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Vice President, Global Head of Financial Crime Audit

Company: American Express
Location: New York
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Vice President, Global Head of Financial Crime Audit New York, New York, United States ID: 23003126Job DescriptionWork Location Options: Hybrid/Virtual You Lead the Way. We've Got Your Back.With the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. When you join Team Amex, you become part of a global and diverse community of colleagues with an unwavering commitment to back our customers, communities and each other. Here, you'll learn and grow as we help you create a career journey that's unique and meaningful to you with benefits, programs, and flexibility that support you personally and professionally.At American Express, you'll be recognized for your contributions, leadership, and impact-every colleague has the opportunity to share in the company's success. Together, we'll win as a team, striving to uphold our company values and powerful backing promise to provide the world's best customer experience every day. And we'll do it with the utmost integrity, and in an environment where everyone is seen, heard and feels like they belong.Join Team Amex and let's lead the way together. Vice President, Audit Leader American Express' Internal Audit Group (IAG) has reinvented our audit process and is leading the financial services industry with our Audit NextGen, Data-Driven Continuous Auditing, and Auditor of the Future initiatives. Each uniquely support our Winning Aspiration to be a world class internal audit function that:

  • Provides data-driven and technology-enabled assurance
  • Delivers timely risk insights that are business-aware and forward-looking
  • Supports our colleagues with experiences that prepare them to be enterprise leaders Collectively, IAG's strategic initiatives, combined with our greatest asset - our people - enable IAG to utilize advanced data analysis capabilities, provide greater and continuous assurance, and help ensure quality products and services are provided to American Express customers. IAG's innovative Data-Driven Continuous Auditing approach has led to patent-pending technology assets over our uniquely developed audit methodology and technology enablers. We are looking for those who share our mission and aspirations and are passionate about the use of data and technology in a collaborative, people-focused environment. Where is this role located This role is based in the New York and will be supporting the Global Head for Financial Crime and Privacy Audit who is on the Internal Audit Leadership Team. This is a senior role in the department and will be responsible for providing global leadership in IAG and American Express more broadly. -IAG is a worldwide function with 250+ team members and offices across nine countries. Our assurance and risk professionals have diverse backgrounds including internal controls, consumer compliance, technology, operational risk, financial accounting, data analytics, and banking operations. Most IAG team members hold at least one professional certification. Our audit teams align to key risk areas and business units to ensure IAG can provide comprehensive and risk-based audit coverage. In addition, IAG has a Professional Practices group responsible for managing audit operations, quality, and standards; regulatory relations; reporting; training and professional development; and key internal capabilities and technologies. - Key Responsibilities
    • Develop and own the American Express IAG Financial Crime Coverage Strategy.
    • Own the Audit Committee opinion for Financial Crime across IAG through effective oversight of the Financial Crime Portfolio (including of audits that impact financial crime risk that are executed by others).
    • Develop and maintain collaborative senior stakeholder relationships across the enterprise to perform effective business monitoring.
    • Execute and oversee a portfolio of US based Privacy and Financial Crime audits and issues validations ensuring adequate workpaper quality and effective stakeholder challenge or escalation where necessary.
    • Effectively coach, teach, mentor and develop US based colleagues and co-sourced across all aspects of their role, the audit and analytic lifecycle, and audit methodology.
    • Maintain the team's resource calendar, training program and recruiting pipeline, and execute the screening and selection process. Qualifications
      • 10+ years of relevant experience
      • Financial services industry experience and an understanding of related products, services, features, economics and key regulations
      • Understanding of regulatory, accounting, and financial industry best practices relevant to the business, including technology and data implications
      • Experience and understanding of Financial Crime risk - in particular, the core tenants of an effective Financial Crime framework as well as expected key controls
      • BA, BS, or equivalent degree in accounting or finance related field; background in Compliance would be a plus
      • Ability to break-down a complex problem into components, process knowledge and risk/control knowledge, and communicate issues and control recommendations with transparency, integrity and impact
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills that deliver quality, actionable and beneficial feedback to management on potential control issues and solutions to close gaps
      • Knowledge and experience in the application of control theory and professional auditing practices including the audit lifecycle
      • Effectively works independently, within a team and across teams in a fast-paced environment to drive business results, utilizing related project management skills, employing creative thinking, and the ability to work on competing priorities
      • Proven ability to lead and manage multiple projects and provide developmental feedback across deliverables
      • Proven ability lead team members in a way that encourages, develops, and delivers results Salary Range: $185,000.00 to $260,000.00 annually + bonus + equity (if applicable) + benefitsThe above represents the expected salary range for this job requisition. Ultimately, in determining your pay, we'll consider your location, experience, and other job-related factors.American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.We back our colleagues with the support they need to thrive, professionally and personally. That's why we have Amex Flex, our enterprise working model that provides greater flexibility to colleagues while ensuring we preserve the important aspects of our unique in-person culture. Depending on role and business needs, colleagues will either work onsite, in a hybrid model (combination of in-office and virtual days) or fully virtually.US Job Seekers/Employees - Click here to view the "Know Your Rights" poster and supplement and the -Pay Transparency Policy Statement. Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions" Other Jobs You May Be Interested In Senior Analyst-Marketing New York, New York, United States Director - Marketing I New York, New York, United States and 1 more Director, Enterprise Strategy Phoenix, Arizona, United States and 1 more Vice President, Enterprise Audit Analytics New York, New York, United States Slide 1 of 5 When you become part of our Talent Community, we'll keep you posted about future job opportunities that you may be a match for, as well as career-related events.

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