Compliance Advisory – Risk (New York, New York)

Job description


The SGUS Compliance Department monitors the corporate banking, investment banking and broker–dealer activities of SGUS and reports on the compliance risks and issues to SGUS and Global Compliance Senior Management.  Additionally, the SGUS Compliance Department works closely with the Global Compliance Department in Paris to ensure effective implementation of Global Compliance policies and to coordinate all cross-border business transactions and activities. The SGUS Compliance Department is responsible for monitoring the handling of sensitive confidential business information by SGUS personnel through the Compliance Control Room. It administers the SGUS Employee Investment Policy, arranges for the registration of broker–dealer personnel, and conducts compliance training. In addition, the Advisory Team provides the various business lines with guidance and advice on relevant rules and regulations.  The US Financial Crime department is responsible for ensuring compliance with anti-money laundering (“AML”), Bank Secrecy Act, USA PATRIOT Act, OFAC and sanctions regulations for the US operations.  Additionally, AML oversees key processes and risks of the KYC department.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Provide compliance advice and guidance to the Risk department.
  • Train the various RISQ Teams (i.e. ERM, Credit Risk, Market Risk, etc…) on relevant rules and regulations.
  • Update Compliance policies and procedures to address current rules, regulations and business model as applicable to the Risk department.
  • Assist in the response of regulatory inquiries and regulatory examinations involving RISQ processes.
  • Work closely with Risk personnel on the implementation of regulatory initiatives.
  • Perform compliance risk assessments for Operations and Technology.
  • Monitor activities within the Risk Department and engage in active dialog with Risk personnel regarding compliance impacts of their activities.
  • Assist in the development, enhancement and implementation of new and existing Risk processes, procedures, etc… to ensure compliance with applicable regulations.


Competencies, Skills and Qualifications:



  • Strong interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Capable of handling multiple, simultaneous, and various ad-hoc requests.
  • Demonstrated history of taking initiative.
  • Ability to prioritize and work in a dynamic, deadline-focused environment.
  • Analytical capability: Able to break down complex problems into simple manageable units, develops solutions for each unit, and integrates them back into the whole. Can absorb ideas quickly and apply then pragmatically
  • Risk Management
  • Results oriented: setting goals and priorities that maximize the use of resources available to consistently deliver quality results
  • Strong interpersonal effectiveness: is self aware of their own behavior and work style, as well as tolerant of different needs and viewpoints. Demonstrates interest in others opinions and shows consideration, concern and respect for other people feelings
  • Communication Skills: excellent verbal, writing and presentation skills with the ability to interact with stakeholders at all levels within the organization and be able to relay complex technical concept to non-technical audience
  • Leadership: create an inspiring vision, set direction and motivate others to follow that direction and reach that vision


Technical Skills & Knowledge:

  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Securities licenses a plus


Qualifications (Experience, Education, Languages):

  • Bachelors Degree

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