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Senior Compliance AML and OFAC Investigations Manager at
Houston, TX, US
About is a leader in financial process automation for small businesses and mid-size companies. Making it simple to connect and do business, the Back Office Cloud digitizes, automates and simplifies legacy payment and financial processes. With an integrated, end-to-end platform, leverages artificial intelligence to reduce manual work, and provides a cloud workspace to help run your business anytime, anywhere. The company partners with four of the largest U.S. financial institutions, more than 70 of the top 100 U.S. accounting firms, and major accounting software providers. manages more than $70B in annual payment volume across ACH, virtual cards, checks, and international payments. The company has offices in Palo Alto, California and Houston, Texas. For more information, or follow @billcom.
Mission:  is seeking a highly motivated, organized, detail-oriented candidate to join the Compliance Team as a Senior Compliance Manager, AML and OFAC Investigations. You will be reporting to the Head of Compliance and you will be acting as the manager tasked with building a team of investigators in Houston who are experienced in AML and OFAC. As a manger, you will be responsible for being the subject matter expert when it comes to all things related to transaction monitoring, investigations, and filing Suspicious Activity Reports. In addition, you will be on the frontlines for OFAC reviews and escalations.  You will work collaboratively with members of the Compliance Team, as well as cross-functional stakeholders including but not limited to Legal, Product, Engineering, Risk, and Finance.
In this role, your team  will investigate customer activity across the payment platform  to identify any potential money-laundering and terrorist financing risks, draft suspicious activity reports for your investigation in line with regulatory expectations, and file suspicious activity reports at scale. In addition, you will help to review,  investigate, and report OFAC screening results. Your team will be expected to complete ad hoc investigations, and side projects to help create innovative and scalable transaction monitoring processes and systems. In addition, you will help the Compliance Team to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and internal controls.


    • Managing a team of AML/OFAC  professionals
    • Promoting a culture of compliance and ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices are adhered to
    • Applying investigative techniques quickly to AML transaction monitoring reviews for our products, which may lead to documenting and filing suspicious activity reports required by law
    • Applying analytic techniques to complex information sets in order to make logical and supported recommendations
    • Knowledge and experience in OFAC and related research and disposition of alert activities
    • Ensuring transaction monitoring team is meeting our objectives and key results in order to help the wider Compliance Team achieve its key performance indicators (KPIs)
    • Producing timely and accurate information for the Head of Compliance to assist in decision making processes
    • Supporting AML/OFAC program requirements related to controlling risk to the Company and to our "communities" by operating existing and new internal controls, ensuring compliance with policies and procedures
    • Understanding the end to end AML transaction monitoring process and be able to communicate it to vendors, cross-functional stakeholders, auditors and regulators
    • Providing insights and recommendations on improving quality or how to reach optimal efficiency in current processes 
    • Developing deep cross-functional partnerships with key internal and external stakeholders in order to enhance investigative processes and minimize the Company's risk
    • Acting as a point of escalation for analysts to surface potential suspicious activity as part of operational workflow, and also support ad hoc investigations and projects


    • BA/BS degree
    • Advanced degree a plus
    • 5-7+ years of management experience in compliance or internal control function at a financial services organization
    • Experience conducting investigations in OFAC, Anti-Money Laundering, and PaymentsExperience managing priorities
    • Experience communicating to different levels in an organization
    • Experience working in a team environment with a track record of building relationships and working collaboratively
    • Experience with Actimize, researching on the internet, and using LexisNexis
    • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) certifications, JD, law enforcement,  or similar background Culture:
●      Humble – No ego
●      Fun –  Celebrate the moments
●      Authentic – We are who we are
●      Passionate – Love what you do  
●      Dedicated – To each other and the customer