Citi Senior Compliance Analyst- Sanctions OFAC Compliance in Washington, District Of Columbia

  • Primary Location: United States,District of Columbia,Washington

  • Other Location: United States,Florida,Tampa; United States,New York,Buffalo

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Compliance and Control

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 17084395


About Citi

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

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General Responsibilities:

Analyze comparative data, prepare and present regional and global reports related to sanctions risk assessments, and monitoring of sanctions related issues and escalations with senior management and global partners.

Support a specialized team of Independent Compliance Risk (ICRM) officers responsible for program execution activities

Contributes to the design and maintenance of a comprehensive written ICRM Sanctions Framework (standards and policies)

Partner with functional partners and key stakeholders – regionally and globally, as applicable, to ensure potential risks are identified during due diligence, or escalated on an ad hoc basis, are appropriately vetted and addressed. Identifies and escalates to the Chief Sanctions Officer material risks and significant instances of not adherence to the Framework by accountable front line units; directs investigations in coordination with GIU, CSIS, Legal, HR or as appropriate.

Monitors adherence to Citi’s Global Sanctions Policy and relevant procedures; is up to date on key Sanctions regulatory changes, key enforcement actions and related industry trends.

Overseas adherence to procedures and processes, to ensure compliance with policies ensuring that front line units meet required standards

Interacts with relevant teams to raise awareness of Sanctions trends, emerging issues, remedial actions or enhancements to the program.

Supports efforts in connection Internal Audit and functional regulators in Program exams and evaluations; tracks and challenges remedial actions from the front line units.

Draft and edit sanctions-related reference materials; support the various electronic record-keeping logs for sanctions licenses, voluntary disclosures; subpoenas etc.; participate in sanctions training programs;

Specific Responsibilities:

Plays a forward-looking role that anticipates issues or interprets expectations derived from OFAC enforcement and other sources of regulatory expectations;

Reviews and dispositions transactions that are flagged for potential sanctions-related concerns;

Conducts investigations on sanctions related matters, negative news and possible foreign sanctions evaders;

Analyzes OFAC enforcement cases to develop solutions to proactively develop mechanisms in response to emerging risks;

Drafts communications and participates in other risk governance forums to raise awareness and monitor execution of actions in response to industry developments or identified risks;

Executes Resubmitted Transaction Monitoring reviews to identify possible circumvention attempts by clients and counterparts. Provide research, analytical, data collection, and other documentation support for various aspects of Global Sanctions Regulatory Compliance function;

Conduct investigations and analysis in support of OFAC subpoenas and related inquiries and voluntary disclosures to OFAC.



• 3 + Years of work experience in an international financial services firm, regulatory organization, or

legal/consulting firm, or a combination thereof;

• Preferably expertise of AML and Sanctions regulations, risks and typologies;

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Must be a self-starter, flexible, innovative and adaptive;

• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively and with people at all levels of the


•Work collaboratively with regional and global partners in other functional units; ability to navigate a

complex organization

• Excellent project management and organizational skills and capability to handle multiple projects at

one time