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Global Financial Crimes Manager

Washington, District of Columbia;

Job Description:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection. Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!

This individual is responsible for executing substantive economic sanctions compliance and operational risk practices in any sanctions related matters requiring input, assisting Global Economic Sanctions (GES) executives.

This individual will establish and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders within the Front Line Units (FLUs) and Control Functions (CFs), GFC risk executives and managers and internal audit using effective influence skills; and engage in external regulatory interactions.


  • Advises and directs the development and maintenance of financial crimes owned policies and standards, and reviews relevant Front Line Units/Control Functions-owned policies and standards to ensure that regulatory requirements and operational risks are appropriately addressed specific to sanctions.
  • Produces and/or oversees independent sanctions related risk management reporting to Global Compliance & Operational Risk (GC&OR) Senior Leaders and FLU/CF Senior Leaders.
  • Monitors the changes in regulations applicable to sanctions, including advising business leaders, directing the appropriate areas to implement or amend policies, standards, procedures and/or processes to address regulatory requirements, and challenging the implementation plan as needed.
  • Participates in industry forums and monitors regulatory expectations, emerging legislation and regulation, political scrutiny, litigation and key influencers to identify and mitigate emerging sanction risks.
  • Escalates sanctions related compliance and operational risks and issues to appropriate governance routines, management/board level committees.
  • Identifies, aggregates, reports, escalates, inspects, and challenges the remediation and thematic analysis of FLU/CF-owned issues and control enhancements related to sanctions.
  • Reviews and challenges internal and external operational loss events, including the development of remediation plans to strengthen controls and providing oversight to ensure they are addressed appropriately.
  • Oversee, draft and maintain sanctions-related Risk Assessments in alignment with the GFC Enterprise Policy, Standard, and Risk Assessment Methodology; and draft sanctions-related threat assessments.
  • Draft and execute actions plans and coordinate teams to prepare for any regulatory deliverables and exams.
  • Draft and respond to regulatory partners on voluntary sanctions self-disclosures, subpoenas, and license requests.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum years business and functional experience: 7+ Years
  • Bachelor’s or equivalent experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Financial Services and/or related government entity​


  • Critical Thinking
  • Monitoring, Surveillance, and Testing
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Risk Management
  • Coaching
  • Issue Management
  • Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines Management
  • Strategy Planning and Development
  • Written Communications
  • External Resource Management
  • Reporting
  • Talent Development


1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 


Learn more about this role

Full time


Manages People: No

Travel: No

New York pay and benefits information

New York pay range:

$100,000 - $163,500 annualized salary, offers to be determined based on experience, education and skill set.

Discretionary incentive eligible

This role is eligible to participate in the annual discretionary plan. Employees are eligible for an annual discretionary award based on their overall individual performance results and behaviors, the performance and contributions of their line of business and/or group; and the overall success of the Company.


This role is currently benefits eligible. We provide industry-leading benefits, access to paid time off, resources and support to our employees so they can make a genuine impact and contribute to the sustainable growth of our business and the communities we serve.