K2 Integrity is looking for a director for our Financial Crimes Risk Management practice. The director will play an integral and multifaceted role in compliance, serving as a subject-matter expert on economic sanctions and export controls. The person in this role will provide expert-level guidance and support to clients; manage sanctions investigations, monitorships, and lookbacks; and assist senior management in making recommendations and implementing compliance programs. The ideal candidate will have deep knowledge of economic sanctions and export control laws and regulations as well as the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
- Provide subject-matter expertise and support related to OFAC/EU/OFSI sanctions programs, as well as U.S. and EU export control laws and regulations.
- Perform compliance reviews and investigations, identifying sanctions/OFAC-related risks or concerns.
- Manage engagements related to sanctions/OFAC/export control reviews, including transactional lookbacks, process improvements, system tuning, and segregation.
- Draft memoranda for clients detailing risk and mitigation measures.
- Work with staff, reviewing deliverables to ensure work quality and completion, while providing ongoing feedback.
- Serve as a point of contact to clients, providing regular updates on progress and findings.
- Provide expert-level advice, guidance, and recommendations to clients.
- Track emerging issues and new developments on topics related to sanctions and export controls.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to improve and develop new processes and to ensure efforts are efficient and synchronized across all channels.
- Use a high level of independent judgment to solve problems, escalating issues to senior management as necessary.
- Cultivate relationships with new and existing clients for continued business development.
- Support client engagement and business development efforts.
- Provide training, guidance, and support to team members in refining professional skills.
- Bachelor’s degree required, juris doctorate, or master’s degree preferred.
- Minimum five years of professional experience in sanctions compliance and policy at a law firm or financial institution.
- Advanced knowledge of BSA/AML, OFAC, USA PATRIOT Act, and export control regulatory and compliance issues associated with financial institutions and multinational corporations.
- Subject-matter expertise in sanctions programs administered by OFAC and familiarity with EU and United Nations sanctions, as well as export control regulations promulgated by the U.S. Department of Commerce and relevant EU jurisdictions.
- Experience interfacing with regulatory enforcement agencies.
- Experience leading investigations into sanctions and export controls compliance.
- Superior research, writing, and presentation skills.
- Excellent analytical and organizational skills, with a high level of attention to detail.
- High levels of professionalism and self-motivation together with a sense of urgency.
- Exceptional ability to multitask, prioritize projects, and meet deadlines with efficiency.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office and/or experience in using other database applications.
- Ability to travel as needed.