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Anti-Money Laundering Audit Manager

Bank of America

Bank of America

Mexico City, Mexico · United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024

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!

Job Description:

The role will support execution of compliance and operational risk processes used to identify and mitigate risks associated with money laundering, terrorist financing, economic sanctions and fraud and provide risk management and client advisory support within Mexico. The incumbent will partner with the Money Laundering Reporting Officer to support regulatory and corporate audits, as well as work with front line business, operations and other financial crimes teams across the region and globally to assess and monitor risks and controls, identify trends, analyze business processes and review quality assurance trends.


  • Support the Mexico MLRO in performing compliance and risk activities, including:

  • Performing monitoring and testing activities of Front Line Unit (FLU) and control function (CF) -owned processes related to Customer Due Diligence activities against Mexican AML/CFT laws, rules and regulations, Non-Financial Regulatory Reporting, or other activities as required.

  • Executing and reviewing monitoring and testing results against Mexican AML/CFT laws, rules and regulations, as well as develop coverage plans to test compliance with these laws.

  • Assisting in reviewing potential suspicious activity and sanctions alerts

  • Assisting with the review of relevant policies to ensure they reflect Mexican AML/CFT regulatory requirements for Financial Crimes.

  • Conducting financial crimes risk assessments.

  • Executing governance and management routines, including development of metrics

  • Identifying, aggregating, reporting and escalate financial crimes risks, issues and control enhancements.

  • Assisting in the development of financial crimes training

  • Assisting with preparation for, and participating in, financial crimes related regulatory exams and audits.

  • Escalating financial crimes concerns to the Global Financial Crimes Manager or Executive.

Required Skills:

  • At least 5 years relevant experience in AML CDD / Advisory background or Financial Crimes Compliance related to Mexico, gained from working in the financial industry

  • Business Stakeholder Management: experience in risk management and client advisory.

  • Compliance and Operational Risk: Experience identifying, mitigating and escalating matters of AML concerns to FLUs and senior management.

  • Possess decision- making skills related to Financial Crimes Compliance Risk Management- and be able to stand up to the FLUs and take decisions.

  • Degree Required: Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent.

  • Preferred candidates with understanding of global banking and markets business lines.

  • Preferred candidates with subject matter expertise in financial crimes risks related to Mexico.

  • Ability to handle multiple compliance projects in a dynamic environment and regional team setting.

Desired Skills:

  • Strong understanding of monitoring, testing and/or quality assurance processes.

  • Extensive knowledge of AML typologies.

  • Strong analytical, organizational and decision making skills.

  • Ability to read and interpret regulatory guidance.

  • Proficiency with MS Office programs – including strong Excel expertise.

  • Ability to quickly learn proprietary technology applications.

  • Excellent research abilities, including exposure to research tools (e.g. LexisNexis, CLEAR).

  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) certification.

  • Sound judgment.

What Bank of America Offers

Bank of America embodies a culture that extends from how we think, to how we behave, and to how we measure performance. By achieving excellence - in everything we do, every time we do it - we deliver the full value of Bank of America for our clients, our shareholders and our employees.

Bank of America places a high value on talent and on maintaining a culture defined by meritocracy. For these reasons, it is deeply committed to professional development, opportunity and accountability at all levels of the organization.

Bank of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Bank of America encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Applicants with disabilities may notify us of any accommodations needed to support your participation in the recruitment process. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying. Please be aware that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted for this position.

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