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Head of Sanction Office & AFC Advisory

Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank

New York, NY, USA · Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2024

Job Description:

Employer: DWS Group

Title: Head of Sanction Office & AFC Advisory

Location: New York, New York

Job Code: #LI-LV2 #LI-04

About DWS:

Today, markets face a whole new set of pressures – but also a whole lot of opportunity too. Opportunity to innovate differently. Opportunity to invest responsibly. And opportunity to make change.

Join us at DWS, and you can be part of an industry-leading firm with a global presence. You can lead ambitious opportunities and shape the future of investing. You can support our clients, local communities, and the environment.

We’re looking for creative thinkers and innovators to join us as the world continues to transform. As whole markets change, one thing remains clear; our people always work together to capture the opportunities of tomorrow. That’s why we are ‘Investors for a new now’.

As investors on behalf of our clients, it is our role to find investment solutions. Ensuring the best possible foundation for our clients’ financial future. And in return, we’ll give you the support and platform to develop new skills, make an impact and work alongside some of the industry’s greatest thought leaders. This is your chance to achieve your goals and lead an extraordinary career.

This is your chance to invest in your future.

Read more about DWS and who we are here.

Role Details

DWS continues its journey as a publicly listed asset manager since its IPO and is in the process of establishing its own infrastructure and corporate functions, including Compliance & Anti-Financial Crime (AFC). This role is located within the Compliance Advisory team as part of the local US Compliance & AFC function. You will identify & assess materiality of sanction regimes on DWS business activities & provide business advisory according to regulatory requirements.

As a/an Senior Team Lead AFC & Compliance, you will (be):

  • Support in set-up of sanction radar process, accounting for asset management specifics

  • Align with Deutsche Bank Group on methodological approach and applicability as necessary

  • Conduct quality assurance on identified materiality & applicability assessments

  • Update Compliance & business management on major changes in global sanction regime

  • Monitor & document enforcement of required changes to account for compliance with current sanction regimes

  • Provide guidance on sanction-related issues/requests to the Business

We are looking for:

  • University degree, preferably in law or comparable

  • Financial Crime professional with a background and strong knowledge of global and local laws, regulations, and sanction regimes

  • Experience in dealing with regulations and/or regulation analysis and implementation

  • Independent way of working, high reliability and eye for detail

  • Interpersonal and communication skills

How You’ll Lead:

  • Interact with Deutsche Bank Group stakeholders from Compliance and AFC

  • Support development of framework to classify applicability & materiality assessment of sanction regimes for DWS

What we’ll offer you:

At DWS we’re serious about diversity, equity and creating an inclusive culture where colleagues can be themselves sand it’s important to us that you enjoy coming to work - feeling healthy, happy and rewarded. At DWS, you’ll have access to a range of benefits which you can choose from to create a personalized plan unique to your lifestyle. Whether you’re interested in healthcare, company perks, or are thinking about your retirement plan, there’s something for everyone.

The salary range for this position in New York is $122,000 to $206,000. 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.

Some of our core benefits:

  • Competitive Salary and Matched 401K Savings Plan

  • Generous Paid Time Away plus Bank Holidays

  • Physical and Mental Health Well-Being benefits including (but not limited to) Health & Life Insurance Plans and the support of trained Mental Health First Aiders

  • Family friendly benefits including generous parental leave packages (supporting all variations of family set-ups), to healthcare plans and travel insurance

  • The opportunity to support our CSR strategy which is focused on combatting climate change & achieving greater social justice. You can make donations to our partnered organizations or take part in corporate volunteering opportunities in your local communities by providing on hand support.

DWS’ Hybrid Working model is designed to find the right balance between in-person collaboration and engagement in the office, which is core to our working culture, and working from home. Each business group varies on the split between time spent in the office and at home, but this will be discussed and made clear as part of your application and interview process. We will continue to review and evolve our working environments and methods to ensure that we are working in the best way possible for our people.

If you require any adjustments or changes to be made to the interview process for any reason including, or related to a disability or long-term health condition, then please contact your recruiter and let them know what assistance you may need. Examples of adjustments include providing a change to the format of the interview, or providing assistance when at the DWS office. This will not affect your application and your recruitment team will discuss options with you.

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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.

Visit Inside Deutsche Bank to discover more about the culture of Deutsche Bank including Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Leadership, Learning, Future of Work and more besides.


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