I. General Summary
Support the GCB lead in providing with specialized advisory in Policy requirements and support assessing whether the implemented controls are appropriate;
document applicable procedures and assigned responsibilities to assist the ICRM Sanctions Mexico with management, development, execution and maintenance of monitoring, oversight, EWORA and other sanctions related functions facing the consumer business and in coordination with business partners and other iCRM Sanctions Mexico team members.
This position reports to the ICRM Sanctions Mexico consumer business facing lead.
II. Main responsibilities
Analyze comparative data, prepare and present local reports related to sanctions risk assessments, and monitoring of sanctions related issues and escalations with senior management and global partners.
Support a specialized team of Independent Compliance Risk (ICRM) officers responsible for program execution activities
Contributes to the design and maintenance of a comprehensive written ICRM Sanctions Framework (standards and policies)
Partner with functional partners and key stakeholders regionally and globally, as applicable, to ensure potential risks are identified during due diligence, or escalated on an ad hoc basis, are appropriately vetted and addressed.
Identifies and escalates to the Mexico Chief Sanctions Officer material risks and significant instances of not adherence to the Framework by accountable front line units;
directs investigations in coordination with GIU, CSIS, Legal, HR or as appropriate.
Monitors adherence to Citi’s Global Sanctions Policy and relevant procedures; is up to date on key Sanctions regulatory changes, key enforcement actions and related industry trends.
Overseas adherence to procedures and processes, to ensure compliance with policies ensuring that front line units meet required standards
Interacts with relevant teams to raise awareness of Sanctions trends, emerging issues, remedial actions or enhancements to the program.
Supports efforts in connection Internal Audit and functional regulators in Program exams and evaluations; tracks and challenges remedial actions from the front line units.
Draft and edit sanctions-related reference materials; support the various electronic record-keeping logs for sanctions licenses, voluntary disclosures;
subpoenas etc.; participate in sanctions training programs
3 + Years of work experience in an international financial services firm, regulatory organization, or legal / consulting firm, or a combination thereof;
Preferably expertise of AML and Sanctions regulations, risks and typologies.
Bachelor degree completed (It could be in Engineering, Law or related)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Must be a self-starter, flexible, innovative and adaptive.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively and with people at all levels of the organization.
Work collaboratively with regional and global partners in other functional units; ability to navigate a complex organization.
Excellent project management and organizational skills and capability to handle multiple projects at one time