible, innovative and adaptive
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively and with people at all levels of the organization
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to both work collaboratively and independently; ability to navigate a complex organization
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Ability to both work independently and collaborate with team members
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills and capability to handle multiple projects at one time
  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrated knowledge in area of focus

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree; experience in compliance, legal or other control-related function in the financial services firm, regulatory organization, or legal/consulting firm, or a combination thereof; experience in area of focus; Advanced degree preferred


International Trade Analyst

Crowell & Moring 

Founded with a commitment to build a different kind of law firm, Crowell & Moring LLP today is an international law firm representing clients in litigation and investigations, regulatory and transactional matters. We are internationally recognized for our representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation, as well as our ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity. With nearly 550 lawyers based in seven offices in the United States and Europe, the firm helps international corporations and emerging enterprises navigate complex legal challenges and create business solutions across the globe.

Job Summary
The International Trade Analyst’s substantive focus will involve matters related to U.S. antidumping and countervailing duty investigations, and other unfair trade litigation (e.g., 232, 301 and 201 proceedings).

Job Responsibilities

  • Assists attorneys and clients with completing Commerce and ITC questionnaire responses (including sections A through D (cost), APO filing procedures, and Commerce verifications
  • Assists attorneys in the drafting of case and rebuttal briefs for Commerce, as well as pre- and post-hearing/conference briefs for the ITC.
  • Prepares and analyzes antidumping sales and costs databases, and runs antidumping margin calculations.
  • Assists attorneys with all aspects of other unfair trade regulation.
  • Under the direction of attorneys, interacts regularly with clients, vendors and government agency employees.

Education
The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in International Affairs, International Business, Economics, or related field.

Experience
The position requires a minimum one (1) year of experience with the following (education will be considered in lieu of experience):

  • U.S. antidumping and countervailing duty investigations.
  • Other unfair trade litigation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to provide quality client service to both internal and external contacts, regarding matters of a complex nature. Requires patience, creativity and discretion.
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS suite to produce quality written communications such as memos, spreadsheets, slides, standard work documents.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel to independently produce complex reports.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work in a dynamic and complex environment to meet deadlines and daily requirements.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and maintain a productive and committed work effort, meeting deadlines and managing workload.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others in a cooperative, enthusiastic and friendly manner to accomplish position functions and participate in team efforts.

International Trade Compliance Associate

Society for International Affairs

The International Trade Compliance Associate has primary responsibility of supporting the International Trade Compliance Department (ITC). In this supporting position, the ITC Associate will work closely with SAIC’s Empowered Officials to ensure compliance with all applicable: (1) licensing and agreements activities; (2) SAIC policies and procedures; and (3) US and foreign international trade compliance legal and regulatory requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act as primary coordinator for company licensing activities, ensuring compliance with U.S. export/import laws and regulations as well as SAIC policies, instructions and manuals.
  • Coordinating closely with the ITC Empowered Officials on all export and import related matters.
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) in providing guidance to internal customers on all matters concerning export/import activities.
  • Support centralized licensing processes by reviewing, editing, submitting and providing feedback to internal customers for all U.S government licensing activities, including but not limited to U.S Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Treasury.
  • Ensure practical due diligence is conducted on international business transactions.
  • Remain current with U.S. government policies, regulations, procedures including Federal Register Notices and Export Control Reforms and assist in implementing SAIC and U.S. Government updates and changes within the company.
  • Assist in developing international trade compliance training as well as conduct required training to all identified personnel and programs including general, specific and targeted export/import compliance training.
  • Support the ITC Department in maintaining the compliance posture of SAIC such as updating/maintaining policies, instructions and manuals, related governance documents, completing internal audit and assessments and reviewing/reporting potential instances of non-compliance.
  • Support physical export/import transactions through review, edit/comment and approval of invoices, shipping documentation and AES entries, closely coordinate with internal transportation/logistics personnel on movement of equipment as well as with brokers and freight forwarders.
  • Reviewing and approving requests for employees’ foreign travel and foreign person visitor access to SAIC sites
  • Manage any potential anti-boycott requests including working with Legal and U.S. Department of Commerce on reporting requirements and resolutions.
  • Maintain regulatory required and other appropriate records and documentation in an organized an easily searchable format.
  • Respond timely to ad hoc inquiries regarding International Trade Compliance.
  • Maintain the International Trade Compliance site by ensuring information is current and relevant.
  • Manage and meet multiple goals, plans and milestones
  • Assist in other International Trade Compliance initiatives as necessary.

Job Qualifications

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in export/import regulatory compliance related roles.
  • Proven practical experience and understanding of U.S. Government Regulations to include: International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), U.S. Customers and Border Protection regulations, Office of Foreign Asset Controls, and Federal Trade Regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to stay current of changes in Export/Import regulations and accurately interpret the same.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership and strong commitment to integrity and professionalism
  • Regularly exercises independent judgment in determining the reliability of data reviewed.
  • Capability to think clearly and quickly under pressure and the composure to satisfy multiple and often competing interests.
  • Demonstrated assertiveness with internal clients an successful track record of creating compliant solutions for internal customers

Required Skills & Personal Characteristics

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Exemplary written and oral communication skills
  • Superior interpersonal skills with the ability to gain the cooperation of others
  • Must be comfortable consulting or receiving concerns with employees company-wide to ensure objectivity and timely response while operating in a confidential environment
  • Must be comfortable with training multiple audiences and attendees.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office applications

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Familiarity with OCR/EASE Global Trade Management tool
  • Prior empowered official experience
  • Prior experience in other compliance fields to include the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the UK Bribery Act and other anti-corruption laws and regulations.
  • Familiarity with FAR/U.S. government contracting

International Trade Compliance Analyst

Northrop Grumman

Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.Northrop Grumman is seeking an International Trade Compliance Analyst to join our team at the Corporate Headquarters in Falls Church, VA.

The Analyst is responsible for ITAR and EAR and related regulatory licensing and special projects to ensure the required approvals are obtained to support international marketing, sales, and other business activities. Duties include providing guidance to sectors on structure of export approval requests, licensing status during USG processing, coordinating responses to inquiries from USG reviewers, and coordinating with corporate Technical leads on USG foreign disclosure policies which affect the submission or approval of requests for export of NGC products or technology.

Additional responsibilities involve interface with Northrop Grumman Corporate Headquarters personnel to include transactional reviews for international travel, foreign visits to the corporate office and release of technical data; contributing to the analysis of international export regulations; and advising sector export management on procedural implementation of regulatory requirements. The individual will also participate in various NGC process improvement projects and training of sector staff.

Performance standards that an incumbent must have to be successful in this position include:

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Agile, high-energy individual who enjoys a fast-paced environment with constant changes and challenges
  • Applicants must have excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Possess the ability to work successfully in cross functional teams

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years’ of relevant experience or 1 year of experience with a master’s degree
  • Familiarity with d rafting and submitting export licenses and agreements, interpreting and providing guidance on U.S. ITAR and EAR regulations for the licensing of commodities, technologies and defense services, including the use of U.S. Government systems D-Trade and SNAP-R
  • Familiarity with ITAR exemptions and EAR exceptions for export transactions
  • Experience providing training to export licensing personnel and functional requesters
  • U.S. citizenship required to obtain a secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active secret clearance
  • Master’s degree or MBA

Research Analyst, International Trade & Regulation

Bryant Christie Inc. (BCI) helps companies and industry organizations to identify promising foreign markets and successfully export their products around the world. Our work is focused on the agricultural and food and beverage sectors. We offer a unique set of international services that provide strategic solutions combined with a global vision. As a BCI Research Analyst, you will provide our clients and BCI leadership with accurate and professional information about worldwide market trends and regulatory requirements.

Research Analyst Responsibilities

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting thorough desk research on foreign regulatory requirements for the sale of food, foreign market trends, and import and export flows
  • Monitoring government agencies, U.S. Embassy reporting, international and multilateral organizations, trade press, and other sources for developments in regulations, trade policies, and trade flows
  • Drafting clear, concise, and highly accurate summaries regarding market conditions, trade barriers, regulatory requirements, including technical regulations, for inclusion in the customized weekly newsletters and databases that BCI provides for specific clients
  • Analyzing data, identifying trends and other insights, and producing effective graphs, charts, and tables for use in BCI reports, presentations, and databases
  • Contributing to ongoing process improvement efforts to strengthen the quality and efficiency of our work
  • Additional research and database projects and other duties may also be assigned

Work Location

The research analyst position can be based in BCI’s Seattle or Sacramento office. Both offices have temporarily transitioned to telework due to the coronavirus outbreak and, until further notice, work will be performed remotely. When staff are recalled by senior management, you must be able to report to work at your local BCI office.

Salary and Benefits

This is a full time, salaried position. Salary level depends on experience. BCI offers a range of benefits and perks, which may include:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance for permanent employees
  • 401K with discretionary employer matching for permanent employees
  • Bonuses/profit sharing based on company performance
  • Staff professional development plans, supported by a training budget
  • Sabbaticals with stipend to be used for international travel during 10th year of service
  • Flexible work hours, telecommuting options, and time off for charitable work
  • Trivia team, weekly happy hours, annual overnight staff retreat, agriculture/food/beverage field trips, and more

Position Requirements

Required

  • B.A./B.S. in policy, business, economics, international relations or similar
  • Aptitude and ability to conduct thorough desk research
  • Strong writing skills – clear, concise, precise, and efficient
  • Acute attention to detail and accountability for the accuracy of your work
  • Solid foundational skills in using Excel; Experience using the Microsoft suite
  • Time management and the ability to manage multiple deadlines

Desired – any of the following is a plus:

  • Experience as a research assistant
  • Proficiency in a foreign language
  • Advanced Excel skills or data analysis ability
  • Knowledge of trade or of food and beverage or agricultural sectors

Manager for Global Trade Compliance

GLOBALFOUNDRIES 

The Manager for Global Trade Compliance will join a team of trade compliance professionals responsible for GLOBALFOUNDRIES Global Trade Compliance Program, which is part of the Legal Department. The position will report to the Senior Director for Trade Compliance and will supervise a team located in Malta, NY and Burlington, VT.

The individual will utilize strong leadership and technical trade compliance competency to execute procedures related to US and international export control and import regimes and to develop and execute on a long-term continuous improvement roadmap for trade compliance. This position requires significant leadership and influencing skills, as this role will engage at all levels of internal and external partner
organizations.

The Company’s global trade compliance team is responsible for managing export licensing of products and technical data; managing export/import compliance awareness training; handling foreign national screening and licensing (deemed exports); classification of products and technical data under appropriate ITAR Categories, EAR ECCNs and Harmonized System codes; maintaining compliance
procedures; conducting internal audits; and completing other activities required to progress the trade compliance function within GLOBALFOUNDRIES.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise a team of trade compliance professionals in Malta, NY and Burlington, VT.
  • Develop, implement and manage the Global Trade Compliance Program with a global team based in the United States, Germany and Singapore.
  • Maintain a documented Export Management and Compliance Program in accordance with guidelines of Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and other relevant agencies.
  • Maintain a documented Customs compliance program in accordance with US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and other relevant agencies.
  • Provide advice and counsel to senior management on compliance strategies, function, programs, and solutions. Will assume a formal role as Trade Compliance Officer, reporting to Board of Directors’ Government Security Committee.
  • Drive continuous improvement of the Company’s Global Trade Compliance Program, including automating processes and procedures.
  • Partner with numerous organizations globally within the Company, including Legal, Logistics, Supply Chain, Sales, IT, and Engineering to develop and execute defined procedures.
  • Develop and implement trade compliance audit and training programs.
  • Monitor regulatory changes and revise compliance policies and practices in accordance with changing legal framework and business models.
  • Provide advice and counsel in other areas related to compliance, commercial contracts and general legal matters.
  • Considering qualified candidates in both Malta, NY and Burlington, VT.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree required. J.D., MBA or graduate technical degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in logistics and export compliance roles; people management experience preferred.
  • In depth knowledge of, and extensive experience with, the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Experience with export controls as it relates to the semiconductor industry preferred. Experience with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) preferred. Experience with equivalent international regimes preferred.
  • Experience with encryption, technology transfers, and deemed export programs preferred.
  • Prior experience with developing and implementing Trade Compliance programs in large, global companies a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential, especially presentation skills.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, negotiation, and organizational skills are required.
  • Able to anticipate and proactively address issues and develop solutions.
  • High level of integrity, professionalism, and trust, including in dealing with complex and sensitive matters.

Sanctions Program Analyst

Citi

About Citi

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.Citi’s Mission and Value Proposition explains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients’ and the public’s trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.

Overview:

The goal of the Markets and Securities Services Business Controls and Supervision function is to help establish and maintain a robust control environment and culture across Citi Markets businesses worldwide. Developing a proactive control approach assists management in achieving strategic objectives, promotes efficiency, reduces the risk of loss, and helps ensure compliance with corporate policies, procedures, laws, and regulations. In addition, properly functioning internal controls enable management to deal with today’s rapidly changing environment and prepare for future growth.

The Business Controls and Supervision team directly supports a sales and trading environment and is looking for a highly energized, dynamic professional who is ready to join a fast-paced, world leader in the financial services industry. The successful candidate will represent Markets businesses regarding sanctions and anti-bribery and corruption (AB&C) matters globally, evaluate controls over sanctions and AB&C-related processes, recommend enhancements as needed, and oversee execution of regional and global risk assessments.

The incumbent will interact with key stakeholders including personnel from Business Management, Sales, Accounts Control, ICG KYC Support Unit, Operations, and Technology, providing guidance to ensure that implementation of key policies is consistent with Citi standards. The individual will also liaise with ICRM Sanctions, as well as ICRM AB&C. The position will report to the Global Coordinator for Sanctions Programs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as Program Manager for the Sanctions Risk and Program Management function, providing oversight, assurance, and reporting across Markets and Securities Services businesses.
  • Work collaboratively with key stakeholders to identify and manage sanctions risks, manage execution of various sanctions initiatives, assess controls over sanctions screening, and identify opportunities to enhance sanctions controls and processes.
  • Design and implement controls over sanctions and AB&C processes.
  • Prepare presentations to update senior management on progress made on sanctions initiatives.
  • Collaborate with the ICRM Sanctions team to ensure appropriate coverage for the Markets’ portion of the annual Enterprise-wide OFAC Risk Assessment (EWORA).and leverage EWORA control survey results to enhance the control environment.
  • Liaise with Compliance Assurance and Internal Audit to facilitate consistent coverage across Markets businesses, as well as appropriate resolution of any issues identified.
  • Partner with other colleagues, as needed, to support AML-related projects.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in business administration, economics, finance, accounting, or computer science (other fields to be considered as well). Advanced degree (Masters/JD) preferred.
  • At least 5 years of securities/banking industry experience. Knowledge of institutional sales/trading preferred.
  • Knowledge of Bank Secrecy Act, including Anti-money Laundering and sanctions rules and regulations highly desirable, particularly with respect to sanctions programs administered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control.
  • Proven track record in leading cross-functional teams to deliver complex projects.
  • Experience in designing control programs and knowledge of operational risk management principles.
  • Knowledge of Citi Markets businesses, risk and control assessment, technology, and/or audit processes highly desirable.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong desktop/PC skills, including strong knowledge of MS suite of applications, particularly PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships at all levels.
  • Capable of juggling multiple tasks, recalibrating as priorities change; deadline and quality driven.
  • Attention to detail with strong focus on accuracy of information.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment; listens and works well with others; client-focused and open to different ideas/viewpoints.
  • Self-directed; passion for excellence; able to work under pressure.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively in a large, global corporate environment.

Compliance Officer – Sanctions

Bloomberg

Our Team

Bloomberg’s Legal Department plays a critical role in supporting our businesses and operations around the world. We move quickly and thoughtfully to help address a variety of complex issues that come with being the world’s leading financial news and information company. Our team is made of up of talented and hardworking professionals who think creatively and work collaboratively in an open environment to deliver results, drive innovation, and solve difficult problems. We also recognize the value of diversity and inclusion and the importance of giving back to our communities as evidenced by our award-winning pro bono program.

The Global Compliance team within Bloomberg’s Legal Department provides coverage of Bloomberg’s regulated entities and products including support for Bloomberg’s non-regulated products and services. We work to address regulatory issues, ensure compliance with current/developing rules and regulations, and correspond with regulators.

What’s The Role?

We are seeking a Compliance Officer with relevant Sanctions / OFAC experience who will be responsible for providing support on matters related to prevention of sanctions violations globally with particular focus on assessing systems effectiveness, vendor management, emerging sanctions risk, and real-time support to businesses globally on sanctions questions. You will report to the Global Head of Sanctions and Anti-Bribery/Anti-Corruption.

We’ll Trust You To:

  • Have a deep understanding of US / OFAC sanctions as well as a working knowledge of UK and EU sanctions regimes
  • Understand sanctions risk and oversee, direct, and to the degree necessary conduct due diligence on business partners and analyze sanctions risk based on ownership structures and controlling parties of business partners
  • Provide timely advice to various businesses globally on sanctions risk, exemptions to sanctions
  • Provide timely analysis on recently announced OFAC sanctions and how they affect Bloomberg businesses globally
  • File necessary reports with OFAC and other sanctions authorities as appropriate
  • Help conduct periodic risk assessments of various businesses globally
  • Assist in creating sanctions compliance training and conduct in-person, tailored training of various businesses
  • Develop/update policies and procedures related to sanctions

You’ll Need To Have:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ of sanctions experience in a bank, broker dealer, banking regulator or a consulting firm providing services to the financial industry
  • Familiarity with OFAC sanctions programs, including Sectoral Sanctions
  • Attention to detail, good oral, written, and presentation skills
  • Ability to produce concise reports (due diligence, investigations) and present findings to business and other key partners in a timely fashion

We’d Love To See:

  • Strong ability to understand and navigate a complex technological and operational environment
  • That you have an interest in international relations / world events and their applicability to financial crimes
  • Foreign language skills, international educational or work experience