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Senior Audit Manager - (BSA/AML including Sanctions)

Company: Bank of America
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

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:
This job is responsible for auditing Lines of Business (LOBs) ranging in scale and scope. Key responsibilities include developing audit plans, assessing issues for impact, assigning severity ratings, producing audit reports, and managing business partner relationships. Job expectations may include evaluating the control environment, fostering an inclusive work environment, and managing development of personnel.


  • Audits Lines of Business (LOBs) ranging in scale and scope and produces audit reports in a timely manner that summarize results of an audit to management
  • Develops an audit plan, assesses risks, and provides appropriate coverage for current and/or emerging risks
  • Leverages a risk mindset to proactively identify risks, analyze themes, and continually evaluate areas of priority against the company's risk profile and control environment
  • Supports Corporate Audit's mission, goals, and strategies, and drives operational effectiveness while demonstrating a strategic mindset and leading and supporting change
  • Leads the design and promotes the use of innovative tools and technological elements to drive continuous coverage of company risks
  • Maintains business partner relationships for areas assigned and challenges business management to adopt appropriate policies, procedures, and effective controls designed to mitigate risks
  • Manages team performance by training, mentoring, defining development plans for team

    • Audit Planning
    • Coaching
    • Internal Audit Review
    • Issue Management
    • Risk Management
    • Business Acumen
    • Critical Thinking
    • Project Management
    • Relationship Building
    • Written Communications
    • Regulatory Relations
    • Talent Development
    • Technical Documentation
    • Workforce Diversity Management
      • Subject matter expertise of BSA/AML and Fraud related risks and a solid business understanding of application of these risks within a large financial institution. Knowledge of key business segments including retail, banking, capital markets, etc.
      • Plan, perform, and lead BSA/AML Compliance and Fraud audits at the enterprise level as well as other diverse lines of business and specialty areas
      • Subject matter expertise in US financial crime regulations including the Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions (e.g., OFAC)
      • Support the execution of the annual BSA independent audit as well as regulatory and partner exams by creating presentation materials and providing timely responses to inquiries.
      • Manage staff during audit engagements and provide feedback on work performed.
      • Design and perform compliance audit procedures, including identifying and defining issues, reviewing and analyzing evidence, and documenting processes.
      • Challenge LOB to ensure that the remediation is comprehensive and sustainable
      • Leverage risk mindset and influence LOB leaders to drive proper remediation of regulatory gaps
      • As required, engage with regulators to walk through validation work
      • Develop test plans designed to address the risk and root cause of the issue
      • Reviewing the work performed by their team including coaching associates
      • Work with leadership to effectively prioritize issues that may be past due or high risk
      • Effectively manage time to complete assigned issues within a reasonable timeframe
      • Proactively communicate status, escalate challenges and findings
      • Establish and maintain business partner relationships
      • Actively support peers and broader team during issue validation and other work

        Required Skills & Experiences
        • Bachelors' Degree or equivalent years of experience
        • Minimum 10-15 years in Financial Crimes related roles.
        • Audit, Risk or Compliance experience in Financial Institutions.
        • Strong understanding of technology, general controls, and other controls
        • Sound organizational, analytical, oral, and written communication skills including ability to effectively write reports, present to management and various regulators.
        • Ability to work in a matrix reporting structure.
        • Ability to successfully communicate to influence management and lead change on both strategic and tactical initiatives.
        • Excellent interpersonal skills.
        • Ability to effectively interact with diverse teams.
        • Sound organizational, analytical, oral, and written communication skills including ability to effectively document issue validation
        • Understanding of audit practices and methodologies as well as rules for professional and ethical conduct.
        • Ability to think critically and apply audit and technical expertise.

          Desired Skills and Experience
          • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
          • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM),
          • Audit / Assurance or operational experience in large scale enterprise environment / financial institution.

            Job Band:

            1st shift (United States of America)

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