Project Manager Transaction Monitoring / Anti-Financial Crime

  • $180k + Bonus
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Mondrian Alpha Recruitment Solutions
  • 16 Jan 18 2018-01-16

This position is within my clients Anti-Financial Crime Transformation and Remediation Change team. This program covers all elements of remediation required within the Banks’ US AFC BSA/AML programs within Monitoring and Financial Investigations

The person filling this role will primarily be responsible for supporting the delivery of a number of strategic TM and Investigations remediation projects across AFC. You will be able to get up to speed with content quickly and learn how to navigate the organization across the Anti-Financial Crime, Operations, Data, Technology, Risk and Business teams.  

Responsibilities/Tasks:

  • Managing project dashboards, project plans, and communications to keep stakeholders informed of progress and risks
  • Assist with the establishment of remediation scope, Project Initiation Documentation (PID), charters and project plans
  • Assist with establishing a framework and KPIs to allow oversight and reporting on tangible risk reducing delivery that benefits business as usual in a measurable way
  • Liaison with applicable stakeholders, including Anti-Financial Crime, Operations, Data, Technology, DFS 504 and Business teams, to ensure appropriate ownership of deliverables and associated risks and issues
  • Support the oversight and governance of the US TM and Investigations remediation plans, ensuring all projects are run in accordance with project governance standards and methodologies
  • Support Business Requirements Documentation (“BRD”) gathering and partnering with Technology to draft the Functional Requirements Documentation (“FRD”), assist with charters, metrics and regulatory closure memo
  • Manage BRDs through the review and sign off process and ensure they are complete and accurate
  • Support the program managers with the delivery of the project by taking ownership of specific project deliverables and work closely with the other project BA’s if cross functional project
  • Maintain day to day issues and escalate issues as required to the Program Director, Project Manager and PMO

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Must have AML Transaction Monitoring, Financial Investigations or similar AML discipline experience
  • Must have knowledge in core AML products, risk typology, segmentation, scenarios, models, methodology, MI reporting, and AML tools (i.e. Mantas, Actimize, NORKOM) is a plus   
  • Relevant experience in assisting remediation projects – projects involving technology are preferred
  • Previous experience in Financial Services with understanding of core banking products – notably in the domains of Money Laundering, Risk Management
  • Ability to absorb information quickly and link related topics
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal
  • Must have a keen eye for detail with a focus on quality control
  • Strong process and project management skills, with the ability to execute against tight deadlines and to be agile in response to evolving requirements
  • Proficiency with MS Office Products: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proficient in excel, power point or there tools to produce metrics, gantt chart for management reporting  
  • Capable of working autonomously in a structured and well-organized manner and also contributing in a team environment
  • Desire to learn new content and understand the regulation so enable effective challenge of design effectiveness