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Controls Testing & Assurance (CT&A) - Compliance Testing - Americas Head of Anti-Financial Crime Testing (AFCT)/ Deputy Global Head of AFCT - Director

Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank

Accounting & Finance, Legal
Jacksonville, FL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title Controls Testing & Assurance (CT&A) – Compliance Testing – Americas Head of Anti-Financial Crime Testing (AFCT)/ Deputy Global Head of AFCT

Corporate Title Director

Location Jacksonville, FL


Deutsche Bank’s AFCT Team, an assurance function within Controls Testing & Assurance (CT&A), conducts testing on the design and operating effectiveness of the Firm’s control framework to manage its Financial Crime Risk and adhere to applicable regulation and the Bank’s policies. AFCT also helps confirm that control gaps are adequately escalated and mitigated through remedial actions. The primary focus for this Director role will be to implement and execute the global anti-financial crime (AFC) Testing program in accordance with CT&A’s Global framework in the Americas.

The position will report to the Global Head of AFCT/ Deputy Global Head of Controls Testing & Assurance who is located in the UK and locally to the Americas Head of CT&A.

What We Offer You

  • A diverse and inclusive environment that embraces change, innovation, and collaboration

  • A hybrid working model, allowing for in-office / work from home flexibility, generous vacation, personal and volunteer days

  • Employee Resource Groups support an inclusive workplace for everyone and promote community engagement

  • Competitive compensation packages including health and wellbeing benefits, retirement savings plans, parental leave, and family building benefits

  • Educational resources, matching gift, and volunteer programs

What You’ll Do

  • Develop and maintain the Americas AFC testing program so that it aligns with the global testing vision, methodology and strategy and ensure it is communicated to staff and stakeholders, while leading/managing the annual AFC Testing planning processes to ensure that all necessary testing coverage is identified and documented, in order to assess and review compliance with legal, regulatory, and internal firm policy requirements. Ensuring the resource implications of the testing plans are factored into the annual planning process and consolidated with the Global AFC Test Plan

  • Promote proactive identification of risks, consistency, and quality in execution of the plan, and sharing of best practices, as well as ensure timely execution of the AFC Testing Annual Plan and ensure that all work is completed in accordance with all Global Testing policy and procedures

  • Ensure the quality of work delivered by AFC Testing teams and timely escalation of issues encountered during the course of testing-to-Testing senior management (e.g., Head of AFC Testing and Americas Regional Head of CT&A)

  • Define a people strategy to develop, recognize, progress, and retain key staff, in addition to being a role model for the CT&A teams in the Americas, delegating appropriately, communicating effectively, and giving honest feedback

  • Advise team members with respect to applicable regulatory requirements to ensure testing is adequately designed to identify potential control gaps and non-compliance with laws and regulations applicable to banking products and services

  • Support the management of production of regular Management Information for the Americas Region, set goals for team and ensure tasks are properly delegated, as well as offer feedback to drive improvement

How You’ll Lead

  • Lead and manage the operation of the AFC Testing in Jacksonville and New York and support execution of the program globally

  • Act as a Key point of contact for all stakeholders including AFC, AFC Senior management, Chief Administrative Office (CAO) Management, other CAO Functions, Business Management, Group Audit, and Regulators

  • Develop and prepare updates and presentations to senior management and other stakeholders including the various Deutsche Bank governance forums and legal entity Boards

Skills You’ll Need

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience (JD, MBA, or Master’s Degree and CAMS certification would be a plus)

  • Extensive experience in AFC, Sanctions, Anti-Bribery & Corruption, Compliance Banking Regulations with expertise knowledge of anti-money laundering laws (USA PATRIOT Act), Regulations (Fed, Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) and their application to the supported products/business lines

  • Strong risk and control knowledge and understanding of how control frameworks need to be designed and operate in order to manage the risks

  • Availability to travel domestically and internationally, lead a team of professionals by goal setting and driving completion of assigned tasks, and interact with Infrastructure and other appropriate groups in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience in building and managing relationships with Senior Stakeholders and an ability to influence Senior Stakeholders and colleagues

Skills That Will Help You Excel

  • Effective decision-making skills and strong problem-solving skills while being a good team player with the ability to manage the team’s workload and their own

  • Strong interpersonal skills with excellent writing and communication skills in addition to excellent analytical, judgment, and research skills

  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to multitask with a positive, collaborative, and flexible approach required to operate in a constantly changing environment

  • Structured and organized approach, demonstrating a high level of diligence and attention to detail – ability to ensure high quality and consistency in the deliverables produced

  • Track record of delivering large, complex change projects / programs in an Investment Banking environment and strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)


It is the Bank’s expectation that employees hired into this role will work in the Jacksonville office in accordance with the Bank’s hybrid working model.

Deutsche Bank provides reasonable accommodations to candidates and employees with a substantiated need based on disability and/or religion.

The salary range for this position in Jacksonville, FL is $152,500 to $219,125. Actual salaries may be based on a number of factors including, but not limited to, a candidate’s skill set, experience, education, work location and other qualifications. Posted salary ranges do not include incentive compensation or any other type of renumeration.

Deutsche Bank Values & Diversity

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Deutsche Bank Benefits

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Our values define the working environment we strive to create – diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.

We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. Click these links to view the following notices: EEO is the Law poster and supplement; Employee Rights and Responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act; Employee Polygraph Protection Act and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.