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Manager, AML Compliance

Apply Req ID: 2101741 Date posted 04/30/2021

The Manager within AML Compliance is responsible for overseeing daily operations of a team of AML Analysts/Investigators within the SBNA AML Investigations Team.  S/he is responsible for ensuring operational integrity by reviewing daily alert workflow, performing quality control reviews, reviewing/approving Suspicious Activity Reports and managing timely transmission processes to comply with the AML regulations.

Responsibilities -

  • Supervises, coaches, trains, mentors and leads a team of AML Analysts/Investigators.  Responsible for all aspects of team members life cycle including recruitment, performance management and development                                
  • Responsible for the coordination of team workflow and alert distribution; and ensures timely submission of Reports (e.g. SAR, CTR) to Government entities such as Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)                                
  • Makes critical independent decisions regarding case reviews, requests for information, customer de-marketing, and procedures inquiries and is accountable for Team's case decisions                                             
  • Provides regulatory guidance to team members; advises business lines in order to ensure accurate filings of internal referrals, currency transaction reports, and/or monetary instrument filings                                          
  • Performs Quality Control reviews of alerts and reports for completeness, accuracy to ensure these are decisioned in accordance with internal procedures and regulatory expectations.                               
  • Serves as a subject matter expert of the bank's BSA AML policies and procedures across business lines.                                   
  • Works on projects and ancillary duties as assigned or requested.                               
  • As assigned, responsible for procuring information and samples related to testing, internal/external audits, QA and QC .                               
  • Continuously evaluates operational/production routines and systems; recommends changes to improve processes and create efficiencies .             

  • Bachelor's Degree; Business, Finance, or equivalent field.,or equivalent work experience;
  • Work Expereince - 5-9 years; Compliance, Legal, Regulatory, or Financial Services.
  • Skills and abilities - Ability to adjust to new developments/changing circumstances.
    • Ability to build and foster internal relationships.
    • Ability to convey a sense or urgency and drive.
    • Ability to foster and embed a strong risk culture
    • Ability to interact with all levels of the organizational structure, including senior leadership.
    • Ability to lead and manage a team of highly skilled professionals.
    • Ability to present ideas and concepts in a clear and concise manner to management.
    • Advanced knowledge, theories, and concepts of Compliance, Risk, and Audit methodology, process development, and implementation.
    • Detail orientated with the ability to also understand overall strategy.
  • Knowledge of current laws and regulations that affect the organization's policies. Knowledge of regulatory and compliance standards.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Physical demands -  Minimal physical effort such as sitting, standing, and walking.
  • Communicates in a timely and straightforward manner.
  • Probes for additional information, clarifies assumptions and confirms agreed-upon actions.
  • Keeps everyone involved informed about progress and issues.
  • Communicates the importance and benefits of risk management to counterparts.
  • Displays natural skepticism and curiosity to question the status quo and uncover issues.
  • Adheres to a good root cause analysis process,
  • Creates a good working environment in the team; works towards shared goals contributing ideas and accepting change.
  • Provides assistance and coaches less experienced team members,
  • Executes risk management process and procedures without management direction, and demonstrates awareness of expected results
  • Knows the relationship and impact of actions and results
  • Has an understanding of regulations impacting area supported,
  • Follows through to meet commitments to others.
  • Takes responsibility for achieving strong results, despite balancing multiple complex demands,
  • Knows who to reach out to inside and outside of one's team to get work done.
  • Takes action to enhance working relationships needed to achieve seamless work flow.
  • Stays current with industry and regulatory trends and emerging risk issues.
  • Has good understanding of current market and competitive landscape that the organization operates within.
  • Uses information and data effectively to support a position and present a rational case

Primary Location: Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States

Other Locations: Massachusetts-Dorchester

Organization: Santander Bank, N.A.


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