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Financial Crime Controls Associate - Dallas

Goldman Sachs
Dallas, Texas, United States
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Full Time

Responsible for coordinating the firmwide anti-financial crime program. The team designs, develops, implements and oversees a wide range of systems and controls designed to prevent and detect money laundering, terrorist financing, government sanctions violations, fraud, corruption and other misconduct


Fighting financial crime is a crucial line of defense for Goldman Sachs. The Financial Crime Compliance Know Your Customer team is looking for well-rounded professionals seeking to make an impact by protecting the firm against various forms of financial crime risk - money laundering, bribery, corruption, tax evasion, etc. We are looking for professionals who will investigate clients for financial crime risk, ask challenging questions around risk, present findings to senior management and liaise between teams across the firm. This role is critical to combating financial crime at one of the largest financial institutions in the world. Fulfill your potential as a Compliance Officer of the Know Your Customer team at Goldman Sachs.

As an investigative Compliance Officer of the Know Your Customer team in Financial Crime Compliance, you will specialize in the enhanced due diligence review of existing and new firm clients. These reviews will require you to analyze and investigate civil/criminal litigation, adverse media findings, regulatory risks, reputational concerns, etc. Additionally, you will communicate proposals regarding onboarding or maintaining client relationships, outline supporting evidence, mitigate risk and present your findings to key stakeholders. Your ability to identify and protect Goldman Sachs from various forms of financial crime is critical to your success.

• Investigate financial crime risk
• Present complex information to stakeholders with varying levels of seniority
• Draft proposals to senior management with supporting evidence
• Work effectively with global teams across the firm and within compliance
• Understand regulatory requirements such as the Client Identification Program and KYC requirements

• Positive team player with great attitude and work ethic
• Ability to perform well under pressure
• Interest in capital markets, current events, and financial news
• Strong written and verbal communication skills; comfortable proposing recommendations with supporting analysis
• Adaptable to changing work streams and ability to multi-task
• Ability to prioritize work flows and ensure deadlines are met
• Proactive, self-motivated, detail-oriented and well-organized
• Interest in working on a global team dealing with global businesses

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