Purpose of Job
Manages and leads a staff in delivering best-in-class Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), USA PATRIOT Act, and other anti-money laundering program requirements. Partners with relevant lines of business in meeting USAA's regulatory requirements of preventing, detecting, and reporting suspected money laundering and terrorist financing activities. Provides AML operational oversight and compliance solutions for USAA and its affiliates.
This position is available in our San Antonio, TX, Plano, TX, Charlotte, NC, Tampa, FL or Phoenix, AZ USAA locations.
USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.
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Manages the daily operations of AML staff by overseeing alert/case volumes and providing ongoing coaching, guidance, and training.
Serves as the primary resource to team members on escalated AML detection/investigative issues and provides coaching and feedback to the team.
Responsible for management functions including new employee selection, employee development, performance evaluation, and corrective action.
Creates and implements unit objectives and policies and procedures to meet organizational goals and objectives in support of USAA and its membership.
Oversees and manages designated AML prevention and detection environments and ensures regulatory and reporting requirements are met.
Provides decisions on rules for money laundering activities and filing of referrals.
Interacts with law enforcement and industry and regulatory authorities, as appropriate.
Implements tactical and operational business compliance requirements.
Identifies and implements corrective action for any outstanding AML or BSA (Bank Secrecy Act) and OFAC compliance issues.
Produces high quality narratives within Detection alerts and discusses with leadership.
Collaborates with senior management in developing strategy, business plans/objectives for the AML/BSA team.
Represents the AML/BSA unit on various committees, working groups and complex projects, or initiatives.
Leads training sessions on AML awareness and processes.
Maintains AML expert knowledge and keeps abreast of money laundering typology trends within USAA and industry wide.
Advises senior management of AML risk exposure based on suspected activity or employee misconduct or collusion related to ML/TF activity.
Bachelor's degree required. 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
6 years AML or financial crimes management or other relevant compliance experience.
2 or more years of direct team lead, supervisory or management experience.
Strong knowledge and application of BSA, AML, OFAC/Sanctions, and other AML regulatory policies.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.
3 or more years management experience.
3 or more years subject matter expertise in the areas of interviewing and Anti-Money Laundering investigations.
3 or more years' experience managing multiple deliverables in a fast-paced, high volume environment.
3 or more years' experience working with regulators or enforcement.
Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrates a strong sense of ownership and thought-leadership.
CAMS, CFE, or equivalent or willingness to obtain certification.
The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.
USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this position is: $80,200.00 - $144,500.00 *(this does not include geographic differential it may be applied based on your work location)
Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.
Shift premium will be addressed on an individual basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.
At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.
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Relocation assistance is not available for this position.