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Senior Director - Global Financial Crimes Compliance

Treliant LLC, multi-disciplinary compliance and strategic advisory firm specializing in banking / financial services, seeks a Senior Director for the Global Financial Crimes Compliance “GFCC” practice in its offices located in Washington, DC and New York, NY.  This is an ideal opportunity for a senior executive with experience at financial institutions, regulatory/government body, consulting or other relevant institutions.  This role is responsible for leading teams and projects, developing business with existing and prospective clients and assisting the executive team with developing and implementing strategic plans and initiatives in the evolving financial service industry.  As a Senior Director for the GFCC team, you must demonstrate senior level expertise within a large, complex financial services institution and be adept at navigating complex issues in a continuously changing global regulatory environment.  


Lead project  teams to evaluate and provide solutions for effective client internal controls, process improvements, governance, policies, standards, and procedures  

Participate in business development initiatives that include attending industry
conferences, speaking and writing engagements

Provide leadership through detailed planning, organizing, coordinating and monitoring of project requirements against a determined timeline

Apply industry experience to meet or exceed client needs and expectations within required timelines and commitments

Actively support new business development through the acquisition of new business with new or existing clients 

Liaise effectively with clients and collaborators and serve as the main contact for day-to-day aspects of one or more engagements

Drive multiple, concurrent work streams, review specific deliverables and ensure that project deadlines are met

Continually assess current and future market conditions and evaluate current programs, policies and plans accordingly 

Willingness to travel up to 50% - 100%; both domestic and international locations


Master’s Degree in Finance, Business, Economics or equivalent work experience in the financial industry

A minimum of 15+ years of related AML, Legal or Compliance experience operating in a fast pace large global financial services firm supporting a compliance, operations program with an operation risk and/or compliance focus; extensive knowledge with one or more of the following agencies (FRB, OCC, FinCEN, or SIFMA).  Professional services consulting experience is highly desired.

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) desired

Expert knowledge and application in  three or more of the following areas:  Regulatory Compliance and Technology, Risk Assessments, Financial Crimes, Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Fraud or Financial and Operational Audit, Risk Infrastructure, Cyber Security, Data Governance, Compliance Gap Analysis, Internal Investigations, Trade Surveillance Reviews, Compliance and Remediation

Robust knowledge of Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), Suspicious Activity Reports (SARS), Global Sanctions / Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Know Your Customer (KYC) and other laws, regulations and industry best practices

Knowledge of Analytics, Data Science, and Big Data is desired

Experience identifying compliance risks and ability to competently advise clients on complex matters

Experience reviewing and analyzing complex transactions and key regulatory developments in the financial crimes space

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Knowledge of current major global regulations issues and their impact or potential impact on clients

Ability to lead and influence “C-Suite” executives to include Board of Directors using sound judgment, and successful execution strategies

Demonstrated track record managing multiple projects in high-pressure situations

Highly developed relationship building and management skills, and the ability to persuade individuals with conflicting priorities

Proven experience identifying risks and formulating effective governance, policies, standards, and procedures


In addition to a competitive base salary, candidate is eligible for incentive pay as well as a full range of health benefits, vacation plan, and 401k plan.

Treliant LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, age, disability, or military status in employment or provision of services. When contacted for an interview, an applicant who requires special accommodations due to a disability should notify the office so that proper arrangements can be made.