Job Description

Date Active

Jul 27, 2022 3:08:02 PM

Requisition #


Hours Per Week



LI Jericho-LIJER




New York

Job Description/ Requirements

If you’re looking for a meaningful career, you’ll find it here at Webster. Founded in 1935, our focus has always been to put people first--doing whatever we can to help individuals, families, businesses and our colleagues achieve their financial goals. As a leading commercial bank, we remain passionate about serving our clients and supporting our communities. Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Agility, Respect, Excellence are Webster’s values, these set us apart as a bank and as an employer. 


Come join our team where you can expand your career potential, benefit from our robust development opportunities, and enjoy meaningful work!


The Director of Financial Crime, Digital Operations will assist the Managing Director of BSA Risk to lead and support a solutions-oriented compliance team relative to various strategic and digital initiatives across the Bank. Specifically, this role will help oversee and manage projects and the development of the Bank’s direct banking channels, fintech relationships, real-time payments and other, similar initiatives as each relate to the Bank’s BSA/AML/OFAC/Financial Crime regulatory regime, obligations, policies and procedures.



  • Evaluate new digital initiatives, products and services for assigned business lines to determine the level of BSA, AML, OFAC & Financial Crime risk, specifically digital payments risk/fraud assessment and optimization and Fintech partnership oversight.
  • Consult with senior management to recommend enhanced controls, policies, procedures, systems and training required to mitigate applicable AML and Sanctions risks and work the business line to implement and document recommendations.
  • Understand business line challenges and liaise/collaborate with the business line to implement change.
  • Monitor and interpret BSA, AML, OFAC & Financial Crime industry developments and maintain advanced knowledge of new and amended laws and regulations impacting the Programs and Risk Assessments and offer training with key Bank personnel as appropriate.
  • Manage the activities of BSA Risk analysts to ensure assigned tasks are adequately planned, measured, and monitored.
  • Develop, implement and coordinate BSA, AML, OFAC & Financial Crime risk training for the Bank.
  • On a routine basis, prepare reports that will be used by various oversight committees to understand BSA digital risk and other related activities and trends.
  • Develop an ongoing, positive relationship with business line contracts.
  • Work to develop and maintain an in-depth knowledge of regulatory requirements, industry best practices and expectations with specific attention to assigned business lines to allow for appropriate levels of oversight.
  • Assist with Financial Crime projects as needed


  • Minimum of 8 years related experience, with 3 years within a large financial institutions or Fintech preferred. 
  • Working with teams on the development of new products, tech, payments and control processes and a demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects, deadlines, and a team of analysts with utmost execution and accountability.


  • Associates, Bachelor’s, and/or Master’s preferred, a High School diploma or GED is required. Coursework and experience, or else extensive related professional experience
  • 3 years of experience working in a large financial institution or Fintech, preferably with an understanding of BSA/AML/OFAC/Financial Crimes or in Internal Audit/Regulatory Oversight/AML compliance or a combination of these areas.
  • Capable of producing high quality work product and solutions under strict deadlines
  • Exposure to interacting and consensus building with executive and senior level management and business lines, as well as developing, supervising, and mentoring junior analysts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as knowledge of MS Office, Excel, and PowerPoint


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