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Compliance Risk Supervising Examiner

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Legal
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Sunday, May 19, 2024

Company

Federal Reserve Bank of New YorkWorking at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York positions you at the center of the financial world with a unique perspective on national and international markets and economies. You will work in an environment with a diverse group of experienced professionals to foster and support the safety, soundness, and vitality of our economic and financial systems.

The Bank believes in work flexibility to balance the demands of work and life while also connecting and collaborating with our colleagues in person. Employees can expect to be in the office a couple of days per week as needed for meetings and team collaboration and should live within a commutable distance.

What We Do:
The Supervision Group of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY) supervises banks in the Second District. The objectives of supervision are to:

  • Evaluate and promote the overall safety and soundness of supervised institutions

  • Ensure supervised institutions’ compliance with relevant laws and regulations

  • Facilitate the stability of the financial system of the United States

  • Support the growth and stability of the U.S. economy

Supervision is carried out through a combination of methods, including on-site and off-site examinations involving staff dedicated to the supervision of individual firms, and other professionals focused on analytical, policy and risk matters. Supervision is coordinated with other US agencies.

The Large and Foreign Banking Organization (LFBO) Function is responsible for monitoring and assessing the safety and soundness of three large domestic and all foreign-owned firms with U.S. Operations (FBOs) in the Second District.

Your role as a Compliance Risk Supervising Examiner:
You will work in a dynamic team environment and play an important role in helping the Federal Reserve carry out its regulatory responsibilities. The Compliance Risk Supervising Examiner will have primary responsibility for examinations, continuous monitoring, and evaluation of the compliance risk management and control frameworks of Institutions in the LFBO portfolio with respect to AML controls, sanctions, and counter-terrorist financing (CTF).


Core responsibilities include:

  • Leading or participating in firm specific examinations that may include firms’ compliance risk management practices, including compliance with relevant AML laws and regulations, the requirements of the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), other CTF regulations and complex BSA/AML and OFAC enforcement actions.

  • Developing well-supported supervisory assessments and presenting examination results to supervised institutions, Federal Reserve colleagues, and other supervisory authorities.

  • Driving continuous monitoring activities including meetings with management, and review and analysis of internal risk reports, business plans, committee meeting minutes and other materials for the assigned institution(s).

  • Actively providing guidance, mentoring, coaching, and training to other employees when leading examinations or projects, including delegation of work and review of work products.

  • Staying abreast of supervisory developments in the areas of compliance risk management practices and BSA/AML, OFAC and other CTF regulations.

  • Advancing a high standard of operational excellence in executing the supervisory program and associated operational processes.

What we are looking for:

  • Experience and advanced understanding of banking systems and relevant laws and regulations with a particular focus on BSA/AML and OFAC regulations, remediation of regulatory findings and transaction reviews. Subject matter expertise in one or more areas, such as private banking, trade finance, correspondent banking, cryptocurrency, data/system validation, and payment message standards.

  • Experience in assessing, validating, designing, or managing various risk management controls, automated monitoring systems, transaction surveillance, operations monitoring, reporting, and/or interdiction systems.

  • Excellent collaboration skills with an ability to build deep, productive working relationships in line with an inclusive culture that values learning and agility, curiosity, and sharing of diverse perspectives among the supervisory stakeholders.

  • Significant thought leadership, decision making and execution skills including ability to undertake supervisory activities under limited guidance and with extensive autonomy and discretion, prioritize and multi-task under tight time constraints, quickly assimilate new information, produce sound analysis, and invite challenge to ensure all angles of an issue are explored as part of the decision-making process.

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), including ability to listen attentively to various viewpoints, capacity to synthesize and communicate varying information and perspectives succinctly and persuasively to stakeholders.

  • Limited travel may be required for examinations, training, and meetings.

Salary Range: $155400 - $229300 / year

We believe in transparency at the NY Fed. This salary range reflects a variety of skills and experiences candidates may bring to the job. We pay individuals along this range based on their unique backgrounds. Whether you’re stretching into the job or are a more seasoned candidate, we aim to pay competitively for your contributions.

Our Touchstone Behaviors—Communicate Authentically, Collaborate Inclusively, Drive Progress, Develop Others, and Take Ownership—help shape the culture of the Bank. They also provide a shared language for how we work together and achieve success, and they set clear expectations for leading with impact at every stage of your career with us. Learn more.

Benefits:

Our organization offers benefits that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career:

  • Fully paid Pension plan and 401k with Generous Match

  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans (Medical, Dental and Vision including Flexible Spending Accounts and HSA)

  • Subsidized Public Transportation Program

  • Tuition Assistance Program

  • Onsite Fitness & Wellness Center

  • And more

This position requires access to confidential supervisory information (CSI) and/or Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) information. Access to CSI and FOMC information is limited to U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, individuals who meet the definition of “protected individual” under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), and certain other nonimmigrants. All non-U.S. citizens authorized to access CSI and/or FOMC information must sign a declaration of intent to expeditiously become a lawful permanent resident and thereafter a U.S. citizen when eligible.

The New York Fed expects its employees to perform their duties with honesty, integrity, and impartiality, and without improper preferential treatment of any person. Learn more about our code of conduct and conflicts of interest rules.

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is committed to a diverse workforce and to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, or military service.

We value accessibility for all candidates and are happy to provide an accommodation or assistance. Please email us at ny.leaves@ny.frb.org and we’ll be glad to help. Please note, this is a dedicated e-mail box designed exclusively to assist applications with accommodation requests in relation to our recruiting process. All other inquires including the status of applications will not receive a response from this e-mail box.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, performance standards or requirements, efforts, skills or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary

Regular

Job Exempt (Yes / No)

Yes

Job Category

Legal Family

Work Shift

First (United States of America)

The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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