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AML Operations Team Lead

Henderson, NV

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Key information

Date live May. 27, 2022

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Operations

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90331037

Salary / Rate USD 110000 to 140000

Job description

AML Operations Team Lead
Henderson, NV

As a Barclays AML Operations Team Lead, you will supervise various Anti Money Laundering (AML) processes, suspicious activity investigations and filing, sanctions screening, enhanced due diligence and other AML processes. You will will work closely with AML process managers, overseeing the management of day to day activities. You will also be responsible for planning and conducting processes related to anti-money laundering and sanction activities, managing volumes and workflows in accordance with service level agreements. You will be partaking in internal and external BSA/AML audits and examinations.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.

(110,000 – 140,000)
The minimum and maximum salary/rate information above include only base salary or base hourly rate.  It does not include any another type of compensation or benefits that may be available.

What will you be doing?

•    Working closely with AML process managers to oversee the management of day-to-day activities
•    Supervising daily workflow and assisting with operational metrics of the AML Operations team
•    Contributing to and being a subject matter expertise for AML Operations related projects
•    Reviewing and updating procedures as needed
•    Handling escalated issues as appropriate for advanced investigation and analysis
•    Managing any conflict issues that arise from team member interactions within the department
•    Communicating with team members on work performance and providing guidance on  improvement and development opportunities
•    Managing process, timelines, and governance to FFIEC manual, FINCEN and FDIC requirements 

What we’re looking for:

•    Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
•    5+ years’ AML experience
•    Interpersonal and leadership skills, with the proven ability to manage, develop, and motivate employees to meet/exceed performance standards
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills

Skills that will help you in the role:

•    Relevant professional certifications: ACAMS or CRCM
•    5 + years’ experience managing teams in a banking /credit card banking environment
•    Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access

Where will you be working?

On the Henderson campus, you’ll find a full-service café; recreational rooms complete with snacks, ping-pong and foosball tables; plus, free parking. We pride ourselves on our inclusive culture focused on celebrating the diversity of all of our colleagues! The Henderson campus also offers plenty of opportunities to get involved and give back to our community.

What you get in return

Paid vacation

Tuition reimbursement

Paid sickness

Short-term disability-coverage

Medical coverage

Dental coverage

401(k) contribution

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