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VP Compliance

First Data Jersey City, NJ

Job Description

Position Description Overview

The Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Officer will be responsible for all aspects of the AML Compliance Program. The AML Officer is expected to be a source of AML compliance expertise, and expected develop and maintain a strong AML control environment capable of seamlessly supporting business growth and expansion opportunities. The AML officer will advise business leadership of emerging compliance issues and lead the development of controls to mitigate risks.


Job Responsibilities

  • Establish a culture that embraces change and is capable of supporting significant business growth and expansion opportunities.
  • Foster a strategic organizational mindset capable of proactively identifying risks. Establish oversight and monitoring protocols to ensure that controls are effectively implemented into daily business operations.
  • Establish an appropriate governance framework and reporting to senior management about the AML program, including emerging risks and effectiveness of controls.
  • Communicate with U.S. law enforcement, regulatory agencies and financial institution (both business partners and non-business partners) concerning matters related to the AML Program.
  • Manage regulatory exams, partner bank and internal audits.
  • Stay abreast of emerging industry trends and regulatory events.
  • Provide effective training to first line functions responsible for maintaining AML controls.

Job Requirements

  • 8+ Years of anti-money laundering and sanctions compliance experience with previous compliance management responsibilities. Money service business experience preferred.
  • Exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively with other control/services functions within the organization (e.g. legal and operations teams).
  • Excellent problem solving skills with demonstrated ability to find solutions and advance business priorities.
  • Flexibility to change daily routine quickly, as business needs may change.
  • Ability to work under pressure with a high degree of efficiency.
  • Certifications\: CAMS or related certifications preferred.


  • Bachelor's degree.  Master's degree preferred.

First Data (NYSE\: FDC) is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, serving approximately six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in more than 100 countries around the world. The companys 22,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the worlds largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 3,000 transactions per second and $2.4 trillion per year. To learn more about First Data, visit

First Data is an Affirmative Action - Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled/LGBT)
First Data provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity/expression), disability, veteran status and military status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, or any other factor that may be protected by law.

United States-New Jersey-Jersey City-Jersey-101 Hudson Street

Job Details

Date Posted May 17, 2019
Date Closes June 20, 2019
Requisition 2525420
Located In Jersey city, NJ
SOC Category 00-0000.00